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Windows 7: 7068, x64: Resume from sleep freezes W7

06 Apr 2009   #1

Vista, Server 2003, W7, XP
7068, x64: Resume from sleep freezes W7

Although I found some issues that are almost similar, nothing seems to really solves the issue I have.

Build 7068, x64 freezes after a resume from sleep (S3). The desktop image is visible but the system totally hangs. Only a hard power down works.
I use two USB devices (keyboard and remote) and both can resume the system from sleep. Strangly the system did work for the first day and now even a clean install fails on resume...?

Vista x86, had no issues at all, rock solid operation for almost a year.

System config:
Gigabyte EP45ds4 (BIOS P9), E8400, ATI HD2600pro (this card only works with driver 8.12 in Vista SP2 compatibility mode to enable svideo output), HVR2200.

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06 Apr 2009   #2

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook

Hi boldor,

If you do these steps it should show the problem and you can trouble shoot from here.

7068, x64: Resume from sleep freezes W7-control-panel.png

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01 May 2009   #3

Vista, Server 2003, W7, XP

Installed W7 RC1 and Catalist 9.4. Issue stayed, then I noticed that my BIOS version had been changed.
MB Gigabyte GA-EP45 DS4 has a dual bios feature and it reverted back to version F4 some time ago without me noticing. After upgrading to version F9 no more S3 issues occured...
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27 Dec 2009   #4

Win 7

hehe easy way out... Crtl Alt Del then pres down then enter
takes you to the logon screen where it should take you! stuff fixing it haha
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10 Jan 2010   #5

windows vista 64 and windows 7 pro 64

now playing is now a unique window. if you haven't figured it out by now, press cntrl + 3 and it will open the now playing part of the player. simply right click inside the player and you'll see a familiar menu which includes the enhancements your looking for. i knew MS decided to just move it around on us. i think for the better!
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