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Windows 7: Computer wakes up from sleep, nothing displayed

05 Apr 2010   #11


No such luck...even after a hard reset it just goes right to blank monitor


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05 Apr 2010   #12

Windows 7 Professional x64

You may want to take your computer into the shop to get the graphics card or mother board replaced.
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05 Apr 2010   #13

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Not nice, specs are not filled out.

If you have a desktop, uplug wait 30 minutes and boot. If laptop, same but battery must be removed.
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06 Apr 2010   #14

Windows 7 Pro 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tkozy View Post
As the title says, occasionally when I wake up my computer from sleep, it will turn on (all of the fans and lights start running) but there is nothing displayed on either of my monitors. If I hard reboot, the problem is fixed.

I have my hard drive set to "never turn off" and this hasn't helped the problem.

Switch off screen blanking in Power settings. Works for me

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01 Nov 2012   #15

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.

I had a similar problem. It would be worth checking that your monitor isnt confused about whether it is receiving an analog or digital signal from the display card:

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