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Windows 7: Windows 7 - Weird Problem...


20 Oct 2010   #1
Daniel1414

Windows 7
 
 
Windows 7 - Weird Problem...

Ok, so whenever I turn off my computer, it doesn't actually turn off. Its like it goes into sleep mode without telling me. This happens every time I turn it off, whenever I turn it back "on", it proceeds as usual until an underscore _ is just blinking in the top left corner, it goes no further after that. So I have to turn it off and then turn it on again, where it proceeds as normal, but goes to a screen where it says "Resume Windows", or "Delete system restore data and go to boot screen". Deleting system restore data is the only thing I can do, and I have to do it EVERY TIME. Any help would be appreciated!

Edit: I'm not sure if I remember this correctly, but I believe it also goes into "sleep mode" if I don't touch my computer for a while. I just set my screensaver to start up when I'm not here for 2 hours, I plan to come back in an hour, and if it happens I'll let you know.


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20 Oct 2010   #2
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Hi! Daniel1414, welcome to W7F

Try Brink's suggestion in post #2
Can't put my computer to sleep, only hibernate
Run any commands as an admin.
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20 Oct 2010   #3
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Do you have a scheduled backup running?
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20 Oct 2010   #4
Daniel1414

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks Anak! That link helped. And no Jacee, I do not.
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20 Oct 2010   #5
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Your welcome Daniel...Glad I could be of assistance.
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