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Windows 7: Laptop sometimes hangs when going to Sleep

29 Mar 2010   #1
JordanJP

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Laptop sometimes hangs when going to Sleep

Hi there,

I've been experiencing this issue with Win 7 for a while now, I recently formatted and reinstalled a clean copy of Windows 7. I also made sure all of my drivers worked with my current laptop model, and made sure they were the most recent ones I could get. Finally I've got good protection software, I know as a fact I haven't got any virus or malware, however my problem lies when I set the system to go to sleep.

It doesn't always occur, but sometimes the screen will quickly dim black as it usually does when entering sleep mode, and then it will just hang there, the power lights will stay on, however I don't seem to notice any hdd activity according to the light. IF I let it run, it just seems like the screen stays black, the lights stay on and nothing happens, even after pressing the keyboard of moving the mouse. In order to fix it, I always need to hard reboot, holding down the power button for a few seconds.

Anyway I'm guessing what may be causing this is maybe a driver issue, possibly. Also I've got Hibernate disabled.

My system specs :

eMachines E625 Laptop Computer
Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
AMD Athlon Processor TF-20 1600 MHz
4GB of DDR2 RAM
ATI Radeon X1200

I think it's worth mentioning also, that I updated the BIOS (Flashed it rather) a few months back. As far as I know I've got the latest version.

I guess what I really want to know is, is there any way I can view system logs for when the system enters sleep mode ? Perhaps next time this occurs, I might know what's causing it.


Thanks a lot


JJP


PS

Next time this issue occurs I'll try and record it with my digital camera.


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29 Mar 2010   #2
JordanJP

Windows 7 baby ! : D
 
 

here I'm currently uploading the video to YouTube, I was able to record it. I'll post the link here in a few mins.

Thanks again
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29 Mar 2010   #3
JordanJP

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29 Mar 2010   #4
JordanJP

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here's the link I don't know what the hell just happened when I tried to post the video on the site ???

YouTube - Sleep Problem on Laptop
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