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Windows 7: PC no longer boots after going to sleep

08 Mar 2009   #1

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PC no longer boots after going to sleep

I have a pc running the beta from January and after it went to sleep on Friday night it will not wake up or even boot. I have done hard reset after hard reset, unplugging, etc with no results. The pc turns everyone on when you press the power button, all the fans turn on and run, the fan on the graphic card runs (when normally it slows down in speed after the intital boot) but then all I get is a black screen and eventually the monitor switches colors on the power button like it does when its not getting a signal. No lights on my keyboard, mouse does not light up. I don't even get the CMOS or boot screen. I tried replacing the power supply but I am getting the same result... nothing except for the fans powering up.

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08 Mar 2009   #2

windows 7 X64

try reseting your bios theres usually a jumper pin deal you move to clear it, check your mobos manual
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08 Mar 2009   #3
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello mdh1975, welcome to Se7en Forums!

Will it start in safe mode, F8?

Later Ted
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08 Mar 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Yeah, you'll probably have to reset your BIOS like TripOG says. You might try just unplugging your power cord and pushing your power button to get rid of the charge and then take out the little coin battery on your mobo, and then putting it back in.
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08 Mar 2009   #5
black dog

7068 64 bit + XP Pro

Welcome to the Forum, shame about the circumstances .
If what has been recommended above does not work, it would help if you gave details of your systems specs.
Have you tried to boot it with everything disconnected from the Board except for the ATX and possibly CPU power leads . If you have two sticks of ram remove one, try again , then try with the other.
If you have a video card you could try reseating it .

You did not mention if it gave a bios beep. If you have tried all of the above and still dont get a bios beep i suspect your board might have died.
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08 Mar 2009   #6

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit

Have you tried unplugging and waiting for a minute and then plugin again?

Most people unplug and plug-in within 2-3 seconds, which won't make any difference. Please try that too and post back.
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08 Mar 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Yeah, and after you unplug it, push the power button to drain the charge before you plug it back in.
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