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Q: My laptop doesn't turn on after Sleep. Must Force reboot to ...

Hello, whenever I shut the lid of my laptop, it goes to sleep mode. After a while, when I open it back up it would turn on normally, but most of the times, it would just not even turn on.The keyboard lights can be turned on and the power button is on during that moment. Is there anything I can do to fix this problem?
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A:Laptop won't start- Reboot without CD?/Force DVD to eject.

To eject a cd/dvd on the samsung chronos press Fn and top row delete button, it has arrow head and bar in blue.
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A:Laptop want turn on after force shut off

What is the model number of the HP laptop?

Sounds like a hardware or accessory issue, definitely.


Try this:

1.) Remove the battery from the laptop
2.) Remove the adapter from the laptop DC jack.
3.) Press the power button several times.
4.) Next, hold the power button down and count to 5 slowly.

5.) Now, plug the adapter in with-OUT the battery.
6.) If that doesn't work, attach the battery and unplug the adapter.
7.) If still no-go, plug in the adapter and try again.


See if that helps. If not, you have a bigger issue that may need physical inspection.
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A:Vista Doesn't Always Sleep: Have to Reboot when this occurs

OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bitClick to expand...

Not to get off the subject here, but is there a reason why you haven't upgraded Windows Vista to SP2 which was released in May 2009?

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II N930 Quad-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 5 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4094 Mb
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A:Screen doesn't turn on after sleep

looks like the back light has gone and needs replacing
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A:Solved: Laptop doesn't recognise EXT HDD BSOD's - Doesn't turn on if EXT HDD is plugg

Can you try the external drive on another PC as a test
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This fixed my problem with my Lenovo. Thanks so much!
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This is a picture of the buttons.

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Earlier I found a page with the so called fix for this which was to change the advanced power option "Prevent idling to sleep" in "When sharing files" to "Allow computer to sleep." This fixed my problem, but it came back after a while, probably due to going off and on wifi, and plugging and unplugging.

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A:Laptop sleep doesn't actually sleep, fan still on.

Make sure that your settings, when closing the lid, are set to Hibernate. This will be a true sleep mode.
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A:my laptop wont turn on or reboot

You may need to go into your laptop's BIOS and change the boot order, as soon as you turn your laptop on, look for an option similar to "Press Del to enter Setup".

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Hope this helps a bit
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But someone told me it might be possible to create a sleep task, but to override this program, or exclude it ?

Many thanks in advance,


A:create sleep task, to force sleep over a program ?

I'm a little confused. If you put the computer to sleep, no programs will run, including the WD backup, unless it wakes the system up.

Do you expect the WD backup to run during sleep?
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A:Laptop doesnt turn off when going into sleep/hibernate

Check the power options in the control panel (start, power options) are set correctly to what you want the buttons to do - if these are correct, you should get advice from MSI support given how new the laptop is, and why it seems to do it correctly after not much use but doesn't after prolonged use ??.
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A:BSOD 9F - laptop screen won't turn on after sleep

There appears to 2 independent issues here.

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff88005cac2db, fffff88004308900, 0}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for igdkmd64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for igdkmd64.sys
Probably caused by : igdkmd64.sys ( igdkmd64+1b22db )

Followup: MachineOwner

0: kd> lmvm igdkmd64
start end module name
fffff880`05afa000 fffff880`05f33fe0 igdkmd64 T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: igdkmd64.sys
Image path: igdkmd64.sys
Image name: igdkmd64.sys
Timestamp: Wed May 08 09:45:19 2013 (51899917)
CheckSum: 00442E25
ImageSize: 00439FE0
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
The Intel video driver is outdated. See if an updated driver exists:

The 0x9 is less clear, but I suspect the issue is the outdated Intel network driver.

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {4, 258, fffffa80036c6040, fffff80000b9a3d0}

Implicit thread is now fffffa80`036c6040
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!PnpBugcheckPowerTimeout+76 )

Followup: MachineOwner
ffff800`00b9a628 fffffa80`0a868000
fffff800`00b9a630 00000014`00000000
fffff800`00b9a638 00000000`00000000
fffff800`00b9a640 fffffa80`07c01f50
fffff800`00b9a648 fffff880`06087787Unable to load image NETwsw02.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for NETwsw02.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for NETwsw02.sys
fffff800`00b9a650 fffffa80`0a47af60
fffff800`00b9a658 fffff880`061e80f8 NETwsw02+0x1650f8
fffff800`00b9a660 fffffa80`0a47af60
fffff800`00b9a668 fffffa80`07bf98b0
fffff800`00b9a670 00000000`00000000
fffff800`00b9a678 fffff880`06087550 NETwsw02+0x4550
fffff800`00b9a680 fffffa80`07bf98b0
fffff800`00b9a688 fffff880`06087787 NETwsw02+0x4787
fffff800`00b9a690 fffffa80`00000000
fffff800`00b9a698 00000000`00000000
fffff800`00b9a6a0 fffffa80`0a47adc0
fffff800`00b9a6a8 fffff880`0609c3a3 NETwsw02+0x193a3
fffff800`00b9a6b0 00000000`00000000
ffff880`06083000 fffff880`063ec000 NETwsw02 T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: NETwsw02.sys
Image path: NETwsw02.sys
Image name: NETwsw02.sys
Timestamp: Fri Jun 28 05:44:36 2013 (51CC9D2C)
CheckSum: 003582CF
ImageSize: 00369000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Update the driver from the same site.

In fact, I strongly recommend updating all Intel based drivers from that location.
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A:My laptop doesn't turn on!!

Hi and Welcome to TSF! - Please do not create two threads on the same topic.

Can you connect to the BIOS?

Do you have your Windows CD?
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A:Laptop doesn't turn on

You may have to pull out the CMOS battery on the motherboard if it is user replaceable. Try and hold down the power button for 30 seconds with the AC adapter and battery removed... connect the AC adapter and try to power up the laptop
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A:My laptop doesn't turn on!!

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A:Laptop doesn't turn on

I have had 2 Dell laptops do this last year. Turned out to be the jack on the back of the laptop.
If they have another laptop they might try switching the batteries to see if the laptop in question will boot from the battery. If it still will not work, then there js a problem with the machine.

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A:HP laptop doesn't turn on

This could be a few things:

When you say your laptop used to overheat and shut down, was it sat on a table or was it such that the ventilation could have been blocked (by a duvet or blanket on a bed)?

If the fan has stopped, that will cause immediate shut down as the CPU gets to it's max temperature. In turn, this could affect other areas of the motherboard such as graphics (you did not say whether you had onboard graphics card) and it certainly looks like graphics have been affected.

Are you able to check inside (are you confident to open up your laptop)? If so you will be able to see if the fan is working or not, otherwise you will have to listen to see if the fan appears to be working.

In the end, laptops do not like heat which is why it is essential to maintain the ventilation at all times.

PC world and Tech Guys charge the earth for basic laptop or PC repairs and so if you can find a colleague or friend to have a look just to diagnose the fault that will save you some pennies even if you are forced to take it in for repair. Good luck!
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Solutions Tried:

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A:HP Laptop doesn't turn on :/

Seems like the video card is defective. You may need to repair it.
Have you tried using a different power adaptor?
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A:Laptop doesn't turn on

Sorry tgo learn of your woes... Unfortunately, Acer laptops are like all the rest... if you didn't get one with a long warranty. time to get a new one... But the hard drive "should" be recoverable.
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A:Laptop doesn't turn on

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go to the Dell support site and complete an online diagnostic, then check for driver / bios updates for your laptop.
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Hi Nobodies.

This is not an usual situation of a BSOD. I have never seen a stop 0x116 upon wake-up. Though display crash at wake-up is most common, but it comes with a different bugcheck code. Whereas a stop 0x116 is theoretically a display failure, not a wake-up failure.

It also appears from the supplied data that your computer ASUS K43U is having AMD Radeon HD 6310, which is an integrated graphics chip in the AMD E-350 APU processor, not having any dedicated memory.

When the integrated processor graphics fails, it is not a good sign.

Is the computer hot? Report us the heat of the computer after a couple of hours of your normal usage. Upload a screenshot of the summery tab of Speccy. Alternatively, you can publish a Speccy snapshot too: Speccy - Publish Snapshot of your System Specs .

Follow the "Automatically Detect and Install" option in Download Drivers, update the version of the display driver.

Let us know the results.
* I requested essenbe to have a look at the issue, too.

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 116, {fffffa8004e694e0, fffff88003f3de5c, 0, 2}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atikmpag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmpag.sys
Probably caused by : atikmpag.sys ( atikmpag+ae5c )

Followup: MachineOwner

0: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.
Arg1: fffffa8004e694e0, Optional pointer to internal TDR recovery context (TDR_RECOVERY_CONTEXT).
Arg2: fffff88003f3de5c, The pointer into responsible device driver module (e.g. owner tag).
Arg3: 0000000000000000, Optional error code (NTSTATUS) of the last failed operation.
Arg4: 0000000000000002, Optional internal context dependent data.

Debugging Details:
fffff880`03f3de5c 4883ec28 sub rsp,28h






ANALYSIS_VERSION: 6.3.9600.16384 (debuggers(dbg).130821-1623) amd64fre

fffff880`023659c8 fffff880`11ce5140 : 00000000`00000116 fffffa80`04e694e0 fffff880`03f3de5c 00000000`00000000 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`023659d0 fffff880`11ce4e4a : fffff880`03f3de5c fffffa80`04e694e0 fffffa80`0644dd50 fffffa80`05aee410 : dxgkrnl!TdrBugcheckOnTimeout+0xec
fffff880`02365a10 fffff880`11d8bf13 : fffffa80`04e694e0 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`0644dd50 fffffa80`05aee410 : dxgkrnl!TdrIsRecoveryRequired+0x1a2
fffff880`02365a40 fffff880`11db5cf1 : 00000000`ffffffff 00000000`000df4ac 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000002 : dxgmms1!VidSchiReportHwHang+0x40b
fffff880`02365b20 fffff880`11db4437 : 00000000`00000102 00000000`00000000 00000000`000df4ac 00000000`00000000 : dxgmms1!VidSchiCheckHwProgress+0x71
fffff880`02365b50 fffff880`11d872d2 : ffffffff`ff676980 fffffa80`05aee410 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : dxgmms1!VidSchiWaitForSchedulerEvents+0x1fb
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Try updating the BIOS:

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Hello ieatlikeawolf, Welcome to the Forum.

Could you answer a few questions?
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A:Laptop won't start, screen doesn't turn on

This should help:
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A:Laptop doesn't turn on/charge anymore


There's usually a small light on the power adaptor... is it on? If not, it's probably dead. Try another main lead.
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A:Laptop screen doesn't turn on but beeps

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A:Laptop doesn't turn on (dc jack, motherboard)

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Hi, Welcome to SF.

I found this post from our member gergrocker. This might help.

Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker

Sleep issues are almost always caused by the display driver so I would start by updating it, or trying another. Driver Install - Device Manager

You can troubleshoot Sleep and Hibernate by setting them to 1 and 2 minutes in Power Options. Use Balanced Plan. Then work through these Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums.

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A:Asus G73 laptop screen doesn't turn on and randomly freezes when it does

Was able to turn it on

Its in safe mode right now and I'm checking the event log 8,894 errors. They are 7023, 7031, 7034, 10010, 14329, 6008, 55, and 8003. The 7000 event ID all occur when im trying to turn my laptop on.
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A:On overheat/sleep/reboot BSOD flash and auto-reboot

The BSOD blames netw5v64.sys (Intel? Wireless WiFi Link Adapter Driver)
Update it
Intel? Driver Update Utility or

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa80026f4a20, fffff8000427c518, fffffa8001ad3310}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for netw5v64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for netw5v64.sys
Probably caused by : netw5v64.sys

A driver is causing an inconsistent power state.
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for too long a time
Arg2: fffffa80026f4a20, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: fffff8000427c518, Functional Device Object of the stack
Arg4: fffffa8001ad3310, The blocked IRP

Debugging Details:

IRP_ADDRESS: fffffa8001ad3310

DEVICE_OBJECT: fffffa8003854050

DRIVER_OBJECT: fffffa800385fce0

IMAGE_NAME: netw5v64.sys


MODULE_NAME: netw5v64

FAULTING_MODULE: fffff880058b5000 netw5v64






LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from fffff80002cf9273 to fffff80002c8a740

fffff800`0427c4c8 fffff800`02cf9273 : 00000000`0000009f 00000000`00000003 fffffa80`026f4a20 fffff800`0427c518 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff800`0427c4d0 fffff800`02c9629e : fffff800`0427c600 fffff800`0427c600 00000000`00000002 00000000`00000000 : nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+0x292b0
fffff800`0427c570 fffff800`02c95dd6 : fffffa80`0651cc68 fffffa80`0651cc68 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiProcessTimerDpcTable+0x66
fffff800`0427c5e0 fffff800`02c964be : 0000021e`2d6d2253 fffff800`0427cc58 00000000`00e3c4c7 fffff800`02e08b68 : nt!KiProcessExpiredTimerList+0xc6
fffff800`0427cc30 fffff800`02c95cb7 : 00000069`d2a831c3 00000069`00e3c4c7 00000069`d2a831c7 00000000`000000c7 : nt!KiTimerExpiration+0x1be
fffff800`0427ccd0 fffff800`02c92eea : fffff800`02e04e80 fffff800`02e12c40 00000000`00000002 fffff880`00000000 : nt!KiRetireDpcList+0x277
fffff800`0427cd80 00000000`00000000 : fffff800`0427d000 fffff800`04277000 fffff800`0427cd40 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiIdleLoop+0x5a


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