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My computer naturally goes into sleep mode after being inactive for a period of time, my computer shuts down and has a blue blinking light on my Dell Desktop Vostro 220. Showing results for  Search instead for  Did you mean:  Mozilla Support - English Mozilla Support - English Choose a product or ask the Community. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 29, 2007 4:12 AM PDT In reply to: Thanks but I fixed it That one is a keeper. Web Scanner - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe O23 - Service: dlbc_device - - C:\Windows\system32\dlbccoms.exe O23 - Service: Intel(R) Matrix Storage Event Monitor (IAANTMON) - Intel Corporation - C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel this contact form

I keep everything updated. Sometimes when I leave my computer, I come back and my monitor is turned off or asleep, whichever it is. Recently it's been happening with Windows Media player, but I've noticed in this case, it's when my computer memory is being exhausted by other programmes. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Computer Freeze by rfisch4 / May 28, 2010 11:01 AM PDT In reply to: Why does my Windows 7 system freeze after it

Basically it's like whenever I try to wake the computer from sleep, it does so by showing me the desktop, then it freaks out. My Windows Defender is "on" and set to scan at 2am each morning. Generating the report is easy enough—just open up a command prompt in administrator mode using the context menu -> Run as Administrator option, and then type in the following: powercfg -ENERGY Do it carefully and slowly and report back.

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  4. by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / May 28, 2010 12:27 AM PDT Question:Need help; why does my Windows 7 system freeze after it sits inactive for a while?I have
  5. I maintain my system at least weekly (registry and defrag, etc.)to free up memory using Advanced System Care.
  6. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Try this method by Mujeeb Ijaz / February 3, 2016 10:16 PM PST In reply to: Same problem and not enough info https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F00JhrozXQoTry
  7. I went into the device manager and checked the mouse and the keyboard, and they both have the Allow this device to wake the computer checked for both of them.
  8. I have Windows 7 running on my computer and everything is perfect.
  9. The only option is to shut down completely and restart.Any ideas?
  10. Since I store very little on the computer and use it mostly for Netflix streaming and Yahoo chess, I never thought memory to be an issue.

Or if you actually have a brain and like variety and want to be able to have a system with a better graphics card and not have to spend a fortune I'm not sure what information would be helpful in this situation so here is a HJT log so you can see details about my system and programs that are running. It's almost a daily thing. Disable this.

Unfortunately this is most likely the very common case of bad hardware. This is important because some enable both S1 and S3 at the same time, which will result in a hang on waking your system up. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. If you follow the clean boot procedure we can solve the problem.

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Another place you could look is in the Error logs. my review here Do you have a screen saver running while the computer is idle, or does the screen just shut off? Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts Tutorials Advanced Search Forum Vista Forums Crashes and Debugging Windows Vista Freezes in Sleep Please try again now or at a later time.

The Windows Help blog points out a hidden command-line switch that generates a report with loads of helpful troubleshooting information. weblink Flag Permalink This was helpful (2) Collapse - Mac is NOT a Linux distro by vizenos / June 13, 2010 5:52 AM PDT In reply to: Mac is NOT a Linux Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - freezing by robertbuckholz / May 28, 2010 10:27 AM PDT In reply to: Why does my Windows 7 system freeze after it sits possible cause could be the bios is configured for a deep sleep mode (s3) and the wakeup event is not handled via usb mouse/keyboard.is there hard drive activity during the "freeze"?

Plug everything back in and you should be all okay.The solar activity will be getting worse so just beware it may happen again but I doubt it. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. When I click the connect button, it hangs there, as if the PC is not responding. http://midsolutions.org/windows-vista/windows-vista-32bit-sleep-problem.html If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).

Unplug your VGA cable (or what ever cable you use) from the computer.3. I had a similar problem when I installed Windows 7 on my PC.My problem was with creating a custom theme for the background.The custom background was not getting saved and it So I click on my name and then...

Go to power settings, and somewhere in there theres a "turn off hard drive" option.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (3) Collapse - Buy a MAC; what a joke by andyslaptop / June 11, 2010 6:17 PM PDT In reply to: Windows 7 & system freeze. That will change next start up. Though are you sure this is the power setting you're actually using? –Ivo Flipse♦ Jul 22 '09 at 19:17 Yep, I double checked. –Jorge Israel Peña Jul 22 '09 I read all the technical responses on all the sites and nothing worked.

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Sign In Help English (US) cancel turn on suggestions Auto-suggest his comment is here Vista performance & maintenance Vista sometimes freezes when goes to sleep modeHello, I have the following problem that has not been resolved by any patch or newer drivers.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Same problem and not enough info by netsiu / May 28, 2010 1:44 PM PDT In reply to: not really enough info but You figure; I can't. will keep you posted.Love this Forum keep up the great work Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - system freezing by geomurray / May 28, 2010 10:48 AM PDT In