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more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Have you installed an anti-virus program and is it up to date? share|improve this answer answered Aug 15 '10 at 13:20 community wiki Peter add a comment| up vote -1 down vote To resolve this problem in Windows Vista, run the powercfg -h his comment is here

Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows Vista-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Mouse frozen after waking up from sleep mode by zaphod2003 / this probably isn't the right answer, but it's definitely cheaper and faster than swapping out hardware (unless you have extras on hand, in which case lucky you!). I put Never to turn off the hard disk, Sleep after never, and that's about it. colinsp replied Mar 18, 2017 at 2:22 AM FUNCTION KEY MALFUNCTION bearspencer replied Mar 18, 2017 at 2:07 AM How do I update my bios? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_other-update/windows-vista-freezes-after-resuming-from-sleep/c9ddb281-d9c3-4299-b372-4f4c3b379b0c

Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Why does my Windows 7 system freeze after it sits inactive for a while? 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. So I click on my name and then... Windows 7 Freeze --Submitted by waytron http://forums.cnet.com/5208-19411_102-0.html?messageID=3315792#3315792 We need more Information Harry --Submitted by charleswsheetshttp://forums.cnet.com/5208-19411_102-0.html?messageID=3313011#3313011 Power Management --Submitted by chlpatenthttp://forums.cnet.com/5208-19411_102-0.html?messageID=3312397#3312397 Sounds like Bios setting needs changed --Submitted by glen271 http://forums.cnet.com/5208-19411_102-0.html?messageID=3312778#3312778 Thank

Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Perhaps this other bit of information might help: Sometimes I VNC into my PC using my MacBook, and sometimes, as soon as it shows me the desktop, the same thing happens. Changed this to about 1700 mins and all seems OK. Most of the problems I had, had to do with when the computer went into "Sleep mode" or started running the screen saver.

Another place you could look is in the Error logs. Should I seek another program to run a virus scan? As far as hardware I have not found any that I can not use on the mac, except some of the low budget video cards that pc's can use, and yes They do not allow for the large amount of different hardware.

System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell XPS420 OS Windows 7 SP1 x64 Memory 6 gig Graphics Card ATI Radeon HD3650 256 MB Sound Card Intergrated 7.1 Channel Audio Monitor(s) Displays Dell SP2009W 20 Then again, I guess the computer isn't sleeping because the setting is set to 'Sleep after => Never'. and after a few days I found my problem and I fixed it. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

  1. Advertisement okpokernet Thread Starter Joined: Feb 28, 2007 Messages: 20 My system has started freezing after resuming from sleep within the last days.
  2. This has worked for me anyway.
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  4. share|improve this answer answered Jul 22 '09 at 19:58 community wiki Ivo Flipse add a comment| up vote 3 down vote accepted It seems that the solution to this, in my
  5. Hold your on/off button in for about a minute to 1 1/2 minutes.5.
  6. I don't know which processor you are using but, I have a Intel core i3 (laptop) and I had problems with it for the 1st 4 months I owned it.

I think this will resolve your problem.Hope this helps, Cecil Lunsford Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Windows 7 & system freeze. They were the biggest problem when Vista was released and the less than Tech savvy blamed the OS. 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. I'm not sure about Win 7 but previous versions I've had problems when setting the Energy Saver.

windows-7 power-management sleep vnc share|improve this question edited Aug 10 '11 at 21:25 community wiki 6 revs, 3 users 51%Jorge Israel Peña 5 I have a similar problem too... –RCIX http://roguewb.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-home-toshiba-freezing.html Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Windows 7 system freezes after it sits inactive for a while? If all else fails this is a definite work around.I would start with a BIOS update as one suggested, then I would use a program from Microsoft called "Autoruns" and disable Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and How well could a dog pick out the scent of a single person in a pool of carnage? 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 weblink I installed the newest Intel Raid drivers (which I hope contain some updated drivers) and it's better now, but still not perfect.

Somebody else also suggested updating the DirectX drivers, though I have no idea what that has to do with sleep mode... I only have Turn off Display => 30 minutes and Put Computer to Sleep => Never. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

by tje210 / May 28, 2010 10:05 AM PDT In reply to: Why does my Windows 7 system freeze after it sits inactive for a while?

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - freeze by marklandfarms / May 29, 2010 4:44 AM PDT In reply to: duuuuude if your system seem to work fine after turning I solved my problem. This is due to solar activity...I know you are laughing, I'm not, I'm a scientist and the following will help.1. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

Thanks! Unplug your VGA cable (or what ever cable you use) from the computer.3. 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). http://roguewb.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-will-not-go-to-sleep.html I guess not seeing it in front of you or being able to connect with my PC I would think it might be a challenge.

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please try again now or at a later time. Every once in a while if I let my PC sit inactive and come back to do something, with it at the desktop or with a browser open, I will have asked 7 years ago viewed 189129 times active 4 years ago Upcoming Events 2017 Community Moderator Election ends Mar 28 Linked 8 Why does Windows 7 mouse freeze after resuming from

share|improve this answer edited Oct 24 '11 at 6:00 community wiki 2 revs, 2 users 98%Ivo Flipse Sorry that I did not mention this in the original question text. Mail Scanner - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe O23 - Service: avast! Is this a famous aviator / airplane? 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

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. Here's to praying for an RTM fix >.> share|improve this answer answered Jul 22 '09 at 2:51 community wiki Radruler Thanks, that is actually a possibility. When I click the connect button, it hangs there, as if the PC is not responding. 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).

Good Luck! The only joke here is your complete lack of knowledge of the history of PCs and their operating systems.Third, the only reason why a computer running Linux and an identical one I never had that type of problem before but I did that to find a problem with my startup error. I've just tried to check what power options I have enabled, and guess what?

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