When I turn it on, I can hear the fan working, but the screen is
I Have this problem, i was using my laptop yesterday normally and i hibernate it, this mornig when i tried to turn i on but i can´t so i press the power button i tried to start it up normally but my laptop doesnt work anymore... when i turn it on the screen is black apparently with no signal, but i can hera the fan working for a few seconds and the hard disk but after aprox. 10 seconds my laptop auto reboot and do all that things again and again until.
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Re: When I turn it on, I can hear the fan working, but...
Hi, is possible that on having hibernated your equipment has blocked himself, tries removing the external battery and it connecting only to the AC Adapter, try turn on, as soon as the equipment completes the load of the operating system, turn off and place again the external battery, must work
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this might sound really silly but some laptops after a while get a glitch where they cant power down fully and go into sleep or hibernate adn i have seen it happen to people who do not allow the battery to completely drain occasionally, had a family members did this recently. Just to rule it out turn it on and shen you hear fans and see lights even with no desktop, press and hold on the power button 3-5 sec until it shuts itself down, then do a normal start when you can see no lights or hear any sounds. Good luck.
Hibernation mode usually turns the computer off but saves any work. Then you would start it back up by hitting the power button, it will boot up and you log in like normal and the computer should be as it was before it went into hibernation.
If you can't get it out of hibernation by pressing the power button, try holding the power button for 5-10 seconds. The laptop may actually still be on, and holding the power button will cut if off. Once the computer is back on you can change the battery options(hibernation/turn off settings) in Windows by going to the bottom right task bar and right clicking on the battery icon. Normally you will have an option like "power saving settings", "battery settings". In this setting window you can turn off hibernation due to inactivity.
Let me know if you have any questions. Regards, G33k
It's most likely a heat related issue. Laptops need to have the fans and air vents blown out regularly. Also, they need GOOD airflow. An under computer cooling fan will add a lot of airflow. You can get them for $15 & up.
I'm not a big fan of using hibernate or standby, I've seen it cause too many problems, such as the one you're having. I shut my machine down when I'm done, or let it run if I'm coming back within a reasonable amount of time. I've also seen hibernation or standby create operating system errors or glitches, and premature hard drive failure. If the machine is working properly other than hibernation/standby you should shut the hibernation off and just shut the machine down when not in use. If you're getting this error when using the power button to turn off the computer, then the operating system has glitched or is corrupt and needs to be reistalled. If you need anymore help with this let me know.
Yes, WinXP's relationship with your laptop's drivers has gone sour, like Pet Sematary. Bury your laptop...no wait, just reload the laptop's drivers (Dell or Toshiba or whatever) so hibernate works correctly...or un-fiddle with any hibernate/sleep/low-power utilities you use. Alternately consider that your laptop's reading signals from the battery or a cooling fan; telling XP or the BIOS that component is not in tolerable condition, and thus shutting down.
Have your feet rolfed while you fix that situation up.
That can be normal. Normally cpu fans start up only when cpu reach a determined temperature. After it cools down it stops until temperature reaches starting point again. Generally, when the fan is not working properly, the computer turns itself off after a while because of overheating. If you have this problem, laptop turning itself off because of overheating (check it is not hibernating etc.), then you usually solve it by replacing the laptop cooling fan. Generally, 'fan on laptop intermittent' is not a symptom of malfunction.
Hi, Sounds more like a glitch in the movie file you were watching which caused the video problem. Something like this is rather common while watching CDs with scratched surface. Since there is no apparent problem after rebooting, then you probably need not be worried. However, if this frequently happens, then you probably should have the memory upgraded or at least checked. Good luck.