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Sony Vaio sleep mode issue

I'm having the following issue with my Vaio VPCZ136GG bought in Singapore last year: On random occasions, when I set the computer to sleep or hibernate, the computer screen will go black, the fan kicks into a steady overdrive and on/off button's green led remains solidly lit, as if the computer were still on. The only way to fix the problem is to manually power down the computer by depressing the the on/off button. It also appears to be occurring with more regularity in recent days. Before it was like 10 percent of the time... now it is something like 30 percent. Has you heard of this issue or is there any insight that can be given. I have no 3rd party AV installed, just Windows security essentials.

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