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Computer goes into sleep mode when you first sign on

Whenever you first start up our computer it will go into sleep mode without warning and we have to do a hard boot on it to restart it.

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START - CONTROL PANEL - POWER OPTIONS -    POWER  SCHEMES. Ajust times.
If this is not hrte problem then go into the BIOS setup screen and turn off the BIOS power managment.

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