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Delay in Monitor display once the system goes in sleep mode

I purchased a new Gateway Model: LX6810-01 Desktop.
Sytem work fine except when it goes in sleep mode. It takes 2-10min for the monitor to display.
I set the sleep mode and motior power off. It works fine but again if I manually switch off the monitor and turn it on the delay in display persists.

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  • akyogi Feb 06, 2009

    Thank you for the solutuion... Is this common in new desktop's?

    I am planning to return it since its just hardly 2 weeks since the purchase date.

  • akyogi Feb 07, 2009

    Thanks a lot

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    It won't turn on other than flashing monitor is going to sleep

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    The P/C monitor Goes directly to sleep mode and states that there is no signal coming from the P/C.

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Instead of sleep mode, tyr hibernate. It is generally faster except the whole computer shuts down. When you power back up, you're exactly where you were. Mine takes about 30 seconds.

Posted on Feb 06, 2009

  • David Shaub Feb 06, 2009

    New computers, both desktops and laptops have so much junk running in the background, it's surprising that they ever get fully booted up. Go to start, run, type in "msconfig" without the quotes. Go to the startup tab and IF you know for sure what something is, and you don't need to have it running ALL OF THE TIME, uncheck it. When you reboot, the unchecked items won't start and bootup will be faster. If you're unsure about something, leave it alone until you can identify it.

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