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Screen stays black after closing and then opening Inspiron 6000

I close the lid without shutting down when I move from room to room. The computer does not shut off. The screen just remains black when I reopen it. I have to do a force quit and restart. Used to remain just where I left it.

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  • smtaylor Mar 10, 2009

    I have tried hitting the power button once and just about every key there is and got nothing. Going to try the power button options tomorrow. Got frustrated and didn't bring it home!!! Thanks for the help. I'll let you know if it worked.

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You try pressing the power button once?  or maybe even pressing any keys.
also try adjusting your power management
vista) start. control panel. power option.  Edit plan settings.
xp) right click anywhere.  properties.  screen saver tab.  power management.

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Try this, go to Control Panel select Power Options, select Hibernate and uncheck Enable Hibernation if checked, then Select Advanced, under Power Buttons, select Do Nothing when I close the lid, Do Nothing when I press the sleep button, select Apply then Ok.
I hope this helps and resolves your issue.
Good Luck.

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

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