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Black Screen / Computer Stays in Standby Mode

I recently closed my laptop lid without restarting, which caused it to go into standby mode. When I came back the screen stayed black and the power signal was blinking as if it were still in standby mode. I held the power button down to turn off the computer and when I turned it back on it went right back into standby mode with the power light flashing again. There are no lights other than the power light that turn on. I tried powering down and restarting with both AC and battery power with no luck. Someone please help!!!

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Re: Black Screen / Computer Stays in Standby Mode

Completely remove the battery and unplug the power cord for a few minutes. Reinsert battery and power up. You can also hit F8 when starting and see if you can boot into safe mode.

Posted on Sep 06, 2007

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SOURCE: goes into standby when I OPEN lid

ok - if you are using XP -go to your start menu - control panel
click on power options and click on the 'advanced' tab - this will give you the options of what happens when you shut your lid.

if using Vista - click on control panel, choose 'classic view' from the left sidebar and carry on as above

hope this helps 8)

Posted on Dec 07, 2008

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