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My IBM T23 Laptop screen keeps going off (hibernating or sleeping?)

How do I change the setting so that the screen does not go to hibernate or go to sleep?  Or, as I am not familiar with programming computers and changing settings, what should I do to turn it on again besides removing and replacing both the main batter and backup battery? On internet I found T23 manual for maintenance and repair, but not User Manual. I bought this secondhand and have not had it very long, so I'm not used to it and it is my first laptop. Pls help me.
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Neither Sleep nor Hibernate are available as options when I go to the Start menu on my Lenovo T410. They appear grayed out in the list that contains 'Switch User', 'Lock' and 'Restart'. Pressing Fn-F4...

Go to:
Control Panel\System and Security\Power Options\Edit Plan Settings

Choose Change advanced power settings link.
Here you can enable Sleep/Hibernate etc.

Sep 14, 2013 | IBM ThinkPad T41 Notebook

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Acer one with windows 7 ultimate fall into sleep mode

A laptop computer is typically set to conserve battery power. One of the common settings called standby, sleep mode or hibernation turns off power to the screen and the laptop itself after a preset time limit passes without any mouse or keyboard activity. It can be inconvenient for the computer to shut down while you're working on an open page or during a download. Change the setting if you don't want your laptop to going into automatic shutdowns

Turn the laptop computer on with the power button if it's not set to turn on upon opening. Allow the system to boot up. Open the panel for adjusting the sleep settings. This varies among the popular versions of Windows operating systems. To change the sleep mode setting on a laptop running Windows XP, click the "Start" button, and click the "Control Panel" selection. Choose the "Performance and Maintenance" selection, and click on "Power Options." Click the "Power Schemes" tab, and click the drop downs next to "Turn Off Monitor," "Turn Off Hard Disk," "System Standby" and "System Hibernates." Select "Never" for each drop down in both the "Plugged in" and "Running on Battery Power" columns. Click the "Hibernate" tab and click to remove the check mark in the box next to "Enable Hibernation." To change the sleep settings on a Windows Vista laptop, click "Start," "Control Panel," "Systems and Maintenance" and "Power Options." Then click "Change Plan Settings" under the currently established plan. Click on the "Advanced Settings" tab and select the "Never" option on the "Sleep," "Sleep After," "Hibernate After," "Display" and "Turn off Display After" drop downs. Click the "OK" and "Save Changes" buttons to confirm the settings. To change the sleep settings on a laptop running Windows 7, click the "Start" button, choose "All Control Panel Items," select "Power Options" and click "Edit Plan Settings." Click the drop downs for "Turn off the Display" and "Put the Computer to Sleep." Choose "Never" for both and click the "Save Changes" button.

Feb 06, 2013 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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My laptop battery/preparing to hibernate

remove the battery and adapter. press power button for 30 sec. then connect the adapter. press power button. if this didnt work. you need to ask for an help of a local tech to check for the video card and cable.

if it boots up to your operating system

control panel---->power options--->change plan setting--->

Turn off the display-never
Put the computer to sleep-never
control panel---->power options--->change plan setting--->advanced power setting
-set hard disk "turn off hard disk after" to never
-set Sleep "Sleep after" to never
-set hybrid sleep setting to off
-set hibernate after setting to never
Restart pc

Mar 07, 2010 | Samsung NC10-14ROBL Notebook

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Screen goes blank every 30 second, have to hit the

go to control panel > power options. Turn off hibernate and sleep mode, change all settings to never sleep and change the setting for "when closing the lid" to "do nothing" sleep mode, hibernation can destroy the registry on these laptops, you are better off turning that garbage off and just letting it run.

Nov 15, 2009 | PC Laptops

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I am unable to unhibernate

Power down the computer and power back up. Lets just shut hibernation can always just have the computer is much better on the system anyway.

Shutting Down Hibernation

Go to the control panel > Power Options > Hibernation tab > uncheck hibernate…this way you save a lot of disc space and don’t have to go through all the intermittent hibernation problems that occur. After you uncheck hibernation, you can go to the other power options and change how the computer reacts to the lid being closed, when it sleeps and for how long before sleep kicks in. Make sure to change the setting for what happens when lid closes to “do nothing” this will keep the laptop alive even though you close the lid to move it, etc.

Sep 27, 2009 | Compaq Presario 1275 Notebook

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My name is Luis and my Ibm thinkpad r40 keeps freezing and my screen goes black.

Hi, could be simply your computer is going into sleep mode and not waking back up. try changing your screen saver option to not hibernate or sleep.

Aug 18, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

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Can't wake up....gone into sleep do you wake it up

press and hold the power button down for about 5 secs. The computer will shut down. Restart it and right click on the desktop, go to properties then look for screensaver tab , then choose power options, click on hibernation tab at the top and uncheck enable hibernation. Or choose stanby options and choose a longer time before the computer goes to sleep.

Mar 21, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T23 2647 Notebook

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When Windows opens then -
Open Control Panel - then click on Power Options - Click on Hibernate tab and uncheck Enable Hibernate - Click OK

Feb 13, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T23 2647 Notebook

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Restart from hibernation

go to the system tray and click once on the "Safely Remove Hardware Icon"
click on your dvd/cdrw to stop it. when it says it's safe, go ahead and remove the drive.


reinstall the drive and windows should automatically pick it up

also. go to --

Start -> Control Panel -> Power Options ->
Under Power Schemes set all the options under the ac power header to NEVER

unless you want it to hibernate, go to the hibernation tab and uncheck the enable hibernation box

go to the Advanced tab and under power buttons --

Close Lid = StandBy
Press Power Button = Shut Off
Press Sleep Button = StandBy

Oh and while you are there make sure the
always show icon in taskbar is checked, so you can keep an eye on your power

click apply and click ok and reboot

let me know if this works for ya

Dec 26, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad R40 2722 Notebook

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My IBM T23 Laptop screen keeps going off (hibernating or sleeping?)

What operating system you running? I assume XP. If you go to start > settings > control panel > Power options (I think). You can change the options on how long before the screen turns off and stuff in there. For the other problem just right click on your desktop, and click "Properties". Adjust the screen resolution there.

Nov 08, 2007 | IBM ThinkPad T22 2647 Notebook

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