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Pc stuck in sleep mode...

My brother loaned my kids his pc. He had his sleep options set too high at 10 mins for screen, 25 mins for hard disks and 45 mins for system standby. I decided to change them. I checked on the internet and followed the directions. I went into power options and changed the screen to 20 mins I think, and 3 hours for the other two. I may have also enabled hibernate. Now his pc has shut off and won't come back on. The monitor read... 1. digital annalog..sleep mode...hit any key or move mouse.... This however, didn't do anything. The screen's power button is orange. I unplugged it for 10 mins and it started to reboot afterwards. I got a message about ...power loss...scroll down to choose which program to use...and I didn't know which to choose so I didn't choose any. Then it went back to sleep. I unplugged it again, but all it does now is beep. Six beeps I think and the numbers 3 and 4 are lit up on the front. Please help me fix this!

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Re: pc stuck in sleep mode...

You will need to replace the hard drive which has any version of windows operating system, or you will have to re-install windows xp on that computer. Assuming if the computer has a green light and monitor has an orange light. I've encountered this problem where I work at.

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PC sleep mode problem?

Follow this instructions to disable sleep mode
In windows XP
1)Right-click the desktop, and select "Properties."
2)Click the "Screen Saver" tab, and click the "Power"
button at the bottom.
3)Change the option next to "System Standby" to
"Never" for either "Plugged in" or "Running on
batteries" or both if that is what you want. Click
"Apply," "Okay" and "Okay" once again to close the
Display Properties dialog.
In windows vista
1)Click the "Start" menu, and then click the Control
2)Click "System and Maintenance," and then select
"Power Options."
3)Select "High Performance" to disable the overall sleep
mode. The monitor will still go into sleep mode unless
you click "Change Plan Settings" and disable all sleep
In windows 7
1)Click "Start," and then select "Control Panel."
2)Double-click "Power Options."
3)Select "High Performance" under "Additional Plans,"
and then click "Change Plan Settings." Change all of the
options to say "Never."

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Which operating system ?

Sleep mode on a Windows 7 PC saves power without you having to turn your computer off and without losing any work.

This option cuts the power to your monitor, powers down the hard drive and pauses all functions until you awaken the computer from hibernation.

Whether you have a laptop, desktop or workstation, putting your computer into sleep mode will lower your electric bill and save money!

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hi ck leapfrog,

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There will be a few options under Preferred Plans and one is selected (Filled in dot)

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