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Dell D610 Screen Black, But Power Still On

Ok, I am very computer saavy. I build the things for crying out loud, but OMG I hate laptops. I've recently aquired a Dell Latitude D610, I'm working on getting a fresh power supply for it, but in the mean time, I want to conserve my battery power.

The problem is this: When I close the lid, the screen goes black (as it should if the little switch is working properly). I have set all of the options in "display" to "do nothing", and still it will not come back on when I reopen unless I press the power button to shut it down and then again to reboot. I have tried resetting the switch by pressing and releasing it with a flat object and I have gone through the BIOS and could not find anything suggesting that it would keep the screen off for any reason. Any suggestions?

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Hi my name is Eric,
I hope I can help you with your isue,
 Thats the way these dells are, the standby mode sometimes puts it in hibernation.
Check the settings in the screen saver/ power area
 
 
 
 
 
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