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Does not recover from hibernation, blank screen and unresponsive, have to poweroff and backon

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    McGuire Simon May 11, 2010

    This sounds much like you don't have enough memory. When you out your system to hibernate close all program this would free up a lot of the memory, but defeats the purpose for hibernating huh? You may also install more memory. reply to this post with your computer specs, and i will comment further.

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This is a common hibernation issue ... here is the fix:
Once you are able to get it to start up again (there is no sure fire way to do this, it just happens!).
The virtual memory size is set too low! It must be set to an amount larger than your amount of physical memory. (If you have 2GB or memory, then Virtual memory must be more than 2048MB.
Right-click [My computer]
In the [General] tab, note the amount of RAM
Select the [Advanced] tab
Select the [Settings] button in the "Performance" section.
Click on the [Advanced] tab
Click on the [change] button in the "Virtual Memory" section
almost there!
Highlight the boot drive (C:)
Don't change the locartion of the VM file.
Select "Custom size" radial button.
Enter a number that ois larger than your physical memory from the General tab
1GB = 1024MB (plus 512MM or so) = 1536MB
2GB=2048MB (plus 512MB or so) = 2560MB
3GB=3072MB (plus 512MB or so) = 3584MB
[SET]
[OK]
[OK]
etc.....

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

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Greetings,

The first thing to try is disconnecting any external peripherals such as external hard drives, or USB devices. If your computer still will not come out of hibernation, then step 2 is to disable unneeded start-up items or services in the operating system.

You might also try updating your hardware drivers and see if that helps.

To assist you further, I need to know what operating system and service packs you have installed on your notebook.

Let me know how it goes. I am always happy to help.

Sincerely,
James O'Brien

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

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