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Need help I have a hp palvilion a1120n and when the computer is in hibernation, on screen it says power saving mode. then when I move the mouse it doesnt come back on I have to shut down the computer and turn it back on, is there something that I can do to fix this problem

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You are confusing Hibernation, where the RAM is written to the HDD and power is turned off without unloading the OS, with Screen saver (control panel - display).

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right click on your desk top then left click on 'properties' in the white box that appears.

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your 4 options are: 'turn off monitor', 'turn off hard disks', 'system standby' and 'system hibernates'  i would recommend setting all of these to 'never', and don't forget to click the 'apply' button after you've done this.

i would also recommend disableing hibernation in the 'hibernate' tab (this is in the same window as the power schemes tab).

once you've adjusted your power settings, don't forget to activate one of your screen savers.  this is only important if you leave the monitor on for a long time with no changes taking place in terms of what is being displayed. if you leave a static image on for hours you will end up with permanent screen burn. (a ghost image that is always there - even when the monitor isn't switched on!).

i don't bother with screen savers personally as i find them annoying, and find it much easier to simply turn the monitor off whenever i'm not going to be using it for the next hour or more.

hope that solved your problem. apologies if it doesn't.

by the way, the tabs etc i described are what i have on my OS (windows XP pro) and may be named differently if you're using a different version of windows.  the 'power options' settings will still be accessible via 'screen saver' tab in desktop properties though.

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