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Screen going blank and laptop freezes.

When I close the laptop (Dell Inspiron 1000) with a screen displayed on it then open it back up, the screen goes blank and the hard drive light stays on as being in a frozen state. The only way to get it operating again is to hold the power button down and turn off the computer then turn it back on again. It does this with either battery or AC power. I can't seem to find the problem.

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  • Anonymous Jul 16, 2008

    I have the same problem, my computer get frezee when i close i little the scren and i have to turn it off the start it again

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Go into the diplay properties, under the screen saver tab there is a button marked power, open this. Under one of the tabs there is a section that reads, when I close the lid, under this section set it as never.

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