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Re: Screen comes on and after about 5 min. it goes off...
To narrow down the problem area, connect the laptop to an external monitor, if everything works properly, then you have a bad screen. If it does the same, then you have a failing motherboard component that is causing the shutdown.
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Hey Lea, Try the steps below to see if they will resolve this issue that you are having with your computer. If this does resolve the issue you can email me. My email address is listed below in my sigfile.
1) UNPLUG THE LAPTOP 2) REMOVE THE BATTERY 3) HOLD DOWN THE POWER BUTTON FOR ABOUT 30 SECONDS TO 2 MINUTES 4) THEN PUT THE BATTERY BACK IN 5) START IT UP..
holding the fn key on boot will start the pre boot diagnostics if theyre clean then the heatsink and fan need cleaned out as they get blocked with dust, there should be a panel that you can remove on the back
Its going to sleep mode after 5 mins or going to standby if you are not working on it. you can on it by moving mouse or pressing any key on keyboard if it gone to sleep mode .You can press power button to make it on if its gone to standby. To disable this Right click on any empty space on desktop and go to screen saver tab and click on Power button . There in Power Scheme tab , make all options to NEVER and press Apply and OK.Now it will work fine. Options are turnoff monitor, turn off hard disk , System standby , system hibernates etc
hi,follow these steps :
1.turn it on 2.press F8 3.select safe mode or safe mode with networking if you need internet 4.here you can save,change ,delete accounts so on 5.when you done restart and you can log on with your settings.
Try new memory (RAM) or if the device has two memory module install turn the deviice off take one module out turn on If it does not work then Turn the device off take the second module out replace with the first module Turn the device on
it sounds like your most likely having trouble with the hibernate feature try this
start>>control panel>>power options>> click on the hibernate tab un check enable hibernate mode
this should fix your issue