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Sleep State Resume Trouble

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I opened laptop to resume work. It began to 'waken' from sleep state, but I closed 'lid' again before it had fully wakened. Monitor is now blank/black, and laptop is unresponsive to any input, even though power is still indicated as 'on'. Cannot shut down, as power button is nonresponsive. I removed AC power cord, with no change.

Should I remove battery, discharge power button, then reinsert battery and AC cord and power up again?

Thanks in advance for your help.

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  • ajayeh Aug 10, 2008

    Thanks. Managed to sort that one out before I got your response, but I appreciate it.

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Yes, unplug, remove battery, replace, then start. It's just glitched slightly, no biggie.

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