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Pc will not go to "sleep" Blue Screen

I renewed my Spyware and Anitvirus on my laptop last Tuesday, since then y laptop will not go to standby mode whenthe screen is closed. The fan will run and when the lap top is opened there is a blue screen indicating that there has been an error with a file named atidvag and that windows has been shut down.
Once the PC is started again there is an error message that Windows has recovered from a serious error.
The detail of the error report for Microsoft are
BCCode 100000ea
BCP1: 828BBDAB
BCP2: 82AA5C40
BCP3: F7A3FCB4
BCP4: 00000001
OSVer; 5_1_2600
SP: 2_0
Product 768_1 I have Vista Home Premium and system Shuts Down incorrectly whenever I try Sleep or Hibernate. The computer has never gone to sleep correctly since I bought the computer new three months ago

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Try reinstall whole system but don`t forgot do back up first ;)

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Won't go into sleep mode


Which operating system ?


Sleep mode on a Windows 7 PC saves power without you having to turn your computer off and without losing any work.


This option cuts the power to your monitor, powers down the hard drive and pauses all functions until you awaken the computer from hibernation.


Whether you have a laptop, desktop or workstation, putting your computer into sleep mode will lower your electric bill and save money!


Click the "Start" button in the lower left corner of your desktop. In the lower right corner of the Start menu, next to the "Shut Down" button, is a button labeled with a small, right-pointing arrow. Mouse over the arrow.


The Shut Down menu appears.

Point at "Sleep" and click on this option.

Your Windows 7 computer goes into sleep mode.


Wake your computer from sleep mode by jiggling the mouse.

There may be a delay of a few seconds before your hardware powers on.


All of your open programs are still open and your work is intact, just as you left it before the computer entered sleep mode.


Configure your Windows 7 PC to go into sleep mode automatically when it is not used for a certain amount of time.


Click "Start" and select "Control Panel." Click "System and Security."

Click "Power Options."

A menu opens.


Click on "Choose when the computer sleeps" and select the number of minutes of inactivity. You can also set a separate time interval to put your monitor into sleep mode.


If you set both to 10 minutes, then your PC and monitor will automatically go into sleep mode after 10 minutes of inactivity


Your Computer in sleep mode


First, save all of your work. Information in computer memory is not saved while your computer is on standby.


From the Start menu, select Settings, then Control Panel, then Power Management.


Click Standby Beside When I Push the Power Button.


Push the Power button.


Automatically Putting Your Computer on Standby


Save all work before leaving your computer.


From the Start menu, select Settings, then Control Panel.


Double-click Power Management.


Set the times that you want your system to go on standby, to shut off the monitor and to shut off the hard disks.


Click OK. Your computer will go on standby according to the schedule you have entered.


Putting Your Computer in Hibernation


From the Start menu, select Settings, then Control Panel.


Double-click Power Settings.


Click on the Advanced tab.


At the When I Push the Power Button On My Computer screen, click Hibernate.


Click the Power button.


Hope this helps.




Nov 25, 2012 | Dell Factory Refurbished 4700-HH79N81...

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When i shut down my pc it shuts down, but the psu stays on, i can turn it off by the button but not by the desktop, any ideas???


Hi, "Sleep" mode or "standby" mode allows your computer to go on standby or sleep until you "wake" it up again. This is a power saving feature which is usually used for a few hours. You can change it to completely shut down everything (including power supply) in power supply options in your control panel. Check out your help section for sleep or standby options. Hank

Aug 27, 2010 | Dell Dimension E520 PC Desktop

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My pc has been giving me problems for a while. It stops functioning and goes to a blue screens that says that an error has occured and that windows shut down to protect the computer.


hi,
your system might be infected with virus or spyware.
scan with good anitvirus you can use this links
http://www.bitdefender.com/scanner/online/free.html
even though it giving problem format the system and install fresh OS .
I hope this will resolve the issue.

Jun 18, 2010 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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Wont come out of sleep mode


hi ck leapfrog,

thry this method done through about.com

right click on desktop > properties > screen saver > click on power > set the time u want your monitor to turn off ( but with the pc on ) and the hard disk also, but i would suggest give it more time with the hard disk.
and standby mode, i think it's what you want, it turns off the whole computer but if you touched anything, it will turn back on.
hibernate closes the computer completely but it's same like standby, coz the application will still be running and all.
about the welcome/login screen, click on advanced tab > under options, uncheck prompt for passport when computer resumes.

hope this helps.

regards,

voodoo

Apr 12, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Computer sleep mode


Turn it off at night or if you leave it for an extended period. It still uses power even in sleep mode, plus the longer Windows runs, the more chance of corruption.

Mar 28, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Sleep Mode Lockup on Dell Inspirion 530 w/ Vista


Try hitting the "Windows" key on your keyboard to bring it out of sleep mode. The "Windows" key is generally found on the bottom row of the keyboard, near the Alt and Ctrl keys, and it has no letters on it, just the Windows logo. That key brings my Windows Vista machines out of sleep mode when other keys won't.

As for the power button, anytime you need to force a computer to turn off, you can press and hold the power button to do so. Usually, you need to hold the power button for 5-10 seconds and it will shut down. Use this option with caution, as it turns the computer off without running through the shutdown process and can cause you to lose data.

Hope this helps.

Mar 08, 2009 | HP Media Center m7060n PC Desktop

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I have a Dell Inspiron 530


I have a Dell Inspiron 530S, and it exhibited the same symptoms as rguggemos's & Wilburollie's.

I can put it to sleep, but when I try to wake it, it won't. The screen will stay black. I can hear the drives spin up, and the fans go on FULL blast, and the blue power LED stays flashing, but the computer will stay like that - no picture or anything. Then I'd have to press & hold the power button to force it off, then power back on. Not ideal.

The solution that worked for me?! On boot, at the "DELL" logo, hit F2 to enter the BIOS setup, go to Power Management, and change the standby mode from S3 to S1. The difference? S3 is a "deeper" sleep, w/ more components powered off, which is better, energy-wise, but it is more difficult to wake from. S1 is a "light" sleep. Give it a shot! Maybe it'll work!

Good luck!

- Mike

Stolen from another forum:

S0 (Working) is lit. The CPU functions in entirety; the conservation of power is on a basis of by-device.

S1 (Sleep). The CPU is stopped; The RAM is regenerated; the system functions in reduced power.

S2 (Sleep 2) The CPU does not have any power; The RAM is regenerated; the system is in lower mode of the S1.

S3 (Standby) The CPU does not have any power; The RAM regenerates at minimum; the power supply unit is in mode of reduced power. This mode is also called “Save to RAM”.

S4 (Hibernate). All is powered off, but the memory was saved like temporary file on the hard drive. This mode is called “Save to disk”.

S5 (Off) Everything is shutdown. Means you need a full reboot.

Dec 11, 2008 | HP Media Center m7060n PC Desktop

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I have a hp laptop i bought last 2006.suddenly when i'm pushing the tunr on button it doesnt turn i could light from the laptop but my screen is blank


Sounds like you may of put the Laptop into Sleep or Hibernation Mode. If you have a User Manual for your Machine, then have a look on how to Activate/Deactivate Sleep/Hibernation Mode, as it's usually a combination of keys. If you have not got a manual, then let me know the Model Number of your Macjhine and I'll get it for you :-).

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