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Old October 16, 2009, 09:30 AM
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Ok so before i went jogging i put my PC into sleep mode for the first time ever (was curious). So as soon as i pressed Sleep the screen went black. So i tried waking it up but it wouldnt. So i restarted, nothing. The screen just stays black. All fans are working but the HDD LED stopped working. I tried pulling the plug and everything. The screen just stays black no matter what i do. Is my HDD dead? If Vista breaks this easily then this is some major BS. The monitor is working, tried restarting that several times also. I shut it down every way possible. Help pls?
Cant even get to BIOS.
OS is Vista Home Premium 32bit.
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Old October 16, 2009, 09:55 AM
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What kind of motherboard is it- have you tried resetting CMOS using the jumper? Any beeps?
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Old October 16, 2009, 10:04 AM
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What kind of motherboard is it- have you tried resetting CMOS using the jumper? Any beeps?
Its Asus P5QL. Like 4 months old. Whats a CMOS and jumper?
Yes i know it should beep if somethings wrong but it doesnt.
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Old October 16, 2009, 10:12 AM
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I think you're probably ok- have a read through this thread by sswilson- jumper locations are in you manual.

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Old October 16, 2009, 10:16 AM
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Theres a multitude of problems that can prevent a computer from waking up from sleep. Here are a few fixes ive seen: new drivers (acpi, and oddly enough video drivers) new bios revision, cant think of any more off the top of my head. You may also try using standby and hibernate, if one works, just disable the other one.
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Old October 16, 2009, 10:22 AM
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10 Step "No Post" BIOS Recovery Guide


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I cant even get to bios. The monitor just acts as my PC was in whatever the state is called that comes after screensaver.
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Old October 16, 2009, 10:33 AM
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yeah I know dude- it's a "no post" guide :-)
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this might seem like a stupid question but I just have to ask it, is the monitor turned on? I ask this because on some systems when they go to sleep they automatically turn off the monitor
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this might seem like a stupid question but I just have to ask it, is the monitor turned on? I ask this because on some systems when they go to sleep they automatically turn off the monitor
"The monitor is working, tried restarting that several times also."
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