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  • Forum Thread: sleep problems/lid

    please help, i bought this laptop about a month ago (Dell Inspiron 17r 5737 16g 1T). As ive read all over the place, everyone is having problems with the sleep/lid. Yes, i have ran diagnostics on graphics and pretty much everything else on my laptop and still the same thing....... i have programs running...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 17R 5737 wont go to sleep!!

    so i bought this laptop yesterday , And immediately i saw a big problem , there is this sleep issue in this laptop , and like all other customers , When I close the lid on my system for more than a few seconds, it takes about 30 seconds to re-start, and I lose all of my open Web sites, documents, etc...
  • Forum Thread: help - M3800 - Sleep/hibernate crash

    Problem - Win7 crash when I put the laptop to sleep..either manualy via start button or pushing the power button - to be more specific, the screen turns off but the laptop is still running because the light on the power button is still on. -Laptop is brand new (month old), but have had this problem...
  • Forum Reply: RE: E7440 - sleep Issues and display issues

    Same here: E7440 shutting down itself, even when i close lid or press sleep. There are some more issues related to docking station, but this one mentioned above is really annoying.
  • Forum Thread: Dell 15R (8.1) Will Not Sleep Automatically

    I'm sure I'm not the only one. We've purchased two Dell PCs the past month and both have had the same problem. The PCs sleep if manually put to sleep. But if set to sleep after, say 10 min, they will not do so. The screen shuts off but the PC may not sleep when requested. Often they go to...
  • Forum Thread: Dell inspiron M301Z unexpected sleep

    Hi, I have a problem with my Dell inspiron M301Z. When im doing something with this computer, he unexpectedly goes to sleep mode. I tried to install w8.1 but still same, then came back to win 7, but also, problem didn't gone. Tried to change power options but still the same. I don't know what...
  • Forum Thread: Sleep mode problem in my Inpiron 15R

    I bought this laptop 6 months back. When i leave the laptop with unsaved documents or some windows open and after logging out, it return to sleep mode after sometime. In the sleep mode the laptop's power buttons blinks in a FADE-IN and FADE-OUT way. Till now what happened is normal i guess. Now...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 13 Touch Wake From Sleep problems

    I got a new XPS 13 Touch in December, and it worked perfectly up until about one month ago. I recall it installed both Dell and Windows updates when my problems started. I normally use my XPS 13 on AC power with external keyboard, mouse, and monitor. I have problems waking from sleep via external USB...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 13: sleep mode

    My XPS 13 does not always fall totally asleep when run on batterie power. The hard drive activity light continues to flash and the strip of lights (wifi to drive exject) remains on. The fan remains on as well. Where to start lookin for the reason?
  • Forum Reply: RE: Windows 8.1 slow start up time, sleep issues solved!!!!!!!!!

    Awesome dear, It worked good for me, just did this few minutes back though :-) By the way, mine is a Dell 5537. I just downgraded the Intel video driver, the lower version was available in my system itself. Thanks
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15R SE, Win8.1, cannot go to sleep

    I have a Dell Inspiron 15R SE 7520. Recently I've installed Windows 8.1 on a new hard drive (Crucial M500 480GB). I have installed the latest BIOS, version A10 I have installed the latest drivers: Realtek Card Reader Driver 6.2.9200.39052, A01 Intel HM77 Chipset Driver 9.4.0.1026, A00 ...
  • Forum Thread: XPS13 9333 Wont Resume

    I just received my XPS13 9333. I am having a problem where if I leave the machine asleep for more than 10 minutes or so then it wont resume. The first attempt to press the power button will turn the machine on for a few seconds then it powers off. If I open the lid after only a few minutes it will resume...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 7437 won't wake up

    Hi, Every time I try to wake up my laptop following the closure of the lid it refuses to wake up. I end up hve to hold down the power button to force a reboot. I've installed the latest Intel graphic card drivers (recommended elsewhere) but this hasn't help and lso tried to disble Intel Rapid...
  • Forum Thread: 15z 5523 will not shut down / wake from sleep

    Hi all, my first post here. Not a techie, but hopefully can explain the issue well enough :-) My Inspiron 15z 5523 is around 14 months old, works beautifully 99% of the time. Running Windows 8 / Office 2010 and not much of anything non-standard. No touchscreen. Suddenly, around 2 weeks ago the system...
  • Forum Thread: Alienware laptop not waking from sleep mode, instead is restarting

    I purchased an alienware laptop about 5 months ago, and everything was working fine until about a week ago when i noticed whenever i pressed the power button to wake up my laptop, it would go through the boot process and end up in the start screen. Now whenever i try to wake up my computer, it is acting...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Dell Latitude E7440 - Win8 - laptop won't return from standby mode

    I have exactly the same problem - if anyone can shed any light on this, that would be great
  • Forum Thread: System won't sleep or shutdown after 8.1 update!

    My Inspiron 3537 never shuts down. Power LED, HDD, fan are on. This doesnt rectify itself even if I leave it for 2 hrs. Serious problem after 8.1 update from windows 8. The screen turns black, and the LED blacklight and fan are still on and cannot revert to normal mode unless I do a hard reset. Updated...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15R 3537 sleep/wake problem

    Ordered an Inspiron 15R 3537 laptop online which I received on the 24/1/14. Have had constant issues with sleeping/waking since then. To start with the problem was that when the laptop was put to sleep, the screen went black but the power light would not flash, and when I attempted to wake the computer...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 14 7437 - cannot wake up a laptop from sleep mode, loose keyboard access

    Hello, I have 2 months old laptop Inspiron 14 7437. I have noticed few anomalies. 1. I cannot wake up a laptop from a sleep mode. It goes to sleep after 10 min. I click on the power button to wake it up. I can see a keyboard light up but screen remains blank. I have to hold a power button to turn...
  • Forum Thread: Windows 8.1 slow start up time, sleep issues solved!!!!!!!!!

    Hi, I posted this to help anyone who came across with slow start up and sleep issues in windows 8.1. ( Dell Inspiron 15-3537) I recently upgraded from windows 8 to 8.1. After installing all the drivers found that fast start up not working and laptop does not awake from "sleep" state. Tried...
  • Forum Thread: My Inspiron 15R SE 7520 shuts down instead of going to sleep or hibernating

    Hi all, since upgrading to windows 8.1 my Inspiron 15R 7520 Laptop shuts down completely instead of going to sleep or hibernating after either being left alone for a period of time or closing the lid, causing me to loose all my open work and so on. Additionally if you manually put it into sleep mode...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 15 9530 doesn't resume from sleep (how to fix?)

    Hello all, this is the last of a series of issues I seem to have encountered with my top tier (512 SSD) XPS 15 9530... Every other time I'd go to resume from sleep I encounter a black screen that won't go away unless I re-sleep and then resume the machine again... or reboot. Any ideas what may...
  • Forum Thread: Dell 15 7000 issues (audio, screen, trackpad)

    Hi, I recently purchased a Dell 15 7000 and wanted to write about 3 issues I've had so far. I'm unsure if it is a hardware, or OS issue, but maybe you can help me figure out. Firstly, the audio is always fuzzy when using headphones or earphones. Speakers work fine, but with all of the headphones...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop Freeze from Sleep...

    Well I just got my laptop from Dell the other day, with a Clean OS install and nothing really on it but the basic Windows 7 starter stuff, I've been adding all my general programs and installing drivers (AMD, Office, Webcam, Skype, Kaspersky) and for the most part it's better than when I received...
  • Forum Thread: Sleep or hibernate stuck my Precision M4700

    I have a big issue when I put the pc in Sleep or Hibernate mode. Quite always (75/80%) the operation turn off the display (even the external monitors) but then the disk continue to work, the leds remain on and it doesn't go in sleep/hyb mode. The only solution is to force the shutdown keeping the...