Solved My laptop sometimes gets stuck in sleep mode.

January 24, 2012 at 14:27:16
Specs: Windows Vista
You know how when you close a laptop it goes into sleep mode? Well mine occasionally will not come out of sleep mode when I open it. It's almost completely random too. Even worse is sometimes it will come out when I hit a couple keys or the power button, but other times it won't wake up no matter what. The only solution to this I found was taking the battery out and putting it back, which I really don't like doing, mainly cause it can harm the laptop and/or wear it out. I have only had to do this twice but I would really like to fix this without having to take it to a shop. Any idea's?

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#1
January 24, 2012 at 14:49:40
Make, model, age of laptop? Run the Belarc Auditor if you want to get all that good information: www.belarc.com > Free download > download

Are you running Vista SP2 (Service Pack 2)?

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#2
January 24, 2012 at 16:09:35
Well I got this laptop two Christmas's ago so it's just about over a year, the laptop is a HP Pavilion dv6700, and I'm running Vista SP1

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#3
January 24, 2012 at 20:37:58
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Use Sleep Mode for short periods when you are not using the laptop like going between meetings or classes, moving to a different room, or maybe having a brief lunch, maybe up to a half hour.
Use Hibernate Mode for longer periods of inactivity like traveling between clients, stopping for dinner or to watch a TV program, up to a couple of hours.
Shut the laptop down and allow it to rest for longer periods of inactivity like a long trip, sleeping, or other period grater than a few hours.
On Desktops you can use the hybrid sleep mode for overnight, but it is not really advisable on laptops.
Here is some more information on Sleep and hibernate:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/...

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#4
January 25, 2012 at 10:54:11
To add to what Fingers said:

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/6...

- Back up any data on your system.

- I would definitely update to SP2, then after SP2 is on, run Microsoft Update again several times until no more cumulative updates appear.

- Make sure your system has current & up to date AntiVirus installed as well.

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#5
January 25, 2012 at 14:11:27
Alright thanks!

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