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Desktop will not restart after sleep

by qpruwoei / October 12, 2011 1:26 PM PDT

I have a custom made desktop and everything works great. But only recently I've started to encounter a problem.

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This is all we know.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 12, 2011 1:48 PM PDT

"custom made desktop"

The symptom is consistent with driver or overclocked PCs. But given so little about this machine that's all I can offer.
Bob

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Sorry here's the system info
by qpruwoei / October 12, 2011 2:00 PM PDT
In reply to: This is all we know.

3.4Ghz Intel Core i7-2600K 8MB Cache Quad-Core
ASUS SABERTOOTH P67 REV 3.0 (Intel P67, 2xPCI-E, 8xSATA, 4xDDR3
16GB (4GBx4) PC3 10666 DDR3 1333Mhz Memory
128GB Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1 SATA3 SSD
1536MB GeForce GTX 580 GDDR5 PCI-E Dual-DVI

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Then back to the maker of each thing
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 13, 2011 2:41 AM PDT

And see if they have a newer driver. Since ethernet is suspect, why not start with that driver?

Also, on troubled machines I often switch the user to HIBERNATE since few have the time or the money to figure it out.
Bob

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Power management/auto sleep
by Bob__B / October 13, 2011 1:52 AM PDT

Some folks find this works well.
I had nothing but grief from it.
I did find that manual sleep mode works fine.

So.....I just turned off all the power save features and when I'm done using the machine I click start>sleep.
When I want to use the machine I move the mouse or press a keyboard key.

Ymmv.

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