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Laptop screen does not wake up

by aka10003 / February 18, 2005 3:25 AM PST

When my laptop wakes up from Standby, the screen stays dark and I have to restart.

The screen works just fine after Hibernate; using XP Pro.
Ideas?

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Is it plugged into a power supply?
by glb613 / February 18, 2005 6:01 AM PST

Because standby can continue to use battery power. Hibernation doesn't. Check your power settings and adjust as needed.

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Yes -- I am plugged at the time
by aka10003 / February 18, 2005 6:53 AM PST

... so the issue of power is probably not the factor

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Usually the maker's issue.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 18, 2005 7:11 AM PST

Such can be heavily dependant (and is!) on the maker's drivers. Nothing in your post suggests this is the maker's drivers or the OS from the restore CDs.

Bob

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It is a restored...
by aka10003 / February 18, 2005 7:53 AM PST

The OS ( This is a Toshiba Satellite ) was actually restored by a Toshiba technician from their own set of CDs.
Trying to update the driver found no better driver available -- will try further in this direction. Thanks.

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