General discussion

Laptop screen does not wake up

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?

Discussion is locked

Follow
Reply to: Laptop screen does not wake up
PLEASE NOTE: Do not post advertisements, offensive materials, profanity, or personal attacks. Please remember to be considerate of other members. If you are new to the CNET Forums, please read our CNET Forums FAQ. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Reporting: Laptop screen does not wake up
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Comments
- Collapse -
Is it plugged into a power supply?

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

- Collapse -
Yes -- I am plugged at the time

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

- Collapse -
Usually the maker's issue.

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

- Collapse -
It is a restored...

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.

CNET Forums

Forum Info