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Syncmaster T260HD Takes Forever to Wake Up from Sleep Mode

by charman1824 / September 6, 2009 1:05 PM PDT


Have a Syncmaster T260HD. Overall, a good monitor, but the sleep mode is driving me crazy. After the monitor goes into sleep/powersaving mode where the screen goes black with pulsing red power light, it takes forever for it to wake up. I'm talking 30 seconds to 1-2 minutes. I shake the mouse violently, press keys, and ultimately turn the monitor off and on. This sluggishness is also inconsistent. Sometimes, wakes up with no problems (50% of the time).

No rhyme or reason as to when it responds quickly. How long it's been asleep doesn't seem to influence how fast it comes online. I've had the monitor asleep for hours but turn on quickly yet other times it just drags.

Anyway, any way to disable the sleep mode feature? Any key combination to wake it up faster?

Thanks much for your time.

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Syncmaster T260HD Takes Forever to Wake Up from Sleep Mode
by den_dog / September 16, 2009 5:53 AM PDT

I've my T260HD now also for 6 months and indeed the wake-up is quite annoying. From time to time it is even so that the screen is not responding,the red power light is just on (not even pulsing). you can't do anything with the remote, the buttons on the side or even the power button. you really have to power it off by removing the plug, wait till the red light is gone and then plug it in again.

Any feedback appreciated

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Syncmaster T260HD Takes Forever to Wake Up from Sleep Mode
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / September 18, 2009 1:34 PM PDT


I'll check with our monitor specialists. I'm not sure what to say, except that turning off the sleep mode on the computer might be a way to avoid this from happening in the meantime.


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T260HD fix
by cfgjazzman / April 9, 2011 12:49 PM PDT

Just swipe your finger over the power symbol on the bottom right of the monitor and it wakes up in a second. I know. Was a big duh for me, too.

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