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Will not wake from a sleep power light just keeps flashing

Q: Will not wake from a sleep power light just keeps flashing

I have a lenovo twist running windows 8.1. This computer will be running run fine but will freeze then come right back. It also will not wake up from a sleep at times and the only way to get it back on is to cut all power or hold down the power button until it shuts off. It just started not being able to do some of the windows updates.

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A: Will not wake from a sleep power light just keeps flashing

When did you install 8.1? The reports show that your OS was installed a month before it was released.

No further info in the reports, and the last BSOD was from Nov 2013.
Please do the following:
- open Event Viewer (run eventvwr.msc from the "Run" dialog))
- expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")
- right click on Administrative Events
- select "Save all Events in Custom View as..."
- save the file as Admin.evtx
- zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")
- upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).

While waiting for a reply, please monitor your temps with this free utility: HWMonitor CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting

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Hello everyone,  I am facing this problem from the past few days in my Lenovo G510. Whenever I plug in the charger for charging the laptop, both the power light and the battery light with orange color, starts flashing and the laptop stops charging.  The color of the battery light changes to orange, even if my laptop is nearly 50% charged.Can't figure out, what is the problem? Any help will be appreciated!

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For a couple of years I've my Yoga 900 laptop with 2(!) Dell P2415Q 4K monitors using a USB-C to MiniDP dongle. I was shocked the laptop could handle both of these monitors (combined resolution 7680x2160!), but it did just fine. I recently sold them and am now using the laptop with a single Dell U3417W widescreen monitor (resolution 3440x1440). For some reason, even though the new monitor has FAR fewer pixels that the two 4K monitors did combined, the laptop will now frequently get into a state (often after a sleep/wake cycle) where the screen starts blanking out every 3-5 seconds. Usually I can't get it to stop until I do a shutdown and cold restart of the laptop. I have the latest display driver available on Lenovo.com for this laptop. What's going on here, and how can I fix it? Thanks in advance for any help!

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I have to unplug the PC power cord and plug it back it to get the PC to boot.  It's like it goes to sleep and will not wake up.  Please help! Thank you, Mike

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Every time I try to recover from sleep mode, the monitor light flashes, but nothing appears on the display. I haven't had the patience to wait for it recover (if ever), but have rebooted to Safe Mode, then rebooted again. From Google search results, it's clear that this is a common problem in Vista x64 with a variety of systems running dual monitor displays. (I have a Matrox M9120 PCIe x16 graphics card.) See:

vista 64 sleep mode monitor flashes - Google Search

Is there is a solution, other than what I have done -- change the "Put computer to sleep" option to Never? I wonder whether the same bug occurs in the Windows 7 x64 beta.

A:Vista x64 - slow recovery from sleep mode - flashing monitor light

Have a look at the tutorial here, it may help :-
Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems
Also as a side note have you looked in your bios to see what the sleep mode options are?

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Hi,
I have an Inspiron 15 7000 series 7559. I having an issue with the power-status light bar just below the trackpad. The light is flashing erratically instead of staying a solid white and I would like to stop it from doing so.
Thanks!

A:Flashing Power-status light bar

That light can be set to watch hard drive activity.  Check the keystroke listing, but it is some key +H.  I will try to find it.

It is Fn+H ...

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i have dell demension 3000. i have tried the dell forums and they move so slow.
i jsut bought a ati x1550 pci video card and a 450 watt rosewell power supply. and when i try and turn the computer on in place of the power light there is a orange flashing light and the forums guy say it is a power supply faliure how could it be jsut got it. the motherbaord has the green light lit up so its fine idk wut is wrong though so werid any other suggestions
 

A:Orange flashing power light

Have you the option of re-installing the original powersupply to test (if still working)
Also confirm all powersupply and m/b connectors are securely plugged in
 

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Bought this laptop with no power supply, I ordered one now when plugged in I get flashing blue light around the power supply but will not power up 

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Can anyone tell me what's going on with my monitor?
I have an HP Pavilion M70 monitor.
My power light keeps flashing and there's a clicking
sound (sounds like a relay clicking). Pressing the power
button or any other button does nothing.
HELP!!!
 

A:Power light on HP Pavilion M70 keeps flashing

Sounds like a power supply shutdown. It happens when there is a major component failure which causes the power supply to keep resetting and trying again (the "clicking" you hear)

Needs servicing or scrapping.
Monitors are usually not often worth fixing these days, unless it is very minor (and that does not sound minor)
 

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I bought my XPS8900 a couple weeks ago, and immediately upgraded the memory to 32GB.
Everything worked fine, but I then decided to upgrade the video card to an EVGA GeForce GTX970 SSC.
This card requires both a 6 and an 8 pin power connector which the stock Dell PSU doesn't provide. So rather than return the video card, I upgraded the PSU to a Corsair CX750M, which I've read other XPS8900 users have had success with in this machine.
As others have reported, this PSU is a tight fit, but I was able to get it installed. As soon as I powered it on, my problems began.
The case and CPU fans spin, I can hear the HDD spinning up, and I can open and close the dvd tray. So I know the PSU is at least providing some power. But I get no video, and the power indicator on the top of the case flashes an amber pattern.
I've tried reverting back to the stock dell PSU and video card, but still have the exact same issue. 
I've also tried unplugging the power cable and holding the power button for 30 sec. But still, the power light flashes the amber pattern.
I know there are no beep codes for the XPS 8900, and that the power light's amber flash pattern is used instead to diagnose the issue, but I haven't been able to locate any reference to what the patterns indicate.
The power indicator flashes a 2 - 7 pattern, and repeats.
Does anyone know what this means?

A:XPS 8900 Flashing Power Light

Followup:
I had ripped everything out with no luck. Well, everything except the upgraded memory. It had been working, so I didn't think it would be necessary to remove it. But I was wrong.
I reverted back to the stock memory and the blinking amber light problem went away!
Then I re-installed the new memory, and it also worked!
So I guess it was just that the memory needed to be re-seated.
Not sure if the 2 - 7 pattern means "Memory issue", but that would be my guess.
Since the XPS 8900 doesn't support beep codes, I hope Dell will eventually publish what the flashing light patterns mean.

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Hi,

I bought a computer from quantex, the company that went out of business, and after disconnecting my computer and moving to a new apartment - I found that when I reconnected my computer - my computer didn't work.

The monitor acted as if it wasn't attached to the computer, and the computer didn't "tick" like it usually does when loading windows. The only thing I got was a flashing "power light". The "database write" light was also on, but it was constant"

I think its a loose connection inside the tower.

How is the best way to fix it.

Thanks
 

A:only flashing power light - No display - no windows

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Hi
My PC wouldn't turn on on Monday night - just a green flashing light on the front. After a bid of fiddling with the kettle lead etc and moving the pc, it worked. After switching off as usual the same thing happened the next night. I replaced the kettle lead but now it just sits with the green light flashing. I've checked the forums but can't find someone with the same problem in that the pc DOES work every now and again. PC about 15 months old. Has anyone any suggestions (hoping its not the hard drive).
 

A:Solved: Green Flashing Light no Power!

Solved - had a chappie at work have a look and the fan doesn't move. By the way the green light now doesn't come on at all. It's the psu and it's being fixed later. Thanks for looking and hopefully this may help someone else!
 

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Hi, my laptop won't power up. There is a flashing white LED next to the in jack where the AC Adaptor plugs into.  The light flashes 3 times. The light is not on the adapter, it's on the laptop. I left the laptop plugged into the power supply all day, went out and now it won't power up. Thanks,monks

A:Flashing white light next to power input

Hello, Please try hard reset first :  Shut down the notebook, unplug the AC Adapter and then remove the battery.  Hold  down the Power button for a full minute.  Plug in the AC Adapter ( leave the battery out for the moment ) and see if the notebook will start.  You might want to take a look at this document: Battery Does not Power Notebook or Hold a Charge. It suggests troubleshooting steps to determine if the problem is the battery, the power supply, or the system board.You might find the answer to your battery/power issue as you work through the steps in that HP support article. Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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Help! After sucessfully using my A920 Dell All-in-One printer for two years with Dimension 4600 XP, I am now receiving the "printer cannot communicate with computer" message. This change occurred in the midst of a printing project. The power light continually flashes (this is not a jammed, out-of-paper, etc. warning). The driver has been uninstalled & then reinstalled several times, cable & power cords have been checked, unplugged & replugged multiple times. Could this indicate that the printer is just worn out? Thanks for any ideas.
 

A:Continually flashing power light on printer

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Have a Flex 2-15 running Windows 10.  Just picked it up and the power light was flashing orange and would not power on. It was plugged int the charger. With charger unplugged it still flashed and refused to power on.I had to disassemble the laptop and unplug the battery to stop it.  Plugged the battery back in and it powered up as normal. I can find on help on the Lenovo site any body got any ideas 

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Hi,

I have just been handed a computer from my next door neighbour, it seems to be a home build (or a computer shop build) so im unsure of the exact specs as it is not booting, they are telling me that until yesterday it was working fine... but now it will not start..

All I can tell from opening it up is that it is XP, has an Eagle power supply, a winfast motherboard and 512mb of Dan electric Ram..

when you switch the system on all the fans start and the hard drive spins up, but then there is one beep and the green power led on the front of the case goes from constant green to flashing green and nothing else happens..

I have removed and checked the HD wich is fine, I have reseated the RAM and even changed it from DIMM 1 to DIMM 2, but none of this makes any difference..

Could it be a power supply fault or a Motherboard fault?? or even a graphics card fault?? how can I find out which it is??

I have asked my neighbours if they still have the user manuals but they claim they threw them out when they moved in about 3 years ago...

Can anyone help??

Many Thanks
Geoff
 

A:Solved: Power light flashing and PC not booting

Fixed, removed the PCI graphics card, and went back to the onboard graphics.. started and ran straight away...
 

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Hi, my V3 371 558L's power light (that's the light next to the bulb icon on the laptop) has started flashing orange.  The battery is fully charged and the Acer Care Centre app is returning good battery health.  Any ideas why this has started flashing and how to stop it? Thanks Mark

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I have a TV/Monitor ( magnavox ) . It doesnt power on. The power light just flashes greenish-orange. Does this mean I need a new power supply?

Thanks in advance.
 

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A friend says this SYS Technology, Inc. monitor was working last time he used it, gave it to me. Does not have DVI, just VGA cable. Model SYS-15L-C-JT, label says it was made April 2002. I cannot find any SYS tech support. I'm looking to see if this thing is dead or if what's wrong is something simple or what. Is there a diagnostic program I can download?

I have tried a few things, like changing the sequence of connections, but it seems not to respond to power button or other controls on front. Each time I plug it in to power source (whether or not it's connected to PC) power light flashes green and it clicks every second or so. There is no picture nor status message onscreen.
 

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Hi My F1904 monitor seems to have a fault. When I power it on the power switch flashes amber and I get no display. Any suggestions? There does not seem to be any mention of this in the documentation. Many Thanks 

A:F1904 Monitor flashing amber power light

amber usually means sleep mode. flashing can mean different things. Disconnect the video cable, turn it off, pull the power plug, wait 10 seconds, plug it in and turn it on. Press the OSD buttons to see if you can bring up the on screen display. If that comes, up try connecting it again. Hopefully the PC is not sending out a bad video signal. 

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I can't get my computer to boot at all, not into CMOS, not anything. It doesn't power up. And the green LED light that comes with the power supply is constantly flashing.

This has happened before, normally when I wait a while before trying to boot, I can get the fan inside the power supply to spin just a little bit. The last time it happened, I fixed it by taking out one of the memory sticks.

I have no other power supply to test, so I don't know whether it's a problem with the motherboard, or the power supply. However, I notice that when the 24-count connector pin isn't connected to the motherboard, the light doesn't flash, it just stays lit green. When I plug it in, it starts flashing again. Maybe it's the motherboard, maybe the pins are bad, I'm not sure what that suggests.

Is there anything I can do to diagnose this clearer?
 

A:Computer won't start, power supply light flashing.

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Hi,

I got an error when I booted my computer last time that said "flash update failed. press f4 to resume." Everything still works but after I got that error, my computer has started to behave a little diferently and the power light flashed constantly now.

Does anyone know what could be the matter and how I can fix it? I havent updated my bios, ever.
 

A:Flash Update Failed & power light flashing

Did you attempt to Flash the BIOS prior to this?
 

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Hi,

I got an error when I booted my computer last time that said "flash update failed. press f4 to resume." Everything still works but after I got that error, my computer has started to behave a little diferently and the power light flashed constantly now.

Does anyone know what could be the matter and how I can fix it? I havent updated my bios, ever.
 

A:Flash Update Failed & power light flashing

Whoops, posted this on the wrong forum. Sorry about that. I had multi-windows opened at once.
 

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Hi & Thanks for reading my question,

I have a Dell e510 I am trying to fix for a friend. When power is turned on, the power light flashes green for an instant, then continues to flash amber. Nothing at all appears on the monitor. It goes to flashing amber in a sec or 2.

I have unplugged all the components and removed the memory so that I have just the motherboard and video card. I have replaced the Power supply. I have remocved the CMOS battery. Still having the problem. Is it possible that a bad or no hard drive (I have the power unplugged to the hard drive at this point). Would cause a Dell E510 not to POST.

Thanks!
 

A:Dell e510 Flashing Amber Power Light

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yellow light flashing Optiplex 960 Tower PC But after on and of from wall brick i can make it start somehow i don't know how and it run like a charm and after i use it i shut down and again on it it starts again no problem but after some time like next day it again do that problem i recently made some changes i installed graphics card but before installing the card the problem was not that much intense but there was a problem i think this is a power supply issue and i think i is not enough to run graphics Card that is why it wont start the pc but when i start the system there is no problem then im going to be crazy Please help me i don't know what to do and this is my first question i ever asked on internet on any matter you can think how intense the situation is that make me write this question
Specifications : optiplex 960 TowerCore 2 quad 2.66 Q84004 gb Ram DDR 2 800 MHZ2 Hard DrivesNvidia Quadro 20001 Cd RomDell Original Power supply 305W MAXAnxiously Waiting For the solution

A:yellow light flashing Optiplex 960 power Misbehaving.

Optiplex 960 is not a laptop and therefore "wall brick" does not exist.
Flashing Yellow Power Button is Bad power supply.  Bot Post Epic Fail.
http://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/04/SLN284978/en
 
Power Button

 
 

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Hello,

I am dazed with this problem. Trying to find the solution on all the forums.

My brother owns a Dell Desktop computer and suddenly it stopped working.

- The Power button light is flashing continuously.
- The green light on the motherboard is perfectly on.
- The port light where the telephone wire goes and the usb port next to it on the motherboard is blinking continuously.
- The processor is not starting.
- If I remove the power cord, the lights mentioned above and same for 15 seconds.



What must be the possible problem.


MAny Thanks in advance

Karthik
 

A:Dell PC not starting: amber flashing power light

You would be dazed again, because this is probably caused by a failing power supply. The blinking power button is a good clue. The green LED on the motherboard simply means that you have a power cord plugged in... It could be a bad motherboard too, but power supplies are easier to replace and cheaper to start with
 

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I have an Inspiron 7559.
On press of power button, boot does not happen and no display on screen.
However, the front panel power light flashes 7 white and 2 Amber continuously
What is the error? And how to rectify?

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I am currently having a problem when I hit the power button on my computer. The power light flashes amber for 5 to 10 minutes before the computer actually starts up. It then goes green and starts to boot. Does anyone have any idea how to solve this problem>
 
Thanks
 
 

A:Problem with Dell XPS 400 amber flashing power light

This occurs when there is a hardware issue. If you change anything then goback and check to see if it was correctly installed. (Reseat memory for example)Could be any hardware including the power supply, loose cables, video card ect..

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The battery can be fully charged and the power cable can be in but no matter what the light is flashing 4 times red then 1 white continuously. 
Any way to stop it?

A:Inspiron 1545 Power Light Constantly Flashing 4 Red then White

Hi
Are you able to turn on the system ?
I believe by power light you meant the battery charging indicator.
If you are able to load into OS, Update your BIOS.
Here is the link to BIOS for your system.
Dell Inspiron 1545 Intel BIOS
 
 

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My sister-in-law has an eMachine that she turned off and unplugged before leaving for vacation. A week later she returned and plugged it back in only to find it won't turn on. I don't know much about this pc other than it's a tower and about 3 or so years old. I figured it was probably the PSU (power supply) but wanted to verify as many things as possible. Basically, there is a green light on the back of the pc (on the PSU) that will flashes on and off when you try to turn on the computer. The PSU fan doesn't spin and nothing else makes any attempt to turn...just dead.

I pulled all the power connectors and jumpered the power switch pins (15-16), this gave me a solid green light on the PSU and the fan spun normally. I tested with a voltmeter and got the proper voltage on all the pins. I am thinking that this probably rules out the PSU but not 100% as something could be 'pulling it down'???

Any ideas on what else to look at? I hate to buy a PSU when it appears this one is ok. That pretty much leaves the MoBo and/or CPU. I've pulled all the cards and memory trying to get it to do anything and nothing affects it. I suspect there is something wrong with the MoBo but don't know how to verify that.

Any help or advice is appreciated. Thanks!
 

A:eMachine power supply (PSU) green light flashing, won't turn on

What you need is a PSU Tester which you can get on eBay that will tell you if the power supply is bad.
 

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Ever since the update I can no longer use my computer without the cord plugged in.  the battery is internal so it cannot be removed.  i had a new battery professionally installend but no change.

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Hi,
i am using dell optiplex 780-Mini Tower. last week my pc didn't startup windows and stuck load on dell logo screen with flash light showing 1 - 4 and off LED light. also  didn't access/load boot menu, bios. i tried power on with all external devise unplugged but show same problem.
can you pls help me out. thanks in advance. 

A:dell optiplex 780-Mini Tower. flashing 1 and 4 with off power light

You ram is bad.  F2 Bios setup requires working ram.

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My laptop has been distrubing since yesterday. Whenever I put in the power chord, the power light and battery light starts flashing together and the laptop does not charge. When I remove the chord, the flashing disapperas. Occassionally, it charges a little before going out again.  I tried using the laptop without the battery. It sometimes does not start and other times, it goes into the first few seconds of booting (the BIOS page) before going out again.  Do you guys know what this code indicates? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

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Hi folks,

I write here because I've a problem...
My Satellite PRO 4600 of 2002 doesn't turn on anymore.
It shows a flashing amber light when I press the Pwr On switch...
I'm an electrotecnic, so you can explain me the problem.... thanks :)

Davide

A:Satellite Pro 4600 amber light flashing if I press the power switch

It sounds like a mainboard problem?

Try to remove the AC/DC adaptor and battery and then wait one hour. Connect the AC/DC adaptor and the battery. Now try it again.

Does this happen if with battery and/or AC adaptor?

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Hello guys i hope someone can help me. My desktop stoped working and it showed me the amber power light.
First i cleaned the inside of the desktop from dust. I checked the battery it was fine ( 3V as indicated) then i checked rams. Also fine. Checked the video card also fine. Then i figured maybe it's the power supply. I jumped it and it worked the fan works and most of the outputs are fine. Then i tried to plug only the 24pin conector on the the mobo , it worked fine the fan kept spinning the HDD worked the cd-rom workd ..there was no stopping. But once i pluged the 4 pin atx mobo ps, every thing stoped again. I repeated the same thing 3 times. Once the 4 pin atx is pluged everything stops. What should i do. Is it the mobo ? Please help

A:Amber power light of death flashing Dell optiplex gx620

Hi Eddysam,
Please check the power button if it is solid or flashing, is there any pattern for the same. Please check the keyboard caps lock and number lock key if it toggles while the system is turned on.
For me to better assist in troubleshooting, please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address.

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my p500 just started flashing both power lights, and the red or orange charging light. the labtop also wont charge. anyone know what wrong with it? 

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I live in a place where we have power shortages from time to time. I have my Dell desktop pc attached to a UPS and i have configured the pc to go to sleep after 5 minutes when on UPS. Is there anyway to wake up the pc automatically once the power is on? I have connected my UPS with USB cable to the pc, and the pc treats the UPS as a battery. I use this pc as a media centre so this feature is something i really need.
I am on Windows 7 Ultimate.

Thanks!

A:Wake the PC from sleep/hibernation when power comes up

With it being a Dell the option may very well be hidden (with no way to unhide it), but have a look in the bios under the Power options for anything relating to "restore on power loss". If it is there it is likely set to disabled (the default on most if not all motherboards), set it to enabled and that should do it.

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This started two days ago. When waking up from sleep, the power cycles on and off about every 2-3 seconds. This is happening before any programs are restarted, and the screen is still dark. I first thought it was my new battery backup. I called APC, and they agreed that it had failed even thou the UPS was only 10 days old,. So I disconnected it, and plugged the computer into a dedicated outlet, removed the UPS monitoring software with Revo, and then cleaned the registry with CClean, with no effect. The only new programs I've loaded, were about 2 weeks ago I added itunes, and a Win update or 2, and the battery backup software, which has been removed.
Thanks in advance for your help.
Dayn
P.S.
The computer is a Win 7 Pro machine about 3 months old. I7-2600, 16 GB ram, and boots from a SSD that only holds the OS, 4 TB of HD in raid 0. No mods or overclocking....Just as it came from Micro Center.

A:Power cycles on and off after trying to wake from sleep

See if there is any information provided in your wake logs: Wake Source - Read Event Viewer Log

There may also be errors in Event Viewer in regards to the wake cycle. Please provide us with your Event Viewer administrative logs by following these steps:Click Start Menu
Type eventvwr into Search programs and files (do not hit enter)
Right click eventvwr.exe and click Run as administrator
Expand Custom Views
Click Administrative Events
Right click Administrative Events
Save all Events in Custom View As...
Save them in a folder where you will remember which folder and save as Errors.evtx
When asked, save the display information in English.
Go to where you saved Errors.evtx
Create a new folder by right clicking in a blank area within the folder Errors.evtx is saved in. You could also click New Folder at the top of the directory under the directory path box.
Name the new folder Errors.
Place Errors.evtx and the LocaleMetaData folder into the new Errors folder.
Right click the Errors folder -> send to -> compressed (zipped) folder
Upload the .zip file here.

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I just received my replacment AC adaptor. I put my battery back in and plugged the laptop in, but when i push the power button the battery indicator light flashes red four times. There are no lights on. Does this mean my battery is fried. Originally i thought the jack needed replaced, but the guy told me it was just my cord which Best Buy confirmed. So after getting the new cord i have this new problem. Usally there is a battery indicator light on when the battery is in and it is plugged in. I tryed taking out the battery, unplugging it and holding the power button down, but that didnt work. I also tryed it without the battery in. Is my battery just bad? Thanks for any help.

Thank you,
Dan
 

A:Solved: battery indicator light flashing red when power button on my laptop is pushed

Try plugging the laptop in and then push the power button. I have had the same thing happen to me when the laptop would only work when I had it plugged in. I had to replace the battery.
 

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My PC is fairly new and I'm having problems with slow shutdowns/restarts and slow sleep/wakes. Recently it seems to fail waking altogether and restarts after a while instead. Usually during waking I just have a black screen for a long time before the reset/restart but sometimes I see the Windows log-in screen but it's unresponsive.
The problem predates my CPU undervolting and doesn't seem to change when I switch RAM settings back to Auto instead of XMP (I my RAM necessitates some kind of overclock in order to function at its rated speed).

Can anyone advise how to proceed? Thanks.
System specification below. This forum has a fantastic design that eliminates the form of pasted lists of information. That's just great for preventing people from reading it. I was worried someone might have read this information.
OS: Win 10 Pro 64-bitMainboard: ASUS Z170 Pro GamingCPU: Intel i7 6700 (6th gen), Stock HSF, Undervolt Offset -0.15 V, LLC 4RAM: Corsair LPX Vengeance 2x8GB DDR4-3000 (CMK16GX4M2B3000C15)Graphics: Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950Sys Drive: Samsung Evo 750 SSD, 250 GBData Drives: OCZ Vertex 2 SSD, 60 GB; WDC WD1002FAEX-00Y9A0, ~1 TB; WDC WD2003FZEX-00Z4SA0, ~2 TB; WDC WD2002FAEX-00MJRA0, ~2 TB; RAID 0, ~300 GB [Maxtor 6B160MO x 2]PSU: XFX TS 750W (P1-750S-NLB9)Bluetooth: Parani UD100 Bluetooth USB AdapterMonitor: LG 21.5" W2246S-BF 16:9 Wide LCD Monitor 1920x1080 5msLogitech G500 mouse, K120 keyboard.UEFI BIOS divergence from optimised default settingsAI Overclock Tune... Read more

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Hi there, I've been dealing with a "female" L580.... Power management is behaving quite randomly. Sometimes it just turns itself off (with or without charger), or cannot wake it up from sleep, ..... When it fails to start the power button led remains ON but no fan no screen no other leds no nothing. I've tried emptying all condensers by disconnecting internal battery and pushing power button for a few seconds and all that.... Sometimes it's also possible for the machine to stay on for days doing memory, disk, virus and other all sorts of tests trying to figure it out - nothing comes out of it, all clean. Tried replacing internal battery for another new OEM one, and the symptons remain. Just cannot find a pattern or a correlation. There are no errors, temperatures, nothing that can lead to a conclusion on which component may be damaged, if anything is damaged. I have to say I'm little bit disappointed as I've bought Lenovo Prof line to come away from this sort of thing. It's a less than 1 year old high spec machine..... Doesn't make much sense to me. Any thoughts or experience on this kind of behaviour? Thanks. Regards, Bruno Belo.

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Hi,
I've been getting persistent BSOD's when attempting to wake up my computer (Lenovo Twist u230) from sleep. I am also sporadically getting Kernal Data Inpage Error BSOD while using my computer.

My machine is Windows 8, installed from factory with a recent refresh done. SFC /SCANNOW and DISM both come up clean. All of my hardware diagnostics are also clean.

Help!

A:Driver Power State Failure on wake from sleep

Which hardware diagnostics have you done?

Please run Driver Verifier according to these instructions: Driver Verifier Settings

Just a guess at this point, but try removing Diskeeper to see if that helps.
If not that, then try removing the Citrix software to see if it helps.

Analysis:
The following is for informational purposes only.

Code:
**************************Fri Oct 11 09:56:37.534 2013 (UTC - 4:00)**************************
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\John\SysnativeBSODApps\101113-15578-01.dmp]
Windows 8 Kernel Version 9200 MP (4 procs) Free x64
Built by: 9200.16628.amd64fre.win8_gdr.130531-1504
System Uptime:0 days 20:21:57.335
Probably caused by :Unknown_Image ( ANALYSIS_INCONCLUSIVE )
BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa80036b7890, fffff800c68d07f0, fffffa800de92610}
BugCheck Info: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE (9f)
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for too long a time
Arg2: fffffa80036b7890, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: fffff800c68d07f0, nt!TRIAGE_9F_POWER on Win7, otherwise the Functional Device Object of the stack
Arg4: fffffa800de92610, The blocked IRP
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x9F
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: WIN8_DRIVER_FAULT
PROCESS_NAME: System
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: 0x9F_3_ACPI_ANALYSIS_INCONCLUSIVE
CPUID: "Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3317U CPU @ 1.70GHz"
MaxSpeed: 1700
CurrentSpeed: 1696
BIOS Version GDETA1WW (1.61 )
BIOS Release Date 09/14/2013
Manufacturer LENOVO... Read more

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We've had some power offs and ons due to snow storms recently. But, I don't know if the power is the actual problem.

Typically when I come to the computer its in the sleep mode and a mouse movement or keyboard key would wake up the machine. In the last few days neither do a thing.

A couple observations-

1) My Samsung monitor's power blue light , stays blue and blinks
2) The case power on button light is on and steady lite.
3) Pressing the reset doesn't go to reset, kind of does nothing
4) Pressing and holding the power button acts the same as the reset

In the end , I turn the power strip off then on again and then all's well.

The board is an Asus, with an AMD processor, 16 gig mem.

Samsung SSD
Any ideas?
Thanks
 

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I am new to Windows and bought a wonderful new HP Spectre x360 15" laptop. It seems from the various guides I've read that if the computer is sleeping the power button will blink. In my power management control panels (including advanced) I have made sure that Hibernate is just turned off. However, whether on power or battery, if the computer is asleep with the lid closed, after a while the power light goes completely off, which seems to indicate the laptop has actually moved to Hibernate mode. I don't mind the hibernate mode so much except for three things: (1) Once the laptop has moved itself from sleep to hibernate mode, opening the lid or touching a key does not wake it up, I have to press the power button. I have seen search result hits that talk about enabling waking up the computer with the keyboard -- so I will read those and am not looking for an answer to this here ... I am just mentioning it. (2) It's bothering me that even though I don't allow hibernate anywhere that I can find in Settings, the computer puts itself into hibernate mode anyhow. (Again, I am *presuming* this is "hibernate mode" because the power light goes out and opening the lid does not wake it up ... for the first few minutes, when it is still in sleep mode, the power button blinks and opening the lid turns on the screen.)  (3) I can't tell if the laptop is off or in hibernate!! QUESTION 1: How can I tell for sure if the laptop is just in sleep mode but for ... Read more

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as everyone knows,when you put you sing your computer a lalabye and put it to sleep your power indicater light blinks on and off.while most computers(my old ones included)blink about once a second or so,my new cpu is all hopped up on goobers and what not and blinks about 4 times a second.while its not hurting anything its realy ticking me off,im used to the slow blink and when i leave it on at night i get a nice little strobe light effect(well,maybe not that bright)but even though i doubt theres a way to do it,is there any way that can be turned down?it just bugs me.
 

A:Q about the power light in sleep mode

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W7 PC wakes up from sleep every few minutes. It didn't use to. I am the builder / owner / sole user. Investigation done so far at the DOS prompt to establish the cause:

powercfg -devicequery wake_armed
(no results returned)

powercfg -waketimers
There are no active wake timers in the system

powercfg -lastwakeWake History Count - 1
Wake History [0]
Wake Source Count - 0Other ideas to try and establish the cause with please?

Many thanks.

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