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Can I Wake My PC From Sleep From My Mac?

Q: Can I Wake My PC From Sleep From My Mac?

I'm running Snow Leopard on my iMac which is wirelessly connected to the house's router with Airport. The PC is connected directly to the router with the ethernet cable. It is a fairly new computer, running Windows 7. It is an Acer, 2.something GHz processor. Is there any software that I can use on my mac to wake up my PC remotely from my Mac? Thank you.

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A: Can I Wake My PC From Sleep From My Mac?

Wake on Lan is just a magic packets to notify any WOL capable nic and computer to turn on or wake up. Just Google search for OS x wol.
http://www.readpixel.com/wakeonlan/

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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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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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Hi,

I am new here. Hoping someone can help me out with this issue. I work in IT so am not a complete computer bonehead and am at my wits end with this.

My laptop is about 4 years old, it's a toshiba. For whatever reason, it started taking 5+ minutes to wake up from sleeping. If it sleeps for an hour, it's OK.. but if you leave it sleep all night and try to wake it up in the morning, it's quite cranky. After the 5+ minute wake up, it performs as normal. It was running Windows 7 Home 32 bit.

Troubleshooting steps that I have taken are as follows.

Reinstalled windows. Issue was resolved! but after about 2-3 weeks, issue came back. I thought maybe it was some type of windows update, so I reinstalled windows again and paid closer attention to the updates. Issue presented itself again after 2-3 weeks, and there were no updates immediately done prior to it starting.

I started to think maybe it was something related to my hard drive, so i performed laptop surgery and swapped out my original hard drive with a solid slate drive, and installed windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit (this laptop can support 64 bit so I figured why not upgrade.).

issue again was resolved for a few weeks, and now it's back to taking 5+ minutes to wake up again.

If you're turning the laptop on from scratch, it takes 10-15 seconds tops. if you're restarting, it's 10-15 seconds tops (man, I love SSD...)... if you're waking itup within the hour, its 1-2 seconds. But anything longer then that, 5+ minutes.

It ba... Read more

A:Laptop extremely slow to wake up from sleep mode, 5+ minutes to wake

Hi there, have you ran any malware/anti virus scans?

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I have a Dell Optiplex 755 with WinXPPro SP3, 2GB RAM and an Intel Core 2 Duo E4600, and it is unreliable for Wake on LAN and Wake on Ring. I also wonder whether my Standby - Sleep - Suspend (S1 or S3) is working correctly.

When the PC is in Standby - Sleep - Suspend mode (S1 or S3), Wake on LAN and Wake on Ring work some of the time but not all of the time, and I'd like them to be 100% reliable.

These may be two different problems, but your advice will be appreciated. (Also, if I should post in a different forum, please advise.)

My Network Card is an Intel 82566DM-2 Gigabit Network Connection, and I recently upgraded its drivers using "generic" PROXP.exe from the Intel website, although this has not helped the problem. The specific driver file e1e5132.sys is now from 2009 -- it used to be from 2007. But, as I say, Wake on LAN from Standby was not and is still not reliable, both before and after the driver update.

In Settings .. Network Connections ... Local Area Connections ... Properties ... Configure ... Power Management, all the Wake on LAN options are checked ON:

- Wake on Directed Packet
- Wake on Magic Packet
- Wake on Magic Packet from Power Off State
- Wake on Link

The NIC card's Diagnostic checks are all OK.

My fax modem card is a Conexant D850 PCI V.92 Modem, and I have the most recent drivers dated 7/27/07, version 7.67.0.50. In Settings ... Phone and Modem Options ... Modems ... Properties, "Allow this device to bring... Read more

A:Trouble with Wake on Ring, Wake on LAN and Standby - Sleep - Suspend

More to above: Dell has suggested I must re-install Windows. I've never done that, and I realize I'd probably lose all my applications and data - no good. Seems to me that's like using an atomic bomb to kill a mosquito. And why should I assume that will work?

But is there a way to re-install -- or maybe fix -- Windows that leaves everything else safe?

FYI - About a month or so ago, I ran SFC (System File Checker) in repair mode, and that didn't help with this problem.

Any ideas?

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Whether I choose any option other than to turn PC off, instead of tapping spacebar on my MS wireless keyboard I have to tap the button for power on the tower, then the monitor turns on as the fan runs, but always a black screen. So then I have to do a manual boot and select to start normally.
 
Started a week ago, around the same time as a graphics card failure. I installed a new PNY GeForce, updated ALL drivers on my Gateway DX4710-UB301A, (Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit, AVG antivirus free 2014) played with power management and startup config settings, trolled forums, performed malware scans, and still can't figure out the issue. 
 
Please help!

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I have an issue with the sleep function. The computer does not awake from sleep. When I try to do it, it behaves as if it was waking, but it never ends and there is only a black screen; the mouse and keyboard are inoperative. The only thing possible to do is a hard reboot. When it boots, it shows a notice with a minute report (in the zip file) usually saying there was a blue screen, but I NEVER see any blue screen at all.

I know the power configuration is OK because I have always used the same scheme. A powercfg ?energy report shows several errors and warnings. They refer to USB and PCI (vendor 1002=ATI motherboard), but I don?t know how to repair them.

I downloaded the drivers downloader from Rrecipester.org and downloaded and installed the drivers. They are all Broadcom Corporation signed, the brand of my USB Bluetoth attachment. I rebooted after installing, as recommended. Run powercfg ?energy again and got the same report issues (in the zip file). I don?t think the processor utilization warnings to be very important because they are low and sporadic picks. It has been like this for some time now, so I don?t have a restore point. Can someone help and tell me what I can do so solve this issue, please?

Files uploaded in the attached zip:
. Windows warning after reboot
. Windows dump and xml files (2 = 1 each)
. Powercfg -energy report
I wanted to correct the thread title, but was unable to do it. Maybe someone else can do it.

A:No Wake From Sleep BlockedI have an issue with the sleep function. T

Quite confident it's a driver issue, it will be very difficult to troubleshoot from the one included dump file though as it's incomplete and inconclusive.


Code:
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BAD_POOL_CALLER (c2)
The current thread is making a bad pool request. Typically this is at a bad IRQL level or double freeing the same allocation, etc.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000007, Attempt to free pool which was already freed
Arg2: 000000000000109b, (reserved)
Arg3: 0000000004440006, Memory contents of the pool block
Arg4: fffffa8007c481b0, Address of the block of pool being deallocated

Debugging Details:
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***** Debugger could not find nt in module list, module list might be corrupt, error 0x80070057.

Cannot get _POOL_TRACKER_BIG_PAGES type size
Cannot get _POOL_TRACKER_BIG_PAGES type size

POOL_ADDRESS: fffffa8007c481b0

BUGCHECK_STR: 0xc2_7

CUSTOMER_CRASH_COUNT: 1

DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT

CURRENT_IRQL: 0

LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from fffffa80036544e0 to fffff800038c2d40

STACK_TEXT:
fffff800`00b9c360 fffffa80`036544e0 : 00000000`00000000 00000000`000007ff fffffa80`... Read more

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Hi,

Hoping someone can help me with this.

I installed 7RC a couple of months ago. Since then whenever my pc sleeps I can not wake it up. It used to wake up fine in XP.

To get it going again I have to cold reboot or pull the plug. When it comes back up everything I was doing is still there, I just have to enter my password.

I think I have all the settings right but if someone could run me through everything that needs to be set I'd be really grateful.

Thanks in advance.


Rich

A:PC Won't wake from sleep

Mine is the same and takes about 2 and a half mins to wake up

I have my bios set to wake up on double mouse click, it does wake up eventually

Should be fixed in the official release!!

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Hi all,
I have win 7 x64 running on a custom built machine. Every now and then the machine freezes up when I try to wake it up from sleep (usually overnight). I have not made changes to make it hybernate. I experienced this again last night and am wondering if I could get some help analyzing this minidump as I don't know how to analyze it.

Any help will be appreciated.

Thanks!

A:win 7 won't wake up after sleep

Hello IndianinIA,

I wonder if that was caused by your network driver. Try uninstalling and reinstalling that driver, e1e6032e.sys, and make sure that you get the latest version.


Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Jonathan\Desktop\020810-18921-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

DbsSplayTreeRangeMap::Add: ignoring zero-sized range at ?fffff800`00b9c500?
Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`02a00000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`02c3de50
Debug session time: Sun Feb 7 23:28:12.828 2010 (GMT-5)
System Uptime: 0 days 13:16:53.125
Loading Kernel Symbols
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Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
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HI all I have just  tried my Yoga 520  in tablet mode. great!  I tmporarily sent it to sleep with the power button.. quick press. I later pressed the power button briefly again and up came the normal lock screen.. I could not log in to open the session though.. I had to turn it back to laptop mode and either use the finger reader or pin. You have to do that everytime in tablet mode..? I'm willing to learn what others are or 'i should be doing.

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Having struggled to get my computer to sleep -

When I do a wake up from 'Sleep' I get - Windows did not shut down correctly.
It then offers the 'Safe Options' list,

Anyone know why it does this?

A:Wake up from sleep

Does the power remain connected to the PC?

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I try hitting the power button, nothing. I have to restart, it takes a long time to read the hd's in bios, then when it restarts there is no network connection, so I need to restart again.

no real pattern to this, sometimes I leave the machine on all night and no problems, other times just a couple hours and it happens.

I am also using a wireless mouse/kb if that makes a difference.
bp

A:win 8 goes to sleep (i think) and won't wake up

Originally Posted by badperson


I try hitting the power button, nothing. I have to restart, it takes a long time to read the hd's in bios, then when it restarts there is no network connection, so I need to restart again.

no real pattern to this, sometimes I leave the machine on all night and no problems, other times just a couple hours and it happens.

I am also using a wireless mouse/kb if that makes a difference.
bp



I think you switch to second screen try to plug-in the second monitor and switch only PC screen only

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Hi group,When my PC (HP Pavilion) goes into "idle" - when I'm not using it - it will not wake back up. I get no video, and sometimes my mouse will not wake up either. When I disconnect my power cord and reconnect the computer, I am able to boot up and things work. The computer works fine as long as I don't let it go to idle. For example, when I shut it down, it will boot up fine the next time. This just started happening recently after two updates: one from Norton, and the other from Quicken. I have no idea whether one of these caused the problem. I keep my PC well-maintained with all the latest updates. I have run the power troubleshooter, as well as the updates troubleshooter, and both detected no problems. Open to any ideas you may have,Thanks,Jeff

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Since installing SP1 my computer has been acting like a one year old. When I put it to sleep at night it keeps waking and then goes to sleep only to wake again. Left untouched it went through this cycle all night. Starts 20 seconds after I put it to sleep and stays on for 2 minutes and then goes to sleep for 20 seconds then wake for two minutes etc etc etc.I disconnected a flash drive that I had in a USB port.
I disabled "wake timers" under Sleep in Power Options
I disabled "allow this device to wake the computer" in the properties of the USB wireless mouse
In the properties for the network adapter under the "Advanced" tab I disabled the "Wake on Settings". That fixed the problem but then I couldn't wake my computer with Logmein and I think Orb is disabled.
Noticed when I went back that there's another tab "Power Control" for network adapter. I disabled "allow this device to wake the computer" and changed the Advanced tab "Wake on setting" to "OS controlled".
Now when I put it to sleep it seems to stay down. I'll update tomorrow if it misbehaves tonight.

A:Sleep Wake Sleep Wake

If you think it might be the network card, you can always open a cmd prompt and run powercfg -lastwake to see which device was logged as waking the machine last.

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My computer can go to sleep mode. But upon wake up, it will stuck there with no video signal. I can see the fans are moving, cd and hd seems working. I have the latest bios installed and have tried different settings. Any thoughts?
This is my spec:
MSI Neo2 P35 with intel e2180
evga 8600gts
4gb ram.

A:Help with sleep wake up

Do you also have the latest driver for your video card?

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hi-i am trying to enable wake my computer from sleep using the keyboard or mouse.i have checked all of the bios settings and neccessary power settings are all enabled.i ran the power-cfg cmd to check if my computer will allow itself to use these,and it stated that i could using s1 setting.however it still wont work.i checked on the internet,and one forum suggested it could be that i should check the option under usb root hub-"allow this device to wake computer from sleep".i cannot check any of these options as the box is grayed out.can anyone help?

A:wake from sleep

It may be that one or more devices in your system is/are not compatible with sleep mode, hence those options are greyed out.

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Hi, I was wondering if anybody has had this problem before?

My computer was put to sleep earlier on today, and I moved the mouse to turn it back on. The power light went from orange (sleep mode) to blue (powered on). Nothing was displayed on the machine. Bashed some buttons, nothing happened, so did a hard reboot.

The power button went red (which happens if I hard reboot it) then to blue but that's it. The fans and hard drive starts going, but no beeps, no POST, no display. Nothing.

Already, I've tried:

- Reseating my RAM sticks - nothing
- Unplugging the hard drive - bf actually broke a sata slot, although he says it was lose before. The pins are not straight now and I can't get the black slot back onto the mobo. Plugged hard drive into sata 2 slot, still get no reaction.

Anything else I can try?
 

A:Can't wake up from sleep.

Try clearing CMOS, see if that helps.

http://time4tech.com/article25.html
 

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I am using a wake on lan app on my ipod so i can wake my computer from sleep. Im running into a problem though. When i go into configure my network adapter, and go to the power management tab, if "allow the computer to turn of this device to save power" is unchecked, the app works, but when the computer comes back on it cant connect to the internet, if it is checked, the app doesnt work, but when the computer turns back on the internet works. Any ideas on how to solve this problem, so the internet will work when it wakes and the app will work, thanks!

A:help with sleep / wake on lan

Actually i dont think the internet is working with either setting. After short periods, like 5 minutes or less, the internet still works, but after longer periods, when i wake it the network has limited connectivity or doesnt work entirely.

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My Vista PC keeps going into sleep mode, or closes down. When I start it up again, it gets to a black screen saying continue restore, or re-start. Sometimes I get a blue screen with some sort of loading message on it, but on re-booting, it's ok. I 'googled' the sleep mode problem, and on one link it said it is commonly and registry error, and I needed to download a program to fix it. Can anyone help with the solution. Thanks.
 

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driver me crazy:
my PC details :
MB : GIGA X38-DQ6 BIOS F9a
Menory: G.Skill DDR800 (1+2G) X2 =6 G 4-4-4-12
CPU: E6550
Harddisk : WD 3200YS
Vedio Card: LeadTeck PX8800GT
I can not stand 8800GT's 100% fan noice , so I order AC S1 (Rev2) heatsink to replace old one, replcace is good, the noice is down, and also control the temp to 43 degree,
then the story comes: I find VISTA Home P 64 SP1 Can Sleep , but when I try to wake up , the PC , CPU(Fan), Hardisk , VedioCard fan start working , but the LCD have no signal, and Wireless Keybord and mouse does not work .
I reinstall chip (MB)drivers and vedio card drivers ... ... still same problem.
I change DELL 2407 to Philips 190P stll no siginal...

I change BIOS From S3 to S1 , yes, it can wake up, but I need S3 !!!
I check the Device Manger, and find SYSTEM DEVICES -> PCI Bus Properties general say working properly, BUT resources menory range conflicts
pls. see the picsorry it is Chinese ) :
Powercfg /a says system support S3:


I am sorry my OS is Chinese, but I can NOT find answer from China, pls. help, if you guys need transfer into English, just let me know!
one more pic from DM:

A:S3 STR Sleep Can NOT Wake up

Hi Wufawutian,

Check this Tutorial for solving sleep problems...

Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems

Let me know the results
Steven

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My computer will go into sleep mode (sleep, hibernate, and all power off settings in the power setting are disabled) and it will not wake up. Preform a hard reboot and it beeps once every second without getting through post. Leave it alone for a few days and it's fine boots as normal. Last for a day or two then happens again. Any one got any ideas?

A:Sleep will not wake

Hi @Cbwesson, and thank you for your post.Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts and other support personnel. I understand that your computer is not waking properly from sleep. I am happy to help with this. Please post the full product number and operating system in use on your computer. See the following, if you need help with that information.How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?Is the Windows Version on My Computer 32-bit or 64-bit? For now and assuming that you are using Windows 10, give this a try: HP PCs - Sleep and Hibernate Issues (Windows 10, 8), and let me know how it goes. I look forward to seeing your response, and if it does resolve your issue, please mark this post as a solution. Kudos would also be appreciated.

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Greetings.  I have a T61 that won't wake from sleep. Situation:Put PC to "sleep" using Fn+F4, closing lid or let it go to "sleep" via system timerPC will not wake upon opening lid, using Fn+F4 or power button.We're forced to either 1) hold down power button (which forces a reboot), or 2) (when that fails), unplug from wall AND remove battery.System:T61, 7664 RYU, Bios 7LETC6WW (2.26)VistaAll Microsoft and Lenovo patches installed and current Notes:Don't have a restore point we can refer back to.Don't want to have to burn it down and start over.My hunch is that there is a conflict somewhere in the registry (maybe between what the bios thinks and what the registry has)?I'll PayPal you $25 if your solution fixes it....  Seriously. Many thanks.  

A:T61 Won't Wake From Sleep

Hi, I have the same problem and have tried all the fixes...none work.  If you get a solution please let me know! Thanks,[email protected]

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Hi guys, srry haven't been to tech support guy for awhile, in case if i miss any information, feel free to remind me
and i'll post it asap.

My laptop is about 2 years old (Acer Aspire 6920), one day like any normal day i was away from my laptop
and it went to sleep. The next time i was using it i tried to wake it up, it froze for around 10 mins, so i tried to
restart it and the next thing i knew it only starts up to "startup repair". Any attempts to access safe mode to
debug the computer has failed and since then the laptop has gone on a loop -->fail to repair in startup repair
--> restart computer again --> running startup repair. So i decided to reinstall the OS.

after reformatting and reinstalling windows 7 to my laptop though, i seem to encounter a similar error. The laptop
seems to work fine although whenever it goes to sleep and i try to wake it up, the screen froze and starts
flashing and the laptop wont work until you restart the computer again. I made my second attempt to reinstall
a new OS to the system and the same error occurred. My laptop has the latest bios and i tried various versions
of drivers for my graphics card (intel 965 chipset) and the problem continues to persist.

I was wondering if there's any program to debug this error or whether this is a hardware error that i can somehow detect.

Thanks!

Acer Aspire 6920
Windows 7 32 bit operation system
 

A:Cant Wake up from Sleep

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So it sleeps no bother normally but it seems that if my htpc has woken it with a wol magic packet, it will not go back to sleep , ever unless manually put to sleep. Rebooting and automatic sleep works again. I recently reinstalled windows and have looked atvevery setting I can think of. Including unattended sleep timeoutvin gpedit which I have tried not config and set to one min. Powercfg shows nothing.

A:no sleep after wake on lan

I have been searching the internet and it seems that this situation is unique.

To clarify, sleep works fine but if the computer is woken with a magic packet from any source it does not then go back to sleep after inactivity. Even the monitor stays on.

In gpedit I have tried disabling allow applications to prevent sleep under power options with no change.

Anybody got any ideas, this is driving me crackers!

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Hi All,
   My boss just bought a XPS 15 9550 last September.  There are a few cases each week that it does not wake up from sleep.  All drivers are up to date.  I did an online check with Dell for hardware check and all seems fine.
The computer goes into some state that the screen is black, the computer is running and there is nothing else but holding the power button down to restart it.

It's frustrating. 

A:Cant wake up from Sleep

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
We would like to apologize for the inconvenience caused.
In this case we would suggest you to update the BIOS to the latest version. Also update the chipset drivers on the system ( un-install -> restart system -> install ).
Kindly private message the service tag and email address.
Thanks
Robin

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Hello Eight Forums,

New HP Notebook. One month power on. W8.1 64bit

Setup with Classic Shell and Fast Startup Off

Have to decide next week. If I should return for new machine exchange or keep with two known issues.

1) Sleeps on timer okay. Just cannot wake from Sleep. Tap space bar. Black screen goes gray. Times to black.
Noticed ethernet lite not on. Plug is clear plastic with white led normally on and on during startup.

Suspect power to NIC not satisfied so, no wake from Sleep. Have to force shutdown. Startup is normal. Forced shutdown is not flagged prompting startup options.

2) igfx Tray Module has stopped working pops dialog box on some startups.

HP and I have been round and round. HP wants me to contact Microsoft. We all know that's not fun. HP is bad enough. Always leaving remote session with machine worse for the experience.

HP went through settings and drivers. HP un-installed, re-installed over-installed and updated drivers till they were exhausted. Using HP Support Assistant and pulling soft paks from HP.com.
Then came the requisite System Recovery. Then came more BS.

Yesterday, after a Device Manager graphics driver un-install / install. Windows Update offered it's two cents with an Intel HD Graphics update.

I can return to Staples for new same machine. No harm. No foul. No cost. New warranty period.

Machine worked no issues afaik for two weeks. Then BIOS and UEFI manual pull updates via HP Support Assistant. No issues.... Read more

A:New W8.1 cannot wake from Sleep

Geez, not even a Welcome

HP referred me to Microsoft. Microsoft referred me back to HP
M$ did offer me fee based support. No guarantee my system would not be left as a door stop.

So, whose responsible here. HP the vendor of M$
Or, M$ the author of W8
Or, Intel
Or, one of the umpteen needless Windows apps that came pre-installed.

If I want Netflix. I can get em' without a Tile.
If I want the weather...well, you can follow where I'm going.......................

Not even a Welcome ~

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1st system
Windows 7 x64 7600 clean install, intel e6550 cpu, intel 965g motherboard, sapphire radeon 4670 video card on 2 monitors, nvidia 6200 video card on two more mornitors, 1.5gb memory

- no problems going to sleep or waking up, using either S1 or S3 as sleep state in bios

2nd system
Windows 7 x64 7600 clean install, intel i5 750 cpu, gigabyte p55-md80 motherboard, sapphire radeon 4670 video card on 2 monitors, nvidia 6200 video card on two more monitors, 4gb memory

- no problems going to sleep or waking up, using S1 as sleep state in bios

- no problem going to sleep using S3, however cannot wake up from S3 sleep. Pressing the power button produces a normal reboot instead of a wake up.

System 2 can sleep and wake up normally when using just the nvidia 6200. It is only when the 4670 video card is used in system 2 that S3 sleep becomes an issue. Doesn't matter if its by itself or paired with the 6200.

I have tried every sleep tweak suggested here in terms of modifying bios settings and advanced power settings. I've tried the radeon driver 9.9, 9.5, and 9.3 for win7 64. There are many reports of S3 issues with MSI motherboards in general, as well as with win7 ati drivers. Open to any suggestions. Thanks

A:Cannot wake from S3 Sleep

  
Quote: Originally Posted by johnhoh


1st system
Windows 7 x64 7600 clean install, intel e6550 cpu, intel 965g motherboard, sapphire radeon 4670 video card on 2 monitors, nvidia 6200 video card on two more mornitors, 1.5gb memory

- no problems going to sleep or waking up, using either S1 or S3 as sleep state in bios

2nd system
Windows 7 x64 7600 clean install, intel i5 750 cpu, gigabyte p55-md80 motherboard, sapphire radeon 4670 video card on 2 monitors, nvidia 6200 video card on two more monitors, 4gb memory

- no problems going to sleep or waking up, using S1 as sleep state in bios

- no problem going to sleep using S3, however cannot wake up from S3 sleep. Pressing the power button produces a normal reboot instead of a wake up.

System 2 can sleep and wake up normally when using just the nvidia 6200. It is only when the 4670 video card is used in system 2 that S3 sleep becomes an issue. Doesn't matter if its by itself or paired with the 6200.

I have tried every sleep tweak suggested here in terms of modifying bios settings and advanced power settings. I've tried the radeon driver 9.9, 9.5, and 9.3 for win7 64. There are many reports of S3 issues with MSI motherboards in general, as well as with win7 ati drivers. Open to any suggestions. Thanks


Hi,

Try Standby Tool, it solved all my S3 problems.
Here is the version for Win7.
In the post you'll see "mst09098.exe".

http://www.degroeneknop.nl/forum/ind....htm... Read more

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Hi Guys/Gals

Never use sleep function but last night instead of selecting shutdown hit sleep by mistake. Couldn't get system to wake from sleep and had to turn off by holding power button.

Today when switching system back on i get fan & case lights on , hdd and dvd activity. The keyboard is unresponsive (no lights) and monitor remains in stand by. Mouse gets power but doesn't wake pc.

Using reset or power button on case just restarts system to exact condition above.

Can't contact pc manufacturer til monday (pc 4 months old). Read quite a few other posts regarding vista sleep issues but haven't found anything that would seem to rectify this problem.

Any comments/tips gratefully recieved

Karlos

A:Can't Wake PC From Sleep

Well I'm a beginner but I had a lesser important case than yours. I found you interupt a process of sleep if you try to wake it before about 5 seconds. Anyway, there are a couple of things you can try.

Unplug the power cord and plug it back in.

Pull out the wall socket thingy and put it back in.

Try doing something like booting into safe mode if you can.
The pc maybe still functioning but the monitor can't interact with it. Once you try to boot it, keep pressing F8 for about 10 seconds and then press enter. See if anything happens.

Could also be a shortcircut or something. Other people have had a similar problem.

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help please...
i just added 2 gig of ram to my lappy.(it was originally using 2 gig)
Since added i realised that windows is having trouble waking from sleep especially if i leave it to sleep for some time ( about an hour of sleep time) when i try to wake it it justs seems to lose power and dies or the fans just keep spinning but nothing happens.... nand i have run windows memory diagnostics... it doesnt seem to detect any problem with the ram..

A:Cant Wake From Sleep

  
Quote: Originally Posted by manusdn7


help please...
i just added 2 gig of ram to my lappy.(it was originally using 2 gig)
Since added i realised that windows is having trouble waking from sleep especially if i leave it to sleep for some time ( about an hour of sleep time) when i try to wake it it justs seems to lose power and dies or the fans just keep spinning but nothing happens.... nand i have run windows memory diagnostics... it doesnt seem to detect any problem with the ram..



Hi manusdn7 and welcome

The windows memory test does not stress your memory enough to tell, plus it is run from within windows.

You need to run memtestx86

Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program. Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5 or 6 passes.

Just remember that memtest errors can be either memory or bad motherboard slots so you may have to test memory one stick at a time, and the slots with known good memory.

Let us know if you need further assistance
Jan

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Hi,
I've been running Windows 7 Ultimate for the better part of a year now. For about the last week or so now, my computer is going in to (what I assume is) sleep mode at the most inopportune moments. No amount of anything will wake the computer from its sleep - not the keyboard, mouse, ethernet activity (which should keep it from falling asleep in the first place) - only a hard reboot will bring my PC back to a state where I can use it.

Some of the things I've tried, so that people don't answer with "change your power plan settings" or some such thing. If it was that easy, I wouldn't be here asking for help. I'll restate that I've been using the same Win7 Ultimate install on the same PC for a year now, and it's only in the last week this has been happening.

Anyways, I have:
Verified all my power plan settings;
Disabled any screen saver;
This is an older desktop, not a laptop, so hibernate and hybrid sleep options are not even present. Nevertheless, I've followed this guide and this one for disabling both.
Used device manager to specify my keyboard, mouse, and ethernet card as "wake up" devices. Also used the command line to manually set these as "wake from any state", only to have them all not work.
Tried changing group policy and eliminating sleep/hibernate from the user group.
As I said, it's only been doing this for a week or so now. All my drivers are current. All my system updates are current. I haven't installed any new software. I was ... Read more

A:A sleep I can't wake up from.

Did you try system restore? Actually sounds like a bad power supply. Good luck to you.

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Relatively minor issue, but annoying. I have my computer set to shut off my monitors (2xDell U2412M) after 20 minutes of inactivity. Which it does, except that then they immediately turn back on and only on the second 20 minute interval do they actually stay off.

Both are connected by DVI to a Radeon R9 270 video card. The same monitors and cables I was using on a previous system with a GeForce 550 Ti without this issue.

I've tried updating the Catalyst drivers, scouring the Catalyst and Windows settings looking for anything that might explain this. Initially the "Alternate DVI operation mode" was checked in the Catalyst drivers, so I undid that for both displays, no change. Not using GPU image scaling, monitors are at their native resolution, I'm dubious that it's some kind of program activity since they shut off and stay off the second time around and I haven't been using my computer in all that time. This is on an 8.1 system with all the latest patches as of today. Everything looks perfect, no graphical distortions or artifacts, and 1920x1200 is easily within the reach of DVI. So I've got nothing when it comes to explaining why this is happening, but maybe someone else out there does.

A:Monitor Wake After Sleep

Did you check in the monitor's menu if it has some of it's own power saving features. ? I had similar problems with one of my monitors, turning it off helped.

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CPU = Intel i7-860
MOBO = Gigabyte ga-p55a-ud4p
RAM = G.Skill 4x4gb 1333mhz
PSU = Corsair TX 650 watts
GPU = Nvidia GTX 480
HDD 1 = W.Digital 7200 rpm (1 TB)
HDD 2 = *NEW* SSD Samsung 840 (256 GB)

The new SSD is my boot drive with a legit Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit. I have the repair discs also if necessary.

Problem = Many, but not all, of my wakes from sleep result in a blue screen of death. (I have no other BSODs)
Also, this never happened using my old HDD.

Two recent BSODs with different error codes = http://i.imgur.com/S4sFK.png

I have installed the MOBO CD drivers and the latest NVIDIA GPU drivers and latest SSD firmware (before OS install).
Are there any other drivers I might have missed?

SFC /SCANNOW detects no integrity violations.
CHKDSK on both the SSD and HDD detects no problems.
Windows Memory Diagnostic detects no problems.

Thank you for your time!

EDIT: I found the problem, it has to do with Avast. This popped up one time after waking from sleep, followed by a BSOD. http://i.imgur.com/3wC4l.jpg

I can live with not using Avast, but I am quite curious as to what happened and why this message popped up.

A:BSOD on wake from sleep

I used to use the free version of Avast, until I found I could not log into a couple of servers I use. As soon as I uninstalled Avast, I had no problems.

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Hello all,

I really hope someone can help me out. I am not savvy in this kind of stuff. My husband has a home built computer that runs our tv system with windows media center. He had to leave on a military deployment and right before he left he had to reinstall the OS. Since then the computer refuses to wake from sleep mode. I have to scram it to get it to come back up. Since we run the media center it ought to wake up to record automatically, but it isn't doing that either. I've checked all the power options but that doesn't seem to be the problem. Although, at this point, I really have no clue. Any help is greatly appreciated!

A:Won't wake from sleep mode

Try this, and let me know if it works: Windows Does Not Start After Sleep

~Lordbob

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Initially, I posted this in the sound section:

After I wake up my pc from sleep mode, windows audio seems to be gone but only certain things. On browsers there's no audio (any video on YouTube do not have audio and stop playing after 7 seconds). The only sound that does work however is on iTunes for some reason.
I can open the playback devices fine but its does not work when I "test" it; as soon as I hit the recording devices tab, it freezes up and does not respond
The only way to get the sound back is to restart my computer all together

Are there any solutions to this problem?
(Also using a soundcard)

I was told that sound may not be the only issue to this and it may be related to hardware and the computer failing to wake completely.
I would also like to add that after waking my CPU is also working more than it should: normally around 20-30% with my mozilla firefox open, but after waking from sleep and nothing running in the back, its working at around 70-80% for some reason.
Not sure if this is related to the sleep/sound problem, but just adding it in here if it helps

A:Wake from sleep problems

I can't tell by the way you worded your issue if its related more to one app or not but sounds like it could be a Flash issue. If it isn't related more to one particular app I would suggest:
1. See if there is an update to your BIOS because I have seen original shipped BIOS with MB's causing such issues. O have seen many issues with resuming from sleep effecting cpu, cpu fan speeds, ect.
2. I thought there was a number two but can't think of it at the moment.

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I have a backup program that has its own scheduler. It does not wake the computer to perform the backup until I wake te computer in the morening. It is scheduled at 1:00 AM. Thats the why.
Now for the question:
Are there any commands I can schedule to wake the computer and stay awake and then another command that I can schedule to put the computer back to sleep?

A:Wake & Sleep on scheduler

  
Quote: Originally Posted by blockie


I have a backup program that has its own scheduler. It does not wake the computer to perform the backup until I wake te computer in the morening. It is scheduled at 1:00 AM. Thats the why.
Now for the question:
Are there any commands I can schedule to wake the computer and stay awake and then another command that I can schedule to put the computer back to sleep?


I do not know if it could helps you, but in your Control Panel=>Power Plan settings=>Modify Parameters=> Advanced Tab....you can authorize kind of clock (Timer) to wake the computer.

It will go back to sleep normaly once task finished.

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Hi all!

I installed Windows 8 a couple of weeks ago (was pretty annoying having to convert my hard drive to basic disk and back up all of my stuff) but I really enjoy the operating system.

I do have one problem which I can't get my head around. Whenever I wake the computer from sleep, after anywhere from 5-30 seconds, the fan roars up to its maximum speed and creates a lot of noise. This happens even if I stay at the lock screen and don't log in. The only way to fix the problem is to restart the computer. The fan roars during shutdown but once the computer starts up again the fan runs at a normal and fairly quiet speed.

I've never had this problem in Windows 7 or Ubuntu so I don't know why it's happening in Windows 8. The amount of software I have installed in 8 is almost identical to 7, so maybe this has something to do with the OS itself? I did a google search and found another person experiencing this problem with Windows 8, they just installed software called SpeedFan and it fixed their problem. I tried installing SpeedFan but I still have the problem. The system doesn't slow down or behave any differently, just the fan is a lot louder.

I've got an HP Envy 14 2012-tx, Intel i7 2.00GHz, 8gb ram, 64 bit system

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
Cheers

A:My fan goes crazy whenever I wake it from sleep!

Welcome to EightForums, Liam7mail.

I don't have a solution, for I'm not that savvy. Is there not a relationship between BIOS and OS so far as CPU temp? We can conclude it must be 8 if it works in 7. I don't think that a 3rd party program is a good way to go about fixing things in an OS IMO.

I have a similar problem in 7. When I wake it from sleep, the CPU fan roars for about five seconds and that's all. No biggie, but it stumps me as to why.

Hang in there for I'm sure someone will answer to this.

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The PC will go into sleep mode and sometimes I cant wake the thing up by moving the mouse which is a logitech Wave mouse and keyboard.

Can someone tell me what settings I should have so that it doesnt go into sleep mode

Thanks

Kwack

A:PC into Sleep mode and cant wake up

Does hitting a key or clicking the mouse also not work?

If you want to change the settings, try Control Panel, power options.

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System goes into Sleep Mode, but when I try to wake, it freezes with Black Screen, so I have to restart system, and when I do, it gives me a "Resuming Windows" screen and takes me back to where the I was when Sleep Mode entered.

By process of elimination, I know the problem is being caused by some newly installed software, namely HTC Sync Manager, but I don't know where/how/why the conflict is occurring...and here's the rub-I really want to keep HTC Hot Sync.

I've tested the HTC software on two different PCs running Win 7, with same result, but HTC says I'm the only one reporting this problem, so...no help from that end.

I'm hoping that someone here can give me some suggestions of things to try that might at least localize the problem or ideally be a workaround.

Thanks

A:Can't Wake From Sleep Mode

start the pc in safe mode change power settings to get the pc out of sleep mode.

make the changes to HTC in msconfig and reboot..

click start/run msconfig click menu "startup" un-check HTC from loading at startup

http://dl4.htc.com/web_materials/Man...User_Guide.pdf

check the manual for settings you may change..

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Win8 will not awake out of sleep. It reboots my machine every time. I've uploaded the SF_Diagnostic_Tool zip file.

Thank you in advance for your help!

A:Win8 won't wake up after sleep

Someone moved this thread. I get a BSOD on every attempt to awake my machine out of sleep. That's why I put it in the BSOD forum.

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I have a computer running 7 Pro 64x that won't wake from sleep when the keyboard or mouse is pressed. I checked in device manager and both are selected to wake the computer and not allow it to power down the devices. They are both PS/2. The only way to wake the computer is by hitting the power button on the case. I went into the advanced power settings and disabled the hybrid sleep and made sure it was set to never hibernate. Nothing has worked so far, ideas?

A:Wake from sleep issues

Yes, forget Sleep and Hibernate, they are more trouble than they are worth.

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Some background: at the end of January, I came out to San Francisco for a 12-week programming bootcamp. The laptop I owned was falling apart and running excessively loud, so I asked a friend if I could take his old computer with me since he just upgraded to a new one. It is a Fujitsu LifeBook T5010 (Wacom enabled, convertible tablet PC), and I wiped it and installed Windows 7 Enterprise.

It will not wake from sleep. It has been like that ever since the install, and I have tried a bunch of things to fix it. But first, here's what happens. I close the lid, press the power button, or click the sleep button, and the screen will fade and light on the power button will turn off. Then 2 seconds later it will turn back on, the disc drive will start spinning, but the screen stays black. The little light for scroll lock blinks for no apparent reason too. There is nothing that can bring it back other than holding the power button, and starting fresh after Windows yells at me because the device wasn't shut down properly.

Here's some info about my computer. When I run powercfg -devicequery wake_armed, I get a list of nothing. Just a blank output. I think something used to be there, but I disabled them. In device manager, I have looked through all my network devices, bluetooth, USB hubs, and unknown devices, and none of them are allowed to wake the computer. Powercfg lastwake returns "Wake History Count - 0". When I run powercfg -energy, I get 2 errors, one saying that my Gener... Read more

A:Laptop will not wake from sleep

Hi, Welcome to forums.

What kind of bluetooth device do you have? I will recommend to upgrade the drivers for bluetooth and USB. Go to device manager and uncheck the option under hardware "let it keep awake".

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I just installed a new HDD into my old Inspiron 15r n5010 laptop which I am giving to my sister for Christmas and took my old SSD out for my main computer. When I was testing the new HDD in my laptop, I would put it to sleep and when I try to wake it back up it did its little thing where it went to a lit black screen as it has always done, making me think that it is about to come on, but then it would shut down after about 15 seconds.

Anyone know anything about this? For now I guess I can just set it to never go to sleep as a temp solution :/

*Edit* clarified which computer is not working.

A:Computer goes to sleep, but can't wake up.

Are we talking about the "main computer" in which you installed the SSD? If so, was there another HDD in that system? When installing the SSD, assuming that it's the primary drive, did you reformat and reinstall the OS?

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Hello, a month or so ago I had issues with BSOD that were solved with the precious help of some members.
The thread is located here.


After some time with no problems I got a random BSOD when I woke the PC from sleep. I decided to overlook it and do nothing.

Today it happened again (I pressed Sleep and came back to a restarted PC telling me there was a BSOD so I don't know when exactly it happened) and I am uploading the relevant file.

Please take a look and tell me what you think.

Thank you

A:BSOD in sleep/after wake

Code:
MEMORY_MANAGEMENT (1a)
# Any other values for parameter 1 must be individually examined.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000041790, The subtype of the bugcheck.
Arg2: fffffa8000f3a110
Arg3: 000000000000ffff
Arg4: 0000000000000000
here are the usual causes for this type of error: Device driver, memory, kernel

first, run memtest86 by using this tutorial and see what you get:
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

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Hi there,
long time reader, first post, I really hope someone can help me with this.

I do have extensive knowledge of both computer hw and Windows 7 OS but
this problem is driving me crazy.

New build
Mobo Asus H81M-K
CPU I7 4790
12GB RAM Kingstone 1300
Video: GeForce 610 2GB ram
3 Sata drives
1 Optical device

all brand new, everything works flawlessly but the only thing is if I put
the computer in sleep mode for more than few minutes
when I wake the machine (either pressing a key on the keyboard,
or pushing the power button, tried, no difference) no signal on the monitor.

Fans will spin, but monitor will be black and the only way to exit this stall
is to force power off, no good.

Things I tried/did/checked:

Chipset updated
Bios flashed to the last available
Intel Management Engine Driver updated
Graphic card, LAN, audio drivers updated
any other possible driver updated, all manually.

Power plan custom set to never sleep, never turn off screen,
no screensaver, no device can turn off to save power,
in short, everything is set for maximum performance,
nothing turns off automatically.

Mouse can't wake the computer up, keyboard can

All the power saving modes and options in the EUFI/BIOS are turned off,
speed step turned off, core parking disabled, turbo boost disabled,
no overclock.

Only C state supported is S3

at the bottom of this post, the list of devices supporting S3 vs all devices
(nothing strange, graphic card was my doubt, but is there, it does support
the S3 s... Read more

A:Monitor won't wake from sleep, tried everything

Anyone?

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After the latest upgrade to Windows 10 Creators, my trusty T500 has developed an issue with waking from sleep.It wakes fine but then goes back to sleep almost immediately.  On the second attempt it wakes properly and stays awake.Had the same issue when Win10 first came out and I upgraded from Win7.  Managed to eventually fix the problem then but can't recall what I did at the time.  Posted on this forum back in 2016 see here but didn't get a solution.  Hoping that my second attempt (much like waking my laptop) will have better success.

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I'm using the default "Balance" plan, which after 30 mins... it goes to sleep, well I practically hit every keys on the keyboard, moved the mouse right/left clicks, nada....hit the power button once, nada...and eventually hitting the power button on the 3rd time and PC restarted and I got an error message the PC was not shutdown properly previously.

What else could I try? How do you guys wake up your PC from sleep? or is there something I need to change in the power plan/bios?

Thanks.

A:Why my PC couldn't wake up from sleep?

I'd love to help, but you need to fill out your specs first.. Help us help you..

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