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[SOLVED] scaling problem after wake from suspend

Q: [SOLVED] scaling problem after wake from suspend

Asus Zenbook ux301LA, i5 Haswell, Intel graphics 4000 Win 8.1 x64. It came with Win 8, I updated to 8.1

After wake from suspend scaling is way off, everything is tiny... I figured it might be the video driver so I went to Intel and used their detect utility and I downloaded the exe, ran it and it said not compatible, go to the PC mfg. Asus does not list any graphics drivers for 8.1, only 8. So I can't use suspend, must do a full shutdown and restart. How can this be fixed? Can it be fixed?

Preferred Solution: [SOLVED] scaling problem after wake from suspend

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: [SOLVED] scaling problem after wake from suspend

See if adjusting the DPI scaling helps at all> [Fix] Bold, Blurry or Hard to Read Font Problem in Windows 8.1 - AskVG

Uninstalling the video driver and reinstalling may help but I suspect there's more to this issue.

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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 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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Asus Zenbook ux301LA, i5 Haswell, Intel graphics HD4400, Win 8.1 x64, 2560x1440 display. It came with Win 8, I updated to 8.1

After wake from sleep the scaling is way off, everything is tiny... So I can't use sleep, must do a full shutdown and restart to get back to normal resolution.

Asus does not list any graphics drivers for 8.1, only 8. So I got a generic Intel HD graphics driver update from Intel but it didn't fix the issue.

The other strange thing is that it is time dependent. IOW if I wake it soon after I put it to sleep it restores to the correct resolution state. But if I wait longer it doesn't. I put it to sleep and woke it up multiple times and it seems like the change happens after it has been sleeping for about an hour... although I can't say for sure it is always exactly on that schedule. What could be changing in the system while asleep that would do this???

In a way this isn't a big deal since this thing boots up from full shutdown almost as fast as from sleep. But I had intended to use sleep without a password so I don't have to constantly enter that while home, but keep the password on full start up.

A:scaling issue after wake from sleep

OK, I just did a search and see several of my Asus Zenbook brethren and sistren have the same issue. I'll try the power saver solution posted here and see if that solves it for me.

Windows 8.1 Start Screen Scaling

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I have tried to update/remove/modify the video graphics driver and that didn't work nor changing the energy plans did any good. So is there a fix that someone knows it definitely works?

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I have the Dell XPS 13 9360 and have been using the Dell USB type-C adapter to connect to wired Ethernet network. I have a problem when waking up the laptop from suspend. VGA and USB on the adapter continue to work well after wake from suspend but the Wired Network functionality of the adapter is not recognized.
Note that if I unplug and replug the adapter it is recognised correctly.
The adapter is using the driver r8152 for wired networking, I am using Linux Mint 18.1 (Ubuntu 16.04 based) and kernel
Besides this I think almost everything works perfect with the laptop
I am also attaching the content of dmesg after I wake up from sleep:
[16815.124956] ACPI : EC: EC stopped [16815.124958] PM: Saving platform NVS memory [16815.125016] Disabling non-boot CPUs ... [16815.126260] Broke affinity for irq 276 [16815.128484] smpboot: CPU 1 is now offline [16815.146729] Broke affinity for irq 122 [16815.146806] Broke affinity for irq 276 [16815.146817] Broke affinity for irq 277 [16815.147934] smpboot: CPU 2 is now offline [16815.174307] Broke affinity for irq 1 [16815.174317] Broke affinity for irq 8 [16815.174325] Broke affinity for irq 9 [16815.174334] Broke affinity for irq 12 [16815.174342] Broke affinity for irq 14 [16815.174351] Broke affinity for irq 16 [16815.174359] Broke affinity for irq 17 [16815.174370] Broke affinity for irq 51 [16815.174383] Broke affinity for irq 122 [16815.174434] Broke affinity for irq 276 [16815.174443] Broke affinity for irq 277 [16815.... Read more

A:Dell XPS 13 9360 USB ethernet (Dell adapter) not recognised after wake from suspend

Hi mitos1os,Thanks for posting.Here is some information you may find helpful:http://dell.to/2k7yXox

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how I can fix this problem

my log is:

USB Suspend:USB Device not Entering Suspend

The USB device did not enter the Suspend state. Processor power management may be prevented if a USB device does not enter the Suspend state when not in use.

Device Name
USB Input Device

Host Controller ID

Host Controller Location
PCI bus 0, device 29, function 0

Device ID

Port Path

USB Suspend:USB Device not Entering Suspend

The USB device did not enter the Suspend state. Processor power management may be prevented if a USB device does not enter the Suspend state when not in use.

Device Name
USB Root Hub

Host Controller ID

Host Controller Location
PCI bus 0, device 29, function 0

Device ID

Port Path

USB Suspend:USB Device not Entering Suspend

The USB device did not enter the Suspend state. Processor power management may be prevented if a USB device does not enter the Suspend state when not in use.

Device Name
Generic USB Hub

Host Controller ID

Host Controller Location
PCI bus 0, device 29, function 0

Device ID

Port Path

CPU Utilization:Processor utilization is high

The average processor utilization during the trace was high. The system will consume less power when the av... Read more

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When my WinXPPro SP3 machine is in sleep/standby/suspend mode (S1 or S3), the fax modem wakes the machine some of the time but not all of the time. I want it to wake the PC every time, with 100% reliability. (When the PC is up and running, the modem and the machine receive faxes beautifully.)

What do you suggest?

Modem: Conexant D850 PCI V.92 Modem with recent driver update to version (7/3/2007) (but this problem is the same now as before with the 2004 driver version)
PC: Dell Optiplex 755
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4600 @ 2400 MHz
RAM: 2GB, of which 1.4GB is usually free
OS: WinXPPro SP3 with all updates
AV: Avast Home Free
Anti-spyware: SpywareBlaster Free, Spybot S&D Free and AdAware Anniversary Free
Fax software: MS Fax Console that comes with WinXPPro SP3
Printer/Fax Printer: HP OfficeJet Pro 8500 Wireless AIO (model A909g)
Screensaver: XP logo after 9 minutes; do NOT show welcome screen on resume
Power Settings: Home/Office Desk; Turn Off Monitor after 10 mins; Turn Off Hard Disks Never; System Standby after 20 mins; System Hibernates Never; Do NOT prompt for password when computer resumes from standby
Home network Ethernet connection: Intel(R) 82566DM-2 Gigabit Network Connection card with all Wake on LAN settings ON.
Browser: Firefox latest but use IE occasionally when necessary
Email: MS Outlook Express 6 to POP3/SMTP email service
Misc: I also run LogMeInFree version 4 on all my home computers

Thank... Read more

A:Wake on Ring problem - Fax modem fails to wake PC reliably from standby

I may not be able to help, but I am curious - is this a dedicated telephone line?

If not, what services do you use, like call forward, messaging, call waiting, etc.

Or does the dedicated line have anything like that that you know of? (or didn't know of)

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When my WinXPPro SP3 machine is in sleep/standby/suspend mode (S1 or S3), the fax modem wakes the machine some of the time but not all of the time. I want it to wake the PC every time, with 100% reliability. (When the PC is up and running, the modem and the machine receive faxes beautifully.)

What do you suggest?

Modem: Conexant D850 PCI V.92 Modem with recent driver update to version (7/3/2007) (but this problem is the same now as before with the 2004 driver version)
PC: Dell Optiplex 755
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4600 @ 2400 MHz
RAM: 2GB, of which 1.4GB is usually free
OS: WinXPPro SP3 with all updates
AV: Avast Home Free
Anti-spyware: SpywareBlaster Free, Spybot S&D Free and AdAware Anniversary Free
Fax software: MS Fax Console that comes with WinXPPro SP3
Printer/Fax Printer: HP OfficeJet Pro 8500 Wireless AIO (model A909g)
Screensaver: XP logo after 9 minutes; do NOT show welcome screen on resume
Power Settings: Home/Office Desk; Turn Off Monitor after 10 mins; Turn Off Hard Disks Never; System Standby after 20 mins; System Hibernates Never; Do NOT prompt for password when computer resumes from standby
Home network Ethernet connection: Intel® 82566DM-2 Gigabit Network Connection card with all Wake on LAN settings ON.
Browser: Firefox latest but use IE occasionally when necessary
Email: MS Outlook Express 6 to POP3/SMTP email service
Misc: I also run LogMeInFree version 4 on all my home computers


A:Wake on Ring problem - Fax modem fails to wake PC reliably from standby - how to make 100% reliable?

Please see more details (and post your reply) at http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...hl=wake+on+ring(By the way, I'm up to BIOS A16 but does not help.Thanks.

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Hello. I'm looking at this laptop: http://www.dell.com/us/p/inspiron-15-3542-laptop/pd?oc=fncwg2327b&model_id=inspiron-15-3542-laptop

I would like to know if it has wake on LAN and wake on RTC or not.

A:Solved: Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series - Wake on LAN & Wake on RTC?

Since I did not get an answer here, I went ahead and ordered the machine anyway, and took a chance. It does NOT have either feature in it.

It passed my other tests, so I'm keeping it and the next computer I get will probably have both of those features, but for this one, I guess I'll live without, since the network isn't finished to the point where I could actually use it anyway yet.

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I have just purchased a Samsung lcd
flatscreen monitor to add to my HP
Pavillian 7965 desktop running XP s/p2.
When I installed the new monitor, I
have a sleep button on my keyboard and
when I select it, the system does go
into sleep mode. But when I hit any key
to wake it up as before, it won't
reboot or wake up. The monitor light
still blinks standby and the cpu
indicator light stayes yellow. I
manually turn the cpu off and on and
don't get the cpu boot beep until I do
it twice and then the system comes on.
Everything worked fine until I
installed the new monitor. Can anyone

A:Solved: different system wake-up problem

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Hello,I've just bought an L450 (without fingerprint reader) and directly updated it to Windows 10. The problem appears after entering suspension mode. When I try to wake it, there is no response: The screen stays on black and the status led continues on.I tried to update the BIOS to the last version but it is still the same.Anyone with the same problem or any suggestion?Thanks,Pablo.

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A:L450 suspend problem

Did you update any drivers or the BIOS after the upgrade to Windows 10?Check here for Windows 10 drivers: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-l-series-laptops/thinkpad-l45...Can you also post the exact model number? (MTM)

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I recently upgraded my PC. I now have an A7N8X-X (Rev 2.0) running an AMD 3200+ and also a pair of 512MB DDR500 memory sticks. My OS is XP Pro. The system runs fine but....
When I try and switch my system to stanby, windows goes to standby (expected), my monitor switches off ( expected ) and I can hear my hard drives power down ( expected ). The problem is, my power pack does not power down and although the system is in standby the power and all my fans stay on. I have selected the STR option from the BIOS (1010). Are there any jumpers I need to enable / disable ? I'm going crazy here !!

A:A7n8x-x Suspend To Ram Problem

There are usually two suspend modes with most boards. S1 and s3, use s3 if you want the fans off. S1 leaves the fans on.

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Hello, I have a 4K TV as a monitor connected via DVI-HDMI. I have 3840*2160 and scaling 100% (because I want all pixels when viewing photos Today for the second time I noticed that all desktop icons are spread out in crazy distance like around 200px but they are small, not enlarged. I do right click - display settings and it says in red "Some apps won't respond to scaling changes until you sign out". I did not do any scaling changes! It is still 100%, but since recently I saw twice this icon mess and this message. Fonts in apps look a bit weird too I think. Last time it happened, I signed out and icons were fixed, but today after powering on the system it is back. Anybody noticed this as well? Maybe it is happening after my GPU upgrade...

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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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I got this little problem i can seem to fix. I use a 32" LCD television as a monitor, via RGB (vga) and i'm getting a really weird problem in windows vista.

This screen has very few supported resolutions modes and among them all, the one that works/looks best using the RGB cable is 1600:900. Alright, after i installed all the drivers for my computer, that resolution showed fine. BUT my television, instead of the usual 1600x900 mode, went right to 1600x1200 mode. That makes the image really blurry, not pratical at all. So i thoght maybe the desktop resolution didn't really change to 1600x900, and i took a screenshot to check the file size. it was indeed 1600x900.

Long story short: desktop is really at 1600x900, but my TV seems to think its 1600x1200 so it switches to this mode instead, making everything blurry. Only happens on windows seven, works fine on windows xp.

I tested it with other 16:9 screen resolutions and they all got the same problem: they set my television to the 4:3 or 5:4 mode counterpart (for example, 1280x720 sets it to 1280x1024)

As for my video card, it's a nvidia geforce 8800GT.

I have absolutely NO idea how am i going to fix this, since this did not happend on windows XP. I sure hope i don't have to roll back to xp just because of this.

Can anyone lend a helping hand?

ps: unfortunately the suport for PCs via hdmi on this television sucks and the only port is being used by my xbox360, so i can't use dvi/hdmi instead of RGB.

A:Problem with LCD television scaling

alright, i figured the cause of the problem.

seems newer nvidia drivers for windows seven have some issues with scaling. so i dropped back to forceware 182,50 and 16:9 worked (mostly).

thing is now i can't set the screen to 1600x900 anymore, and when i try to add it as a custom resolution using nvidia control panel, it fails the test.
also when i check "show resolutions not suported by this screen", 1600x900 shows up but windows fails to switch to it. that's basically the same problem i had initially with windows XP (which i fixed by installing the "Compaq p1610 color monitor" driver instead of generic pnp device).

didn't work out so well on windows 7, still can't do 1600x900 or 1920x1080

at least i got some 16:9 resolutions to work, and they're not nearly as blurry as anything i was getting before.

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Hi there guys,

I am experiencing some difficulty using VLC player and Window media player with my 4k laptop. When I am using these programs, the toolbar/slider on the bottom of the program looks awfully small. Does someone experience the same problem with 4k resolution and know how to fix this?

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Hi guys,

Yesterday I installed Windows 10 on my machine, and am having just one problem so far. I have 1 monitor and 1 HDTV connected to my setup. The monitor connects via DVI, while the TV is connected via HDMI. The problem occurred when I turned on the PC this morning(yesterday I installed Win10), and the scaling options were changed. Everything was humongous on the PC monitor. I eventually got rid of it by plugging the HDMI cable out of the PC and restarting it.

My understanding is, when Windows is booting it detects the HDTV first, and the PC monitor second; and of course scales everything to better fit the HDTV. My question is, can this be disabled? In Windows 7, I did not experience this issue.

Very similar issue here.

Thanks guys, the sevenforums helped me a lot before, hoping you can help me now again.

A:Problem with scaling with HDTV

Probably the TV is the primary monitor and it is given priority. You have to make the other monitor primary. Click on the search icon and type monitor. Then click on Choose a monitor to be the main display. I cannot help more, as I have a single monitor, but once there it should be obvious how to change the monitors by moving them around or by click at the advanced settings.

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I have an LCD monitor with native resolution 1280x1024, and it's connected via a regular analog cable. I usually played only one game, Counter Strike 1.6. I used to play is at 1024x768. A few months back, (I don't remember what I was doing, I faintly remember (maybe)it was a CPU overheating issue) I had my computer case opened up. So, the computer rebooted a few times, and I remember, that the text (about my Nvidia gpu) that is displayed at the started of each bootup, appeared a bit stretchy(just like you take an 800x600 pic, resize it to 1280x1024). Same with the splash screen. But the Windows GUI (which was set at my native resolution) appeared normal. Then I started CS1.6, and even it appeared stretchy. Not knowing the cause of this, I switched the resolution of the game to 1280x1024. Since CS1.6 is not graphic intensive, I had no problem running the game at that resolution. So I ignored the problem.

Yesterday I bought L4D. Again, it had the same stretchiness at lower resolutions. But, I cannot manage good FPS at higher resolutions, so I have to play play at 800x600, with the stretchy graphics that look like crap.

I get the same problem even in Windows 7.

I have NO idea what caused this. Any solution to this? If my monitor was connected via DVI, then solving this would be easy, but it doesn't have a DVI port.

Windows XP MCE2005 SP3
Intel Pentium D 2.8GHz
nVidia Geforce 7300LE

A:Strange scaling problem

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I am running Windows Vista. I connect to the internet via a cable modem supplied by my ISP which is wired directly to my single computer (a Vista desktop). This connection uses an Ethernet cable connected to the network adapter in the motherboard.

The problem that I'm having is that every time the computer wakes from sleep the internet is basically broken. It will not connect to the internet, and my status is "local only". I right click on my internet button in the notification area, and click "diagnose and repair", and it comes up with this:

"Cannot Communicate with Primary DNS Server (xxx.xx.x.xxx)"

It gives me the option to reset the network adapter. Which fixes the problem every time. I just can't understand why I have to reset my adapter every time I wake from sleep mode.

The option on the network adapter to turn on/off the energy saving mode doesn't help. Neither it does the option to turn off IPv6 on the connection properties. I have Vista Home Basic with all the updates installed to this day.

I would greatly appreciate your help! :)

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I'm just learning Crystal Reports at work and have adopted some reports from another site. We're starting to use Crystal in conjunction with our site's "company-specific" database (i.e. it's programmed from the ground up using SQL and such, and is not out-of-the-box).

One of the Crystal reports shows staff working in different areas or departments.
It has a bar chart at the top of the page and details below.

In testing, I got 4 people to clock in to their departments, but the scale on the y-axis is showing incorrectly and I can't find where to fix the interval.
1 member of staff was in department A, 2 were in department B and 1 was in department C.
However, the numbers on the y-axis looked like this:


The bars for staff in departments A and C reached about halfway between the two "1"s, but the bar for staff in department B met the line of the upper "2".
I changed the scale to show 1 decimal place and found that the numbers on the y-axis then looked like this:


So it's no wonder that the bars of departments A and C were between the 0.8 and 1.2 gridlines.

So, how do I change the interval from 0.4 to 1? This is a count of staff and there will never be 0.4 of a person!



A:Crystal chart scaling problem

Any ideas??

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Hi there guys!

I am new to this forum, and I have a big problem upon getting my new 4k dell inspiron laptop. I thought it's going to be 4k resolution but when I check my resolution on whatismyscreenresolution.com it shows 1536x864. I wonder if it's a problem with my computer or windows 8? I've heard that there is some scaling problem with windows 8.

If anyone knows or have experienced the similar issue?


A:Windows 8 resolution scaling problem?

Have you tried changing the resolution in the Control Panel? YOu click on Display, then Adjust Resolution.

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Hi again! It's time for another cosmetic XP tweaking question.

In the out-of-the-box install, Windows XP on my notebook PC had this nifty feature I loved -- closing the lid to suspend operation, then opening it back up and hitting the power button to resume. It played this two-note piano melody when I did so, and then a more upbeat tune when I clicked on my avatar icon to get back to my desktop.

I've since reinstalled XP several times. Right now it does the exact same thing that it used to, but without the cheerful piano sounds. How can I get them to come back? Kind of a silly question, I know, but they really did brighten my day.

For reference:
Yes, the sound is turned up.
Yes, I have double-clicked on the speaker icon in the system tray and made sure sound is turned up on everything.
Yes, I have gone to "Sounds, Speech, and Audio Devices" -> "Change the Sound Theme" on the Control Panel, and gotten the dialogue box where it lets you assign sounds to system events. I scrolled through the list, but I'm not quite sure what I'm looking for.

That last thing is as close as I've come to solving the "problem" on my own. Any suggestions?

A:Solved: No sound effects for Suspend / Resume?

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Not sure if I'm posting in the right area, but here goes:

have a dual boot, Ubuntu 8.04 and XP SP3. Everything works as expected on the Ubuntu side, but for some reason while in windows when I want to go into standby, it won't. Went into Control panel> Power mgmt and the dropdown menu is totally blank, nothing to adjust...

Any clues where to start looking?

hardware, if it helps:

Asrock A780G Full HD mobo
2X2G Corsair 800MHz ddr2
Athlon 5050e brisbane
HEC case w/585w PSU

Thanks for looking.

A:Solved: Windows won't suspend/ no power scheme

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I perform a clean install of Vista Ultimate without no problems, except for this:

After suspend my laptop (default option), always boot to Windows Error Recovery screen and say that windows didn't shut down successfully. I choose Normal Startup and everything it's normal.

I update my nvidia drivers to 160.03 (from www.laptopvideo2go.com) and didn't fix it.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance.

A:Solved: Windows Error Recovery after Suspend

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I have recently gotten hold of a Fujitsu Siemens Scaleo E HTPC.

The system is configured as follows:

Unknown motherboard
Intel Core2 E6300 1.86 GHz CPU
Intel GMA965/X3100 graphics
Intel 7.1 channel HD audio
Intel 100 Mbit ethernet
Atheros 5001 WLAN
Optiarc DVD-RW drive
ASUS TV7162V DVB-T tv-tuner

Since we have cable I bought a Terratec Cynergy C HD PCI tv-tuner and installed that, after which the system has been acting very strangely.

If I tell the computer to power off it will, but within a second or two it will automatically start up again. The only way to turn off is to disconnect the power plug. Additionally sleep mode (S3) no longer functions. The symptoms are similar, but after powering right back up, I get no picture on screen and the system fans will run at full speed.


A:Solved: Scaleo E HTPC won't power off, won't suspend

Ok... I have cleared the TV-tuner. Taking it out did not solve the problem.

Something else has changed. The terabyte HDD was an upgrade, but I don't think the HDD could be causing this...

Please don't let it be the motherboard or PSU.

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Hi everyone! I recently got a new laptop, a Sony Vaio PCG-K15. I bought it used from a colleague, and the hard drive in it was bad. I sent away for a new hard drive, and it came in, and now everything's up and running just fine. I'm running Windows XP Pro with SP2 and it runs great, but yesterday, the suspend/hibernate features of the laptop just disappeared. They're no longer present in Power Options, and they're no longer present in Start > Turn Off Computer. All I have is Log off, Shut down, or Restart. Can anyone shed any light on to why these options suddenly disappeared and how I can get them back?

Thanks very much!

A:Solved: Laptop stopped being able to suspend/hibernate

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Owner of a newly acquired Satellite Z930-15X, I have some questions/problems :

1) Suspend to RAM and hibernation work well when there is no external USB hard disk plugged in. If there is one plugged in, the laptop immediately returns back from suspend state. Is there a solution for this?

2) Is there a way to selectively deactivate Bluetooth? Currently only activate/deactivate Plane mode is offered (with Fn-F8 or from Windows 8 charm bar). This activates/deactivates both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth I believe.

3) The laptop is wobbly on reception. I have to put some thin paper at one bottom corner (the bottom top left) in order that it can be stabilized. Apparently the problem is also mentioned in another thread. Is there a suggestion to fhix this problem?

Thank you.

A:Satellite Z930 - Suspend problem with USB hard disk plugged in

1/ Which HDD is connected to your notebook? When I use 2,5? external HDD with my Satellite U940 I don?t have such problem.

2/ I?ve tested it on my machine and have noticed the same. When WLAN is off BT software is off too. I didn?t find a way how to separately have control over WLAN device and BT.

3/ I think this problem must be clarified with Toshiba service. They should check it and maybe exchange rubbers at the bottom.

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Hi all,

My native resolution is 1440x900 on a 19" widescreen through my nVidia 6600GT; Since the time I built this rig I have only been able to get games to play in a 1400x900 or 1280x800 resolution for the widescreen, but they did play perfectly (I have yet to find a game that accepts a 1440x900 resolution).

However, recently the 1400x900 resolution scaling does not match the screen aspect ratio...the screen extends about an inch off the right side and scrolls with the mouse. The only culprit I can think of is the latest forceware drivers nVidia released, possibly resetting any custom modes I had running. While the 1280x800 still works properly, I dearly miss the greater resolution and have pounded my brain and keyboard trying everything I could think of to get it back but to no avail. If you folks could shed some light on the situation I'd greatly appreciate it. Thanks in advance.

(wow, wall of text )

A:Solved: 1400x900 resolution not scaling

I believe I have fixed this issue, finally.

First, I reverted the nVidia CP to the old version which I was more comfortable with and which seemed to have more options; I then selected and set the 1400x900 resolution and, after confirming, selected the "Advanced Timing" option. In the Advanced Timing menu I noticed that the "Mode & Timing" and the "Timing Standard" selections were set to cutom values, which was weird since this was a fresh installation. So, I selected "Timing Standard" and set it to "Discrete Monitor Timing"; This along with setting the "Flat Panel Scaling" to Monitor Scaling appears to have fixed this issue.

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Scenario: Windows10 (version 1511)Resolution 1980x1080 (HD)Size 125%Machine: HP Pavilion x360 Convertible / HD Intel (touch screen)Principal issue: all the images and icons on browser are blurry, tested on Firefox, Chrome and Edge. Follow screenshots   Banally the browser goes zoom at 125% and the images goes to blur. Is Not ammissible and without a sense.I have read some forum in the last week and many people have a similar problems.I wait for some feedbackThanks for support --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Notes:Set windows at 100% size is not a fix or an answer. The people don't use an HD monitor to work with small app, fonts etc.The people want sharp resolution! 

A:Blurry images/icons on browsers, dpi scaling problem

Hi @sebastiano_riva,  Welcome to the HP Forum! It is a terrific place to find answers and tips! For you to have the best experience in the HP forum I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide: First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I understand that when you zoom your browser windows the images are not as sharp as when set at  100%.  Does this only occur when zooming in browsers? Have you done all your Windows updates? Have you run the  HP Support Assistant ?  Have you run the Windows troubleshooter?  To assist you further, would you please provide your precise model of Pavilion x 360?  HP Notebook PCs - How Do I Find My Model Number, Serial Number or Product Number? Please post the results  and the requested information, should you continue to need help. Good Luck! When you have resolved your difficulty, would you choose "Accepted Solution" on that post to alert other members and visitors to your success and perhaps help them. To show appreciation for my help. please click the "Thumbs Up Icon" below.

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Getting BSOD on Dell Laptop with Win7 anytime I hibernate or suspend the machine (also started happening randomly today). Started happening a few days ago and I suspect it has something to do with either the USB drives I've been using or whatever was installed while connecting my Nexus S. Hope someone can help, I'm out of ideas. Thanks!!!!

? OS: Windows 7 (x86)
? What was original installed OS on system? Winows XP
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? Full Retail
? Age of system (hardware): ~1.5 yrs
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? ~4 mo (fresh install)
? CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66 ghz
? Video Card: nVidia Quadro NVS 160M
? MotherBoard: Dell Latitude E6500
? Power Supply - brand & wattage: Dell 90W

BSOD Error Codes (that I've seen):

EDIT: Some additional information that might be helpful:
- BSOD happens whether or not I have devices connected to USB
- I am NOT using a USB hub (all are directly connected)

A:[SOLVED] BSOD on Suspend/Hibernate (USB Driver related?)

Hi -

Intel 5100 wifi & IDT audio named probable cause in 2 of the 5 dumps -

netw5v32.sys Thu Mar 26 12:10:37 2009 (49CBA8FD) - Intel

stwrt.sys Wed Mar 10 01:03:06 2010 (4B97361A) - SigmaTel/ IDT audio codec
My own system BSOD'd minutes after midnight on 1/1/2011 - Intell 5100 wifi driver was the cause.

Intel 5100 update (choose the 1st one) - http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Deta...19512&lang=eng

IDT audio comes from Dell Support - Drivers & Downloads

The other 3 BSODs appear tied to USB. Remove USB hub, see if system BSODs. Hub may be drawing too much power.

Is Sophos anti-virus only or does it have personal firewall?

If BSODs persist, run the Driver Verifier -- Driver Verifier - sysnative.com

Windbg Logs
--> http://sysnative.com/bsod2011/jcgrif..._jcgriff2_.txt
--> http://sysnative.com/bsod2011/jcgrif...riff2_.txt.zip

Regards. . .





Built by: 7600.16617.x86fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Debug session time: Sat Jan 8 13:40:11.569 2011 (GMT-5)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:13:53.083
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for netw5v32.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for netw5v32.sys
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: 0x9F_IMAGE_netw5v32.sys
Bugcheck code 0000009F
Arguments 00000003 858e4690 8078adb0 8a1f7628
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I had this problem for the last two weeks. My monitor will blank out (Black Screen), my DVD drive LED will flash a couple of time and the hard drive will spin down. This can happen while I?m booting the system, running any program or just moving from one program to another. The computer seems to be in the suspend mode because the Num Lock LED will change when the num lock key is pressed. The Cap Lock key doesn?t change the Caps Lock LED. I have to hold in the power button for 15 seconds to turn off the computer. I have run all of the antivirus software: C cleaner, Spybot, and Norton 360.

I have searched this forum for days now looking for my problem, with little luck. I have the latest updates from Microsoft. I have changed out the power supply, updated my video drivers and system BIOS. I need to get back to work as software developer. Here are my computer details:

Deckard's System Scanner v20070905.67
Run by Vinnie on 2007-10-10 15:03:05
Computer is in Normal Mode.

Total Physical Memory: 511 MiB (512 MiB recommended).

-- HijackThis (run as Vinnie.exe) ----------------------------------------------

Unable to find log (file not found); running clone.
-- HijackThis Clone ------------------------------------------------------------

Emulating logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2007-10-10 15:04:07
Platform: Windows XP Service Pack 2 (5.01.2600)
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A:[SOLVED] Black screen or suspend mode[moved from xp]

Not that i build rockets or anything but if you have the know how, pull the mem out and clean the sockets and while your there do the same with the cpu. My box was acting odd like that once and thats what I did and it fixed it.

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I increased the Desktop font from 96 to 120 and then made the mistake of going to 144. At 144 things are far more readable but a lot is going off screen. Everytime I go to change the font back to 120 or 96 it says the change will take effect after re-starting the computer. It does not, infact if one goes back before restarting the computer the font size has already reverted to 144. At one time I thought I saw an "apply" button but there is none now. Help and ideas please!

A:[SOLVED] Vista Home Premium Font Scaling

Hi peterf!!

Did you try to reboot to safe mode (you can do so by tapping F8 button when computer starting up, and choose options Safe Mode) and try to change the dpi size there. Then, try to restart the computer again. See whether it works now

Hope that help you a little bit

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Hi, I bought a Canon iP4900 printer recently, mainly to print labels on inkjet printable CDrs. After an initial issue with using Nero Cover Designer, which resulted in the printer thinking that an 80mm mini CDr was in fact a 120mm standard CDr (it appeared to ignore the size given) which ended up with it printing over the CD tray, I settled down to use the limited software, Canon Easy Photo Print EX instead.

To print my 80mm mini CDrs I created some text in Indesign at the correct size, saved them as image files and imported them into Easy Photo Print EX. This worked fine and when I printed out the CDs the text appeared at the correct size.

Then I loaded the same image files into the larger 120mm standard CD template, so I could create some CDs for friends who could not use the mini CD format. When I printed these CDs out, the image had been automatically scaled to fit the larger CD, without any option to remove this. The image size control in Easy Photo Print EX only controls the crop around the image, not the scale or size of the image involved. It appears to scale the images, ignoring the original size. If I print the images of the text out on paper, they appear the same size as on the 80mm mini CDs.

I'm very confused by this. The software is not very good, but no other software I've used, Nero included, seems to work with this printer. I cannot understand why it is upscaling an image automatically when placed on the larger CD template.

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A:Canon Easy Photo Print EX and iP4900 printer scaling problem

I'm using Irfanview to print my CD/DVDs ... (Not my HP software) .. And the Image is created at the size I want to print.
Irfanview gives me a lot of control how my HP Printer prints.
It's my experience that printing on CD/DVDs is not as good as photo paper .. are you expecting too much ??

Can you attach an Image here ??? .. It might help to see how it's created.
And Welcome to the TSG Forum

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Hi there.
My problem is.. i play Crossfire game in full screen (dextop and in game) and after one hour my fps is decrease 100+ normal to 50-14 and after my dextop resolution 1366x768 is go on resolution 640x480 and scaling "Full Screen" is changing.

So.. i have black borders but not on game , on dextop and i think this is decrease my fps
After change i tryed to change them back but worked only with change "personalize" with "windows clasic" and not windows 7 but when i try to play game is asking me if i want to change settings yes or no. if i press yes i go back to black borders on dextop , if i press no .. i don't play game
i need to restart laptop for play again one hour and again

here is a screen : Imageshack - imag607.jpg
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my display : Imageshack - 72362362.png

I also tryed to update Ati drivers .. but when i try to install say "Imcompatible hardware/software"

screen : ImageShack? - Online Photo and Video Hosting

So , now i have drivers on the CD that I received when I bought the laptop

screen : Imageshack - 75485017.png

But i think thats old.

You have ideas ?

A:Graphic Card radeon hd 5470 playing Crossfire , problem with scaling

after one hour i have many other problems.. but just only if i run this game one hour

Catalyst control center give an error CLI.exe .. C/ProgramFilles/Netframework.. and error code

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Paint give two errors when i try to save screen

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2.Imageshack - imag610.jpg

Windows media player 11 give same error like paint with memory

Some times internet is disconnecting and i can connect it back without restart.

I try to give more information about problem.. maybe someone can help me .

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I recently was given a Dell laptop by my brother. It was (key word) working fine for him. He installed an additional memory chip, started the laptop to check it out. Shut it down, put it in the box and shipped it to me. When I try to boot up, it says that it failed and the "suspend to disk" screen comes up. I can't get it to boot in any mode (safe, normal, last previous working, etc) Anyone have this problem before, and how do I correct it??!!!

A:"suspend to disk" problem/question

This is to save battery power. Look here http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/pespmmx/powermgt.htm

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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.

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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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Hi everyone,
I formatted my hard disk of 1TB(terabyte)
I've so far had thousands of problems, but managed to fix them all... except a few problems:
I enabled WOL(Wake on LAN) and everything worked, but then I realized that WOL only works with sleep(S1 & S3) and hibernate, but not shut down.
This problem is quite bad, as on vacation, I need to take my laptop to Italy, and I need WOL to to turn on this computer, so I could use RDC(Remote Desktop Connection) . And, if I accidentally shutdown this computer, I will not be able to use RDC to connect to this computer!
Any suggestions?

P.S. All the other problems are in the other threads.

A:Wake on LAN problem

Thank you so much for replying, but the instructions on the website were a little different from my computer.
I'll try my best to follow those instructions.
Once again, thank you very much,


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Dear Lenovo! Yesterday i bought a B51 80 Lenovo laptop, and right after i installed win 10 64bit to it.Everyhing was perfect until i closed the lit.The laptop went to sleep, and after wake up on the monitor is appearing just colored zizag vibrating lines.I tried win 10 32 bit, the same phenomen is present.I checked the driver with tvsu application and all the driver are the newest.The drivers were automaticcaly instaled by windows right after installation.I tried to install windows 7, but i think the bios does not allow because i run in problem, simply the instalastions tarts but at the very beging i got a failure that hte instlation media is not available.I made a video, if you want i can share with you.https://drive.google.com/file/d/10gZ8e9hLe21mTvhUJnzRwftZUKZOnI43jg/view?usp=sharing Can you help me? Thank you!

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Nothing happens. This is on my other computer, which parameters are:
Motherboard - P5Q-EM in Asus Barebone series T
CPU - Pentium Dual Core E6300
Graphics - onboard
LAN - onboard
OS - Windows 7 & XP
It's weird, because on 7 computer sleeps fully, but on XP partially. I mean that the system is slept, but the CPU fan for example is still running. It wakes from this state. On 7 the fan stops, but it doesn't wake. I tried that also with hibernate. Also, on the other motherboard it works, which is almost the same like that in barebone. The LAN card has the permission to wake the computer with "magic" packet.
Is it BIOS problem or software?

P.S. waking from mouse/keyboard doesn't work too.

A:Wake on Lan problem

sounds to me like you're going into S1 state on the other computer, and S3 state on the Windows 7 machine. S5 would be "fully cut off".

The culprit could be in your BIOS, make sure wake-on-lan or WOL from S3 is at least set to on (also could be under PME). the second thing is to check actually in your network card's driver, which probably also has a setting, by going into Control Panel->Device Manager->Network Adapters-> right click on yours, then go to Properties. You should have a "Power" tab under that, which you can also set these settings. Make sure "Allow this device to bring the computer out of sleep" or "Wake from Magic Packet" is checked/enabled. This may also be under the "Advanced" tab or something similar.. just poke around.

Ultimately, though, you need to have it enabled in both your BIOS and your OS/driver. There is also a neat/tiny program I have that will do it and allow you to listen on your network for magic packets/wake requests... that I know works to bring my Windows 7 machine out of S3 mode. As soon as I can find a link for the site I'll post it [edit: WOL for Windows, use WOL Monitor/Sniffer to test if it's working]. Here is the link: http://www.depicus.com/wake-on-lan/wake-on-lan-gui.aspx

I can confirm this program works to bring Windows 7 machines out of S3 mode, if properly configured.
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When I tried to start my pc this morning I had a black screen saying ''power saving mode".The strange thing is that the light indication,that you see when the screen works, is on.except of that, yesterday my pc worked properly. Any advice would be helpful.

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So I have a HP desktop and an Android tablet. I want to remote desktop my tablet to the pc for school purposes, as I am not always home. I can get remote desktop to work fine. It WoL that won't work. I enabled it in the bios, set up a new rule for port 9 in the firewall, under ethernet settings, enabled all the power management options, and also enabled WoL under the ethernet settings. Router is port fowarded to port 9. All the required info is set up on my tablet, but I cannot get the pc to power, or even wake from sleep. using same IP and everything as I do when I use VNC on the tablet, with the exception of the different port. What could be causing me to fail at this?

A:Wake on Lan problem

you can not wake it through internet. WOL will send a packet through your lan when both device using the same network router.
you can make some schedule to make your home pc wake up and then using remote desktop tools to control it via internet.

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I have a problem with wake-on-lan feature.

Computer simply won't turn on. I have tested it with this utility, which tests if packet got to computer. And test was successful (it said "Magic packet Received"). But if i put computer to standby and send packet, nothing will happen.

I have checked BIOS and Wake LAN option is enabled.

Machine is Asrock ION 330 and according to XBMC forums, people managed to wake this machine without problems. But they figured it out for XBMC linux and i have Windows 7.

What could be the problem?

A:Wake on lan problem

i have the same problem mate...i have a few pc's and i can wake my xp machines no problem with many different magic packet programs but the windows 7 doesnt seem to want to play...if i send the windows 7 to sleep then it wakes up no problem...but if i shut it down as i do the xp machines then it just wont wake on lan...i have done the same as you and enabled it in the bios and on my lan card, which all supports the wol feature but to no avail.
Any help with this would be appreciated

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We are getting ready to move all of our corporate PCs to a certain power profile which will now require users to have a standby time on their computers.

The problem is, every user has to be set up for Wake On LAN so they can work from home hours after their PC has went to sleep.

The first few tests went seamlessly - put it in standby, RDP and it wakes up - no problem.

However, we have now ran in to 3 (out of only 6 or so) computers that the RDP user gets the "Remote logoff in progress" screen on, then RDP closes - when you go back to the host computer (the computer being remoted in to), the power light is on (blinking on this model is how you know its in standby) as though it is awake, but the screen is black and will not "wake up."

Has anyone ever seen such a problem?

A:Problem with RDP + Wake On Lan

Any ideas guys? I can't find anything online and the problem is not getting any better.

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I'm trying to activate the Wake on LAN function in my computer lab using the Symantec Ghost console. It works fine (the computers power on remotely) if the computer is shut down manually, but will not work (computers remain silent) after the computer is shut down remotely from a Ghost console command. Any ideas?

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Hi All
I currently run windows 7 64 bit, BT Infinity & The Homehub 3, and NIS 2012, at the moment i can wake my pc from sleep using my android phone and the home wifi, but i want to be able to do this from work using say a 3G signal from my phone

I have looked at port forwarding and I've added wake on lan as an application in the homehub port forwarding section, it says that Any protcol , port range 7 - 9.

But no matter what i try it will only work over wi-fi, Please can someone help as this is driving me nuts!!



A:Help Needed with Wake on Lan Problem

Just to say this cant be done with the BT Homehub 3 according to the BT forums!

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I am trying to setup Wake on Lan on my pc so that I can remotely turn it on and remote to it. I mainly want to do this from my Motorola Droid android phone.

I have wake on lan turned on in the BIOS.
I also have "Allow this device to wake the computer" checked in the onboard NIC's power management.

The problem I am seeing is that, the wake on lan only works for about the first 2 minutes after the computer is shutdown then it no longer responds.

I am using dyndns.org to host a domain that forwards to the WAN IP of my WRT54G wireless router.

The router is running stock firmware.

Can anyone help me figure out why it only responds for a short while then stops working?

A:Wake on Lan Setup Problem

Anyone have any ideas on how to solve this problem?

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