XPS M1530 won't sleep

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    Oggy VIP Member

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    I very rarely switch off my lappie and have it set to 'sleep' when I close the lid. For some reason it is no longer springing into life when I open the lid. The wifi and BT lights are on but I cannot get to fire up except by switching it off and rebooting. I can set it to hibernate but that's not the same.

    Any bright ideas
     
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    Have you tried a hot milky drink and rocking it to sleep :rofl2:






    Sorry couldn't resist !!
     
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    So it will sleep but not wake up?
    Have you tried re-seating the ram?
    Anything spinning CD/HD?
    What's the OS
     
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    Yes
    No - but will do
    No
    Win7 Ultimate
     
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    Reseating the RAM makes no difference. :wall:

    When I open the lid just the wifi and BT lights are on.
     
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    MikeT Outlet Forums Contributor VIP Member

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    Sounds like your power plan is goosed.

    Go control panel-power options - create a power plan- and set up your own plan so you can then see it that works as you want.
    I use sleep all the time but I always push the power button once to wake mine up (win 7 pro)
     
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    That doesn't work. :bawling:

    You will recall Mike that I bought this machine from you. Is it still under warranty? LOL
    :rofl2::rofl2:
     
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    MikeT Outlet Forums Contributor VIP Member

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    Well perhaps you should just send it back to where you bought it then, I think the loan period must be up by now.
    Let me have the tracking number once its on the way.

    I will give it the once over and then perform some very long term testing...
     
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    lol:rofl2::rofl2:
     
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    Oggy VIP Member

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    Still haven't been able to cure this problem. :wall:
     
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    I was also under the impression that you have to hit the power button to bring it out of sleep mode. Is that not working for you?
     
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    Nope. :mad::mad:
     
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    Can any of my new friends help me solve this? :happy:
     
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    Does nothing work to bring the laptop out of sleep without doing an on/off - power button, key press or CTRL-ALT-Delete ?

    If your power options are set ok, it could be something really unusual. Can you try booting in to safe mode and see if it works then (as it could be a background process or similar causing a hang on sleep).

    Also worth updating your BIOS. Then, check the sleep ACPI mode - try S3 or S1. It would be worth testing out different settings to see if one of these works - I suspect this stands a reasonable chance or sorting it :).
     
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    Nothing brings it out of sleep and I have to press the on/off button to switch off and then reboot.

    In safe mode there is no option to set it to sleep on closing lid or by any other action.

    BIOS is up to date and there is nothing there about ACPI.

    :bawling::bawling:
     
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    Darth, you're a star. That did the trick. :bow::bow::bow:

    I didn't upgrade the video as the link was for the 64 bit version and I am running 32 bit.
     
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    Well done Darth!

    I guess that means I wont be getting a package in the post anytime soon then Oggy?
     
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    Nice work darthweb! :D
     
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    Correct! :happy:
     
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