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Problems waking computer up from sleep

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Hello all,

So basically, my computer is running windows vista and aside from my small problem, the computer runs fine. However, when I put the computer to sleep and try to wake it up, the computer wakes up but the screen doesnt show. The computer is responsive, I can shut it down with the keyboard without having to see the screen, and in fact there is a very small sliver of screen at the very very top. its very thin, but its there. I can see the mouse tip as i scroll it across the screen, but the line is litterally one or two pixels wide. So thats my situation: after sleep, the computer works but the screen doesnt show up except for a tiny teaser bit at the top. any ideas about what is wrong?
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Don't use Windows power saving features. They 're not 100% reliable.
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Hi plefeuvre, and welcome to Geeks to Go!

It looks like you are running Windows Vista. Do you know if it has been updated to Service Pack 1? Please click on the Start button and right-click Computer and select Properties. Then in the right side of the screen, find the line that says Windows Vista, see if it says SP1 next to it.

When did this start happening? Has it always been like this?

Do you know the make and model of your laptop? The more details, the better!

Edited by The Admiral, 12 November 2008 - 12:52 AM.

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