Monitor doesn't wake up when coming out of sleep mode.

If you are having a problem with your comptuer coming out of sleep or hibination. I have have come up with a list of things for you to try and hopefully solve your problem. Some are my own ideas and some have been taken from forums, but im hoping this page is better than reading 10+ pages of comments where most people are saying they have the same problem and only a few potential solutions. So hopefully this page should help you out.


Microsoft Articles

Firstly its worth looking at some microsoft articles. Below are some links to microsoft articles on the issues relating to comptuer and hibernation issues. Some have hotfixes to be installed others potential work arounds. If any relate to your issue they are worth installing or following. - The computer screen dims after you log on to resume a computer from hibernation in Windows 7. - Stop error when you resume a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 from sleep or from hibernation: "STOP: 0x000000D1" - Error message when you try to resume a Windows 7-based or a Windows Server 2008 R2-based computer from hibernation: "Stop 0x0000009F" - A computer that is running Windows 7 appears to sleep, but then it immediately wakes - Windows 7 Users could have the notebook display as completely black or aero function disabled - The October 2009 stability and reliability update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 is available. - The desktop stops responding for some time after you resume the display on a computer that is running Windows 7 - You receive various Stop error messages in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2 when you try to resume a computer that has a large SATA hard disk


Software Issues

Various peices of software could be causing issues when resuming from sleep. Is worth doing the following:


Hardware Issues

In making a computer "sleep" various hardware is used in the process. its worth going through the processes below to see if you can locate the problem.



Work Around

You can make some changes to the power options as a work around to this issue:

Edit the power options : Windows Button > Control Panel > Power Options > Advanced Settings

Make sure you set the Turn Off Display to "Never", but leave "put Computer to Sleep set to say 30 min", your display should be turned Off or put to Sleep automatically by its hardware. Once the PC initiates the sleep mode it drops the video signal and the monitor will go into its own no signal sleep mode.


I hope this guide has helped you to solve your problem.



Black screen after S3 / Black screen after stand by wake up
Black screen shows only the mouse pointer when resuming from Standby mode
Black Screen, mouse on Resume / Blank screen coming out of hibernation
Blank screen on resuming / Blank screen resuming from hibernation
Hang on Resume from Standby / Monitor fails to re-initialize when the system resumes from Sleep
Monitor won't wake up when coming back from sleep (Windows 7)
No video resuming from standby / Problem resuming from hibernation and sleep
Problem with Windows 7 Sleeping / Resume failure / Failed resume
Resume from standby problem
System periodically undergoing titanic struggle in attempting to wake from sleep
The resume-from-standby issue / Unable to resume from standby
Waking up from hiberantion / Win7 stuck with black screen with only mouse cursor
Won't resume from Hibernation, failed to resume from hibernation
Won't resume from Sleep, failed to resume from sleep
Windows 7 wont resume from sleep
Windows 7 black screen when trying to wake
Windows 7 black scrren on resume, When mouse is moved to come out of sleep mode
Screen stays black on resume
Computer doesnt come out of sleep mode, computer sleep mode resume problem
Monitor doesnt come out of sleep mode, monitor sleep mode resume problem




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