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Old 01-11-2011, 04:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all,
I have had a strange thing happen with my Dell running XP a couple of times now.
It seems to occur after the PC has been put on standby, but it simple freezes and won't start up. The keyboard light stays on, but the hard drive led flicks once then goes out.
Each time the PC has come good a day or so later? Any suggestions as to what this might be?
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Do you have, in BIOS set the power management sleep to AS3?

Could be a PSU problem, too. Not sure though.
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I haven't fiddled with the BIOS, so I am wondering also if it is a power problem.
Has been hot and humid here the last few days, so I am wondering if it has overheated?
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Could be. What temps are you getting? Use HWMonitor.
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