Upgraded to Windows 10 two days ago from Windows 7 x64 home edition. The machine is a Dell Inspiron 546, AMD Phenom II x4 945 CPU 3GHz, 8GB RAM. It has no pen or touch input installed. I'd like to get it running at least as well as it did under Windows 7.
Among the problems I have to solve is that Windows 10 will not wake from hibernate. 100% of the time it freezes in the middle of waking up. The screen will display the trapezoid MS Windows 10 symbol, and the rotating/bouncing dots under that will be frozen in place.
The screen doesn't blank or show any other indication that something is wrong.
The disk indicator light is dark and shows no activity. The power indicator is on. There are no warning beeps or similar complaints.
I recover from this by doing a hard power off (hold power button for five seconds), and restarting the machine. So far it's restarted without a problem every time, *but* I bet it's not a recommended way of starting W10, *and* if the machine is hibernating with unsaved work (I know, not smart) then the work is lost.
The machine does wake from sleep mode (power indicator goes to orange, display and disc are off) without any apparent problems.
Does anyone know what could be causing this, or know someone who does?
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