Black screen after sleep mode or hibernation in windows 8

Hi,

I have Windows 8 Release Preview on my laptop, but when I put windows into sleep mode or hibernation, it cannot resume; it shows only a black screen.

What should I do?

 

Please answer back.

 

 

Thanks!

Answer
Answer

Hi,

 

 

a) Try these steps
 
 
1) Hit Windows Key + C
 
2) Click the Settings Icon on the right of the screen.
 
3) Click Control Panel
 
4) Click Hardware and Sound
 
5) Click Power Options
 
6) Click Choose What the power buttons do from the left menu
 
7) Click Change settings that are not currently available
 
8) Scroll to bottom of Dialog box.
 
9) Uncheck the box titled Turn on fast startup (recommended)
 
10) Click Save Changes button.

11) Exit Power Options Dialog box

12) Reboot.

 

 

b) You can also use a commandline

Follow these steps:
Press the ‘Windows + X’ key on the keyboard.
Select Command Prompt (Admin), note that you must have admin's rights.
In the command.exe window   type  "powercfg.exe -h off"  without  quotes.
Press 'Enter'.
Reboot.

Good luck!

 


 

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Last updated September 19, 2013 Views 891 Applies to: