Windows 7 non responsive after been left idle

  WILLYCARSON 13:05 10 Feb 10

So far this has happened twice, after been left idle overnight. I cannot open programs and ctrl alt del dosen't work, all i get is a black screen. Have had to reset the pc due to this. I am running Win7 Home Premium 64bit

Any Idea's?

  I am Spartacus 13:27 10 Feb 10

Are you using a Core i7 and is it overclocked?

  Kevin-1416101 13:36 10 Feb 10

Try the solution listed below, i think it will help you out...

press F11 key at boot-up?
---> START > Control Panel > Administrative tools or shorter way:

--> START > run > type compmgmt.msc --> Enter

--> then Disk management

--> Find which is recovery partition

--> Make Mark partition as Active

--> Then restart pc.

for more help: click here

  WILLYCARSON 02:28 11 Feb 10

I am using a I7 Core and not it isn't overclocked , just standard speeds. I will try that later today.

Thx for help, if the problem continues i will post back

  KremmenUK 07:28 11 Feb 10

What graphics card do you have ?

  WILLYCARSON 11:38 13 Feb 10

ATI 4800 , with up to date drivers,

  Sea Urchin 12:00 13 Feb 10

kevintechie's post is spam - plus the website linked to is suspect - steer clear.

  lotvic 12:24 13 Feb 10 classifies as PSH - sites engaged in Phishing

so my advice is to keep away from it.

  lotvic 12:26 13 Feb 10

typo, sorry it should be click here

  kdt 16:59 13 Feb 10

check power management & see if keeping power always on helps. i had similar trouble with i7 860 processor.

  rdave13 17:44 13 Feb 10

Looks like the PC is going to sleep. Usually the Windows key wakes it.
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