Laptop won't fire up when I reopen lid

By tassypoohs
Oct 8, 2010
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  1. Hi,
    I have an Acer aspire 2930 and when I close the lid and then reopen it, it won't fire up again. I have to power down and re-boot to get it to work again. I've checked the power settings and they are set to sleep mode when the lid is shut.
    Any assistance would be really appreciated.
    Thanks T.
  2. pjamme

    pjamme TS Enthusiast Posts: 208

    We have a latitude that requires momentarily pushing the power button to wake it up, does that work for you?
    fine line on how long to press PB
  3. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,430   +185

    Take a look under Ctrl Panel->Power Options (somewhere on there, as i recall) you can specify what you want to happen when you open the lid again
  4. tassypoohs

    tassypoohs TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hi, I've tried pressing the PB shortly but to no avail. When I press the function button it starts up cos I can hear it but the screen stays blank,

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