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Computer Sleep option gone

  1. #1

    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1

    Computer Sleep option gone

    I have had to do a complete reset of my computer recently and ever since I did that I have not had the option of putting my computer to sleep even after checking all my drivers to see if they are up to date. I am also having a problem where when I turn on my computer It will stay a black screen even though all signs point to it working just nothing shows on the screen. After a complete shutdown by holding the power button and turning it back on it works but doesn't let me get into BIOS. This problem has been a big annoyance and it would be much appreciated if you could help me.

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  2. #2

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Try pressing the Delete key on startup to get into bios.

    What I have done in the past to get boot options to appear is to restart & press the power button to shut my computer off & then push it again to restart it.

    Doing this 3 or 4 times causes the boot menu to appear because it did not shut down properly.

    I have noticed no ill effects from doing this.

    Since I installed Macrium Reflect, I added boot options at startup:

    Click image for larger version

    This comes in handy.

    Macrium Reflect FREE Edition - Information and download

    That's all I know to suggest right now.
    Maybe someone else here will have better ideas.
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