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Laptop gets unresponsive when getting asleep

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    Laptop gets unresponsive when getting asleep


    Whenever I close my laptop or leave it a few minutes it should sleep, but it just turn off the screen.
    The led lights (for battery, HDD wich I replaced for an SSD 2 days ago, wireless connection and something else) are still on. Also the fan of the laptop still makes noise. The problem is that if I move the mouse or press any key It doesn't do anything (or at least doesn't turn on the screen) so I have to turn it off the bad way (keeping pressed down the power key).

    Interesting fact: if I press fn + f5 wich is the turn-off-screen combination, the screen turns off and immediatly turns on again, in less then half a second.
    Interesting fact 2: If I sleep the laptop with the option in the power button while logged in then the problem occurs, but if I do it logged of it works just fine.


    Background: Problem occurs after I installed a new storage drive (SSD) and installed Windows 8.1
    OS: Windows 8.1 x64
    Laptop: Acer Aspire V5-561G (Intel i7-4500U, 8GB RAM DDR3L, AMD R7 M265 2GB, 500GB SSD Samsung EVO)


    Hope you can help me.
    Last edited by oliverm91; 12 Sep 2015 at 09:10.

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    Windows 8


    Just posting to get the thread up.
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Laptop gets unresponsive when getting asleep
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