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My computer won't wake up from hibernation mode

July 2015

The computer system can be put into hibernation mode to save power if it is not going to be used for a considerable amount of time. In contrast to shutdown, the hibernation mode saves the status of the applications opened so that when it wakes up from the hibernation mode, the applications do not have to be restarted. Sometimes, the computer may not be able to wake from the hibernation mode. In such cases, a hard reset of the computer may be required to make the hardware functional again. All data must be saved before the computer goes into the hibernation mode to prevent any potential data loss.

My computer won't not wake from hibernation mode




Issue


Hi, last night my dear husband was looking on the internet at cars (as usual) and while I was in the shower he managed to put our HP zd7030us laptop into hibernate mode. I have done everything to make it wake up and NOTHING. There are no lights on the front and when I press the power button the icon on the front blinks but no other lights are on. It looks like it is dead.
He is not familiar with a computer but knows how to look at sites that have cars on them so it has never been a problem for him to open what he is used to and then shut down the computer; but last night he had to hit the hibernation button but does not know what he did.
I have removed the battery, held the power button and read online for any help I can get, but nothing works. What can I do? HELP anyone. Thanks so much.

Solution


I don't think it's in hibernation. I would try this trick:
Disconnect the power cord and pull out the battery. Then press down the power button for a least 30 seconds. Then reinsert the battery, reconnect the power cord and start the laptop normally. This "hard reset" might fix your problem.

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