Laptop stuck in sleep mode

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GB - Mar 13, 2010 at 08:29 PM
 SephGamer - Dec 26, 2015 at 07:28 AM
Hello,
I put my dell xps into sleep mode, and now it won't wake up. just get a balck screen with a flashing cursor. all diagnostics ok. just won't boot. any ideas please?

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Sooo... What if this DOESN'T work? For me, my laptop shows the "sleep mode" symbol light, the fan is running, discs I put into the drivebay make the sound of being read, but the laptop doesn't do anything. I've tried the discharge method above, even held the power button for over 5 minutes at one point, but to no avail. I disconnected the CMOS battery, even disconnected the hard drive, but still, when I turn the laptop on, on adapter or battery, The screen stays black (even on a separate monitor), the "sleep mode" light is turned on, and the device simply doesn't respond to anything.
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Mar 14, 2010 at 06:20 AM
Hi there,

Remove the battery ,then press and hold power button for 2 minutes and reseat battery after and plug also adapter and power on.

Thanks
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I just experienced the same thing thanks so much!
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thanks, it worked for me
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Thank you for saving my sanity!
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Thanks, it did work for me. REally good tip
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Thanks you soooo much almost cryed and nearly had to buy a new computer thanks a million!
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