Laptop Unwanted Hibernation

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john.spinks Posts 3 Registration date Tuesday August 8, 2017 Status Member Last seen August 8, 2017 - Updated on Aug 8, 2017 at 04:44 AM
Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 - Aug 8, 2017 at 05:40 PM
About once every 6 weeks on startup my Laptop with Windows 10 goes into Hibernation. It stays there forever, just circle spinning & dark screen. So I discovered by taking the battery out then refit again, solves the problem, back to normal, but what we all should know is WHY is this Happening??? Also Mr. Windows 10 when I downloaded Windows 10 the No.2 Keys & the '' Key have swapped over?? So when I press for @ sign I get this " & vise versa, How to FIX anyone know??
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,231
Aug 8, 2017 at 04:48 AM
Hi John,

The issue is happening because there is an accumulation of "flea power" which must be drained once in awhile.

Next time, try this:

1. Remove the battery and cable.

2. Press and hold the power button for 58 seconds.

3. Replug and start.

It should solve the issue for longer than just removing the battery. It has nothing to do with Windows 10.
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john.spinks Posts 3 Registration date Tuesday August 8, 2017 Status Member Last seen August 8, 2017
Aug 8, 2017 at 09:00 AM
Ambucias, thank you very much for answering so quickly. I will try your advice, but will have to wait until the Hibernation happens again. As said before, I do your first step often, so now I'll try holding the power button down for 58 secs. then let you know in the near future, thanks again.
ps. did you see my other problem about the buttons mixed around?
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,231 > john.spinks Posts 3 Registration date Tuesday August 8, 2017 Status Member Last seen August 8, 2017
Aug 8, 2017 at 05:40 PM
Hi John

Yes please, do let me know.
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