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I built the comp in my sig a couple of weeks ago. the first week or so I would hit the sleep button and it would go to sleep. lately, whenever I hit the sleep button, my monitor goes to sleep but not the computer. it just goes to the screen telling me to sign in. any suggestions? might I have accidentally turned something off that prevents the computer from going to sleep?
I am using vista ultimate 64bit by the way
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From my experience, the various power management gimmicks...uh...I mean "schemes," never worked properly. My computer would either 1) not go into the right mode or 2) if sleeping, wouldn't wake up. I finally gave up.

Did you make any changes, that you're aware of, right before it stopped working?
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none, i just tried to put it to sleep one day and I waited about five minutes for the computer to fall asleep and it never did
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Have you tried hypnotism?

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