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Laptop won't wake up from sleep, fans on full.

ImnimoImnimo Posts: 1Member Newbie
edited March 18 in Predator Laptops
Sometimes when my laptop goes into sleep mode, the fans turn on full blast, and it won't wake up.  This happens when the laptop is plugged into power (I haven't tested while on battery) and is open.  The keyboard lights are on, as are the power button and trackpad lights.  Pressing keys, touching the trackpad and pressing the power button have no effect (holding the power button down long enough will shut off the computer, though).  fn-F6 does not turn on the screen.  Pressing the trackpad disable button does not seem to have any effect, so it seems like it is more than just the screen being off. However, fn-F9 will turn on and off the keyboard lights.  Closing the lid will cause the lights on the back of the lid to turn off, but does not cause the fans to stop.  

Any idea what might be causing this, or how I can fix it?  I've run out of ideas.

FAQ & Answers

  • fraglefragle Posts: 1Member New User
    edited February 14
    I have very similar problem on 3mo old Acer Spin 5. Did you find a solution?
    Laptop has worked perfect for 3mos but couple of days ago, when it goes to sleep, the fan starts running full and if you open up the laptop, the keyboard lights are on but nothing on screen. Pressing power button or holding power button have no effect. Eventually battery runs out and fan stops. Plug back in and laptop works fine again for a while and then repeats problem.
  • RanY2JRanY2J Posts: 579Ally
    Did you check the powersave settings perhaps? Why don't you disable sleep completely and try if that helps?
    BElieve in YOUrself.
  • AlexHazanovAlexHazanov Posts: 1Member New User
    Same problem here... Did anyone find a solution?
  • Red-SandRed-Sand Posts: 505Member Seasoned Specialist
    edited March 18
    Imnimo said:
    Sometimes when my laptop goes into sleep mode, the fans turn on full blast, and it won't wake up.  This happens when the laptop is plugged into power (I haven't tested while on battery) and is open.  The keyboard lights are on, as are the power button and trackpad lights.  Pressing keys, touching the trackpad and pressing the power button have no effect (holding the power button down long enough will shut off the computer, though).  fn-F6 does not turn on the screen.  Pressing the trackpad disable button does not seem to have any effect, so it seems like it is more than just the screen being off. However, fn-F9 will turn on and off the keyboard lights.  Closing the lid will cause the lights on the back of the lid to turn off, but does not cause the fans to stop.  

    Any idea what might be causing this, or how I can fix it?  I've run out of ideas.

    Same problem here... Did anyone find a solution?

    I just bought a Pred 17 from someone and thought they sold me a lemon. (Had same issue mentioned in this post)

    Turns out updating the BIOs fixes the issue and I've had no problems since.
    I updated to version 1.13.
    - Hotel Hero
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