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Then when I restart I get the "Windows did not close properly" warning and hit Enter. Vista General Vista restarts after shut downWhen I click on Shut Down from the Vista (Home Premium) Start menu, the system does that then, about ten minutes later, it starts up Since the OS reports it is "resuming Windows" when I initiate the reboot described in the first paragraph above, I concluded that the machine did in fact hibernate when I hit That's 60 seconds when your computer is drawing full power, but isn't usable.

If there has been a power interruption -- such as a dead laptop battery -- the system will resume as from hiberation right back to where it was with apps and The problem is outlined in the entries above. System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell XPS420 OS Windows 7 SP1 x64 Memory 6 gig Graphics Card ATI Radeon HD3650 256 MB Sound Card Intergrated 7.1 Channel Audio Monitor(s) Displays Dell SP2009W 20 Anonymous says: December 28, 2011 at 12:58 When a system is hibernated it uses no power.

Not sure why the lid sleep switch would cause problems different from a normal key call for sleep withstanding a resume call on lid opening. Personally, it looks like I'll be using the built-in shutdown, restart, or logoff shortcuts available in Launchy for quick access.Screenshot Tour: Tweaking LaunchyScreenshot Tour: Tweaking LaunchyScreenshot Tour: Tweaking LaunchyClick to viewLast Other causes include the mouse and the keyboard.