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i'm an idiot with an easy laptop question

stir-fry

TRIBE Member
i'm installing some software on this laptop for someone, and it was taking too long so i took a nap..
now i'm awake and i can't seem to get this thing out of hibernation mode?

i tried closing the top and opening it, pressing keys.. pouring water on it, etc. what can i do?

it's a dell inspiron
 
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Chubbs

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Power button.

If that doesnt work, hold it for 5 seconds.

If that doesnt work, remove the battery.
 

zoo

TRIBE Member
see that on button above the keyboard, under the screen?

press and hold it until something happens

always works for me
 

stir-fry

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but if i press the power button and it reboots i'll fucking kill someone since it's still halfway through the install
 
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zoo

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it wont' reboot

hold the button until something happens

if it reboots, turn off hibernation mode next time

punk :p
 
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Chubbs

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Dude. You shouldnt have held it for five seconds... that was only to be done if pressing it once wouldnt work.
 
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