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New dell studio on start up goes into repair mode and says it was due to improper shut down .sometime it will repair it self other times i have to call micro soft system is running vista home premium dell says it is micro soft, micro soft says itis dells drivers this has happend 40 plus times since march 09 how can i get this problem fixed I have seen this problem on a toshiba laptop while on a airplane also on a hp pavillion laptop micro sof t has checked in device manager for driver problems t


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Found this it may or may not help.
Issue 1. Hibernation mode causes the computer to stop responding (always)
Details: When pressing the case button or start menu button, computer does not go into hibernation. Instead, it hangs :
- On/Off case button stays green instead of flashing orange
- Screen blanks
- Keyboard/touchpad/mouse do not respond
- Fan starts at medium speed
- No hard disk activity
- Laptop has to be turned off by pressing and holding On/Off button on case.
- Vista starts with warning that computer has not been turned off correctly.

Issue 2. Sleep mode causes the computer to stop responding (randomly)

\015\012I have finally found a culprit for Issue 1 : this is the antivirus\015\012software Avira Antivir. Whenever I _disable_ Antivir Guard before\015\012hibernating, hibernation (and subsequent wake-up) proceed as expected.

\015\012As far as issue 2 is concerned, I will have to do further testing,\015\012since this happens randomly and rarely, but this may be a related issue.

To sum it up, _workaround for Issue 1_ is:
- _Disable Antivir Guard_ before hibernating (and possibly sleep)
- _Enable Antivir Guard_ after wake-up.
Although awkward, this is the only solution I have found, short of switching to another AV brand.
Vista SP2 may or may not fix this.

Note: same issue has occurred with:
- Antivir 8 Premium
- Antivir 8 Personal
- Antivir 9 Personal
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