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System Pause After Start Up From Power Save Mode


In the last couple of days, when starting the computer from power save mode, it seems to freeze. When i open a program, it shows that the computer is working, but nothing pops up. I can still move my mouse pointer over the screen, but there is nothing there. Depending on the program, i can scroll over a section of the screen and find that my pointer changes to the fist pointer, as if to click on it to start whatever process it might be, but still blank. After i use alt, ctrl, delete, to open the task manager, the program pops up and the system goes back to normal. What kind of system error am i experiencing and how can i stop that from happening? The computer is only a few weeks old and i cannot understand why i would such a problem. Any help would be appreciated, thanks in advance.

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