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Black Screen

Casheti

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#1
2 nights in a row, I lock my PC (I have Vista), go to bed and leave it uploading torrents and the such..

I come back to it in the morning, unlock it, and all I have is a black screen. It still has sound :confused: This has happened 2 nights in a row.. but why? I have to turn off my PC with the power button and turn back on to get the screen to show something again.
 
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#2
if you turn off just the monitor and then turn it back on does it solve the problem?
 
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#4
Leave it on overnight without downloading torrents and see if it happens?
 
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#6
Check Power Savings? It would be strange that they'd have changed, as well as if the keyboard/mouse don't bring it out of standby/sleep. But check anyway.