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I recently upgraded to Win98SE from Win98.  I find that whenever I leave my computer on for a long time, the screen will go blank and the computer freezes completely.  My only option is to turn off power and then turn it back on.  Ctrl-Alt-Del doesn't work.  I've never been in the room when it happens.  My screensaver seems to be working and I've changed it to see if that's the problem.  
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joedCommented:
It sounds like enersave mode is kicking in. Try hitting caplock or num lock and see if the light comes on/off on the keyboard. This will indicate if the PC is lockedup. Next try turning the monitor off/on and see if that restores the video.
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bchewCommented:
Thank you Gina.
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glladdAuthor Commented:
Thank you!  I'm glad I found this forum.  I read about it in FamilyPC just when I needed it.  

Have a great New Year!

Take care, Gina
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