I had the same problem. When I turned off AppleShare, the problem went away and I was able to close it and let it sleep at any point without fear.
Forget OS 9 !
-C. UFS Purist
firstname.lastname@example.org (Cyberthomas) wrote in message news:email@example.com...
Hi sometimes when I put OS X to sleep the screen goes off but the comp stays on, and I am obliged to force it to restart. Would anyone know why? thanks tom