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Q: Only charges in sleep mode or off

My laptop will only charge when in sleep mode or off.When I am working on it, the battery indicator at the bottom on the screen says it's not charging, even when the cable is plugged in and the percentage of charge will keep dropping while it's in use. Any suggestions would be great

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Hello for the past 2 weeks I am facing a weird battery charging issue. Apparently the battery charges only while the laptop is on Sleep mode or Shut Down mode. It doesn't charge when powered on. The HP online support also does not have any answers. I have updated the BIOS and restarted the laptop countless times. The battery is not removable. Anybody else faced this issue and any solutions?  On a side note, Microsoft Excel crashes repeatedly since beginning. And the support has no answer to this too. Thanks for your help! Regards,Garry

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My laptop only charges when in sleep mode or when switched off. I have tested my charger properly and it is fine. When I charge my laptop when it is on, the charging area goes orange for a few seconds then white which is what should only happen when your laptop is fully charged. However my laptop does this even with 8% of battery left. It seems like the laptop always thinks it's fully charged when on. How do I fix this?

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My T450 has recently been giving me problems.  It will only charge when it's in sleep mode or turned off, not while I'm working on it and it's plugged in.  At those times, the light will flash continuously and nothing happens.  I have tried two different batteries.  Any thoughts?  Thanks for the help. GC19

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Unfortunately my HP Envy charges only when it is in sleep mode or turned off. I perfomed a troubleshoot and I got an error saying that I should buy a new battery. So, I ordered a new HP battery. The problem is that even with the new battery the problem continues. I even used another compatible charger, to ensure that it is not a charger problem, and I got the same message. "Plugged in, not charging". I unistalled the AC Adapter and reinstalled the drivers from the Device Managers, but the problem did not get fixed. Moreover I also performed Windows Troubleshooting, but nothing relevant comes up. Moreover there is another problem. Some times, the screen starts to act weird. It goes white with some strips and it freezes and after some time it operates normally again. I don't think the two problems are related, but I thought it is good to mention both. HP Envy 15 NoteBook PC, Windows 10 (64 bit) - all hardware fully updated. Thanks in advance.  

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I purchased my Hp envy 360 laptop at Best Buy about a week ago. It was an open box purchase because It was in near perfect condition . I tryed charging it but it only charges when it is in sleep mode or either closed . When I plug it in while its in it has a white light and the battery days plugged in ; not charging . But when I close it there is a orange light and a couple hours later it's fully charged . I assumed I had a bad battery but I ran a battery test and it said my battery was fine . Because it charges when it's closed I assumed their was a setting I could just switch but i don't know what to do .

A:Computer only charges in sleep mode or closed

Hello Leroyfour, Please try with system restore i think that should help you with the issue. Steps to do a system restore Open Reset this PC. Go to Start > Settings > Update & security > Recovery and click Get started below Reset this PC.Reset Windows 10, but save your files. On the next screen, click Keep my files and follow the on-screen instructions to reset Windows 10.Reset this PC from Safe Mode. RegardsSATISHP4 Click " Thumb's up " icon if the question is answered/resolved.

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My T440s Ultrabook will not charge when I'm working, only when the laptop is in Sleep mode. The battery tests as ok. I just ordered a new AC Adapter but that hasn't solved the problem. Thanks kschramm10

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Battery only charges if the laptop is plugged int to power but off, when turned on, it never indicates that the battery is being charged. Runs only on battery power even when the AC adapter is plugged in. I am having the issue posted here before :http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/battery-only-charges-when-compu... So far I have not been able to find a solution. Windows 10, version 1607 Heres what I have tried so far:Recovery using HP tool for recovering windows (HD wipe, erased all settings)As other suggested on that thread, let battery run out and turn laptop back on (did not work)Another HP suggestion was to upgrade the BIOS, I did that too and that did not workTook the Laptop to the Bestbuy it was purchased at to test a different power supply, that did not work eitherHere is a curious thing, if I boot up the laptop with the battery on, and once booted, I can remove the battery, the laptop stays on, but it indicates that the battery is missing, however it does stay on.If I try to turn on the Laptop w/o the battery in place (but AC plugged in) it will not come on. I also tried the suggested compnents diagnostics (ESC at the time of boot up, and then F2 to enter diagnostics), the battery passes the test, but the AC adapter is never regognized or fails (as long as the batter is on), however, a different adapter was tested, so it is not the adapter. Here's another thing someone else suggested, to try booting up to a US... Read more

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My problem is the the following, I have a laptop ( hp pavillon zd8000) and the battery will only charge when the computer is turned of or if it is in sleep mode. once i turn the computer on the battery stops charging and computer uses the AC adaptor. my battery works finee i think because it charges to 100% and when I use the battery without the AC adapator my computer works fine for 2 hours. i have tried different batteries and different AC adaptor problem not solved. I sent my computer to HP and they have changed my motherboard and when i got my computer back it still had the same problem. what could it be?? can anyone help me?? hp pavillon zd8000service tag: zd8410eas/n: [personal information removed]OS: Windows Xp home

A:battery only charges when computer is off or in sleep

umm the thing i can say is that the laptop is using alot of power and its using the power from the wall to still use the laptop well it happens to me when it getslow on battery then i charge it it says pluged in ,not charging because im using alot of juice from the wall so once it slows down in processing it charges the battery im not sure  the thing i would trying is not to do any thing and see if it charges or even update the bios

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my hp 15 notebook is at it again.It is plugged in but not charging. but when I shut it down' and pluggin ,it charges. it only and only charges when sleeping or off..where could this problem be and how should I solve it? please help.

A:hp notebook doesnt charge. it charges only when off or sleep...

You might want to take a look at this document: Battery Does not Power Notebook or Hold a Charge. It suggests troubleshooting steps to determine if the problem is the battery, the power supply, or the system board.You might find the answer to your battery/power issue as you work through the steps in that HP support article.   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again !!  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee 

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Hello, I have Lenovo T431s laptop, recently experiencing a very strange battery charging issue. Recently my laptop stops charging but the yellow light on the power button blinks continuously when connected the adapter. Switched off the laptop and when switching on it, battery starts charging.Also on waking from sleep, battery charges. Could say laptop only charges on waking but not charging when it is off or connects the adapter when it is running.Why the system behaves in such way, is there any fix for this issue? OS: ubunutu 17.10  Thanks and Regards,Mohan

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Great laptop that Ive been using for 1.5 years. Recently I've noticed my battery is showing signs of an error other Dell users are reporting.
Laptop charges fine to 76% then it starts alternating from "plugged in, charging" to "plugged in, not charging". Charging after 76% becomes really slow.
What I've done so far:
1. Updated BIOS
2. Updated Dells Power Management tool
3. BIOS can detect the adapter (45W). Im using the adapter that came with the laptop
4. Battery settings in power management and BIOs are set to Standard
5. Completely drained the battery and tried doing a full charge
6. Uninstalled Microsoft ACPI compliant control in device manager then re-installed
Battery diagnostics show the battery is in EXCELLENT health.
Any ideas?

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I just had the fan replaced, and now when I use F4 to put the laptop in sleep mode and then close the lid, it remains in sleep mode when I open the lid.  Same thing occurs when I close the lid (no F4) for sleep mode and then open the lid.  However, when I select Sleep on the Windows 7 Start Menu and close the lid, the laptop does resume when I open the lid. NOTES:- Before replacing the fan, I used F4 for sleep and resume, because when I close the lid I would sometimes find the fan running the next morning- BIOS is up-to-date- Keyboard and mouse are set to wake PC- Power Options Settings:   - Allow hybrid sleep set to OFF and Hibernate set to NEVER (As they always have been)   - USB Settings > Disabled USB selective suspend settings  (These were enabled) While this isn't a huge problem, I would like to have things working as before, preferably without having to go back to the Lenovo certified shop. Thank you in advance for your help. Jeff

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I've had this problem intermittently on my laptop for the past 2 years however it has been occuring more often recently.

Basically sometimes when I click the sleep button on Windows 7, the screen fades to black as usual. However the fan keeps running (sounds like when it's on full load) and the power button light stays on endlessly. I always have to force shut it down and restart it.

What can be the issue?

A:Laptop freezes between entering sleep mode to being in sleep mode

Hi joseph10444.

Such a situation may occur when some driver (mostly the PnP device drivers depending on the ACPI configuration) fail to response within a stipulated time period during the power state change.

Let us see some data. Upload your MSINFO32.nfo file.
Click on the start button
Type "msinfo32" (without quotes) in the search bar of the start menu, click the resulting link. It will open the System Information window.
File>Save. In the "File Name" filed, put "MSINFO32" (without Quote), give the save location to desktop, and click the "save" button.
Give the time for processing, it will save a .nfo file on your desktop.
Zip it, and upload it following the instruction.
Upload the list of all the third party drivers Using NirSoft DriverView :
Download and execute Driverview
View > Hide Microsoft Drivers
Edit > Select all
File > Save Selected Items
In the Save dialog, Set the path to desktop, Put "Driverview" in the name field, and save.
Zip the .txt file and upload it.
Those files will give us a closer look to the issue.

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hai.. help needed.... i am having the exact problem as op.. when i press sleep button, screen goes black (as usual).. but fan, and other keyboard lights are still on... it just freezes... i have to force shutdown to again use my laptop...

i am attaching the msinfo32.nfo, driverview.txt...

and one more thing... i dont have problem of bsod... thanks..

A:Laptop freezes between entering sleep mode to being in sleep mode

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Laptop freezes between entering sleep mode to being in sleep mode

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I have a W520 running Windows 7 Professional. Just recently, my laptop has been going into sleep mode after being idle for about 2-4 minutes (the time is not consistent). My power management is set to "high performance". Put the computer to sleep is set to "Never". The advanced power settings are:Sleep afterOn battery: NeverPlugged in: NeverAllow hybrid sleepOn battery: OffPlugged in: OffHibernate afterOn battery: NeverPlugged in: NeverAllow wake timersOn battery: DisablePlugged in: DisableDoes anybody have an idea of why my laptop goes into sleep mode after 2-4 minutes? Is this a software or hardware problem?

A:W520 entering sleep mode but sleep disabled in pow...

Hi KnightCa,
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
I'm really sorry to hear that your Lenovo W520 goes into sleep mode even after it has been disabled in Power management.
Go to Control panel - - >Power Options - - >Change plan settings (Choose the Power plan that you have selected) - - >Change advanced power settings - - >Adjust the settings under sleep and display as shown below.

Also, try doing a windows update and reinstallation of Power manager in your system.
If the above said didn?t help, try doing a registry editing.
1. Open the Start Menu. 2. In the white line (Start Search) area, type regedit and press Enter. 3. If prompted, click on Continue in the prompt. 4. In regedit, go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\238C9FA8-0AAD-41ED-83F4-97BE242C8F20\7bc4a2f9-d8fc-4469-b07b-33eb785aaca0\DefaultPowerSchemeValues.
5. Expand DefaultPowerSchemeValues and Click on the key that is for the Power Plan that you want to change the wait time (Refer the table below)
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6. In the right pane, right click on ACSettingIndex (while on AC power) or DCSettingIndex (while on battery power) and click on Modify.
7. Choose Decimal, and type in how many seconds you want Windows to wait to go back to sleep automatically after an unattended wakeup.
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8. Close regedit. 9. Restart the computer to apply.
Hope ... Read more

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When I leave my computer after a session, it automatically goes into sleep mode after a period of time and remains that way till I wake it up.

However when I manually put it to sleep ( via shutdown options) , it goes to sleep immediately but for only a while ( a few minutes) then it shows the desktop screen again. If I then leave it alone after it self awake , it goes back to sleep as described above.

Any idea why ?


A:Auto sleep mode works but manual sleep does not


Some softwares can stop the sleep request to work properly.

run cmd.exe as a admin (Click on start, type CMD, right click on CMD.exe and select run as admin)
then type the command
powercfg.exe /energy
This will generate a report that will show if any software is blocking the sleep request. Your next step would be to configure the software in control panel power options

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I like to put my computer on sleep so I can just come back to where I left it, but the past few days when I put it on sleep the screen would just go black like it was asleep, but the computer was still on and running like I didn't put it in sleep. Then when I move the mouse to come out of sleep it says "locking computer" and goes to my password screen (which is what it should do before going to sleep). I don't think its in the power settings because I've checked there and played around with the settings (I'm not technically challenged so I don't think it's something that simple lol).

Also, my touchpad scroll feature does not work (and has not worked for quite some time). It comes back when I turn the computer off and on again, but I only do that a few times a week. I've tried reinstalling the touchpad firmware so that isn't the problem.

I have a Toshiba Satellite A215.

A:Computer Doesn't Sleep When In Sleep Mode

Back when I had that problem with my Toshibia Satellite, I had to turn off the Awake on LAN in the bios, because when the network is present it will want to wake up.. Just something to try, im sure other people will have other ideas, and hope one of them will do the trick :)

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Hi All,  I bought my 11e 3rd Gen just today. I really like it so far, except, I don't seem to be able to utilize the tablet mode. Every time I fold the screen back, it will enter tablet mode as per usual, but then once the screen actually touches the bottom of the laptop, completely folded back, it turns off and enters tablet mode. It's almost as if the sensor thinks the screen is folded shut completely and the laptop enters sleep mode.  Any ideas on what may ber happeneing? Thanks in advance. 

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How transition happen from S3(Sleep Mode) to S4(Hibernation mode) after setting the Power Plan policies ?

I set the setting in power plan policies, here are the below steps
Go to Control panel->Power options->Change Plan settings->Turn off the display: set to 1 Minute. Then click Change Advanced power settings-Sleep->& set Sleep after: 2 Minute and Hibernate after: 4 Minutes

My expected result for mobile board is:

1.Display devices should turn off after 1 minute.
2.System should Enter into S3 state after 2 Minutes and S3 LED should lit.
3.After 4 Minutes system should switch to S4 from S3 & S4 LED on CRB should Lit.

Am getting the result is:
1.Display devices should turn off after 1 minute.
2.System should Enter into S3 state after 2 Minutes and S3 LED should lit.
3.After 4 Minutes system switch to S4 from S3 and S0, S4 LED on CRB should Lit.

S3->S0->S4 is it rwirght or wrong, if its wright what process happen between S3->S0->S4.
Can any help me to understand this transition

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I've been using this Windows 7 Home system for some years. At first it used the CRT monitor I had for much longer than this system, then a used LCD monitor, now for the last six or eight months a larger used, but seemingly in excellent condition, Dell E228WFP.

My habit has been, for much longer than I've had the Win7 system, to manually put the system in sleep mode during the day when I expect to be away for any extended time. I turn it off if I will definitely be away for hours and turn it off over night.

The problem did not exist until this Dell monitor. I don't recall how soon after getting the monitor it started, probably not very long.

The system always come up working properly when first turned on but sometimes, when I awaken the system, the video is at a much lower resolution. Looking at the Windows Screen resolution, it says generic PNP monitor rather than the Dell. This is an annoyance but easy enough to fix, just click on Detect, and it switches back to the Dell at the higher resolution, the recommended 1680 X 1050, which is enough to suit me.

Starting perhaps six or eight weeks ago it sometimes instead woke up with a message
1: auto detect (analog input)
Cannot display this video mode
optimum resolution 1680 x 1050 60Hz

Sometime the first line instead says
2: Analog Input

The only way to get any video is to restart the system, which always came up correct from boot or reboot, just not from reawaken. If nothing was open when I put it to sleep, I can use the k... Read more

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I would like to put my wireless mouse in inactive mode during sleep mode. As it is an mouse movement, usually accidental, wakes up the computer. I looked for a way but couldn't find this facility.


A:Sleep mouse during sleep mode?

Hello Jack,

You might check using STEP SIX in the tutorial below as a guide to see if you have a "Power Management" tab to uncheck the "Allow to wake computer" option in it for you mouse in Device Manager.

Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems

If not, then you can use the STEP FIVE section to manually disable the mouse from waking up your computer.

Just be sure that you at least have the keyboard allowed to wake up the computer, or you will have to press the case power button to wake up your computer instead.

Hope this helps,

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My X1 is entering sleep mode after two minutes idling plugged in. The power plan is set for 15 minutes, so I'm not sure why this is happening.  I've tried restoring the default settings for this plan, but that hasn't worked.  I have a ThinkPad Ultra USB 3.0 dock and two external monitors attached to the PC.  Any suggestions on how to fix this?  Thanks.  

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Issue at large: Win7-64 won't go into sleep mode. Recent issue in last week. Also seems to be automatically resetting from Balanced power mode to High Performance? Below is the energy-report.html results, if they're helpful:

Power Efficiency Diagnostics Report

Computer Name HOME-PC
Scan Time 2011-12-11T17:17:45Z
Scan Duration 60 seconds
System Manufacturer System manufacturer
System Product Name System Product Name
BIOS Date 03/15/2010
BIOS Version 3204
OS Build 7601
Platform Role PlatformRoleDesktop
Plugged In true
Process Count 91
Thread Count 1101
Report GUID {cdba3736-483a-4633-b34a-d767546b5e3d}
Analysis Results


Power Policy:Power Plan Personality is High Performance (Plugged In)
The current power plan personality is High Performance when the system is plugged in.
Power Policy:Minimum processor performance state is 100% (Plugged In)
The processor is not configured to automatically reduce power consumption based on activity.
Power Policy:PCI Express ASPM is disabled (Plugged In)
The current power policy for PCI Express Active State Power Management (ASPM) is configured to Off.
USB Suspend:USB Device not Entering Suspend
The USB device did not enter the Suspend state. Processor power management may be prevented if a USB device does not enter the Suspend state when not in use.
Device Name USB Composite Device
Host Controller ID PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_4397
Host Controller Location PCI bus 0, device 18, function 0
Device... Read more

A:Sleep Mode errors - system won't sleep, 12 errors in energy-report

Check windows update to see if there are any new drivers for power management or check your motherboards manufacturer's website.

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How can I fix the sleep mode and hibernation mode, every sense I updated my drivers, I've been have problems with this, can anyone help. The sleep mode will try to wake, but it will go right back to sleep, when I putted in hibernation the blue screen comes up. I don't won't to perform a recovery, because I IIS setup with php and asp.

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I want windows media center computer to go into hibernate mode only. Now it goes to sleep after 25 min and then hibernates after 30 min. How do i set it so it will go right into hibernate mode?


A:How do i use hibernate mode without going into sleep mode first

Hello, You can disable Sleep by going to Power Options>Choose when the computer sleeps (from the left pane)>selecting Never.

If you wish to hibernate your pc after a certain amount of time, read the below thread:

Set pc to hibernate/shutdown/logoff etc after certain time - Vista Forums

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a lot of my friends have this problem. It doesn't matter what type of card they have. My problem is more difficult. When the screen turns off it happens quite often that it doesn't turn back but otherwise the pc (windows) is in working ("blindly" i deleted my icons from the desktop) If i press the power button than for instance the screen comes back and than the computer turn off. I operated with the power setting and i found a newer driver for my intel 4000 vga and new dell '06 bios, but the problem come back always. (+I tried on windows 7; always is ok!)

Dell inspirion 3521-intel hd 4000-core i3

My power plan (when plugged in):

Dim display: 2 min
Turn off the display: 3 min
Put the computer to sleep: never (on battery 1 hour)


A:Black screen after sleep mode and screen off (in power safer mode)

I dont think it's your touchpad specifically.  It will go out whenever the i/o is interacted with.  It will probably go out even if you plug your cell phone.  Since removing Mcaffee I havent had any problems.

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Please help me I was watching a movie on my Dell Inspiron One and the screen went black and I can hear it running but I see nothing. Just the running of the computer. Tried turning it off and back on but it only goes into sleep mode and I cant get it to wake up no matter what i try. I tried unplugging everything to it and then plugging it back in and so far nothing i have done seems to work. 

A:In sleep mode

Thank you for writing to the Dell Community Forum.
Please let me know if you are able to enter the BIOS (F2) or F12 options. If you are able to enter to BIOS, try loading BIOS defaults and let me know if it helps. 

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Just started with my lovely Inspiron laptop. However when typing my machine sometimes decides to go to sleep. It only seems to happen when typing and it is different keystrokes each time. This is getting very frustrating. It happens when using email and also in word documents. Writing this entry it switched 5 times.

A:Sleep mode

Quote: Originally Posted by Sheilasembroide

Just started with my lovely Inspiron laptop. However when typing my machine sometimes decides to go to sleep. It only seems to happen when typing and it is different keystrokes each time. This is getting very frustrating. It happens when using email and also in word documents. Writing this entry it switched 5 times.

Hello Welcome!

Try this: Start->sleep, select Change when the computer sleeps

Power Plan Settings - Change

Choose Put the computer to sleep:, never


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Hi all, when my system has been in sleep mode and I restart it it takes a long time for the mouse to move. Can anyone tell me the reason for this.
Many thanks.

A:Sleep mode.

Go to search by the start button, type in device manager.
In device manager, make sure that there are no small yellow markers. If there are none, update the mouse driver. Report back

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OK...I'm stumped. I'm using my desktop computer with Windows XP. Until yesterday, I had my keyboard shortcut key conveniently programmed to put Win into a Sleep mode (not hibernate). The computer would say "preparing to standby" or something. Everything would shut off - fans, hard drive...you couldn't hear a sound. However, you could see a slow flashing light on the front of the computer. To turn it on, you pressed the power button...shaking the mouse or a keystroke wouldn't wake it.

Now...I just bought a new keyboard yesterday. It too has a shortcut key for sleep mode. However, the only programmable functions for it are: standby, hibernate, shutdown, do nothing, etc, etc. So, I figured Standby was the one to pick. Then I found out that Standby makes it does something different. The monitor goes off, but the fan is still on and the light on the front blinks...but a bit faster. Shaking the mouse will wake up the computer.

I know for sure that I didn't use Hibernate mode previously because I had it disabled.

Can anyone shed some light?



A:Win XP Sleep Mode help!?

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I'm using P51 and can't put it into sleep mode. If I press "Power" button for about 5 sec, it's often turns power off completely and that's what I try to avoid. I wand to keep my environment next time I run it...I know, that I can use hotkey to put it into sleep mode by pressing: Win+X+U+SThat will put it into sleep. But, this night I pressed this combination 25 times in a row and it did not go to sleep  ...I tried to assign this sequence to F12 - no luck either. It requires to press "Win" key and it immediately calls Windows start menu .So, how to put P51 into sleep mode???Anybody knows?

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So it seems if I step away from my computer for too long it goes into some mode Im guessing it is the sleep mode which would be ok but it also disconnects me from the internet... but there are times even though Im away I want to stay logged in... how do I stop the sleep mode or the disconnecting?


A:sleep mode?

Hello, Welcome to TSF.

It can be disabled through your power options, which I think can be accessed via the control panel.

If you need more precise instructions, please post back.

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Hi i have a problem where my pc won,t go into sleep mode,the monitor shuts down for 2 secs then boots up again,i have tried installing new bios done a clean install of windows with nothing else on pc and it still does it..i have changed the power settings and it still won,t sleep...anyone got any idea what is causing it.

many thanks

A:sleep mode

Hello Stormar, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might check through the items in this tutorial below to see if may be able to help you determine what is waking up your computer like this. The STEP SIX section is the usual cause though.

Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,

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Hi, My HP envy 23 touchscreen enters into sleep mode only after a minute or so inactivity, recently upgraded to windows 8.1, but could not tell you if this problem was present then, however i have updated all drivers and still have the same problem, I have also attempted to change the power settings and also make my own power setting but still no resolution to the problem. It is a bit annoying especially if I am reading something on the screen and it enters sleep mode!!! Aarrrrhhhh. Hope you can help. Bellie

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A:sleep mode

Hi, It's worth checking if the display is just being turned off after a certain period of inactivity - you can check this as follows. Right click on an empty area of the Desktop and select Personalize.  Click the Screen saver link in the bottom right.  In the following window you can adjust the time before the screensaver kicks in the  'Wait' dropdown menu to a more reasonable time and remove the tick from the box next to 'On resume, display log-on screen if you don't wish to have to enter the password again after the time you set in the 'Wait' box'.  Click Apply, then Ok to save the setting change. Regards, DP-K

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hey i cant activate my touchscreen on my hp pavilion i tried all of the solutions in the past message 

A:Re: sleep mode

Hi there @NOOBIE3, May the Forums be with you!  I understand that you are having trouble with your touchscreen.  I am happy to assist you with this. Please post the full product number and operating system in use on your computer. See the following, if you need help with that information.  HP Desktop PCs - How Do I Find My Model Number, Serial Number or Product Number?  HP PCs - How to Find the Windows Edition and Version on Your Computer Was the touchscreen ever working for you?Has there been a change made to your computer recently, or since it was last working? Please let me know when you can.

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My computer is stuck in sleep mode. The monitor, keyboard, and mouse are unresponsive.
Any help you can provide is greatly appreciated!

Thank you.

A:sleep mode

did you try turn it off and back on using the power botton on you case .
this is what i do when my computer freeze

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a. When a desktop PC is set to go "to sleep" after so many minutes of inactivity,
is the HD then totally stopped ?

b. Any disadvantage to "always" leaving PC On, but just setting the sleep mode for, e.g.,
20 minutes or so ? Is this what most folks do ?


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In short when I put my computer to sleep mode. At first it does it well, fans turn off, screen goes sleep mode. As intended it's in it quiet standby mode.
But here comes the issue. Few second after entering the sleep mode. The fans start working again, but screen is still in sleep mode. I can wake up computer.. but I'm forced to shutdown PC because sleep mode is not working properly.

I would love to have quiet standby/sleep mode.

Question is how to fix the issue to have pc in it's quiet sleep mode?

A:Sleep mode being odd.

which computer are you using and the operating system?

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Hello I have a hp pavillion 11-n012na notebook running windows 10. My problem is the screen keeps shutting down after 20 secs or so I have changed the power settings and displ;ay settings to never but still no change, just shuts down and goes to the password  prompt can someone please help?

A:sleep mode

Hi, Here's one option to check. From the Start Menu, select Settings, then Personalisation and then Lock Screen.  Near the bottom of this window, select Screen saver settings.  Make sure that the dropdown menu under the Screen saver heading is set to None ( if it already is, select another option and the select None again ) also remove the tick from the box next to 'On resume, display log-on screen' if present.  Click Apply and Ok to save changes. Regards, DP-K

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I have a compaq presario, CQ56 115DX Notebook, by HP.
Problem started last week and resurfaced again this monday.
could not get my notebook out sleep mode, the caps lock was blinking once, indicating a cpu problem.
took it in to a tech, who changed the cpu. System was running until 2 days, ago, when again, could not get it out of
sleep. Press the power button, turns the laptop off completely, press again, back to sleep, with caps lock blinking once, indicating cpu issues. Took it back to tech, who now thinks it could be the motherboard.
Washed the motherboard, still will not boot up. So how can I boot it up, whats the problem?

A:Can't get out of sleep mode, ???

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I use sleep mode on my pc. How to close running program automatic, when I start sleep mod, like hibernate mod.I use shortcut for sleep mod.
Best regards

A:Sleep mode

So, you are using a shortcut to put your system in a sleep mode.
And you want a running program to be closed just before your system will get into a sleep mode?

Well, if you do not care about unsaved data (or if your program saves data automatically) I can write a cmd script for you, which upon its start will kill a particular PREDEFINED exe program or several programs running and after that it will put your system into a sleep or hibernation mod. Let me know if it will work for you.

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Can somebody help me with this problem? After the system sit idle long enough to go to sleep it won't wake up. I must turn off the system and start again.Thanks in advance! HP Slimline S3020n with Windows Vista Home Premium 32 bit

A:Sleep mode

Originally Posted by lil elephant

Can somebody help me with this problem? After the system sit idle long enough to go to sleep it won't wake up. I must turn off the system and start again.Thanks in advance! HP Slimline S3020n with Windows Vista Home Premium 32 bit

Hello lil elephant, Sleep mode problems can be caused by many different things from one computer to the next so i have attached a link to tutorial that will help you work through trying to identify the cause and hopefully finding a solution
Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems
I hope this is of help to you

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Not sure if this is the right place but I'm certain someone will have something up their sleeve
I fitted a 3 port firewire ieee 1394 > pci host card. I think it was Seagate.
When I put comp into sleep mode, it goes in but immediately with a few clicks and whistles, it comes out again. Removing the card cures the problem but I don?t want to go through that every time I need it.
No help from Seagate

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Sorry about the link on card I copied and pasted it

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My HP 35s scientific calculator goes into sleep mode after 3 seconds.  How can I adjust the sleep mode setting for a longer display?

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