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Windows 8 Not Going Into Sleep Mode When I Close The Lid

Q: Windows 8 Not Going Into Sleep Mode When I Close The Lid

Hey There,

I have checked on google and found nothing that was related to what i am looking for. I installed Windows 8 on my laptop as well. Although in my power settings my laptop is set that when I close the lid it is to go into "sleep" mode. I've uploaded a screen shot to show you how I have it set. The reason I would like to set it go into "sleep mode" when I clode the lid of my laptop, is because I am on the go a lot and it would be nice to have it in sleep mode instead of having to shut it down every time I want to go some where.


Thanks
RitualJman

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Although I have the settings set to go to sleep mode through Control Panel > Hardware & Sound > Power Options > Choose what closing the lid does > On battery and plugged in: Sleep, my laptop does not go to sleep mode when I close the lid. When I close the laptop, the power button will stay lit and will not blink and the screen will stay off when I reopen the laptop. This forces me to hold down the power button until it turns off and then reboot the entire laptop back up. What do I need to change so this stops happening?

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My Y50 Will not enter sleep mode when I close the lid but it will if go to sleep when it idles. I think there might be an issue the magnet sensor but I don't know where it is or how to check if it works. I've already checked too see if there was a problem in the settings when closing the lid but it's already set to sleep when it closes. I have tried pushing the lid down really tightly since it's a little bit loose but even when it's as far as it will go it still won't go to sleep mode.

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I decided to run media center yesterday just to see what happened when it connects to an Xbox 360. I closed media center and then closed the lid of my laptop. My laptop was fully charged when I left it but when I came back it was completely blank, turns out it was still consuming power when it should have been in sleep mode.

This has never happened before so I assume that this is related to running media center and confirming my xbox as a device to communicate to. Does anyone know how I can undo this and fix the problem?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Laptop will no longer go into sleep mode when I close the lid

Hello Conker, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You might double check in your Power Plan Options (STEP TWO here) to make sure that you have the Multimedia settings - When sharing media - set to Allow the computer to sleep.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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So I just bought and received a Lenovo Y700 15ISK - model 80NV. Everything works great, but I've noticed that when the laptop enters sleep mode, whether on its own or not, when I turn it back on, it goes through the start up process and any application I had open prior will be closed.  I did some digging around and came across this. I followed what it said and installed the audio driver and BIOS v35 (and subsequently, v52) but I'm still having the same problem. Any ideas on a solution? Thank you in advance! I think it might also be worth mentioning that beforehand, whenever I put the computer in sleep mode, it wouldn't resume and wake up until I had installed v35, so part of my problem's been fixed.

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Dear Forum

I have a new samsung ultrabook 5 series (NP530U3C-A01US) that is supposed to be fast in booting up and down using intels ssd cache. Unfortunately it does not stay in sleep mode but crashes instead (I do not think it is a BSOD, cant verify as the lid is closed). On opening the lid the laptop resumes from the main boot menu and windows announces that it has abnormally stopped and gives options of save boot. After normal reboot, the wireless card would not start properly, and everything is somewhat slow.
The failure is random, not every close lid will create the crash. I was not able to find the reason or the relationship that might cause it. I fear it is related to some custom samsung software installed (others refer to bloatware). Hope I can find help here.

I have reinstalled the factory image with the same result.
I have contacted Samsung help desk, with no useful help
I have re-installed the Intel drivers for centrino wifi module. My drivers for Graphics are up-to-date

I have used the SF diagnostic too and attached the result here. There is no dump file, although I have enabled it.

A:Samsung ultrabook crashes when goes into sleep mode (lid close)

Welcome

Have you updated to the latest firmware of the SSD?
Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD

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I 've added an external keyboard and an external monitor to my HP Envy m7-n011dx laptop.  Both are recognized by the laptop if I leave the lid open.  When I close the lid the computer goes into sleep mode, and I cannot use the laptop with the attached keyboard and monitor. How do I instruct the laptop not to go into sleep mode when I close the lid so I can use the attached keyboard and monitor? Many thanks! MPBEqual

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This is more of an intrigue than an issue but I'm still curious as to why this happens. Issue: When placing a T480s on top of another T480s both machines will be forced into sleep mode.  How to reproduce: Line up a T480s on top of another T480s (or T480) and the device will go into sleep mode. I've Stacked T480 units and this does not happen this seems to only affect the T480s line. (These test were preformed on the latest bios/driver revisions) What I think maybe happening is that the T480s when stacked are triggering the lid closed sensor of the other unit. Since this is not the case for the T480 units we have I think it may be because of the thickness of the s models. Is this something that will eventually be fixed via bios update? or is this just a flaw in the T480s design? Thanks for in advanced for your response!  

A:T480s is forced into sleep mode when in close proximity to T480/T480s

I've seen this happen in the past, it was due to how strong the magnets are that keep the lid shut.

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I have a the last version of the 17" MacBook Pro model with the following specs:

Windows 8 64-bit
Intel Core i7 2.40 GHz
16GB RAM

I have from what I can tell everything working perfectly fine with the exception of the laptop properly going to sleep when I close the lid. I installed the Boot Camp Support Software 5.0.5033 and also updated the AMD Radeon HD 6700M drivers to get the video card working properly.

When I close the lid... the machine will seemingly "sleep" but it will not wake. The screen stays black and I have to shut it off completely and back on. I miss being abel to just close the lid when I need to and then just pick up where I left off.

Anyone else have this issue with Windows 8? Searching the web shows no results - I assume someone else has had this issue. Thanks for any feedback or thoughts you may have.

A:Windows 8 will not sleep when I close my MacBook Pro lid..

Just to let you know, I have just updated my Macbook Pro to Windows 8.1 with latest bootcamp drivers and to my complete surprise the only issue I have is the built in graphics driver under-scanning my external HDMI monitor. I was looking around for the best Radeon Driver as the one I installed crashed start-up needed to be restored. Anyway I saw your thread so thought I would test to see if the Lid suspends & resumes the laptop. It does a perfect job. I went into suspend when I closed the lid after 2 seconds and resumed on lifting the lid in under 3 seconds. So least you know it works on a clean install....maybe you have a driver issue. Anyway hope that helps.....and can you share where you found the Radeon Driver. good luck.. Mark.

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When you go to power options in the control panel for Windows 8, under power buttons and lid >> lid close action >> on battery/plugged in, you should be able to choose
a. Do nothing
b. Sleep
c. Hibernate
d. Shut down
However, sleep is not an option for me ever since I updated to Windows 8.1. Screenshot:


The update also screwed up a lot of stuff. Very annoying. The computer is an Asus Zenbook. Any suggestions?
Thanks a bunch!

A:“Sleep” not an option for “Lid close action” on Windows 8.

Hi bhalps, Welcome to 8 forums.

This tutorial might be able to help you, Power Options Menu - Add or Remove Sleep or Hibernate in Windows 8

Make sure the sleep states are not turned off in the BIOS power management.

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Hi,
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?
Thanks.

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 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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Sony VAIO VPC series laptop w/ Core i7 Q740 w/4GB RAM working on for a client. Malwarebytes pulled up 26 infections, and I thought that was the solution to constant lag problems and lag when typing. Turned Norton features off, CHKDSK, adjusted desktop setting for Best Performance, ran in Safe Mode, no change. Even when typing in the password there is sometimes a lag. I've read numerous posts on this subject on this forum and throughout the web. Client has another laptop of this same exact model and it screams. CPU usage is very low when lag happens - 0 to 2%. Used Process Explorer and Svchost Viewer to investigate and rogue programs - everything looks legit. (I can post screenshots). I thought a svchost.exe file was running some higher than normal usage, but it was just handing more services, and even after I killed the process tree - still got lag. It is intermittent, but only with a few seconds at a time of performance.
Another tech buddy said there might be an issue with the hard drive as far as SATA issues, etc., or BIOS settings, and that some of the Sandy Bridge i7's had a SATA issue of some sort. I've tried most everything the average user might mention - I've put a few hours into this - I solve most issues without posting for help, but this is bugging me - there has to be a solution to this that doesn't involve a clean install - especially since the post at When Typing There Is a Delay shows that a clean install doesn't always solve these types of problem... Read more

A:Windows 7 Lag - open/close apps, typing, etc. even in Safe Mode

Work through the Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7
starting with a Clean Boot, hardware tests, logs for repeat errors, System resources for problem solving, etc.

If the hardware tests OK then a Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 to a wiped HD will always solve such a problem absent failing mobo which isn't so far indicated. If this is the original Sony factory preinstall then it's already compromised and no tech enthusiast would run it anyway. I'd get the perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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Hello there.

I upgraded from Windows 8 automatically without a fresh install. Before I upgraded, Windows 8 would go into sleep mode after 15 minutes of inactivity.

Since then, I have tried many things to get sleep mode to work.

This is my powercfg -energy report.

Power Efficiency Diagnostics Report
Computer Name MEDIACENTRE-PC
Scan Time 2015-11-30T21:27:17Z
Scan Duration 60 seconds
System Manufacturer Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
System Product Name Z68X-UD3P-B3
BIOS Date 02/21/2012
BIOS Version F8
OS Build 10240
Platform Role PlatformRoleDesktop
Plugged In true
Process Count 125
Thread Count 3161
Report GUID {80dc217e-2a25-48eb-a294-90afb8e33243}
Analysis Results
Errors
Power Policyower 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 PolicyCI Express ASPM is disabled (Plugged In)
The current power policy for PCI Express Active State Power Management (ASPM) is configured to Off.
System Availability Requests:System Required Request
The device or driver has made a request to prevent the system from automatically entering sleep.
Driver Name \FileSystem\srvnet
USB Suspend:USB Device not Entering Selective Suspend
This device did not enter the USB Selective Suspend state. Processor power management may be prevented when t... Read more

A:Windows 10 Sleep Mode

try this, it worked for someone the other day
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/35767-sleep-return-timeout-unattended-wake-up.html
 

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I think I have tried everything but windows 10 will not go into sleep mode without manually doing it from the start/power button, has anybody struck this issue and have they resolved it? any help would be appreciated

A:Windows 10 sleep mode

You mean automatically or from the start menu? The sleep button in the start menu appears when you've installed all of the updates for Windows 10. If you want Windows 10 to sleep automatically after a certain amount of time, you will need to go into the Control Panel>Hardware and Sound>Power Options>Change when the computer sleeps. 

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I am trying to get my PC to be woken from sleep by the keyboard. My keyboard and mouse are both USB devices so I have gone into my bios to enable USB devices to wake PC from sleep.

Now though my PC wont go into sleep mode all it does is breifly enter sleep mode then straight away comes back out of it, is there any thing that can be done to get around this problem.

From what I can gather there is no fix for this, but as there are some very knowledgeable people on this forum I thought I would ask.

A:Sleep mode in Windows 7

Try this one.
Hibernate - Enable or Disable

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I installed Widows 10 last night on my HP 15 Notebook and have had several issues. Most I have been able to resolve. I have noticed now that my laptop will not wake from sleep mode. I am having to power it down competely if it is in sleep mode. I have made sure that the keyboard is set to wake it and it is still not responding. Any hints as how to fix this?Thanks!










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A:windows 10 sleep mode

I have an Envy x360, and Mingy's solution worked for me as well! Here are the steps to follow... - On the Desktop, right-click on This PC and select Properties- On the left, choose Device Manager- Click the arrow next to Display Adaptors to expand that category- Right-click on Intel(R) HD Graphics Family and select Update Driver Software...- Choose the option to Search Automatically for Updated Driver Software- Your computer should find and automatically install the updated driver- After the installation is complete, restart your computer I'm now able to successfully shut down, sleep, and resume from sleep! Hope this helps others with the same issue.

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Upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 Pro 64-bit. It goes into Sleep mode fine but anytime push a key to come back out of it.. it does nothing and has to be reset. Also it stops loading windows upon the first reset (the circles stop moving when says Loading Windows) then just stays on that screen which requires the reset button to be hit a second time.. finally moving past the loading circles to get to the desktop each time..

I downloaded the latest BIOS version which is a .cab file but trying to update it, says that the cab file cannot be read. Let me know if you need anymore information. Thanks for the help!
 

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Hello just installed Windows 10 a few weeks ago and coming from Windows 7 I really love it had to get a book because it's so much to learn but I'm really enjoying it. The only problem I'm really having is that after installing a few applications windows
10 is now not going into the sleep mode. I read on Cnet about this problem that it might be an application that's running that's not allowing Windows to possibly go into the sleep mode. Hoping someone can help point me in the right direction to get this resolved.
Why is there no forum for Windows !0?? Hope I'm in the right place. Thanks!

Tom j.

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wreaks havoc with my Norton full system scan. It is scheduled weekly, but never does it, because my computer is on, but sleeping. How can I get the scan to not stop during sleep mode or scan if it's in sleep mode? I having to constantly unsleep my computer or change my control panel settings then change it back. I can't find where to do this...which is completely stupid that it even does this IMO.

Thanks.
 

A:Windows 7 sleep mode

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I have had my Dell xps8700 for about one year and I still can't figure out why it won't go into sleep mode from the desktop.  It will if I leave it in the log on window.  Any ideas?

A:Windows 10 sleep mode

1. Right click the Start's button at the left bottom of page ( or press windows key plus X key at the same time).
2. Click Power Option
3. Click " Change when computer sleep "

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Computer Won't goto sleep ?
here is why and how to fix it

By default Windows 7 has media sharing turned on ( for xbox , ps3) ect

this pervents it from going into standby Mode

The Fix is Simple

Open control panel and goto

Power Options > change Plan settings > Advanced Power Settings

+Sleep
Allow hybrid Sleep > disabled
Allow wake timers > disable/enable try both settings

+USB
USB selective suspend > ENABLE

+When Shareing media [ This is the critical one ]

Set to allow the computer to sleep

A:Windows 7 SLEEP MODE FIX !

arrrrr thanks alot man works a treat was wondering what settings would work thank you very much. OH! thought it was put the pc to sleep then when it starts back up it takes to the password page saying password locked then it wont let me put my password in at all so i have to manually power it off and back on again before it will reconize my pass any idea ?

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Hi,
My Win7 PC has recently stopped powering off in sleep mode. I ran powercfg/energy in command prompt, which gave me a report with 6 errors which state:
"USB Suspend:USB Device not Entering Suspend"
, and one which says:
"Platform Power Management Capabilities:PCI Express Active-State Power Management (ASPM) Disabled
PCI Express Active-State Power Management (ASPM) has been disabled due to a known incompatibility with the hardware in this computer."

I have googled for answers as much as I can, but with my very low level IT experience, I've yet to fix the problem.

So far I've tried:
updating drivers for all USB devices in device manager (they were all apparently up to date)
checked powersave options

Can somebody suggest other things I should look into?
The main point is that to the best of my knowledge, I haven't installed anything new or changed any settings on my PC (I've been away for a month, but it was powering down fine the first few days on my return).
I'm wondering if some kind of software update could be the cause, but what I'm most worried about is if I've had some kind of a security breach during the course of trawling the internet (I'm using Bit Defender on auto pilot mode, nothing's been reported so far).

Hope someone can enlighten me. Thanks for your time.

A:Windows 7 not going to sleep mode

Additional info:
I just witnessed something else - the PC DOES power down after 30mins of idleness, but then immediately powers up again (I can hear the fan whirring even though the pc and monitor appear to be in sleep mode).

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Hi! A trouble I have with Windows 7 , I can't put it in sleep mode anymore , won't go to sleep and I have a blank screen . If someone can help me  it would be an annoyance off my shoulder . My thanks to who ever answer me .

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I`ve only started using windows 7 with a while but i noticed that if i`m downloading something with flashget the pc goes into sleep mode if i`m not doing anything else with the pc. When i come back to it and take it out of sleep mode and log in the download continues but the download was stopped while the pc was in sleep mode.
Is there a way of turning off sleep mode while an application is running?
 

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When my widows goes to sleep I can not wake it up with the mouse,
I have to re-boot.
I have looked for the last hour & can not find where to disable it.

Can some one tell me where to look???

Thank You
PaPa
 

A:Windows sleep mode ???

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hi guys,

my pc used to be fine before and could go into sleep mode (s1-s3) without any issues. Recently though I've noticed that it stays awake in Windows 8. Don't get me wrong, even now, sometimes it works fine, but on other occasions nothing happens.

I've tried a lot of stuff:-

registry hack to disable ipv6
switch off any computers that are on the network
using powercfg checked what devices were enabled and cancelled them all

What else can I do?

A:Windows 8 won't go into sleep mode

BUMP!

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I have two different WIN 7 computers here doing exactly the same thing. They go into sleep mode and frequently don't come out. Occasionally on my machine the OS has a message that says that the Video Driver had become unresponsive but it was successfully restarted, then it asks if I want to see if there is any answer for my trouble at MS central. I have never heard anything back from that.

My computer is built on an ASUS P5B deluxe with the bios recently updated. My wife's is build on an Intel motherboard and they both have the E8400 processor and they are not over clocked. Memory in one is 3Gbytes and 6Gbytes in the other. The common thing is that we both have NVIDIA 8500GT graphics cards. I have the most recent NVIDIA drivers which are dated November of this year - 195.62. The OS is Windows 7 64 bit and both machines were set up with a fresh install.

When I change the power settings for constant run the systems are stable. It's the sleep mode that is killing them. I rather would like to have the sleep mode working.

The MiniDump Analysis of 9 crashes of my machine are all the same:

On Sun 1/3/2010 2:35:36 AM your computer crashed
This was likely caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe
Bugcheck code: 0x9F (0x3, 0xFFFFFA8005F34060, 0xFFFFF80000B9C518, 0xFFFFFA8005DE3E10)
Error: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE
Dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\010210-22417-01.dmp
file path: C:\Windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
product: Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
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A:Windows 7 Crashes in sleep mode

The dump file that you uploaded blames yk62x64.sys - a component of your Marvell Yukon networking card's drivers.

Please download a fresh copy from the Marvell website
Then uninstall the current copy
Then install the fresh copy

Additionally, these drivers are older and should be updated from the manufacturer's website:

Code:
adfs.SYS Thu Jun 26 16:52:37 2008 - Adobe File System driver
ASACPI.sys Sun Mar 27 22:30:36 2005 - Asus ATK0110 ACPI Utility
We'll need the rest of the minidumps in order to perform a more complete assessment.

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I upgraded my CQ5320F from Windows 7 to Windows 10 earlier this year and it appears that it no longer shows Sleep Mode as one of the Power options like it did with Win 7. The Power menu shows Shut Down and Restart as being the only options available now with Win 10. Is there a fix for this issue? I'm on Windows 10 Version 1607.

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I just upgraded my computer to a new mobo and CPU and for some reason sleep mode won't work. I can put the computer in sleep mode but it won't wake up. Everything turns on (Fans, hard drive, PSU) but no picture on the monitor. Also no BSOD error.
After typing in CMD and running as Admin then typing powercfg -a the results were this: The system firmware does not support this standby state.
Has anyone have a clue how to fix this cause everything is all up to date with a clean install of Windows 7 64 bit. Or does it mean Windows 7 don't like the new CPU? I don't have to use sleep mode but I rather use it if I can.
See picture below.
Besides this small problem the computer works great very fast.
I was told by AMD tech that this CPU can go up to 4.5GHz stable and he said everything is set right. I had the CPU core voltage set at 1.55V I ran AMD Overdrive for 4 hours with no errors at this setting( 4.41GHz @ 1.55V)
System spec's custom built by me
Windows 7 home premium 64 bit Retail
8GB Kingston HyperX Genesis KHX1600C9D3K2/8GX 1600MHz
Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 XFX HD-577A-ZNFC(Juniper XT) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 video card
ASUS M5A97 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
AMD FX-6100 Zambezi 3.3GHz Socket AM3+ 95W Six-Core Desktop Processor FD6100WMGUSBX OC'ed to 4.41GHz
Western Digital wd20ears Caviar Green 2tb sata2 (Backup)
Kingston SSDNOW V+ 200 SVP200S3 120GB SATA 3 SSD drive(Main boot drive)
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A:Sleep mode not working Windows 7

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Hello. I have HP Pavillion laptop. I also have Vista. I have never had this issue before. But when I put my computer to sleep, i can wake it up but there will be nothing on the screen and I can't do anything. When I close the laptop and open it, it gives me the same issue. I set it to sleep when I close the laptop. I think it may be due to a recent file that I deleted. Every time I boot my pc I get this icon in my taskbar that says some start up programs have been blocked. In my case there was only one. I don't remember what it was called but I do know that it starts with the letter "g" and ends with a number. What can I do?

A:Windows Vista Sleep Mode

by the way when I said nothing on the screen, i meant that it would be blank. The screen would be black. It looks like my screen saver. My screensaver is blank. So it gave me a blank screen. And just now I found out that after a little while if I move the mouse again, then the desktop shows up. So there is a really long delay when i wake the pc up from sleep mode.

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Hello friends .. i am using windows 10 since last two weeks..since installation i am facing this issue .. my pc goes into sleep mode without any reason..suppose i am working on anything ..like i am watching you tube videos or anything..suddenly my screen changes to black and my pc then goes into sleep mode..then i press the power button ..and it again resume the windows... i dont know why it is happening ..i tried everything .like updated the drivers and other settings..but no results ..please help me if you can.. !!

A:Windows 10 automatically goes in sleep mode!!

Did you try Settings/System/Power/Sleep?
Just passing by!!!!

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I've been having quite a few problems with my laptop recently and it all started with a software I downloaded so I'll list in order of what happened.

- I have a HP Pavillion DV6000 which I bought a year ago, no problems apart from a faulty motherboard which I had fixed

- I recently downloaded a software known as rocketdock which is nothing more than a copy of the Apple Mac scroll bar that has all the icons.

- I then managed to delete my videos folder by accident and as it was too large, it was not kept in the recycling bin

- I downloaded a programme known as "glaryundelete" that retrieves lost documents and files and got a few of my word documents and a few videos back but some videos were corrupt

- I deleted glaryundelete and rocketdock as my general speed of my laptop decreased for some reason

Problems now:

- My windows aero theme has vanished for some reason and I think this has something to do with system configuration where I changed a few startup settings but I don't remember the original ones

- My laptop does not go into sleep mode. I've never had problems with the sleep mode but all of a sudden it no longer does that when I close the lid or press sleep button.

I've had a look at the power plan settings, they are all perfectly normal and according to them, it should go into sleep mode but it still doesn't.

Does anyone know what's going on or has faced similar problems? Any help would be much appreciated, thanks.

A:Windows Vista - Sleep mode

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Originally Posted by DB20


I then managed to delete my videos folder by accident and as it was too large, it was not kept in the recycling bin




Is it possible to "system restore" to to that point?

good luck

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My computer will not wake up from sleep mode.  When I first updated the OS to windows 10 the sleep mode worked just fine, but within the last few months it will not wake from the sleep mode.  I have tried many different solutions with none of them fixing the issue.  Can anyone help with this issue?

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Yesterday, I just let my pc worked in sleep mode within a night. Today, i woke up and saw that my my pc freeze there and not resume at all, the symptoms--:
1. the mouse LED light no respond.
2. the hard disk red LED light completely keep in bright status
3. touched any buttons on keyboard, still remain in unresponsiveness.

Does windows 7 sleep mode still buggy or what? any ways to solve it? I need this feature...


PC details
1. Intel C2D E7200
2. Asus p5k se/epu motherboard with latest bios 0501
3. HD3850 512RAM GDDR3
4. Seagate 320gb sata II disk drive
5. NIC: level-one FNC-0113TX
6. 500w real power sliverstone PSU.

A:windows 7 sleep mode freeze....

Hi,

I have the same problem with my newly installed copy of Win7 Pro. Disconnecting and reconnecting the mouse gets things working again for me and avoids a reboot, but I haven't found a permanent fix and would very much like one.

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I could really use some help!  I just did a clean install of Win 7 Ultimate and it seems like no matter what I do nothing works.
It just will not come out of sleep mode, I have to hold power button to reboot.  I am on an Alienware M17x R4 3rd Gen, updated to latest Bios, GTX 680M GPU, all drivers I believe are up to date.

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My computer lately runs really slow on a sporadic basis so I tried doing a registry cleaning and optimization with WinThruster. While it didn't fix my computer's slowness, I've had a new annoying problem pop up.

Every time it goes into sleep mode and I try to access it through logging in, my computer doesn't go straight back to Windows 10 and instead it just loops back into the login screen. It does this even if I input my password or if I just press enter without inputting anything at all. I would have to restart my computer everytime in order to login properly which is annoying. Occasionally I also have the same problem when just turning my computer on, so I'd have to restart. I'd like to be able to properly login from sleep mode again.

A:Can't access Windows 10 from sleep mode

OK, I thought it was just me, but since the AU when I put my machine in 'Sleep', and then later try to revive it, it doesn't come out of sleep and I have to do a hard shut-off, from which it doesn't always completely boot-up, but occasionally hangs, so that I have to do the 'F9' Restore to get it to actually boot into Windows . . .
As a temporary fix I am just not using 'Sleep' for right now . . .
-Anyone else?

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Brand new Windows 7 system from Dell and I have a problem almost every time I try & bring it out of sleep mode. Occasionally, it won't come out at all. Frequently, it will come out, allow me to enter my password, the desktop appears ok, but then everything completely freezes. Once, it has also adjusted my monitor resolutions. Every time, a hard reset is needed. Anyone any ideas please?

A:Windows freezes after it comes out of sleep mode

Please perform the following, so that we can get the exact specs of your computer. This will better assist us in helping you more.Publish a Snapshot using SpeccyThe below is for those who cannot get onlinePlease take caution when attaching a text file to your post if you cannot copy/paste the link to your post, you will need to edit it to make sure that your Windows Key is not present.

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My laptop Imprint 15-be001tx is not able to restart from the sleep mode and when i try to again restart it, it shows narrow white vertical lines and i cannot get out from that mode and only solution to get out of it is to restart the PC. so i am not able to save  my work.I bought this laptop just 8 days  ago. Thanks!!

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does anyone knows how could I download anything while still keeping my system(windows 8) in sleep?
and also anyone knows other useful things with the sleep option?

A:sleep mode options in windows 8

Sometimes it wakes up at about 3am and does secret stuff while you're sleeping.

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After replacing XP Pro after major crash, with another XP Pro OS I am no longer able to put my Dell laptop to sleep. Can someone tell me how I can
find the instructions to bring up sleep and/or hibernation. Laptop won't turn
off unless I completely shut it down.

A:[SOLVED] Sleep Mode in Windows XP

Is there a Hibernate tag on your Power Options?

Start -> Control Panel -> Power Options -> Hibernate tag

Check Enable Hibernation

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I have a weird sleep issue that just started, I've built a new PC, Win7x64 and just noticed this happening. When I put the computer to sleep manually, the machine looks like it goes to sleep, but the fans keep running and it 'sounds on'. If I wake the PC,
then put it right back to sleep, it goes into deep sleep and the fans go off. Nothing I can see is keeping it awake, I have a i5-2500k, Asus P68 deluxe mobo, and it seems to be a repeatable issue. If the PC wakes up by itself to do something, then goes back
to sleep on its own (times out) it goes into deep sleep. It's only when I manually do it that it has the issue. Anyone ever seen this? Thanks!
 
/curtCurt Kessler Franklin Loan Center

A:Windows 7 Sleep mode not turning off fan

I think it does have something to do with the ASUS AI software, although I have it set for maximum power savings...their tools are, well, badly designed and very difficult to navigate. Have been tinkering in here to see if I can get it to stop.
Also, I have the machine connected to a Windows Home Server 2011, this may also be the cause, the Launchpad app seems to like to hold open connections. Am still fiddling with each app, have stripped out most of what is always running to see what may
be causing this.Curt Kessler Franklin Loan Center

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I have no idea, here is my dump file as per instructions posted in thread. I figured out that it blue screens when it goes into sleep mode (even though I can't see it on the screen, the laptop just goes dark) then shuts off.

Is Windows 7 . . . Toshiba Satellite
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? 32 bit
- the original installed OS on the system? XP
- an OEM or full retail version? Full Retail
- OEM = came pre-installed on system
- Full Retail = you purchased it from retailer

- What is the age of system (hardware)? 4 Years Old
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) 2 Months

A:Windows 7 Crashes upon Sleep mode

Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Loading Dump File [C:\Users\richc46\AppData\Local\Temp\Low\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\ZAB4MTBL\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2[1]\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\091210-32495-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available
DbsSplayTreeRangeMap::Add: ignoring zero-sized range at ?ffffffff`82d71ad4?
Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (2 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16617.x86fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x82c53000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x82d92570
Debug session time: Sun Sep 12 12:43:20.921 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 1:49:40.280
Loading Kernel Symbols
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Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
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0: kd> !analyze -v
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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I have a new Asus S400CA that came with Windows 8 and I updated to 8.1 out of the box. The computer crashes when it goes into sleep mode probably 1 out of 3 times. I have tried updating all the drivers, including the wireless driver. I have it set to make minidumps but they aren't being created anymore (last one was on 12/5). Usually I get no indication that the computer crashes but it takes a long time to boot back up, although occasionally it will say Windows encountered a problem and has to restart.

I am also getting a ton of Schannel 36888 errors, although I don't know if that's related.

A:Windows 8.1 crashes going into sleep mode

Today I got the BSOD with an error message DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (athwbx.sys)

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