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Windows 8.1 wont wake up from sleep

Q: Windows 8.1 wont wake up from sleep

Hello

I have windows 8.1 and noticed that my pc wont wake up from sleep after a long time. For example afte 10-20 minutes it wakes up. But after 1 hour it wont wake up. Even if i disaple sleep mode, the monitor wont wake up.

I have tried sever things that found online thought I have not yet been able to solve the problem..

Any ideas??

Thanks!

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A: Windows 8.1 wont wake up from sleep

hello ,it maybe be that the harddrive is set to turn off and you are not doing the right function to trun it back on ,try settin to not turn off ,see pic

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HelloI have windows 8.1 and noticed that my pc wont wake up from sleep after a long time. For example afte 10-20 minutes it wakes up. But after 1 hour it wont wake up. Even if i disaple sleep mode, the monitor wont wake up.I have tried sever things that found online thought I have not yet been able to solve the problem..Any ideas??Thanks!

A:Windows 8.1 wont wake up from sleep

Have you tried hitting the power button.
It varies from one machine to the other, but I have a few here that react that way.

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sometimes the computer wakes up just fine - sometimes not. is this a windows 7 issue or is the computer at fault. cutting it off, then back on always works (so far)
Flounder410

A:sleep mode in windows 7 wont wake up

Sleep/hibernate/standby problems are usually caused by corrupt video drivers
I would start by replacing that

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After I put the pc into the sleep mode and then try to open with on and off switch, I can't get in windows 8.1. I get no video signal (image), but the pc stays on. I've been using since 2 days a new video card and I installed the drivers from installation cd. With my previous video card, I'd not suchlike problems.

A:Windows 8.1 wont wake up from sleep mode!!!

Maybe it's just really sleepy? *hears drum being hit in background*

sorry...erm..yeah was too tempting.

To my knowledge there is no real clear reason as to why this happens. You would think in so many OS systems with the wake/sleep function that they would had perfect it by now huh? You may get some people suggestion checking your drivers, energy/wattage issue/etc. I personally don't believe any of that though myself. If it can operate while you are on it just fine but you turn it off and it won't come back on it sounds more like an OS issue than anything else.

I used to have the same issue with an old old Acer Aspire 5720z. I never found a real solution to it either.I truly think the only "cheaphax" here would be for you to just disable sleep mode.

You could see if this helps you any but I highly doubt it will.

Sleep States - Available on Your Windows 8 PC[1]=Power%20Management

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Howdy all, I seem to have the worst luck with my PCs either not sleep or they wont wake up! lol my current issue is not waking up, every night I put my pc to sleep and the next morning when I click the mouse or push a key either nothing happens or the tower lights up and fans kick on but the screen stays black. and I must power down and restart

I have all new video drivers, I have a feeling it may be my keyboard because sometimes the keyboard doesn't shut down when the pc is put to sleep. It still has all its lights on. It is a Merc steel series gaming keyboard,

The only other weird errors I get in my event viewer are these, and they have to do with windows search.

Eventid 1006 The Windows Search Service has failed to create the new search index. Internal error <4, 0x80070002, Failed to add project: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data\Applications\Windows\Projects>.

The Windows Search service terminated with the following error:
The system cannot find the file specified.

Eventid 7023
event id 7034

The Windows Search service terminated unexpectedly. It has done this 37 time(s).

Any help would be great!

A:Windows 8.1 wont wake up from sleep mode

Hello jdude,

I has this issue once as well. I added AHCI Link Power Management - HIPM/DIPM to my Power Options. Setting it to HIPM+DIPM stopped this for me. You might give it a try to see if it may for you as well.

AHCI Link Power Management - Enable HIPM and DIPM - Windows 7 Help Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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My computer is to be having some problems booting when it has been asleep/hibernating/turned off. At first it seemed to be just when it had been asleep or hibernating, but recently it wont boot after being turned off for a short while (an hour or so).

What happens, is that after turning it on, I get a "No signal" message on my monitor, and nothing shows up on it. The computer turns on, it makes the usual noises, but no signal comes through to the monitor.

The only way I can seem to get it started after this is if I leave it unplugged for a while, usually at least an hour and a half or so, then it will either boot from scratch or resume Windows from sleep/hibernation.

I never have the problem turning it on at the beginning of the day when it's been off all night, so it's as if it needs to be off for a long while for some reason.

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit on an AMD A10-5800K and Gigabyte F2A85X-D3H, with 8GB RAM.

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide

A:Windows wont wake up from sleep, hibernation or turned off for a short time

Before going too deeply into this, if the light on the monitor is lit, try a different cable.

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I have windows 7 ultimate. anyways I have a problem waking my computer monitor up. things I done.

1. went to power saving mode and turned off everything keep everything on.
did not work
2. updated video card did not work.
3. went to device properties and checked network video card properties to see if there was a settings to keep computers awake no luck.

Plus a different issue my computer keyboard acts weird its like I hit different shortcut keys when i am typing messages. keyboard worked great for xp and ubuntu. just problems with windows 7 uninstalling and reinstalling keyboard drivers did not help.

A:wont wake up from sleep w7

Hi, this from another post covers your problem:-



Quote:




Hi, since this revolves around "hibernation" lets take a look there. Your hibernation settings are contained in a file "hiberfil.sys" and if it is corrupt could be the cause of your problem (none of this will do any harm). Lets clear the file:-

Open a CMD prompt (as administrator, accessories right click command prompt select "run as administrator)

At the prompt type:-
Code:
powercfg -h off press enter
reboot to take effect
This will disable hibernation and clear the hiberfil.sys file.

After reboot open another CMD prompt (as administrator, as above) and type:-
Code:
powercfg -h on press enter
reboot to take effect
Now go to this site and apply the recommended settings for power saving (inc hibernation) read it all.

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/63...-problems.html

Hopefully this will resolve your problem.(don't worry about the vista applies to 7 as well)
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hello i was creating a slide show to put on a dvd and when i was done i went to switch off my computer accidently hitting the sleep button and i hit the restart button and went to work came back but it was still acting like it was asleep my computer say no signal check power cable and such so i've unplugged everything and i have even tried the default analog monitor with no success i switched of my system from the back for about 30 seconds then powered it again and then it turns on switched itself off then turn't itself back on what is happening?

Edit: the mouse and keyboard have no power when i switch the computer on but i have lights in my machine which are working and so is the cd drive. I was wondering if this could be a power supply issue or maybe a motherboard issue.
 

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i read through the first 5 pages lookin for this thread but was unable to find one. i got a new HD hannspree monitor a little while back and noticed a while later that if i ever need to reboot, the power light goes orange like its in power saving mode, but it wont wake up when the computer does, i have to physically turn it off and back on. ive tried swapping the drivers out for it but didnt seem to have any effect, im not entirely sure the video driver has anything to do with the monitor shutting off.

thanks for the help.

adam

A:goes into sleep mode but wont wake

  
Quote: Originally Posted by adamlh


i read through the first 5 pages lookin for this thread but was unable to find one. i got a new HD hannspree monitor a little while back and noticed a while later that if i ever need to reboot, the power light goes orange like its in power saving mode, but it wont wake up when the computer does, i have to physically turn it off and back on. ive tried swapping the drivers out for it but didnt seem to have any effect, im not entirely sure the video driver has anything to do with the monitor shutting off.

thanks for the help.

adam



Adam

The video driver provides the signal to keep the monitor out of standby so if it is corrupted somehow it might not be able to come out.

check the driver in device manager

Ken

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I been having this trouble for some time and I been looking and looking with no success for the cure!
I have win 7 X64 but and when I put my computer to sleep and I wanna wake up the computer, the screen will go black and the HD light will constantly stay on and I cant wake up the computer. so what I have to do is reset the MB by removing the battery then it will start. so I know its the MB, what settings do I have to look for to fix this?
I dont have that problem on my other computers not even my pent4 computer!

PS sorry I didnt know what section to post this in, so sorry if its in the wrong section.

A:after sleep computer wont wake

Are there any messages in your event viewer?

Are you running the most current Video Drivers for your card?

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This happens primarily when I am playing a game. The screen turns off, pressing the keyboard or the mouse does not do anything. I have to hit the power button to get out.

I checked all the sleep and power settings, everything is set to never.
Here is the DxDiag file.
Anyone know?


Code:
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System Information
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Time of this report: 6/8/2014, 16:54:43
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.130318-1532)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Gateway
System Model: DX4831
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.9GHz
Memory: 6144MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 6072MB RAM
Page File: 2684MB used, 9456MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 32bit Unicode

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DxDiag Notes
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Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: No problems found.
Sound Tab 3: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.

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DirectX Debug Levels
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Direct3D: 0/4 (retail)
DirectDraw: 0/4 (retail)
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A:Monitor goes to sleep, wont wake up

Try another video cable.

Try the monitor on another system. Try another monitor on your Gateway DX4831 system.

Swap out video card.

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I just bought this laptop and I am having an issue with it waking back up from sleep. I have to restart it to get the screen to turn back on. Has anyone had similiar issues and found a solution?

A:Lenovo Edge 2 wont wake up after sleep

same problem,  would love to have an answer for this

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lenovo G50-70 wont wake up after sleep modeturning on only  when its plugged inneed to install bios update or something else???http://support.lenovo.com/sk/sk/products/laptops-and-netbooks/lenovo-g-series-laptops/g40-70-noteboo...thanks 

A:lenovo G50-70 wont wake up after sleep mode

Hi Wash,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
We are really sorry to hear about the issue you are facing.
 
Your issue is similar to this thread. Please go through it.
 
Hope this helps. Let us know how you get on.
           
Regards,
Shashi Kumar
 
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A few weeks back I upgraded my laptop and since then my computer started acting weird. My battery had until then been perfect, but now it drains during one night when computer is turned off, sleeping, closed lid etc..Also, as soon as I let it rest, close the lid or simliair it wont wake up again. The keyboard lights are on but notning except a hard reset works.Sometimes I do the hard reset and find that the internet webpages sometimes are "saved" and opens up when I power up again.The fan has also started to wound alot more recenlty.My guess is that some downloaded upgrade caused this but I dont know how to fix.I have tried downloading all the latest drivers etc.I have also tried a ton of tips from different forums regarding power settings, hybernation and such but nothing works.All of this happened right after the bad update so I know that the problem is not the battery itself..Thank you

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My laptop wont wake up when it went into sleep mode. I have to press the power button to turn on the laptop everytime it went into sleep mode. 

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Hope im putting this in the right thread.

I have a Compaq Presario CQ50-110US laptop with Vista.

have not had any problems with it until a few minutes ago. I was moving it so I closed the lid and unplugged the power cable with it still turned on. Whenever I do this it goes into some kind of sleep mode which I can sometimes get it to wake up from and other times I have to reboot. I couldnt get it to 'wake up' so I tried rebooting, waited a few seconds and started it back up, but it still seems to be sleeping.

It will start up and I can hear stuff moving around inside, the power button and the internet-connection button both turn on, but the internet-connection button is orange instead of blue (only does that while in sleep mode that ive seen) and the screen remains black. Also the button to toggle the touch-pad on/off lights up but it does not respond to hitting it.

Ive tried rebooting it 3-4 times but it never 'wakes up' and the screen remains black.
 

A:Laptop wont wake up rfom sleep.

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista/687072-compaq-laptop-wont-wake-up.html
 

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Hi,  Am facing this issue with X1 YOGA 1st generation, whenever it goes to sleep, i can not wake it up. Power button is blinking, also kepborad seems to be active as i can see it activating the backlights, mute /unmute mic.... etc Any help ? 

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Not long installed win7, now i find that when its in sleep mode the usb hub / wireless mouse and KB are sort of "disabled" and i cant wake up the pc unless i plug an ordinary kb in the usb on the pc itself.
ive tried plugging the wirelss receiver directly into usb port on pc but it still doesnt wake up as the mouse is disabled.
Now ive set the pc to never go to sleep,

any other options? what else can i do?
the wireless mouse and kb are both MS and ive downloaded the v7 drivers - Intellitype and I/point.

thanks for any help!

A:wireless mouse/KB wont wake pc from sleep mode

Hello Cavair,

You might see if plugging the wireless USB receiver directly into the back of the computer instead of a USB hub to see if may work for you instead. Afterwards, check in Device Manger in the Mouse and Keyboard "Power Managemet" properties tab to make sure that the "Allow the device to wake the computer" option below is checked.
Hope this helps
Shawn

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I have 4 Internal HDDs installed, 3 are SATA and 1 IDE, Whenever I wake my PC from a hybrid sleep the IDE drive no longer responds (slave drive) It causes explorer to freeze for awhile as it tries to access and the HD light stays lit until I reboot the PC.

Also Im unable to shutdown properly or reboot when this happens, I have to do a hard reset or hold the power button. (attempting to do a normal restart / shutdown always gets stuck at "logging off").

I never use to have this problem before, it seems to of started after I enabled Intel AHCI in my bios recently, but I didnt think this would effect an IDE drive? The drive works fine before the PC goes to sleep and no SMART errors are reported in HD Tune etc.

Any ideas appreciated.

A:One of my hard drives wont wake from Hybrid sleep.

If you used the intel controller to set it to AHCI mode - did you install this driver from the gigaybyte site it will update the AHCI driver and should provide correct functionality- Intel SATA RAID Driver - 10.5.0.1015 - GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 1366 - GA-EX58-UD3R (rev. 1.6) i think its the latest version or equivalent version of the Intel Rapid Storage driver which is needed even when you dont have raid enabled. Note Im not 100% sure here as i have no gigabyte board and i cant unpack the driver to check it.

You could also update to the latest driver for your video card - long shot fix.

Otherwise Switch back to ide mode - AHCI is only usefull for hot swapping hard drives - if you have no need there is no speed difference as most modern hard drives have this enabled automatically. W7 should find the original driver upon rebooting if you just reset from AHCI to IDE mode in the bios.

If you used the microsoft fix, to be sure of success, follow this path in the registry : HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Msahci - then right click start - modify and change from 0 to 3 - then go to bios and reset back to IDE mode and reboot.

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hi, im having trouble after putting it down to sleep from the power menu, it doesnt wake up, opening the lid doesnt work, power button neither, keyboard just flashes backlights when touched.

it only responds when pressing for 5 seconds the power button and forcing reboot
all updates are installed up to date.

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My PC is fairly new and I'm having problems with slow shutdowns/restarts and slow sleep/wakes. Recently it seems to fail waking altogether and restarts after a while instead. Usually during waking I just have a black screen for a long time before the reset/restart but sometimes I see the Windows log-in screen but it's unresponsive.
The problem predates my CPU undervolting and doesn't seem to change when I switch RAM settings back to Auto instead of XMP (I my RAM necessitates some kind of overclock in order to function at its rated speed).

Can anyone advise how to proceed? Thanks.
System specification below. This forum has a fantastic design that eliminates the form of pasted lists of information. That's just great for preventing people from reading it. I was worried someone might have read this information.
OS: Win 10 Pro 64-bitMainboard: ASUS Z170 Pro GamingCPU: Intel i7 6700 (6th gen), Stock HSF, Undervolt Offset -0.15 V, LLC 4RAM: Corsair LPX Vengeance 2x8GB DDR4-3000 (CMK16GX4M2B3000C15)Graphics: Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950Sys Drive: Samsung Evo 750 SSD, 250 GBData Drives: OCZ Vertex 2 SSD, 60 GB; WDC WD1002FAEX-00Y9A0, ~1 TB; WDC WD2003FZEX-00Z4SA0, ~2 TB; WDC WD2002FAEX-00MJRA0, ~2 TB; RAID 0, ~300 GB [Maxtor 6B160MO x 2]PSU: XFX TS 750W (P1-750S-NLB9)Bluetooth: Parani UD100 Bluetooth USB AdapterMonitor: LG 21.5" W2246S-BF 16:9 Wide LCD Monitor 1920x1080 5msLogitech G500 mouse, K120 keyboard.UEFI BIOS divergence from optimised default settingsAI Overclock Tune... Read more

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While playing games... my pc will always enter sleep mode after about 10 min. of play time. Once in sleep mode, it will not wake up.. so I have to turn off the computer by the button. This is really frustrating. I tried the live chat with microsoft and the tech found corrupted files?! But they wanted to charge me 69.99 to resolve the issue. Help?
 

A:Computer Enters Sleep Mode While Gaming and Wont Wake Up

guessing 7 or vista

http://www.avinashtech.com/microsoft/disable-auto-sleep-mode-windows/

and start type cmd right click it run as admin in the box enter sfc/ scannow enter run it twice

70 to fix it? really???

http://majorgeeks.com/download4181.html

http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php
use above to keep eye on your temperatures , i cleaned out a computer yesterday and the fluff was enough to make a jumper
 

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W7 PC wakes up from sleep every few minutes. It didn't use to. I am the builder / owner / sole user. Investigation done so far at the DOS prompt to establish the cause:

powercfg -devicequery wake_armed
(no results returned)

powercfg -waketimers
There are no active wake timers in the system

powercfg -lastwakeWake History Count - 1
Wake History [0]
Wake Source Count - 0Other ideas to try and establish the cause with please?

Many thanks.

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This is an issue that I've seen in two other posts, but I can't find a resolution: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkCentre-A-E-M-S-Series/Brand-new-M715Q-will-not-wake-after-sleep/m-... https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Enterprise-Client-Management/NVMe-Drivers-and-M715q-Tiny-AMD/m-p/370512... I've posted on those threads to see if somone had a resolution on there, but I don't see any posted. We are experiencing the same issue.  Brand new m715q with BIOS ver M11KT31A (3/31/2017).  Windows 7 preinstalled.  Goes to sleep.  When you move the mouse or touch the keyboard the screen stays black and it doesn't wake from sleep.  Tried upgrading all drivers.  No change.  Tried upgrading the firmware.  That was when we discovered the firmware will not upgrade.  Firmware issue.  From the TVSU program it runs through the whole BIOS upgrade process, shutsdown windows, then the screen goes black, the fans rev up, and then stays that way.  Monitor says going to power save mode.  It never continues past that point.  If I go into the BIOS system log it says "BIOS updated"; however, the version has not changed.  We tried upgrading to M11KT32A.  Then recently they just released M11KT33A.  Same thing, doesn't upgrade.  I've tried running the update from system update, from the windows command line with manual reboot, from a bootable USB stick, and a bootable CD image and nothing works. ... Read more

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Hi,

I am new here. Hoping someone can help me out with this issue. I work in IT so am not a complete computer bonehead and am at my wits end with this.

My laptop is about 4 years old, it's a toshiba. For whatever reason, it started taking 5+ minutes to wake up from sleeping. If it sleeps for an hour, it's OK.. but if you leave it sleep all night and try to wake it up in the morning, it's quite cranky. After the 5+ minute wake up, it performs as normal. It was running Windows 7 Home 32 bit.

Troubleshooting steps that I have taken are as follows.

Reinstalled windows. Issue was resolved! but after about 2-3 weeks, issue came back. I thought maybe it was some type of windows update, so I reinstalled windows again and paid closer attention to the updates. Issue presented itself again after 2-3 weeks, and there were no updates immediately done prior to it starting.

I started to think maybe it was something related to my hard drive, so i performed laptop surgery and swapped out my original hard drive with a solid slate drive, and installed windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit (this laptop can support 64 bit so I figured why not upgrade.).

issue again was resolved for a few weeks, and now it's back to taking 5+ minutes to wake up again.

If you're turning the laptop on from scratch, it takes 10-15 seconds tops. if you're restarting, it's 10-15 seconds tops (man, I love SSD...)... if you're waking itup within the hour, its 1-2 seconds. But anything longer then that, 5+ minutes.

It ba... Read more

A:Laptop extremely slow to wake up from sleep mode, 5+ minutes to wake

Hi there, have you ran any malware/anti virus scans?

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I have a Dell Optiplex 755 with WinXPPro SP3, 2GB RAM and an Intel Core 2 Duo E4600, and it is unreliable for Wake on LAN and Wake on Ring. I also wonder whether my Standby - Sleep - Suspend (S1 or S3) is working correctly.

When the PC is in Standby - Sleep - Suspend mode (S1 or S3), Wake on LAN and Wake on Ring work some of the time but not all of the time, and I'd like them to be 100% reliable.

These may be two different problems, but your advice will be appreciated. (Also, if I should post in a different forum, please advise.)

My Network Card is an Intel 82566DM-2 Gigabit Network Connection, and I recently upgraded its drivers using "generic" PROXP.exe from the Intel website, although this has not helped the problem. The specific driver file e1e5132.sys is now from 2009 -- it used to be from 2007. But, as I say, Wake on LAN from Standby was not and is still not reliable, both before and after the driver update.

In Settings .. Network Connections ... Local Area Connections ... Properties ... Configure ... Power Management, all the Wake on LAN options are checked ON:

- Wake on Directed Packet
- Wake on Magic Packet
- Wake on Magic Packet from Power Off State
- Wake on Link

The NIC card's Diagnostic checks are all OK.

My fax modem card is a Conexant D850 PCI V.92 Modem, and I have the most recent drivers dated 7/27/07, version 7.67.0.50. In Settings ... Phone and Modem Options ... Modems ... Properties, "Allow this device to bring... Read more

A:Trouble with Wake on Ring, Wake on LAN and Standby - Sleep - Suspend

More to above: Dell has suggested I must re-install Windows. I've never done that, and I realize I'd probably lose all my applications and data - no good. Seems to me that's like using an atomic bomb to kill a mosquito. And why should I assume that will work?

But is there a way to re-install -- or maybe fix -- Windows that leaves everything else safe?

FYI - About a month or so ago, I ran SFC (System File Checker) in repair mode, and that didn't help with this problem.

Any ideas?

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I am using hp AY008TX when it on sleep, the  windows does not wake up, blur lines appear and backlight is on but it does not wake up.please guide me to sort this issue as i have reinstalled operating system still the problem is same.

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Hi Guys,
would like some help/advice please. I have installed Win7 clean install on my computer, my problems is that if I leave mu computer for say 30+ minutes windows goes to sleep/hibernates and I find it hard to wake up normally have to reboot.

I have been through all the power management settings, and selected Never to all the selections in the advanced section, also in my power plan. I have even formatted my Drive and reinstalled win7 but still have the same problem.

When it is asleep, I have a halfmoon key on my keyboard, I have tried pressing this to wake it up but to no avail, also pressed the main power button, but this normally shuts it down.

Is there anything I can do to stop this happening, run a small program to keep it awake, or alter something in commands to stop it.

Your help and advice is really appreciated
Thanks and Regards
Bob

A:Windows goes to sleep and won't wake up

Hello metro5053, welcome to Seven Forums!



Have a look at the tutorial at the link below to see if you can find something that may help you resolve your issue; though it says Vista the principal is the same with Windows 7; be sure to keep us informed as to how it sorts out.

Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums

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Last few day windows been waking up by itself randomly, here's the screen shot of the problem, nothing's been touch when woke up from sleep either(mouse, keyboard)

A:Windows 7 wake up from sleep alone

Looks like Media Center update requested the wake.

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Dell XPS 8700 BIOS A11 7/9/2015
Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
This is a recent problem. Windows will not wake up from sleep mode and when I force a restart Windows appears to start (resuming Windows), but then there is a blank screen and the system is locked up. I have checked all of the power settings and the mouse and keyboard are enabled to restart the system.
Any ideas?
Thanks,
Charles

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My box is windows 8.1 enterprize x64, and I got a problem that don't wake up from sleep.

I attached three screenshots of event viewer. And for other informations you need, please explain and specify easily so that I can make it, and please understood I am not an expert.

Thanks in advance.

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Hi

I've been searching for a while now trying to resolve this problem. There are loads of threads and I've tried loads of solutions like uninstalling and reinstalling drivers etc.

The situation I have is that Windows will sleep and wake perfectly fine if I use the remote that came with my TV tuner card but nothing else. If I try to wake it using the wireless USB keyboard I have it appears to power up but nothing happens. The power light goes from flashing to soluid but there doesn't appear to be any other movement. Equally when Windows Media Centre tries to wake to record it does the same thing.

Are there any suggestions of what I can try and what should I look at (and / or post here) to try and help debug?

Thank you in advance
Dean

A:Windows 7 won't wake up from Sleep

Dean,
Sometimes the batteries in my wireless mouse and keyboard go dead. Check those first.
I never have put my computer in sleep. I either use it or shut it off. IMO
Do a search in upper right hand corner for Windows Media problems.
Someone will probably be along to add other input so stay tuned.

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7 has been running perfectly since I installed it Jan. 2. Around Feb. 10 I noticed that I could not wake it from sleep, I would have to cut power, wait a bit, and then boot. When it boots however, it will prompt that it is "resuming windows" like it had been sleeping. All windows updates are installed and I have Panda Antivirus running along with Spybot (both show no infections or errors). I looked in the action center for errors and got the following message:



I think this is the problem, there were about 12 other listings of the error.

I'm not sure if it's just that my bios needs to be updated or what, so I'm just looking for any suggestions on what to do. (My bios hasn't been updated yet since the install of 7)

Some Specs:

MOBO is an ASUS P5WDG2 WS Professional
Dual Core 2.6ghz
6 gigs of RAM
8800GTS (driver version is 8.17.11.9621) aka 196.21
Creative SB Audigy 2 ZS (yeah, it's old)
[also I have a USB keyboard and a Bluetooth mouse that uses a USB dongle to connect]

Any help is appreciated!

A:Cannot Wake From Sleep in Windows 7 x64

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The only way my pc wakes up from sleep is by pressing the power button. The keyboard/mouse will not wake the pc up from sleep.

I have tried all the troubleshooting/Youtube tips/device manager settings and nothing will wake my system from sleep, other than the power button.

I also tried a different keyboard/mouse which plugged into a USB port and that would not wake my pc up either.

I also tried different power options settings and nothing worked.

Here is my hardware list: ASUS Z87 Deluxe/Quad motherboard with 16 gigs of RAM; Samsung 950 PRO M.2 SSD plugged into a PCIe slot (used ASUS M.2 X4 adaptor); cpu is the intel i7-4770K; video card is the AMD Radeon HD7700.

So I was wondering if there are any other tips which would get my keyboard or mouse to wake my pc up from sleep?

I don't want to wake it up from my smart phone.

thank you.

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Can someone help please?  I literally just got my Flex 3, with Windows 10 and it won't wake from sleep.  I have to hard power it off then restart it.  I have read forums and changed all my settings so that it neer goes to sleep, or I hybernate it, or just turn it off when I am done, but that isn't really a solution, it's just a bandaid.  I also read about updating the intel graphics drive, which I did and it fixed it for about a week but now it is back to the same thing and won't wake from sleep.  Can anyone help please?  I love my Flex but not waking from sleep is quite annoying as I don't want to just leave my computer off or on at all times.  I use it frequently and don't want to have to shut it down or just leave it on every single time I don't use it.

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My computer running windows 8 and it cannot wake from sleep most of the time. When I built this computer last year, it can wake from sleep 9/10 times. However, now, almost every time I try to wake my computer from sleep, it crashes. This is what I notice when the computer is about to crash when waking from sleep: Power button is pressed, GPU fans and direct PSU connected fans spin up. Fans connected to Mobo do not spin up. Power button continues to blink even as if still asleep.

I strongly suspect it's the Mobo that is causing the sleep problems. The Mobo have been dropped and 6 out of the 10 sata ports do not work properly. I tried different bios versions and the latest version, and reset all values to default( no oc, xmp), and sleep problems still exist. The PSU and GPU have been tested with another setup with no problems. I tried another operating system and same sleep problems exist. Windows mem. diagnostics passed. Before I go out and buy a new mobo, I want to be 100% sure that my problems are caused by my current mobo.

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Hi!

Recently i brought an HP dv6-3180sp Laptop and format the hard drive and install my version of Windows (Windows 7 Ultimate x64).

But i have a problem with the Sleep mode in my computer.

When i put it to Sleep when open the lid the Biometric device to login does not work and if i insert the password i receive a empty screen.

If I want to work again i need to force a shut down. And power on again.

I don't know how to resolve this trouble.

Someone can help me?

Regards,

cs.oyen

A:Problem When Windows Wake Up from Sleep

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Installed Windows 8 about a week ago - it worked fine for a few days but now crashes/restarts upon wake up from sleep. There is a 'Kernel Power 41' in the Event Viewer log. Have attached the Diagnostic Tool output file for reference. Really appreciate the help.

A:Windows 8 crashes on wake up from sleep

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Hi everyone. I'm new to the forum. Just bought a Windows 7 PC today. After setting it up, it looks as if Windows 7 takes longer to sleep and wake up than Vista. Here's how I compared the two:

1) We have a recently purchased HP running Vista, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 1 TB hard drive, and an AMD Phenom II X4 910 processor. With just Windows and Firefox running, the computer takes 6 seconds to sleep. Wake-up takes just under 5 seconds.

2) Today, we purchased the latest version of the same HP computer -- so the same processor, RAM, etc., but running Windows 7 (by the way, it's a long story why we have two of the same in our house). With just Windows and Firefox running, the computer takes more than 3 times as long to sleep -- 20 seconds. Wake up takes just over 10 seconds.

Any ideas what might account for this? Certainly, the operating system is different, but I guess I was expecting basic Windows functions to be faster, or at least as fast. Would anyone with Windows 7 mind timing their sleep and wake-up modes? I'd be curious to know if your sleep/wake times are similar. Thanks.

A:Windows 7 Seems Slower to Sleep and Wake Up

This has had several threads. You might want to use the search at the top of the page and read through some of them. I don't kknow you'll find what your looking for but it's a start. Fabe

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When my Windows 10 system goes to sleep ESCape or POWER button does not get it woken up from sleep. I need to give it a hard reboot (8 seconds press of power button) and restart the system.
Hardware: HP Probook
Any solutions please?

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Hi,

I've recently been having problems with my computer having BSOD after a few minutes whenever it is woken from sleep/hibernate.
I have run memtest 86 and everything came back fine.
I have updated to my latest mobo BIOS.
I have updated my video card driver.
But still the problem remains, I have attached my dump file and my system details are as follows:
-Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
- AMD Phenom 9650 Quad-Core 2.3Ghz
- 4GB RAM
- Motherboard ASRock K10N78FullHD-hSLI R3.0
- Integrated Nvidia GEForce8 series 512MB

I have googled the symptoms so many times but cannot seem to find anything that works, any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Phil.
 

A:Windows 7 BSOD on wake from Sleep

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Hello,

I'm uploading the report for this issue. I've had several BSOD's from sleep, during (after I had walked away from this system), and after installing Quickbooks.

This is a brand new system with Office 2007, Acrobat X, Virus Scan Enterprise 8.8, and Quickbooks

I did all the Microsoft updates prior to installing Quickbooks

Any help is appreciated,

Thanks,

Kimrell

A:BSOD windows seven wake from sleep

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McAfee is a frequent cause of BSOD-s (specially in the situation you describe). Consider uninstalling it with the McAfee Removal Tool and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials (To test)How to uninstall or reinstall supported McAfee products using the Consumer Products Removal tool (MCPR)McAfee Removal Tool - McAfee Uninstaller

Microsoft Security Essentials. Recommended from a strict BSOD perspective, compatibility & stability compared to other antiviruses/internet security software. It is free and lightweight:-
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Run a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated.

Perform a System File Check:Click on the start
Type CMD on Search
Left click and Run as Administrator
Type SFC /scannow
Full tutorial here:SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Disk Check on your hard drive for file system errors and bad sectors on it:Disk Check
Reduce items at start-up. Nothing except anti-virus is required:Startup Programs - Change
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Hi. I have a home built HTPC running Windows 8 with Windows Media Center. My sound card is a Silverstone EB01 USB DAC (i.e., it's an external USB device). When the computer wakes from sleep, there is no sound. I can fix this by either (a) unplugging and reconnecting the USB connector or (b) disabling then re-enabling the sound device.

This is driving me and my family crazy. What's worse, it worked perfectly fine under Windows 7.

There are no drivers for this device, it's pure plug'n'play. In case it's relevant, the Device Manager seems to recognise it as a Burr-Brown PCM2072E.

I would be extremely grateful if anyone could help me fix this one.

A:Windows 8 not seeing USB sound card after wake from sleep

If it is in device manager, check it's properties and power savings for it. In power settings plan could be some settings for it to.

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Hello,

So my problem is that I have upgraded to Windows 10, on a system previously running Windows 7. My system, since Windows 10 has been out, has been unable to wake successfully from sleep.

What happens is that I can "wake" it with the mouse and keyboard, it beeps, revs, all that jazz, but then it hits its idle state and the monitor never detects a signal during this time period. The only way to resume function is to hold the power button and restart.

I contacted Microsoft, and they tried to suggest I pay for support when their OS is responsible for breaking this functionality, not user configuration. I know this, because it didn't work on the vanilla install of Win10 either, despite working flawelessly on 7.

Now, for the details:
OS: Windows 10 64x Pro
Mobo: Asus P8Z77-M
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8GB 2x 8-8-8-24 1600mhz
Intel i5-3570K
Evga-Build NVIDIA 660ti 2GB DDR5
PSU: Corsair 650W... can't remember precise make.

What I have tried:
- Clean install
- Restore Point
- Manually setting graphics PCIE in BIOS
- Win10 Compatible BIOS updates (done with two separate BIOS's post-win10)
- Chipset Updates (only one Win10 one released)
- Windows Updates (Current version)
- All driver Updates
- Edit Power plans for sleep and Dev Manager enabled virtually all devices with the option to wake the computer
- Cables switched out, all are functional
- SFC /scannow

Yea.... so that's where I stand. As you might expect, I'm running out of ideas. Thank you very much for any assi... Read more

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Hi, That's the question. I have my computer in my bedroom, so this is a real pain! The automatic maintenance is scheduled to 10am (I rescheduled it on purchase, when it annoyed the hell out of me at 3am). That one also still works and I'm fine with that. But it's just acquired without my permission a new wake up at 7am that I don't want - particularly when I wish to sleep in!! I recently installed iTunes, which coincided with the problem, but couldn't find anything on the program that suggested any type of maintenance time, nor does the powercfg (info I found when Googling to solve this problem) mention iTunes. I've tried Dr Google, which usually helps me solve problems such as this, but with no luck. See picture of power cfg. Can anyone help?

A:My Windows 8 PC Wakes Up From Sleep With Wake Up Disabled

Looks like when you disable wake up it takes a day or so to work. My computer still woke up as per normal the following day (I'd disabled it at night), but actually worked AFTER that initial next day. Silly...

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MY pc keeps waking from sleep.
Lastwake shows
Wake History Count - 1
Wake History [0]
  Wake Source Count - 0
Event log entries show Wake Source: Unknown
I have set Allow Wake Timers to disabled in Power settings. I have also unchecked "Allow device to wake this computer" in Device Manager for mouse, LAN etc. 
How can I
1. Find out what is waking up my pc?
2. Prevent whatever is waking the pc?
I have the latest updates installed.

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