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All apps closed when awakening from sleep, Windows 8.1 Pro

Q: All apps closed when awakening from sleep, Windows 8.1 Pro

Hi all, hope this is in the correct forum but mods please feel free to move if not.

I've just been given a new Lenovo Yoga 2 by my work and it's running Windows 8.1 Pro.

However, I've lost work several times now as every time it goes to sleep, when it wakes up all of the apps have closed as if it shut down (the sleep light is blinking when it is asleep)! Is this normal for Windows 8 as I've never used it before and it certainly didn't do this in Windows 7?

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I am not sure when this started, but my P50 is set to sleep on AC or battery after x hours of inactivity. It resumes with the touch of the power button, but all apps are closed.  I have tried setting power settings to allow for hybrid sleep, but this has not helped.  Some posts indicate that maybe apps are closing when resuming from sleep, and not when going into sleep, but i can't seem to find evidence either way.  My system has 64gb of ram and 2 512gb PCI SSD. Any suggestions on where to look? 

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A:P50 apps closed when resuming from sleep

Now i suspect the machine is restarting or crashing somehow.  I noticed event ID for machine entering sleep, but then event ID 12 - operating system started. Minidump folder has a 0 KB DMP file at that time. Machine was set to restart on blue screen, so tha may be it.  I see minidump files from other dates too, but i have never seen a blue screen. More digging. 

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Hi all,

I have a new Acer Aspire V3-571G laptop running Windows 8. Lately, I cannot access the internet after my computer goes into sleep mode (i.e. folding the laptop).

Other strange stuff happens to, such as not being able to access the control panel (a window appears with just white space) and the task manager doesn't update details. Oddly, most other programs run correctly, provided of course that they are offline. The standard network diagnostic utility says it cannot find any problems

Restarting the computer resolves the issue with no problems, but this is obviously inconvenient.

It may be worth noting I had issues with a BSOD with a laptop of the same model that I posted about here. The cause seemed to be hardware related, and this is a replacement.

See here for the full thread regarding that.

McAfee Internet Security has blocked 5 trojans in the past (from dodgy freeware programs) and a malwarebytes scan I just performed removed some offerware, so viruses and the like might be an issue here.

A:Windows 8 Loses Wifi internet connectivity after 'awakening' from sleep mode

Here is a log of events occurring after a particular 'awakening' so to speak (until a restart, the top being the latest). Not sure how useful it is, but it may give a few hints.

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I reinstalled my W7 onto my home-built PC about 2 weeks ago. Ever since then, every other night or so when I put my PC to sleep, it awakens itself, and I wake up to find it up and running. I have not had this problem before the reinstall. Just a few days ago, my newly-fresh install went corrupt from what I understood (not loading windows, showing me the windows7 background with options to reinstall, fix, etc...) No matter what I did, it didn't work, and I had to reinstall W7 once again. I'm a little hesitant at this happening again. Anyone know of the possible reason this is happening? Thanks.


A:Random awakening from sleep

Are using any wireless devices? ie. keyboard, mouse

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I am helping a friend troubleshoot her computer which seems to crash every time it is left on for a while or after waking up form sleeping.
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ?


- the original installed OS on the system?


- an OEM or full retail version?


- What is the age of system (hardware)?

approx 2 -3 years
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?)

haven't re-installed the OS
thanks for your help


She just told me she replaced her video card with a Nvidea GTS 450. She uses her PC for video editing, but hasn't done any video rendering since getting the video card ... not sure if that helps

A:BSODs after awakening from sleep

HP CUE Device Discovery Service has stopped abnormally. Please uninstall the HP Cue software and then reinstall a copy from the HP website.

Only 288 updates since SP2 - most systems have 300-350 or more. Please visit Windows Update and get all available updates.

Each of the BSOD's blames ohci1394.sys - a Windows driver that is associated with your 1394 ports.
Please check all of the ports on the computer for damage and unplug any 1394 (Firewire) devices that you may have connected. Also check inside the case - but DON'T touch anything inside it!

Please run SFC.EXE /SCANNOW from an elevated (Run as adminsitrator) Command Prompt

Please update these drivers:
iastor.sys Thu Dec 04 15:47:09 2008 (493841CD) More info here: Driver Reference Table
jraid.sys Thu Dec 18 07:30:19 2008 (494A425B) More info here: Driver Reference Table
athrx.sys Thu Sep 18 20:39:48 2008 (48D2F4D4) More info here: Driver Reference Table
adfs.SYS Thu Jun 26 16:52:37 2008 (48640195) More info here: Driver Reference Table

Please remove these drivers by uninstalling their program. Most likely they belong to older, outdated CD/DVD programs. Check in C:\Windows\System32\drivers to ensure that they're gone.
PxHlpa64.sys Mon Dec 10 18:49:01 2007 (475DD06D) More info here: Driver Reference Table
000.fcl Fri Sep 26 09:11:22 2008 (48DCDF7A) More info here: Driver Reference Table (Most likely Cyberlink software)
PxHlpa64.sys ... Read more

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All of a sudden when I put computer in sleep or hibernate mode it "wakes up" in a few minutes. No virus or malaware (ran both scans)

Dell Inspiron, windows 7 home prem 64 bit

A:sleep/hibernate keep awakening

Open the Local Area Connection Status window, click Properties then Configure. Check to see if Wake on LAN options are enabled (your UI will probably differ from the screenshot).

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Three weeks ago received the BSOD after browsing for awhile...Posted here and was advised to update my Bluetooth driver which i did.....and no more BSOD....if i didn't put my PC to sleep...Tried it today..and immediately upon trying to awake the PC got the BSOD......attached is my dump......No problems until i put my PC to sleep.....Any help/advice appreciated.......Thanks

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My computer has an intermittent problem with sleep. After I awaken the computer from sleep sometimesPrograms I click on won't finish loading
Unresponsive taskbar

I force shut down but the computer never finishes logging off. As a result, I press the power button the shut it down.

My computer specs are:HP Pavilion p6240f
Windows 7 Home Premium
750 GB Hard drive
Intel Core 2 Quad @ 2.5 ghz
Please help me!

Thanks in advance

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I have a Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 that when I awake it from sleep mode it generates a BSOD and then reboots.

The BSOD stop code is:
0x0000007E (0xC0000005,0x8A9A8020,0x8B39AEC4,0X8B39ABC0)

Complete BSOD Screenshot:

Hoping someone can provide a cause and suggestion for a solution to this constantly reproducing BSOD.


A:Vista BSOD when awakening from sleep mode

Hi -

Per your post, bugcheck -

0x7e (0xc0000005,0x8a9a8020,0x8b39aec4,0x8b39abc0), listing probable cause as the Microsoft SCSI class system driver classpnp.sys.

0x7e - thread threw an exception; the exception is the 1st parm - 0xc0000005 - a memory access violation.

Assuming not hardware problem, the real cause is an unknown 3rd party driver. More times than not, 0xc..5 are caused by Internet Security suites like NIS, KIS, McAfee, etc... Do you have one of these installed?

If not, run the Vista Driver verifier - it should help put a name to the unknown driver -
START | type cmd.exe | right-click on cmd.exe uptop under programs | Run as Administrator | type verifier & hit enter - the Verifier screen will appear | do the following:


1. Select 2nd option - "Create custom settings (for code developers)"
2. Select 2nd option - "Select individual settings from a full list"
3. Check these boxes -? Special Pool
? Pool Tracking
? Force IRQL checking
? Deadlock Detection
? Miscellaneous Checks4. Select last option - "Select driver names from a list"
5. Click on the Provider heading - sorts list by Provider
6. Check ALL boxes where Microsoft is not the Provider
7. Click on Finish
8. Re-boot

If the Driver Verifier (DV) finds a violation, it will result in a BSOD. After re-boot, you may not be able to log on. If so, boot into SAFEMODE (select Last Known Good Configuration or System Restore). To see the ... Read more

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When I awaken Windows 10 PC from Sleep mode, the C: drive runs at 100% as shown by Task Manager. The system becomes unresponsive. Below is info from the Windows/Application log. Note: the Hardware log is empty, no faults reported. Do you have any thoughts on what hardware might be faulty? What causes this heavy disk I/O and non-responsiveness? THANKS!

Log Name: Application
Source: ESENT
Date: 10/20/2016 1:48:18 PM
Event ID: 507
Task Category: Performance
Level: Warning
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: 0wner-PC
svchost (5700) Unistore: A request to read from the file "C:\Users\0wner\AppData\Local\Comms\UnistoreDB\store.vol" at offset 3751936 (0x0000000000394000) for 4096 (0x00001000) bytes succeeded, but took an abnormally long time (21 seconds) to be serviced by the OS. This problem is likely due to faulty hardware. Please contact your hardware vendor for further assistance diagnosing the problem.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit (with anniversary update)
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7500 @ 2.93GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4061 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G41 Express Chipset (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1), 1806 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 259359 MB, Free - 180498 MB; D: Total - 45210 MB, Free - 45202 MB; G: Total - 953866 MB, Free - 543997 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO, To be filled by O.E.M.
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled... Read more

A:Heavy disk i/o after awakening from Sleep Mode

Any time a system wakes up, it must copy in use files from the hard drive back to the RAM.
This may be the source of the hard drive activity.
As for the may be an issue with the hard drive.
run a "Check Disk"

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Hi, recently I've been having problems on my new laptop, when it goes to sleep after being idle for a time. The screen stays blank despite the HDD working, etc. I found that these errors were being caused by WUDFRd.sys, located in C:\windows\system32\drivers.

I have tried deleting the driver, to see if that fixes the problem, but windows will not allow me to delete it, or change permissions. Presumably it considers the driver to be essential, but how can this be if it's causing these problems? Te driver is digitally signed by Microsoft, so surely it must be safe? I do not know if it is related to BSOD problems I'm having from ew_jubusenum.sys, installed with an internet dongle I purchased in Italy (HUAWEI mobile partner), or if it is a completely separate problem.

Please, can somebody help mw with this, as it's driving me a little nuts. I only just got the laptop a month ago, so would love to have it running smoothly!

Windows Home Premium x64, SP1
i7 2620 @ 2.7GHz
8Gb Corsair DDR3 RAM @ 1333MHz
GeForce GT555M 2Gb Graphics

Many thanks,
James Stansfield

A:WUDFRd.sys Causing Errors Awakening From Sleep

I think WUDFRd.sys is an UDF filesystem driver Windows uses to read CDs/DVDs formatted as UDF. It shouldn't normally give you any trouble, but you can disable this driver through Device Manager, most likely it will be located under Non-Plug and Play Drivers. Note that you will first have to enable Show hidden devices in the View menu.

As you're already found out, you can't simply delete .sys driver files since they're referenced through the registry. Device Manager lets you disable or uninstall them. (Of course uninstalling is permanent and should be used very carefully)

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I am running Windows 7 Professional 64 bit and have kept up with all Updates and latest drivers. I am having a problem with a Seagate 1 TB Backup Plus External Hard Drive connected to the USB port of my Asus Sabertooth motherboard. After waking up the system after sleep, the external drive vanishes from the PC. Web searching has shown me a fix in 2009 that was supposed to be incorporated into Windows 7. It either was never done, or it was not pertinent to my situation, since it made no reference to USB connection. The problem described then was that due to the large size of this drive, it did not respond soon enough to the awakening process, and thus was never seen.

Is there a more current fix for this, especially with USB connection?

A:Problem recognizing external hard drive after sleep awakening

Hello and welcome sherwin Mate does the problem still exist if the drive is plugged into a different usb slot.

Also does this still happen with other devices other than a drive? To check just reduce the sleep time down to speed up the process of checking.

Plus mate good on you for using some specs but they need to be a little more specific ie chipset on th e motherboard or the mobo version / model.

Use Speccy to find this out Speccy - System Information - Free Download

its free and a very useful tool to keep.

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I've had about 5 instances where I've closed the laptop and put it in my laptop bag to pull the laptop out an hour later and have it be super hot.  It seems something has hung the system up from sleeping like it should when I close the lid.  I'm sure eventually I'll start getting thermal damage, especially the Samsung 950 NVME drives, so I am a bit concerned.  I usually pay attention now that I know this happens, but occasionally forget like today and worry about the damage that could be caused if it was left for an extended amount of time. Thanks in advance for any help! Laptop is a Lenovo P50 with a Xeon processor. Memory is Kingston HyperX 4x16gb 2400mhzHard drives are Samsung 950 m.2 in raid 0, and a Samsung Evo SSD 

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I have a Pavilion g7 series laptop.  I just pulled it apart to replace the fan, and now when I close the lid the laptop no longer goes to sleep.  I did not make any changes in the power options, so I assume I didn't get the laptop reassembled correctly after replacing the fan.  What makes the laptop know the lid is closed to sleep, and where do I look to make sure I get it put back together correctly?  Thanks!!

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Sometimes, maybe around half the time (I haven't counted), my laptop doesn't go to sleep when the lid is closed.  The fan keeps running and the Thinkpad logo red light stays on.  I know that the computer "registers" the lid closing, because the screen turns off and I get logged out.  This is very inconvenient because every time I close my laptop, I have to wait a minute to see if it properly went to sleep.  If this problem does occur, opening and closing the lid once more seems to put it to sleep.  I thought maybe it just took some time for the laptop to go to sleep, but my laptop was in my backpack today for a couple hours, logo light on and fan running and of course quite warm.  Did some searching but couldn't find a solution.  Is there a fix for this?  Thanks.

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first time here, I have about a week experience (pulled out some hair) with windows 8/8.1, but I consider myself pretty comfortable with Windows in general.

When my win8.1 laptop is in sleep mode, I can wake it with a mere touch of my external bluetooth k/b without any issues, as long as the lid is opened. If I close the lid, I can continue to use it as its connected to a big Samsung plasma tv. But if I let the laptop go to sleep (or put it to sleep myself thru the menu), I am unable to wake it back; I need to pull it out from a/v furniture, open the lid and press the power button.

Is this a win8 thing, an Acer Aspire thing, or worse it can't be done?
Anyone else able to wake from sleep their win8 laptop w/closed lid???


A:Waking laptop from sleep with lid closed

Try going into the power options and set the option for what to do when the lid is closed to "do nothing".

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Hi!I have a bizzare issue with my Gen 1 X1 Yoga. The machine will not sleep when the lid is closed. I know this is not a software issue as holding a magnet above the sensor (in between the caps lock and shift key on the left keyboard bezel) sleeps the machine. Does anyone know where / what the magnet is thats meant to interact with this sensor? I assume it is meant to be positioned somewhere in the Screen bezel? if so does anyone know if this is something that could potentially be checked / serviced by a user or will i be bringing my machine to a repair centre.Cheers

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I have a Dell Studio running Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit, and the laptop doesn't sleep when I close the lid, except I double-checked my settings in the control panel and it's supposed to sleep.

I've had the computer for over 6 months now and the problem first started yesterday, right after I installed the latest Windows updates. When I close the lid, the computer doesn't sleep, but even when I open the lid, nothing appears on the monitor. It's still black and unresponsive, although the power button isn't blinking, so I know it's still awake.

A:Laptop doesn't sleep when lid is closed

Hello ieatlikeawolf, Welcome to the Forum.

Could you answer a few questions?
Does the laptop go into sleep mode if you choose Sleep from the start menu?
Have you tried doing a System Restore to a point before you installed the updates?
Did you install Update KB976902 at the same time as other updates?

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Hi All
This is my first time on any forum so forgive me if I have gone to the wrong place. I have had the common problem of broken hinges on my L50 B. I have replaced both hinges and to all intent and purpose ever thing went well, i.e. the lid opens and closes great now. I have however done something wrong, the laptop now doesn't sleep when I close the lid. I have checked all the power settings and the advanced settings and they are set to sleep when lid is closed. Has anyone any idea what I may have done wrong. Can anyone tell me what the motherboard connection of the lid sensor switch looks like? Any help gratefully received.

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Hey hey, so the problem is i want to leave my laptop running when doing renders that take hours on end. I've disabled the sleep mode in every way that I know how to (see screen shots). When the lid is open it doesn't go to sleep, but when it's closed after about minutes it goes into sleep mode (all fans off etc).

This never happened with windows 7 and i've triesd programs like insomnia which haven't helped at all. Id really love to get to the bottom of this, otherwise I might have to reluctantly revert to windows 7

Anyone offering ideas would be much appreciated. Cheers

A:Unwanted sleep when laptop is closed

Hi safety1g,

FYI, I have seen this behavior before on a few Sony Vaio models, and each time it was referred back to Sony support, where they said the option to "change what the lid does when closed" is/was not supported in their power management scheme and there was no workaround for this issue. So, just consider this an FYI at this point; however, if you can't get your issue resolved quicky, I would spend 10 minutes on the phone with your laptop's manufacturing support group to see if they can confirm a similar issue.

Good luck,


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HiI'm using a HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j198ez Notebook PC running Windows 10 64bit.I have an external display, and it's the only display I need, hence, the laptop lid is always closed. The peripherals I use are:Microsoft Designer Mouse/Keyboard Wireless Kit - BluetoothWacom Intuos 4 Tablet - USBLogitech Rumblepad 2 Game Controlle - USB None of the above mentioned peripherals wake the laptop from sleep. And I am forced to open the lid everytime I need to use the laptop. Previously I was using a Logitech USB keyboard and a Logitech Wireless Mouse (wth USB dongle) - both were able to wake the laptop from sleep with no problem. Gave up on them because I needed the extra USB slots. I also have a Bluetooth speaker set, which led me to belive that the bluetooth connection of the laptop is closing whenever the laptop is going into sleep, since it starts searching for other devices to pair with. This would explain why the mouse and keyboard can't wake the laptop, even though I have checked the "Allow this device to wake computer from sleep" boxes, for both, in the Device Manager dialogue. Any solutions for this?I would also be happy if the tablet or gamepad would wake the laptop. But the "Allow this device to wake computer from sleep" check boxes are greyed out for these devices. Thanks in advance.   

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There seem to be two times this happens. I close my laptop lid (set to sleep when closed) and then when I reopen it, it restarts and then tells me there was a blue screen. When I click on the option to look for solutions online, the pop-up window just closes and disappears. Other times it has happened when my computer was idle for a while, lid open (presumably it went to sleep), then returned to it and power button illuminated, but black screen. Nothing to do but power off - or if I close the lid for a while, it will then restart when reopened.
Seems totally random. Sometimes doesn't happen for days in a row, then twice a day.
Thanks for your help. Sorry I'm not super tech savvy.


Toshiba Satellite A665
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2630QM CPU @ 2.00GHz
BIOS Date: 03/28/11 17:52:56 Ver: AMI APTIO 1.80
Sound: (1) Realtek High Definition Audio (2) Intel(R) Display Audio (3) Bluetooth Hands-free Audio
GRaphics: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family
OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

A:BSOD - Usually When Lid is Closed, Maybe Sleep Problem

Welcome aboard, anahata.

Your problem seems to be with your usb port/hub. Is there anything connected in the laptop's USB ports when you close the lid? Say any external HDD or something else? If so, remove those, close the lid and follow if it crashas again.

Turn USB selective suspense on to narrow down the possibility to discriminate if it is being cause by the hardware, or the USB hub driver.
USB Selective Suspend - Turn On or Off

At the same time, try to upgrade your NEC Electronics USB 3.0 Host Driver, using the link provided in the page: Driver Reference Table - nusb3hub.sys.

Let us know the results.

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Hello, I just received an Alienware R2.  I cannot get it to wake up from sleep mode when the lid is closed with my USB keyboard or mouse.  It does wake up from sleep mode with my USB keyboard when the lid is open.  I just updated the bios to Version A05,A05.  Before I updated the new bios, it wouldn't even wake up from sleep mode by hitting the laptop keyboard.  I had to hit the power switch.  
I also have updated the video drives to Version,A04 (Intel HD) and Version,A02 (nVIDIA Geforce).
I am guessing this is still a BIOS problem, but is there a fix?


A:Alienware 13 R2 does not wake from sleep with lid closed

Hello!  So i'm a tad confused.  When you close the lid, the laptop goes to sleep, and when you open the lid it wakes up, but you want it to wake up with the lid closed?

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I have an odd problem. I've noticed that when I close my XPS 13, it shuts down (as indicated by the annoying front LED) but then later on it will start back up while it's being transported. Sometimes I'll get home, take it out of the computer case, and it will be as hot as a thermal missile because it's been running.
I'm not sure why it would just randomly start up like that? I have the power options to "sleep" when lid is closed, as seen here: http://i.imgur.com/p0x1C86.png.
I don't believe I have malware because I have reset my computer to factory settings on multiple occasions and scanned with SpyBot and Windows Defender.
In Bios "Wake on LAN" is Disabled.
For the life of me I can't think what would be triggering this besides the NSA (I joke). Does this happen to anyone else? Did you find a fix for it? Was it a dell program? Or is there a faulty piece of hardware on this computer?
Any comments/suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks :)

A:Dell XPS 13 powers up after lid is closed and put to sleep

This is happening to me too. Did you ever find a solution? I just got an XPS 13 9360 and the only solution I have found is to hibernate it instead of using sleep, but this is annoying because it takes longer to wake up.

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I bought this, hooked it up to my monitor and keyboard when at my desk... close the lid and it goes to sleep.  I checked forums, they assure me I can turn this off under power settings... but they of course show images of earlier Windows version.  is this no longer available in Windows 10?

A:Inspirion 15 7000, no sleep when lid closed

So you went to settings-System-Power and Sleep-Additional Power Settings and changed what happens when you close the lid  and it had no effect?
You might open an admin command prompt and type the command below and see what it shows about the Sleep option.
powercfg /a

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Hi, Sometimes when I close the lid off my Yoga 260 Windows 10 are not going to sleep. The behaviour is really weird because the red light on the lid is blinking like when it's in sleep mode, but I can hear the rotating fan. When I open the lid it's even weirder. Windows are not locked and I am not prompt for a password. The whole system is very laggy. The mouse is moving in jumps and there is not any response to keyboard or screen touch. After few seconds/minutes the system is suddenly OK like nothing happend. This is not happening all the time and I was not able to see any pattern when this happens. What should I do to get rid of this? Thx for help.

A:Yoga 260 Dont sleep when lid is closed

It sounds like a device is having a problem entering the low-power state.  Look in the event log

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My Yoga 700 refuses to go to sleep when I close the screen yet if I log out and with screen open and wait a bit it does go to sleep but will awake if I close the lid I installed to latest software from your site but no difference.I would appreciate any help getting this fixed.Thank you.

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Hi guys hope every things good there, im fine but im facing some issues with my lenovo z580 it started 2 days ago, the laptop just don't go into sleep mode when I close the lid I removed the power management software, reinstalled but nothing the problem remains does anyone faced the same or similar issue before? Any ideas?

Thanks in advance

A:Lenovo z580 no sleep with lid closed

What power management software did you remove? You can't remove the windows power management features.

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After adjusting some of the power settings to suit my preferences, I've encountered a wierd issue with my laptop. I set it so that closing the lid does nothing, because I don't like having to re-enter my passcode every time the lid gets shut for a quick second. However, I also set it so that the computer should go to sleep after an hour unattended (when plugged in) or ten minutes (when not plugged in), as to preserve the battery. Screenshots of these settings are included below for reference. My problem is that my computer does not go to sleep when left unplugged with the lid closed. Instead, it sits and burns the battery until it's almost dead. Sometimes I come home after my laptop has been sitting out for hours without being plugged in, and I hear the speaker chiming with the low-battery notification. When I open the lid, the computer is wide awake like I never left. I thought my settings should make it go to sleep after some time, whether or not the lid is open, whether or not it's plugged in. But this is clearly not happening when it should.Is there an additional setting I don't know about?  Is it possible that notifications from facebook or my anti-virus are preventing the computer from falling asleep? Thanks for your help.

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Printer is HP Inkjet
Laptop is VIAO
OS is Vista
The printer works fine after booting, however the printer does not print though the job show printing and the job cannot be deleted in these conditions:
1- the laptop has gone to sleep and is "revived" and then we try to print something local or from gmail or other online doc
2- the laptop is closed but not turned off and when it is reopened and "revived" - same problem

The only way then to make it print is to reboot the laptop - then and only then the print jobs start.

Any idea?

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Hello. I know that this problem has been dissuced already here.My device is not a plain Yoga 900, but the(Yoga 900-13ISK2.Is there a bios update that will allow me to make sure that my computer stays sleeping while I move with it? From what I read, the problem seems to be that a key in the keyboard is being pressed and that wakes up the machine.  Thanks!    Doron

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v3-772g on Windows 8.1 won't enter sleep mode when lid closed. Was working a while ago. All power management settings remain the same. What could be the problem?

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I have the same problem, tried the aforementioned solutions, to no avail. I think this is a design flaw and no simple solution. I suspect some type of viltage control board has failed.It woukd be nice to know what the sikution is, even if it is too expensive to fix.

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When the laptop is closed, pressure on the laptop will cause it to wake from sleep. There is no option in the BIOS or device manager to disable the wake from sleep option for the keyboard. Here is someone with a similar issue with the ISK1. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Yoga-900-keyboard-wakes-laptop-from-sleep/...  

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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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Hi all,
I was just wondering if you can advise on something.
My new laptop keeps waking itself from sleep in my bag. As far as I can tell, the screen comes on and does not turn off and the laptop stays on until it runs out of battery (about 9 hours). This causes the screen and laptop in general to get very hot, as it is in my bag and in a laptop sleeve.
I wondered if it was bad for the screen to get this hot? I know the components can handle it, otherwise the laptop would shut down. But I am worried about the screen.
It is the Asus UX303LA-R4338H. It has a LCD panel (matte, non-touch, if that makes a difference). Windows 8.1.
As for the waking up: I think it might have been waking after 3 hours to go in to hibernate, so I have turned off hibernation in power settings (but I am yet to try this latest change). I have no tasks scheduled to wake the laptop, all devices bar the keyboard aren't allowed to wake it, can't be woken by internet, etc. What is curious is that it when this happens it does not sleep after 15 minutes or turn off the display after 5 minutes, as per my settings. Does anyone have any ideas on this?
1. Is this bad for laptop screen/elsewhere on the laptop to be on, in a closed environment, and this hot for 9 hours?
2. Any further ideas why it might be turning on and then not sleeping after 15 minutes?

A:Laptop waking from sleep when closed - bad for screen?

It's definitely not good for the battery. Getting hot in the bag isn't god either. If it was me I would do a full shut down instead of sleep mode.

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Howdy folks, I did some quick searching and could not find an answers to my problem and thus am posting here. I have a X1 Carbon 3rd Gen (Type 20BS) with Windows 10 and over the past 2-3 months have noticed the following problem: Problem: After placing the computer into sleep mode via the start button and closing the lid the computer will randomly start back up. I will often open my pc after noticing how overheated it is and find that it came back on and for some reason the touchscreen has been typing and opening applications. Obviously this is very annoying and results in my computer draining its batter and random applications being opened. Any ideas on what may be causing this and how I can fix it?  Happy to provide driver details and any other diagnostics if you think it would help.  Thanks,Andy

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Noticed that my Bluetooth headphones are connecting to the laptop while it's supposed to be sleeping with its lid closed.All the settings are configured to put it in the sleep mode when lid is closed. Is there anything else that would cause the laptop to wake up?

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G50-45, model 80E3I have connected a 2nd monitor.In power settings you are supposed to be able to turn off sleep mode when the cover is closed.After changing the power settings I still enter sleep mode when I close the cover.Is there a way to NOT enter sleep mode when the lid is closed, as the power settings do not stop sleep mode from occuring? Thanks for any help.

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Hello All,

In the last two weeks I have been experiencing something very strange with my Windows 10 Pro. When my laptop resumes from sleep the Wireless is turned off in Windows. I don't believe it was an update because I have defer updates enabled. Unfortunately, I just noticed System Restore was turned off.

1) I have checked the power settings in Device Manager and the device is NOT checked to use power management)
2) I have updated to the latest wireless driver available.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
Edit: I believe this issue has something specifically to do with Sleep because when I reboot or shutdown/power-on the Wireless is enabled and working fine. It only seems to be when Windows goes into sleep mode.

A:Wireless turned off after lid closed or sleep (Not Power Management)

It is common behavior for any devices to be powered down if you close the lid to place into sleep mode.

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I've had several calls with support on this issue and I'm getting conflicting answers (hardware issue to x360 does not have these features) and would love to hear from users alike. I use my laptop plugged in most of the times with external docking station, monitor, keyboard and mouse.  And I have my laptop lid closed so I can pretty much hide the laptop under my desk.  Windows 10 setting is fairly simple where I disabled "sleep" when lid closed.  Issue is that the sleep button does not work when the lid is closed.  I cannot put the computer to sleep or awake by pressing the button.  It does nothing. Also, when the laptop is sleeping (flashing white light on the sleep button) I cannot awake the laptop via external mouse or keyboard.  Nothing.  The only way to awake the laptop is to open the lid, which I have to remove the laptop from my desk slot to do and put it back in once it's awake.  I changed windows setting to allow awaking laptop via mouse/keyboard, disabled docking hub power saving, etc etc. The sleep button by the way works when the laptop is in tablet mode.  But still no external mouse/keyboard awake. Soooo.... 1. Is this issue isolated or do ALL Spectre x360 have the same limitation?2. If you have had this issue and got it fixed, please share your findings/experience.  Ideally, if the power button is disabled by design, then fine, but I would still like to awake the laptop by ... Read more

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Using a IBM Thinkpad connected to a 32in TV as a Monitor. The power settings already show that Do Nothing is already selected for both lugged in and battery, however when the lid is closed, it still goes to sleep. It feels like there is a simple fix but
I can think of one. Any help?

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Hello all, I currently have an issue with at least 2 users... When working on a Win10 T450s laptop, docked to an UltraDock with an external monitor while the laptop lid closed, ejecting the laptop(with lid closed but computer on) from the dock does not cause the laptop to automatically go to sleep. I have all Windows 10 settings configured to sleep when it detects the laptop lid as closed. This can be a real problem if the user thinks the laptop is going to sleep automatically and puts in their laptop bag with the laptop on, and potentially cause overheating issues and damaging the laptop. Is there a setting I'm missing or is this a bug? For time being I'm instructing users to manually put their laptop to sleep prior to undocking. Thank You, -Mark

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I have a HP DV6 7000 laptop. Battery charging only works when lid is closed (sleep mode). If I close the lid and plug in the charger, the indicator light shows orange, and the battery will then proceed to charge to near full. If I open the lid prior to the orange light changing to white, the battery icon always says: __% available (plugged in, not charging). Several different chargers give identical outcomes. ALL of them will fully charge the battery in about two hours; provided that, the lid is kept closed. If I open the lid, even at say 50% charge, the orange light switches to white, and the battery icon always says: __% available (plugged in, not charging). Thanks, Ed.

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A:Battery charging only works when lid is closed (sleep mode)

Hi @ElyMayor   Thank you for your reply. The last thing I can suggest trying is a restore back to factory.  Performing an HP system recovery (Windows 7) While doing the recovery there is an option to backup your personal files. If you have not previously done one now is a good time. Restoring Files that were Backed Up Using HP Recovery Manager (Windows 7) You can also contact HP support for assistance. They can remotely access your system to help alleviate difficulties.  Please call our technical support at 800 474 6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region, please click the link below to get a support number for your region.World Wide Phone Support 

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Basically, this started happening after I had to shut my computer down via the power button after Windows went unresponsive for 11 hours. After turning it back on the next day, it worked fine, but a couple hours later it started going to sleep while I was using it. I checked all of the power settings, including advanced, and all of them are set to "Never" and "Nothing", including what to do when the power button is pressed or the lid is closed. It still does this.

I checked the event viewer and found a Information level entry for Kernel-Power at the times it went to sleep. The general information for this was as follows (with everything moved to one column, because it formatted weirdly here):

The system is entering sleep.

Sleep Reason: Button or Lid

Log Name: System
Logged: 12/28/2016 11:34:05 AM
Source: Kernel-Power
Task Category: (64)
Event ID: 42
Keywords: (4)
Level: Information
Computer: BlakesLaptop-PC
User: N/A
OpCode: Info

This is from the first one, the others are pretty much the same.

There were no events listed at any level above Information at or around those times. All other entries around those times are to be expected when the computer goes to sleep and wakes back up.

This also seems to happen at about the same part of the day, from 10:30am to 12:00pm.

Another thing that I just found while typing ... Read more

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