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Can an automatic reboot during non-active hours wake a sleeping device

Q: Can an automatic reboot during non-active hours wake a sleeping device

Hello everyone!

The title is meant to be a question, but I ran out of characters.

Firstly, I'm running both a Windows 10 and a Linux Mint. As per the default settings, if I turn on my laptop and don't touch it, it boots up Linux, I have to interact to boot to Windows. I usually use Windows, though.

Yesterday, I left home around 4.30 PM, put my laptop to sleep (as the other option was update & shut down, and I didn't feel like doing that). I came home at about 4-5 AM and noticed my laptop was awake (albeit with the screen off), and Linux was up and running. Since nobody at home touched it, the only way this is possible if it woke up from sleep (with Windows running), reboot and automatically boot up Linux. But this still doesn't answer why would this happen.

So can an automatic reboot to install updates wake up a sleeping device, in order to reboot? If yes, is there any way I can disable it? And if it can't, does anyone have a guess as to why did this happen?

Thanks in advance!

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Hi guys, (first post here )... I was highly impressed with some of the deeply technical answers on this site, so I'm hoping someone can help me narrow down to the cause of this issue I have, and possibly help me learn something about system software and firmware

So some time ago I acquired this MSI P45 platinum third-hand, and it has been living up to its name. However, it does not sleep and wake up properly.

To be specific, it looks like it sleeps properly, but doesn't wake up properly. The lights and fans start up, but one of 2 things happen

1) the POWER LED doesn't light up, only the HDD LED (strange)
2) the POWER LED lights up, the HDD LED doesn't work

Either way, no display. or any activity I can cause through the keyboard. I'm on BIOS 1.7b14(official Beta BIOS) (A7512IMS.17E). It didn't work with 1.6(official release) either. It doesn't seem to be any known bug.

I've tried a bunch of things, but I would like to try steps systematically once again, in case I've missed some combination. So, what could be the issue, and what can I check?

A:MSI P45 Platinum doesn't wake after sleeping, hard reboot required

Hello Milind, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if using the tutorial below to add AHCI Link Power Management to your power plan settings, and set it to HIPM+DIPM may help.

AHCI Link Power Management - Enable HIPM and DIPM

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Our machines, when they sleep, then try and wake up again, get a "no boot device found" error.  reboot, it goes into diagnstics.  Reboot again, it goes into attempting bootp. Reboot again, it starts windows 10 normally. I have turned off all os options with regards to sleep (high power power mode, turned off hybrid sleep, turned off "turn off hard drive after" etc..._)  all to no avail. Any ideas?  Thanks update: found we had a slightly older bios, so I'mgoing to see if that helps (.012 vs.014)

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How to stop windows10 from spinning up my secondary hdd every 2 hours?

In event log i see "Event 15, SecurityCenter" "Updated Windows Defender status successfully to SECURITY_PRODUCT_STATE_ON." every ~2 hours, and that spins up hdd.
i added that drive to exclusions in defender settings but didn't help.

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The last 2 times I put my pc to sleep I couldn't wake it up. I giggled the mouse around,while clicking it';s buttons. I pressed keys on the keyboard. Even moved the keyboard around.Nothing worked. I finally had to shut it down by the off switch on the tower.Naturally this meant when I turned it on again I got the black screen that tells you that your PC has been shut off in correctly. Anyway to fix this problem? CB
 

A:Can't wake up sleeping computer

Depending on how your power button behaviour is set you may need to press the power button one time (just press and realease) to wake it up. Look under Power Settings in the control panel, in the advanced settings.
 

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Hi there,

I've had problems with my HP laptop ever since I got it with it shutting down after 2-3 hours of sleeping. Not a battery issue since it still happens while plugged into mains. Also, whenever I try to hibernate, it shuts down instead.

When I turn it on again after it shuts down (regardless of sleep or hibernation), it says (paraphrased) "Windows was not shut down correctly, please choose: Normal boot, Safe Boot, etc." I've searched google and these forums but to no avail.

Any suggestions on where to start looking for a solutions?! I'd like to avoid a re-installation if I can...

Thanks in advance!

My specs are:
W7 Pro x64
Core i5 2430M
8Gb RAM
ATI Radeon 6770M 1Gb

A:Computer shuts down after 2-3 hours sleeping, doesn't hibernate

Do the following rom an Elevated Command Prompt:

C:\Windows\System32>powercfg /list

Existing Power Schemes (* Active)
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Power Scheme GUID: 381b4222-f694-41f0-9685-ff5bb260df2e (Balanced) *
Power Scheme GUID: 8c5e7fda-e8bf-4a96-9a85-a6e23a8c635c (High performance)
Power Scheme GUID: a1841308-3541-4fab-bc81-f71556f20b4a (Power saver)

Use the GUID of the plan you are using as follows:

C:\Windows\System32>powercfg /query 381b4222-f694-41f0-9685-ff5bb260df2e > PowerPlan.txt

C:\Windows\System32>notepad PowerPlan.txt

Copy and paste the data from the Notepad window in a post here so we can look at your power settings.

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Hello

PC, HP Pavilion a6318 running with Win 7 32

PC won't wake up with keyboard or mouse. It will if I had press the sleep mode from the keyboard, but won't if the sleep mode is created by the PC

Yesterday, I removed all Energy option and let the PC running the whole night. When I came back, the screen was still the same as when I left, but no control from the mouse and keyboard. My only solution is to press the power button 4 sec and restart the machine

Any solution I could try?
Any help truly appreciated

MT

A:PC wont wake up after sleeping time

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PC won't wake up with keyboard or mouse. It will if I had press the sleep mode from the
keyboard, but won't if the sleep mode is created by the PC


What does the power button do? Wake it up, Resume Windows, or cold boot? I'm wondering if it is
actually going into hibernation. It might be worth double checking your power plan, which
probably includes HP's extensions. Is this a desktop? (That's what the model number brings up.)





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Yesterday, I removed all Energy option and let the PC running the whole night. When I came
back, the screen was still the same as when I left, but no control from the mouse and keyboard.
My only solution is to press the power button 4 sec and restart the machine



This sounds like a freeze up, not a response to a power state transition. Check the Windows
System Event Log. You may see something like this:
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Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power
Date: 10/28/2011 4:53:48 PM
Event ID: 41
Task Category: (63)
Level: Critical
Keywords: (2)
User: SYSTEM
Computer: Abe-Lappy2 Event Id: 41
Description:
The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the
system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.
-------------------------
You will probably also see this event, logged by eventlog:
--------------------------------------------------
Source: EventLog
Date: 11/6/2011 1:19:24 AM
The previous system shutdown ... Read more

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I got my XPS 3 days ago and I've had the lingering issue of the computer not wanting to wake from sleep when I try to open the laptop again. The keyboard and power button lights up like it's working, but the screen never comes back on and I have to restart the computer. Any suggestions for this new computer to work without crashing?

A:Dell XPS 15 9530 will not wake after sleeping

Same machine, same issue here. Refuses to wake from sleep. Must hit power off, wait then hit again. Closing and reopening lid works sometimes. Had a different Dell some years ago that did the same thing. Apparently they haven't learned much about debugging, as it doesn't get much simpler than successfully powering.

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I recently got an X1 Yoga and found that finger print sensor is not active while the system is in sleep state.  I need to wake up the X1 Yoga wih poewer button first, and wait for few seconds until the sensor become ready and swipe. With my old system (Thinkpad T520), finger print sensor was active during sleep state (LED by the sensor was on while the system is in sleeping state) and I coudl wakeup the system with finger print swipe.  I checked if there's anything in the X1 Yoga BIOS setup, but I couldn't find anything.  Am I missing something or it's simply not possible with X1 Yoga? 

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Hi ! here's my problem :

when i put my computer in the "sleep mode" ( like i always do in the past !!), when i "wake up" my computer don't want to open nothing ?? i clic on the icons but nothing appens ( the ONLY icons that work is my "outlook express" in my quick launch bar) my internet explorer won't start either ! but strangely, when i open my taskmanager : they are all there !!???? and when i want to restart, it won't either ! i have to "reset" my computer! then, when it restart, everything is ok !! ( it's ONLY when i put my computer in "sleep" mode and wake it )!

any ideas why ?????

many thanks

MArk

A:Problem When I Wake Back After Sleeping Mode ....

Do you know exactly when this anomaly began?

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I would like to be able to keep my computer in a sleeping state and THEN be able to access it using remote desktop. Will RD wake the sleeping computer? I know there are options for wake on land etc. but does this work? Is it a feature of Windows 7?Jimmy Fallon
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A:Can Remote Desktop wake a sleeping computer?

RD will not wakeup ur network card  but you can use this solution
Wake On LAN from hibernate or off mode
One way to do this is the following.

Check whether the network adapter on the target computer supports Wake On LAN. Enable the function in the network adapter settings or in any special management program that came with it. If the network adapter is integrated on the motherboard, enable Wake On LAN in the motherboard BIOS.
Download and install WakeOnLanGui from www.depicus.com.
On the target computer, i.e. the one to be woken up, open a command line window and enter the command: ipconfig /all
Note the physical address (sometimes called MAC = Media Access Control address) of your Ethernet adapter from the ipconfig output. Example: 00-E0-18-90-A5-44
Run WakeOnLanGui on the computer from which you want to wake the other computer and type the physical address into the proper field in WakeOnLanGui. The other two fields are filled with 255.255.255.255, and the port is 7 or actually any other port. Port 9 is sometimes used.
Shut down the computer to be waked.
Test WakeOnLanGui.

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I was on FB, shut lid to laptop and came back to it after eating supper. The computer acted frozen. Then it said no connection. Sometimes we do have to turn our U-Verse off and try again so I did. Still nothing so I shut down by holding my finger on the shut off button for a few seconds. When I turned it back on the first of 3 screens came up and I swiped on my touch screen and it did go to the second screen where I put my pin in. It pops up HP with the thinking circle then goes to the third screen which is a black or sleeping screen. I had family and friends give advice....We have tried taking out the battery and using just the power cord, didn't help. A friend tells me the third screen has gone into sleep mode and something is running in the background. He doesn't know how to wake the screen so we can use task master to shut down running programs. He also says when We shutdown it is not completely turning off. He googled and did say it has been a problem sometimes with update......I just want to try and figure out how to wake up the screen so I can work on the other issues. Thanks.

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It used to work without an issue then it stopped. Not sure if the issue is due to an update from Windows or from another hardware. Basically when the computer goes to sleep the keyboard and mouse is supposed to wake the computer up (I set it up that way), but nowadays I have to manually click the power button for the compute to wake up. Furthermore, the USB with the wifi, bluetooth, etc...won't work either so I have to restart the computer.

This is a fairly new build (less than 6 months) and now I'm having issues with the simple features.

A:Keyboard/Mouse won't wake up Windows 7 when sleeping

Maybe something got changed in your power options,

Power Plan Settings - Change

After clicking the area in the red box, check your various settings,

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Windows 7 laptop will not wake up after sleeping. The screen is black and the power light is on but pressing any key will not wake the laptop. I must instead restart the computer manually.
Please help, thanks
rickshaw
 

A:Solved: Laptop wont wake after sleeping!

Turn off Hybrid sleep in Power Options by the steps below:
1. Go to Start, type power options in the Start Search box and then press ENTER.
2. Click "Change plan settings".
3. Click "Change advanced power settings".
4. In the popup window, expand "Sleep".
5. Change "Allow hybrid sleep" to "Off".
6. Click OK.

Please check if the issue can be resolved.
Also, check out this site for some other troubleshooting tips:

http://annoyances-resolved.blogspot.com/2009/08/laptop-wont-resume-from-sleep.html

I hope this helps!

Brett M,
Windows Outreach Team
 

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Hello, my Lenovo ideapad doesn't want to start from sleeping mode. I have to turn it of holding start key for at least 10 seconds and then switch it on again. Very frustrating. Please help.

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Hi everyone,this is my first post.
In the last two weeks Vista does not wake up after two hours sleeping, if it's less time there's not problem.
I have tried everything recommended and not yet solved the problem, e.g. unplugging mouse, keyboard, network,
changes in BIOS didn't work,drivers,System restore,unplugging a external hard drive that i've of 175gb,etc.

In the last months,sometimes(few),when i woke up windows my USB external hard drive was not in the list of available units,or if it was and i wanted to open a folder i get a message with "this folder doesn't exist".Then i believe that the problem is related to my USB...when i want to wake up the system,the USB is not recognized and by that windows does't wake up(because the folders don't exist).
I tried with the usb unplugged,disabled..the port to which it's connected disabled,uninstalled,allow the computer to turn off this device to save power,etc.

Now, i see only 2 options,uninstall the usb or format(although I've read that this does not help).
First i want to uninstall the USB "completely" but i've problems.In Device manager i uninstall the device but when i restart windows reinstall it again.If i uninstall the port too(usb root hub?) to which it's connected,the same,windows reinstall it again...then the question is if anyone knows how to completely uninstall the USB without having any trace of him in the computer.

People,I really need this option,i live in Spain,and here,it's very hot,i can't... Read more

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I have the power settings in Windows 10 Pro at Maximum Performance with the PC staying on and the monitor sleeping after 15 minutes.When I try to wake it after a few minutes to a couple of hours after a reboot, it wakes up just fine. Any time longer than that, and I can't get the monitor to wake up without rebooting.I updated the bios a couple of nights ago hoping that would help, but no.I'd give the full configuration, but I run an internet stream on it and I can't keep interrupting the program to reboot right now. I have 16gb of RAM and a 2TB HDD. Those are the only two upgrades I made on it.Any help is much appreciated! Thanks.

A:M73 Tiny: Monitor Refuses to Wake Up After a Few Hours

Hi,I had a similar issue with a notebook. It's not the same machine, but the problem sounds very similar. The solution was to:- Open Power Options and click on Change plan settings then Change advanced power settings on the next screen.- Expand Hard disk first then set Turn off hard disk after to Never.- Expand Sleep and set Allow hyrbid sleep to OFF and set Hibernate after to NEVER.Please give it at try and let us know if it fixed the issue.

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I don't know if the anniversary update fixed it more, but I've heard people have had Windows 10, restart automatically and reboot after installing certain updates, like when they're in the middle of doing things. I can't say it's actually happened to me. Not that I'm aware of, anyway.
Either way, I think it's pretty stupid how you can only have a 12 hour window for your computer being active. It also says, that it let's you know when your computer needs restarting anyway. So, if that's the case, what's the point in having active hours set, so your computer doesn't restart when you don't want to?
The only thing I'm concerned about, is if I'm in the middle of gaming or something, and it happens and my pc restarts. Or is that now not possible, as it only happens if your computer is idle? I thought I heard somewhere it happened to someone whilst gaming. ****ing stupid idea if you ask me. Especially, when I can't choose to turn off automatic updates because I'm only using the 'Home' edition.
Not even sure how it works. Like if I have my 'active hours' set from 8am to 8pm, what happens after 8pm? Surely gaming too, your computer knows you aren't exactly 'idle'!

A:Active Hours/Update?

I am on home and have mine set similar to you, 9am to 9pm here

From my experience it has never restarted while in the middle of something, if it wants a restart it always schedules it for around 3am or updates itself when i do a shutdown/startup

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Hi, all:

1) Does setting Windows Updates to "notify for download and notify for install" via GP edit also disable Device Driver automatic installation?
2) Or does disabling automatic device driver installation need to be configured separately?
3) If the latter (separate setting), is it advisable to do so, despite the ominous warning from M$ that "your device may not work as expected"?

I followed Brink's characteristically excellent tutorial for GP edit here: Windows Update Automatic Updates - Enable or Disable in Windows 10 to "notify for download and notify for install" (Thanks for that!).

So my questions center on whether doing so will also prevent automatic device driver installation, or whether I need to and/or should configure that setting separately?

M$'s ominous warning seems to be strongly discouraging users from disabling automatic device driver updates and "realistic icons"().
For my OEM XP, Vista and 7 systems, I have always gotten drivers -- WHEN NEEDED -- from the OEM, not via Windows Update, as the OEMs historically have done a better job than M$ in offering the needed drivers for their computers.

Is that still true under Win10?
Assuming that disabling automatic Windows Updates does NOT also disable automatic device driver updates, should I disable automatic device driver installation on this OEM Win10 box?

TIA,

MM

A:Does disabling automatic Win Updates include automatic Device Driver?

Hello MM,

That will stop drivers from automatically being installed in Windows Update, but won't stop drivers from being available in Windows Update.

If you don't want drivers to be available in Windows Update, then you can disable this using the tutorial below. If disabled, you'll have to manually update (download and install) your drivers from the manufacturer.

Driver Updates in Windows Update - Enable or Disable in Windows 10driver-updates-windows-update-enable-disable-windows-10-a.html

The first tutorial below you posted will turn on/off automatic installation of drivers for devices. However, I would recommend to also disable automatic updates in the second tutorial below to be safe.

Device Driver Automatic Installation - Turn On or Off in Windows 10

Windows Update Automatic Updates - Enable or Disable in Windows 10

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This has also been reported in the Windows 10 Feedback Hub as being wonky. For the last two Monthly Windows Updates:

I have my Focus Assist (Active Hours) set from 7am-11pm and the "Notify me when computer needs to restart" box checked in Windows Update settings.

What has happened these past two updates is this:

1.) I get an Action Center luminated notice that the computer needs to restart outside of Active Hours about 7PM.

2.) Active Hours end, and the next morning I find out that Windows Update still has the updates scheduled to be installed in the query.

3.) I have found out that if you do anything to the computer or change time to install updates, the restart "Tick" will be missed and could carry over into the next day.

4.) A user reported that he has had repeated Action Center notices for the past 3 DAYS about needing to restart.

5.) I myself will sometimes click OK and than several hours later the updates have left the query and a check of Update History shows that they were installed.

6.) You can't click the Power Button on the Task Bar Windows icon to just shutdown or restart when an update is in the query. without installing the update.

7.) For this last Wednesday, I did a CTL+ALT+ Delete to do a Restart without updating and than when the desktop came back, Windows Update History showed that the Updates that Action Center had been yapping about needing a restart on July 12th, 2019, where actually installed on July 1oth.

8.) Action C... Read more

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Hello,

I have a computer which runs all the time i.e 24x7. Is there any way I can schedule computer to shutdown automatically on Sunday evenings for 3 hours and then restart on it's own?

If there is a way to do it, please let me know. I want whole shutdown, rest for 3 hours and restart to be automatic.

Thanks
Sach

A:Automatic shutdown and restart after 3 hours

I know some bios have an option to power up a PC at a set time , it's under power options , usually named 'resume by alarm' or some such thing.

You can schedule an auto-shutdown using the task scheduler , someone produced a youtube vid showing how it was done here , probably easier than me explaining it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2RwocqWpcE , turn the sound off..the backing music is quite loud...

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I have an msi fx600 laptop. I would like to know what settings should I active or disactivate in order to make it automaticly wake up(it was in sleep mode) when I open it.

A:Automatic wake up

You would need to set up a task for that, see: Task Scheduler - Create New Task

EDIT:

I may have mis-understood you, see: Sleep : Disable in Shut Down Menu
There are other tutorials related to the sleep function at the bottom of that one.

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Greetings All,

I have had really bad frustrations with the unpredictability of Focus Assist and Active Hours ever since build 1809 on Windows 10 and this has now carried over on two PC?s; a Dell Desktop and a Toshiba Laptop. Here are some observations for the Microsoft Answers Community:

I have my Active Hours set from 7am to 11 PM on both computers. I also have notices checked to receive restart notifications. I will get the typical two notifications about the restarts sometimes on Patch Tuesday or the following day.

Sometimes the restarts are fine going without a hitch within about 1-2 hours after the first update notice. Other times for the past two YEARS I keep getting ?Your Computer Will Need to Start Outside of Active Hours, sometimes for FOUR OR FINE DAYS! The restart is not kicking in after the range of Active Hours have ended. This means, that from 11:O1PM to 7:01 AM I am not getting the restarts outside of Active Hours that Action Center says are waiting. Sometimes I just restart the computer through the Windows Start logo button I can?t stand waiting anymore.

What algorithms determine when these restarts happen outside of Active Hours? Why is there a delay of up to four or five days for a restart to occur for Restarts to happen outside of Active Hours? Microsoft needs to get a more definitive time for when the computer is set to restart outside of Active Hours and we need to see this in the Action Center toaster pop-up. Right-now, we have to g... Read more

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Hi, with the anniversary upgrade, an active hours period of up to 12 hours is provided, after which, assuming one's PC is on, it will restart if so required for a Windows update.

I realised that programs such as 'Don't Sleep' which optionally block shutdown, hibernate, sleep, may actually be useful in overcoming this restriction.

Would this be likely to work or would an update related restart overcome that? Are there any other options?

I'll try it when I can.

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Hi, good morning everyone. I just wanted to ask you how to enable Wake on LAN correctly, I say this because I have already tried it in different ways. I have already done the following:-In Device Manager on all internet adapters: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 135 (Wi-Fi) and Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (cable), check the three boxes under the 'Power Management' of its Properties. And also activate any option of WoL in the tab 'Advanced'.-In regedit create a DWORD variable in Computer \ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SYSTEM \ CurrentControlSet \ Services \ NativeWifiP \ Parameters named 'EnabeWoWLAN' with value '1'.-Confirm that all the network adapters can wake the computer up. (CMD -> powercfg -devicequery wake_armed).- Activate 'Simple TCIP services' in Control Panel.- Disable antivirus (WebRoot)-Create a new 'Inbound Rule' from port 9 in the advanced options of the Windows Firewall.And, to make matters worse, with a testing program (Wake on LAN Monitor) I can confirm that the computer is receiving  the Magic Packet on port 9.And none of this has worked, although my PC does not have a WOL option in the BIOS, I'm not interested in turning on the PC, I just want WOL to wake the computer from the Sleep state. Also, I do not want to use this function over the internet, I'm only interested in doing this over the local network of my Wi-Fi. It does not work on Wi-Fi nor Ethernet cable. It is a Lenovo laptop ideapad 510 running Windows 10 64-bit. Any help is grateful: DPS: If th... Read more

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Hey guys,
So today I decided to leave my computer turned on while I went out of my house to do something.
When I came back, as usual the Windows automatic maintenance was running. So, I moved my mouse to tell the computer it was no longer idle so it would stop the maintenance. Usually it does stop, but this time it didn't. I've tried pressing "Stop Maintenance" in Action Center only for that to do absolutely nothing, I've tried rebooting, I've left the computer for 5+ hours to complete this maintenance and it's still going! Yet, all the while there is no CPU or disk activity visible in Task Manager.

So, let me get to the point. What is happening? Why won't this maintenance stop? Is there any way I can see the progress of this maintenance?

Thanks
-techhead287

A:Windows 8.1 Automatic Maintenance Running For 5+ Hours

In the elevated command prompt type sfc /scannow and return.

Failing that try selecting a system restore point prior to when the problem started.

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Hi guys, This is the situation I put my PC on sleep mode because I was going to the bathroom but before I left the PC just before sleeping I clicked the minimize button of a folder the PC goes into sleep mode the power button was orange but when I check the fan it is still spinning but I think its just starting to sleep then I went to bathroom. After getting out I saw my computer turned on and I questioned my self how? The folder that I minimized is seen. No one was around. Can anyone answer this.
Specs:
Windows 7 Home Basic 32-bit (6.1, Build 7601)
Pentium? Dual Core CPU E6700 @ 3.20 GHz
2048 MB RAM Samsung 2rx8 PC3 10600u
(GPU) Intel? G41 Express Chipset

A:Automatic Wake up of PC During Sleep

Was there anything running in the background that might cause it to come out of sleep?

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I have a local network web server, and I don't want it to be on all the time. I have a script for it to automatically shutdown (within the server computer), but now I need to find a cron jobs script to automatically wake the computer at 6:15AM. Anyone know what the cron jobs syntax for WOL is? Thanks!
 

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This will take some explaining:

Six months ago, July 2019, I would get two Action Center notifications (set to be notified) "Your Computer is set to restart outside Active Hours. The problem is that the Restarts are not happening. Back in July, I forced the update, ran Windows Update Troubleshooter and all was well with proper restarts for the past six months.

Flash forward last night, get the Action Center notification. See the lamination. Go to bed. Get up the next morning. Action Center is still laminating. (Computer was never automatically restarted overnight.)

Some questions:

1.) How long can I keep the updates in the query before the computer sends up a notification that something is wrong?

2.) I want to learn more about what conditions or time intervals are involved when Active Hours are over that determines WHEN Windows 10 restarts when updates are in the query.

3.) Yesterday, I got a notice about "Rate How Easy it is to Customize Windows 10" in Action Center. Submitted the rating. Today, I got the exact same survey.

4.) With the recent release of Microsoft Edge Chromium I wonder if Microsoft's server notifications are mssed up someway.

5.) Has anyone else had this issue?

6.) Did updating to 1903 improve these conditions?

Jack
 

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Hi, good morning everyone. I just wanted to ask you how to enable Wake on LAN correctly, I say this because I have already tried it in different ways. I have already done the following:
-In Device Manager on all internet adapters: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 135 (Wi-Fi) and Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (cable), check the three boxes under the 'Power Management' of its Properties. And also activate any option of WoL in the tab 'Advanced'.
-In regedit create a DWORD variable in Computer \ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SYSTEM \ CurrentControlSet \ Services \ NativeWifiP \ Parameters named 'EnabeWoWLAN' with value '1'.
-Confirm that all the network adapters can wake the computer up. (CMD -> powercfg -devicequery wake_armed).
- Activate 'Simple TCIP services' in Control Panel.
- Disable antivirus (WebRoot)
-Create a new 'Inbound Rule' from port 9 in the advanced options of the Windows Firewall.
And, to make matters worse, with a testing program (Wake on LAN Monitor) I can confirm that the computer is receiving  the Magic Packet on port 9.
And none of this has worked, although my PC does not have a WOL option in the BIOS, I'm not interested in turning on the PC, I just want WOL to wake the computer from the Sleep state. Also, I do not want to use this function over the internet, I'm only interested in doing this over the local network of my Wi-Fi. It does not work on Wi-Fi nor Ethernet cable. It is a Lenovo laptop ideapad 510 running Windows 10 64-bit. Any help is grateful: D
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A few months ago my desktop began rebooting on its own. I cannot relate the start of the problem to any hardware or software change. After monitoring the reboots in the Event Viewer, it struck me that they seemed to occur on a fairly standard frequency. If I do not manually reboot my system, the reboots occur every 24 hours and 16 minutes (plus or minus maybe 10 seconds). If I do manually reboot my system, the reboot frequency is disturbed for that day, only to resume the next day and resume the 24 hour and 16 minute frequency. It appears as if the manual reboot resets the clock for the reboots and they resume at a different time of day.

I have observed the reboots on a few occasions and they are proceeded by the BSOD. The message is "Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart. We're just collecting some error info, and then we'll restart for you." The stopcode shows as "DPC Watchdog Violation".

A description in the Reliabilty Monitor of last night's reboot event shows:
The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x00000133 (0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000501, 0x0000000000000500, 0x0000000000000000). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\Minidump\113016-18859-01.dmp. Report Id: 34b4d85f-b1fb-4969-9a40-2a9d8d61e14c.

I have removed Norton and run with Windows Defender for awhile, but it had no impact on the problem. Norton has since been reinstalled.

I see no flags in the Device Manager.

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Hi, I registered here because I'm having a problem with VPN on Windows.

I started using a private VPN for video gaming in general since last month, but I've started running into a problem I cannot fix... my PC tends to disconnect from the VPN after a while (6~12 hours of use?) and I can't reconnect to any VPNs until I reboot my PC.

However.. my normal internet connection works fine... at least it seems to be OK.

When I try to reconnect to the VPN after I get dropped, I'm welcomed by this error:

I'm on Windows 7 64bit and I use the default windows VPN client... idk what's it called, it's what you setup in the network and sharing center.

I've tried the following things:
*restart network adapter
*diagnose the issue with windows 7 network diagnostics
*/flush DNS cache
*/release and /renew lease
*reset internet connection
*using a neighbor's internet connection and I'm still unable to connect to any VPN until PC reboot.

-- diagnosing the wireless adapter after the disconnect from VPN happens leads to this...
http://puu.sh/bibQs/9873c02068.png
http://puu.sh/bibn7/93ec6f0934.png
http://puu.sh/biboF/3c9f865f15.png
http://puu.sh/bibpw/b204c59f01.png
http://puu.sh/bibq9/a10d3246d1.png

I cannot repair it through diagnostics.

Anyway, it's a problem on my end because I share the VPN with 2 other friends and they don't experience this problem... >_<

If there's any information missing, please tell me and I'll provide.

Thank you for any help!

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A:VPN disconnects after several hours, can't reconnect until PC reboot.

Bump. Still haven't found a solution, yet.

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Hello, I would like to ask a question about my desktop here. After upgrading to Windows 8.1, I noticed that there has been a problem with my display. It doesn't happen everytime, but randomly, when the computer is idle for 10 minutes and the screen is automatically turned off, it won't turn back on anymore. Normally, I will just move the mouse and the display will turn back on again. However, when the problem happens, no matter what I do, moving the mouse, typing in the keyboard, it won't turn back on. I even tried to press the shutdown button, thinking that the computer is just sleeping and it will wake up again, however it doesn't do anything. The only thing that works is the restart button... I've tried every way to try and stop the problem: uninstalling the graphic drivers and reinstall the latest beta drivers, uninstall the drivers again and install the WHQL drivers, installing monitor drivers, checking out the power options and making sure that the computer isn't set to sleep after a timeout period... Nothing works, the problem will still randomly happen again after the desktop turns off the display monitor. My graphic card is Sapphire Radeon R9 270.. does anyone have any solution to this problem of mine? Help is greatly appreciated, I'm very tired of this happening suddenly, I do not want to lose my data from restarting the computer...

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I'm frustrated. <sigh>

Hopefully someone can give me some insight as to why all of the sudden my computer is telling me that my audio and media devices are gone.

My volume control is gone from the task-bar and everything in my system is telling me that I have no audio devices anymore. In 'Sounds & Audio Devices' (in the Control Panel) it tells me that I have no audio device (which used to be SB Live!). Under the Audio tab, SBLive! is gone from there now too and the only thing listed under "sound playback" is 'Modem #2 Line Playback'.

I've reinstalled SBLive! and this didn't fix anything.
In the Device Manager the following have a "!" next to them:

Microsoft Kernel Acoustic Echo Canceller
Microsoft Kernel Audio Splitter
The properties for both of these items list the following error:
Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware because there is a duplicate device already running in the system. (Code 42)

I also was told that it might help to delete the Upper and Lower filter settings in the following Registry Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
Needless to say... this didn't help either.

Anyone have any suggestions as to how I can get my sound working again?
Please let me know if you need me to post any additional information here!

Thanks!
 

A:No audio device or active media device anymore

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Hi there......
I live in Spain where power failures/blips are common.......and each time we have one it takes several HOURS before my PC will reboot (my children's PC reboots without problems as soon as power is restored). I don't do anything technical to make it reboot, I just press the power switch once an hour and eventually it starts.
This implies that some kind of 'reset' is finally taking place, though why it should take hours I can't imagine. The PC is only 1 year old.
I've considered UPS but (as I understand them) feel it's unlikely to help since the power failures often happen during the night, thus I assume the UPS battery would fail by the time I woke up !
I've seen mentioned on some websites about "checking the connector from the power switch to the motherboard" or "checking for a short-circuit". I'm not exactly sure how to do these things but am happy to give it a try. I've worked 'inside' PC's before and know the importance of grounding etc, but haven't tried anything too clever yet because the crux is that the PC DOES eventually reboot without me doing anything!

1) I've tried pressing the power button multiple times or pressing & holding it to no effect. I've also tried the same with the 'restart' button to see if that would 'reset' it..
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A:Reboot takes HOURS after power failure

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I've been looking through everything to get this to work. I've gone into the BIOS system when in pops up but after saving and exiting it will give me that same message. I can't use the CD-Rom that came with it because it has no CD ROM port. Help meeeee
 

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I have two monitors: (HP LP3065) & (HP w1907)
I am running dual configured independently with the LP3065 as my primary display. I have a Nvidia 8800 GT card.

When the computer goes to sleep the LP3065 primary monitor won't wake up.

When I restart my computer the LP3065 primary monitor won't wake up.

When I start the computer manually everything works fine.

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A:My monitor does not wake up after reboot.

I can't find the power supply specs for my Pavilion m9280f.

Product Specifications*&

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I'll try to be as detailed yet succinct as possible. I have a laptop with a busted screen i'm using currently to host my media remotely with ORB, and I've been able to use WOL through the mycast.orb.com interface to be able to wake computer remotely after it enters sleep.

just got a MAC and need a windows program for work, so i decided to set up Remote Desktop. I'd set it up years ago just to prove I could do it for myself, but my internet upload speeds were never feasible to justify daily use until i got Verizon FiOs. So, got everything to work fine over LAN, then got everything to work from outside LAN by using a Dynamic Update Client from no-ip.com that updates my external IP changes when running on my host computer.

PROBLEM: Trying to save power by letting computer go into standby after 30 min or so, but everytime it goes into standby I cannot login again through my RDP client on my MAC at work. I'm at work so I haven't been able to go on the host computer and look. I've been researching about magic packet and all those options, but i'm not sure if I even need those.


My setup:

Host computer:

Dell1505 1.86 T2400 intel dual core
2.5 GB RAM
Latest ORB client 3.0 or something (note date of my post)
Windows XP MCE SP3
Client computer: macbook air late 2010 model




What works:
Remote desktop over LAN
Wake on LAN through RDP over LAN
RDP remotely with help of no-ip.com Dynamic Update Client so long as its running in system tray

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A:Wake On LAN with RDP, login after reboot

Would removing my windows password help? Allowing all programs to reload up and start running after my Dell wakes from LAN?

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One of the recent updates (BIOS, Thunderbolt, Windows) has caused my Carbon X1G6 to automatically resume from hibernate each day. The PC wakes from hibernate due to a system scheduled task at 05:30 and then enters sleep mode, leading to battery drain. It does not re-enter hibernate mode. I am positive this never used to happen. When I put my PC into hibernate I expect it to stay that way until I turn it back on. It could be days/weeks before I need to, so for the PC to auto-wake and then enter sleep mode, draining power is wrong. How do I stop the PC auto-waking from hibernate? Don't expect me to disable all of the system scheduled tasks, they are there for a reason. I have all of the latest Lenovo, Intel & Windows updates, including the Lenovo USB selective suspend patch. Looking at the battery sleep report it says the CS Enter Reason = 14 (Sleep Button) and CS Exit Reason = 15 (Lid), which is weird given that the buttons/lid aren't being used! Sleep report 

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Hello, Toshiba!

With the "Hardware Setup" program I set the _automatic switch on_ my notebook NB 510 _after lift the display_. Unfortunately, I _can not disable_ this feature.

I have tried in the "Control Panel - Power" to disable this function, I tried to disable this function by hardware setup, but to no avail.

When I check "disable the automatic inclusion" and reboot my notebook, but nothing has changed.
Also I reinstalled windows, I took out at 8:00 the battery from the motherboard, cut off the power to the notebook and remove the main battery, unfortunately, nothing did not help.

This function is inconvenient for me, because when the laptop in my backpack, it sometimes turns on itrself and the battery is very low.

How do I disable the automatic inclusion?...

OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, system BIOS version 1.40, EC Version 1.00, feature "Panel Open - Power On" (tab "Power Managment") in BIOS disabled, but it still works...

I really waiting for any answers, thanks a lot!

p.s. sorry for my bad english, it is automatic google translate.

A:NB510: Automatic wake-up after lift display: can not turn off this feature

I have NB520 and it works properly (I can disable it).
Try please to enter BIOS and set it to default settings using F9 and then save and exit with F10.

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Hello,
So yesterday I installed some updates on my computer, however when it was rebooting it sat there for about an hour doing nothing. Eventually I force turned it off and tried to reboot it, however it kept doing the same thing. I looked up any fixes I could find, the only thing I saw was to try and boot it in safe made (Ctrl-Alt-Del then holding shift while clicking restart) even that still just sat at the red loading screen with the dots spinning in circles. I force shut it down a few more times and retried it, admittedly a bad idea but I was getting pissed off, until I finally just let it sit there and finish, hoping it would have a time out feature. Well eventually it booted to the login prompt after 4 hours.

New issue is that whenever I close my laptop to put it to sleep, and then reopen it it looks fine but when I swipe away the cool picture, theres no login prompt. It looks just like the screen when you press ctrl alt delete. So I told it to do a regular restart, and upon rebooting it was stuck at the spinning dots on the red screen for 3 more hours before it booted.

How can I fix this? I seriously don't want to take hours to turn on my computer, and not be able to just put it to sleep.

Final info: I understand I can just turn off putting the computer to sleep when I close the lid, and just darken the screen. I've already done that, I'm looking for a more permanent fix.

A:Reboot takes 2-5 hours and no login prompt after sleep

Suggestions :
1. Do a system file check to look for corrupt files. It will try to do repair if any found.
Right click at Start button > click Command Prompt (Admin) > at the flashing prompt, copy/paste this.......
sfc /scannow

> press Enter.
It will take quite sometime.
When finished, it will give you one of the 3 reports...............(paraphrasing)
1. No integrity violation.
2. Found corrupt files and repair successful.
3. Found corrupt files but unable to repair.

If the report is #1, your solution lies elsewhere.
If the report is #2, check if your problems have been resolved.
If the report is #3, use this method................
In the same Command Prompt (Admin) windows, copy and paste this command...........

dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

> press Enter.
Again it will take some time.
When finished, it will give you a report.
2. If the above does not fix the problem, do a repair install, also known as in-place install.
Here is the tutorial :
Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade

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Hi guys,I've used BleepingComputer.com in the past and I love, love, love it. You've helped me tremendously, so I'm hoping someone can help me out on this one too. The fact is, I'm unsure of what's wrong with my internet/laptop. One day, my Internet wouldn't connect. I called the Time Warner Cable help desk, and they said it showed I was online (on their end), but it was NOT online on my end. They rebooted my modem manually, and I am connected now. However, my Internet's been acting up ever since it's been back. It will disconnect at random times, more often than ever. And the biggest issue is that my Internet windows will freeze, they'll show up almost all white where I can't read everything on the page, and then I have to reboot my computer in order to get anywhere. I have to restart my computer at least twice a day, due to this. My normal antivirus programs do not pick up anything...I hope I'm posting this in the right forum...I posted it in "Am I infected?" as well, but did not receive a response. So I thought this forum may be more suitable. Can anyone help me out?I tried to run DDS, but it froze twice while it was running. I had to reboot my system both times.But here is the GMER log:GMER 1.0.15.15530 - http://www.gmer.netRootkit scan 2010-11-14 14:11:05Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Harddisk0\DR0 -> \Device\Ide\IdeDeviceP0T0L0-3 ST98823AS rev.8.03Running: gmer.exe; Driver: C:\DOCUME~... Read more

A:Internet disconnects, windows will freeze, must reboot every few hours...

can someone please close this topic for me? I believe my problem is resolved, before anyone even got to respond. thanks.

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This began about 5 days ago. System ran well until then. Had performed several updates (Windows Security, Citrix, Lenovo Utilities, etc) within iin a day or so, noticed system getting slower and slower to the point where it was so painful I had to reboot, occasionally by forcing power off. Shutdown, when successful, takes forever, too. This degradation takes several hours. Once I reboot, I have a few hours of productivity.

At around the same time, the fingerprint reader stopped working. Coincidence?

I have done a system restore (several). I tried a Safe OS boot and the same degradation happened. I've tried shutting off all system tray items. NG. Shutting off services (without reboot). With shutting off items, I did get a slight increase in performance for a few minutes but none seemed to help significantly.

Did what (limited) troubleshooting I could, but I think I'm chasing shadows.

Help (please).

A:System grows slower over several hours, then I have to (force) reboot

Three observations from going through the .nfo:
1) six items repeatedly failed to download in WindowsUpdate.log,
2) many entries in WindowsErrorReporting; not sure why performance hit is only noticed within the last week,
3) acsvc.exe is the Access Connections Main Service and is part of ThinkPad Access Connections suite. It is installed on Lenovo Thinkpad laptops. This "process" is reason for the many entries since 2/14/2013.

A visit to the WindowsUpdate panel (Administrative Tools) may track down those six items in #1.

A visit to the EventViewer panel (Administrative Tools) may track down the cause of avsvc.exe's failure.

The little engine that could run and did. A lot of processes and services loaded; some of them active behind the scenes in this Thinkpad.

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Hi guys,

I've used BleepingComputer.com in the past and I love, love, love it. You've helped me tremendously, so I'm hoping someone can help me out on this one too. The fact is, I'm unsure of what's wrong with my internet/laptop. One day, my Internet wouldn't connect. I called the Time Warner Cable help desk, and they said it showed I was online (on their end), but it was NOT online on my end. They rebooted my modem manually, and I am connected now. However, my Internet's been acting up ever since it's been back. It will disconnect at random times, more often than ever. And the biggest issue is that my Internet windows will freeze, they'll show up almost all white where I can't read everything on the page, and then I have to reboot my computer in order to get anywhere. I have to restart my computer at least twice a day, due to this.

I hope I'm posting this in the right forum... Can anyone help me out?

Thanks so much,
Laura

A:Internet disconnects, windows will freeze, must reboot every few hours...

Hello,Now that you have posted a log here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic360485.html you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a MRT Team member, nor should you ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show in the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.From this point on the MRT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the MRT Team members are EXTREMELY busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the MRT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another MRT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.Please be patient. It may take several days to get a response but your log will... Read more

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I have a very limiting issue. I've had Windows 10 for months and all has been fine. Then all of a sudden about 5 days ago I rebooted my machine and it passed by the normal logon screen and went straight to a blue screen (not a BSD screen, just a normal blue background color screen) with dots spinning in a circle. If I wait about two hours it will finally end and give me my logon screen.

Once in Windows, I have no errors and and if I check my "Updates" status, there are no errors. So, once in, I create an Image of my C: Drive thinking that now I have a good and bootable OS. But on reboot, I get the spinning circles. If I restore C: with the image, I get the spinning circles.

In desperation I've downloaded "WinShowHideUpdates" and hidden every update in the list. I reboot and the same thing, two hours to boot while stuck on spinning circles.

So I'm really stuck. I can't update anything that requires a reboot unless I want to waste the rest of the day. Has anyone seen this issue? Is there a way to stop it?

A:Windows takes two hours to boot every reboot. Goes to spinning circles

Originally Posted by RobH2


I have a very limiting issue. I've had Windows 10 for months and all has been fine. Then all of a sudden about 5 days ago I rebooted my machine and it passed by the normal logon screen and went straight to a blue screen (not a BSD screen, just a normal blue background color screen) with dots spinning in a circle. If I wait about two hours it will finally end and give me my logon screen.

Once in Windows, I have no errors and and if I check my "Updates" status, there are no errors. So, once in, I create an Image of my C: Drive thinking that now I have a good and bootable OS. But on reboot, I get the spinning circles. If I restore C: with the image, I get the spinning circles.

In desperation I've downloaded "WinShowHideUpdates" and hidden every update in the list. I reboot and the same thing, two hours to boot while stuck on spinning circles.

So I'm really stuck. I can't update anything that requires a reboot unless I want to waste the rest of the day. Has anyone seen this issue? Is there a way to stop it?



Hi RobH2 and welcome to Tenforums.
Question: Is this system an "update" from W7/W8.x, or a clean install of W10?
You could try running sfc /scannow to see if your system files are in good shape.
Turn off Fast Startup, if it's not off already. (This option may not appear at all on a desktop anymore.)
Perhaps a repair install with an in-place upgrade might get things back to normal.
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Hi . I am facing the problem ?Reboot and select proper boot device ? from one week.but the laptop usually starts working again after half an hour. One more thing I notice is that my boot option are 0 and 1. Option 0 is hgst hts545050e380 . When laptop is showing the error, I went into bios menus , boot option 0 is missing . But when laptop starts working again , the boot option 0 appears. I uploaded the images , you can see. Is my hard drive failing ? I have format and installed new windows but still nothing happened. Please help me fast . a help will be much appreciated. Waiting for you reply
 

A:Reboot and select proper reboot device.

Is my hard drive failing ?Click to expand...

Probably however you will not know for sure until you test the drive. Find out the mfg ie WD, Seagate, whatever and download the diagnostic. Note you need the boot or dos version NOT the windows version. Boot the system with the bootable media and test the drive. Do both the long and short tests.
 

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