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

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

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 :)

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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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About a month ago, I had my friendly Dell rep dispatch a tech to replace my Bluetooth module and CD drive. Afterwhich, Bluetooth still wouldn't work, and I'm positivie that it's a software issue. I called them back about that issue, and the one I'm asking about below, and according to Dell, my only option is to reinstall windows. He didn't grasp the fact that I couldn't back up my files.

Since the repair, my laptop won't go into sleep, hibernate, or shut down when I close the lid. I also started getting a 'last backup failed' error, and when I try and backup or create a restore point, I get a the 'insuffecient memory for VSS Shadow copy' message with error 0x800423F1.

It will shutdown when I use the shutdown in the windows orb, as well as it goes into some form of sleep/hibernation when I push the power button. The reason I say that is when I open it up and push the power button again, I get a 'resuming windows' message and screen.

Also, I don't think it's a mechanical issue. Reason being, when I close the lid, and open it back up, my mouse will freeze and act drunk for 3-15 seconds. To me that says that for some reason, the program that commands sleep/hibernation is not firing off, or firing off to completion.

I've tried several tutorials/suggestions from this website and others regarding adjusting power settings, disabling wake from sleep in device manager, doing repairs from the windows disk, etc.

I'd appreciate any and all ideas- I don't want to reload Vista... Read more

A:Dell Vista X32 Won't hibernate, sleep, shut down when lid is closed

Welcome
Start with an SFC command
run 3 times if errors are found
System Files - SFC Command

If that does not work, do a system restore from before the problem
System Restore - How to

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About two weeks ago I started having a number of issues with my notebook that all seem to be connected. When I close the lid of my notebook or when I leave it turned on but inactive for too long it will power down on it's own. I have double tripple checked my power settings and I have it set so that nothing should happen when I close the lid and it should only go to sleep when left inactive. The other issue that popped up at the same time is that after it powers down it can be really difficult to get it to power back up. Sometimes I need to keep hitting the power button over and over again for a minute or so until it finally powers on. Ocassionally it will start to power on and then die right away. Also I've noticed that when I try to power it on I  usually need to unplug it form the charging chord and remove the battery and reinsert it to get it to power on at all. In the two weeks that this issue has been going on I haven't gotten it to power on while plugged in once. The battery trick on the other hand isn't essential but it does seem to help. I have no clue at all what is causing this so any point in the right direction would be very much appreciated.

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I've been all over the internet trying to figure this problem out, but when I try to put my computer to asleep, it does as I described in the subject line. It's a new PC, though it was custom built.

Anyway, I've tried a dozen tips and tricks that haven't worked, and I'm sorry I can't remember what they all were. I've tried adjusting the Power settings, and tried changing options somewhere that said "Allow computer to sleep". With all the changes I've made, it should sleep.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:PC won't sleep (Everything powers off except the PC itself)

The top cause is normally the Display driver so update it first. Then check Power Management tabs on Display and LAN drivers to see that they won't wake the computer.

Next run this Sleep query command to see what is causing the failure.

Others steps here: Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums

If all else fails this will determine the cause with certainty: Gathering a Startup, Shutdown, Sleep, Hibernate, or Reboot Trace - Windows 7 Forums

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I was running Windows 7 for a long time with no problem. It would sleep and wake up just fine. One day, it would not go to sleep any more. I never got to fix it before upgrading to Windows 8.

After upgrading, the system still would not go to sleep. I did some research and basically found using the Powercfg command tells me what devices are requesting power, and updating drivers.

I was able to finally get my system to go to sleep again, but now when it wakes up, it only powers on. It does not seem to POST, so it does not appear to spin up any of the hard drives or get anywhere close to booting the OS.

Any ideas what else I can check? My system was designed for Vista, but ran just fine with Windows 7. I don't know if there are Windows 8 drivers for any of the motherboard components. It is a HP Paviliion Elite m9000t.

Thanks in advance!

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I'm having an issue with my sleep/restart/shut down functions.

-if I choose to restart the computer shuts down
-if I choose to shut down or sleep the screen goes black, the fan runs and the keyboard is not responsive (caps lock doesn't register when clicked)

i haved tried the following with no luck:

-hardware diagnostics
-enabled turning off of wireless network adapter
-updated video drivers (nvidia)
-disabled hibernate sleep

If I attempt to shutdown from safe mode the screen locks on the "Shutting down ..." screen.

Any help would be most appreciated.

A:Sleep issues (never powers off)

Update chipset and storage drivers
If that doesn't help, please provide this info (even though you're not seeing BSOD's): http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

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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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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 know I'm new here so thanks for taking the chance to read this

I put my laptop in sleep mode before leaving to starbucks.
I open my laptop and press the power button
The internal fans start turning as well as the disc drive, but the screen remains blank.

I have heard that Windows 7 has multiple issues with the sleep mode, and I'm pretty sure laptop is now stuck in hybrid sleep??

Also, I noticed that there is a hotfix for this provided by microsoft, but I would have no way to use this since my computer cannot get stuck out of this. After Researching this, I heard some people taking out the battery and holding the power button down for 30 seconds, then running it off of a/c power. This too has failed me

Any help would be great,
And Thanks again for reading this post.

A:After Sleep Mode, Laptop powers on but screen does not

Welcome!

Is this a recurring problem, or did it happen once and you still power on the screen?

If you can use the computer, I would recommend updating your graphics drivers.

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Hi all,
I am running with a really old gateway computer, but its been with me so long I hate to see it gone.

Here is my info
purchased 10/01
Gateway PERFORMANCE 1800 CX
Windows XP Home (I think sp3 upgrade, not sure though, could be sp2)
Intel (Monterrey) Motherboard - 1.8-GHz Pentium 4
MEM RIMM 256-MB PC800 256BIT R0
Western Digital 80-GB 30XL Hard Disk Drive
64MB NVIDIA GeForce2 MX400 AGP Video Card

My problem:
My computer was working fine and one day when I went to start it up, the computer powered up, but only into sleep mode. Meaning the power light on the outside never turned green it stayed orange. Hence the monitor never fired up (stays in energy saving mode), and never showed any sort of boot up.

What do you think the main problem could be? I would be willing to throw in $75 to fix this thing, just because I have some sentimental value to it. Could it be as simple as just needing a new HD, or is the motherboard shot?

Steps I have taken have been limited. I have unplugged an reattached all cords, opened up the tower and cleaned the fan and dust. Nothing grossly looks abnormal, meaning no burnt marks or smoke (I know very basic stuff haha)

Thanks for any help.

A:Computer powers up but stays in sleep mode

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when the sytem enters in sleep mode it automatically powers off and i have to again restart the laptop recently updated intel graphics driver  plzz help me i am stuck due to this issue  Thanks in advance

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Have HP DV5Z-1100 Notebook running Vista home premium 32 bit.
Machine is running on the power supply
Put to sleep using Function F5.
Machine sleeps, all indicators off except power light and light on power button which blink at 2 second intervals..
Machine will sleep as long as 12 hours or more, but will also power off possibly in less time.
Hitting the power button wakes machine with message, "Resuming Windows"
Loaded latest version of BIOS as per HP support
Reinstalled Power Manegement as per HP support
This is not really a PROBLEM, but it should work properly.

A:Sleep mode powers off after long time.

Hello Cranford, and welcome to Vista Forums.

It sounds like it is working properly. From what you described, your computer is set for "Hybrid" mode and goes to "Sleep", then after a some time, it then enters "Hibernation" and the power light stops blinking. This is why you get the "Resuming Windows" when you wake up your computer from hibernation. The amount of time it takes will depend on what you have your "Hibernate after" time set for in the while on battery and while plugged in Power Plan Options.

Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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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 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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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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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 20.19.15.4312,A04 (Intel HD) and Version 10.18.13.5442,A02 (nVIDIA Geforce).
I am guessing this is still a BIOS problem, but is there a fix?

Thanks.

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 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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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!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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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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Hi,
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???

Thanks

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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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,

my2cents

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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.

Btw...

Toshiba Satellite A665
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2630QM CPU @ 2.00GHz
mobo: TOSHIBA PHQAA
BIOS Date: 03/28/11 17:52:56 Ver: AMI APTIO 1.80
6 GB RAM
HDD: TOSHIBA MK6465GSXN
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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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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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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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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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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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?
Summary:-
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?
THANK YOU IN ADVANCE!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ok, so, before this symptom started, I was given a pair of DDR3 RAM sticks, and tried to add them to my system.  I did, but then I would get the 4-beeps error.  I then, via trial and error, sampled them individually and together, and isolated the problem in that one of the new pair of RAM sticks is defective.Note, each time I was to make any RAM changes, I would unplug the PC, and hit the power button in order to drain any residual charge.At one point during this trial and error period, I got stuck in a power-on-power-off loop.  I would hit the power switch, and for less than a second, the fans would spin up as if the PC were going to power up, then it would shut down.  After about 2-3 seconds, it would, on its own, attempt to power up again, and in under a second, shut down.  It would do this until I pulled the plug.I did a bit of online searching and found a suggested solution of:

Pull the plug
Hold the power button down for 20 seconds
Plug back in
Power on
This worked.  From that point on, it powered up, and everything seems to be behaving fine, but I haven't tried any hard core gaming or anything that might stress the system yet.  Plenty of web browsing, and YouTube, though.
However, this is where it gets weird.  Normally, when I put the computer in sleep mode (sleep button on the keyboard), the computer would go into sleep mode, with the power button LED turning amber.  If I hit a key on the keyboard, it immediately wak... Read more

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I cracked my screen and replaced with a new one.   Now when I close the lid, it won't go to sleep; rather it goes to tablet mode.   I have to press the power button to make it go to sleep.   I put back the original screen and it goes to sleep as it should.   I've tried two different brand new screens and it will never go to sleep when closed.    Lenovo doesn't sell replacement screens so I'm forced to go to ebay or Amazon.   I have checked setting to make sure it goes to sleep when the lid closes.   The magnets are in the replacements.  Hmm, has anyone ever experienced this?  Any recommendations what to do?   Thank you for your input.  

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My Yoga 920 seems to ranomly wake from sleep when the lid is closed. I'd had several occasions when travelling to find my latop completely dead when I needed it - or finding it burning up in the confines of my bag. A few times, I've been alerted to problem when I happen to hear my laptop make a notification sound. When this happens, the screen is already on when I open the lid and much of the bettery has been used. I've seen this occur both in and out of my bag. Nothing is plug into the laptop other then the dummy USB holder for the pen. I have Vantage installed and all updates have been applied. 

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So I have an Inspiron 17R SE 7720 that has all the latest drivers with BIOS A11 (Win 7 Ultimate x64)...  I have all the power settings configured for correctly for sleep (no hybernate), however no matter what I try, I can't get the laptop to wake when the lid is closed via USB keyboard.
I'm using Logitech's Wave MK560 combo (unifying receiver) - both the keyboard/mouse have the wake option enabled in their hardware settings.  I also have wake from USB enabled in the BIOS.
The interesting thing is that if I put the computer to sleep with the lid open, I can make it sleep/wake it from the Logitech devices.  With the lid closed, I can only make it sleep - the only way to wake it up is to open the lid and press the power button.
Anyone know of a fix to this?
Cliffs Notes:
Lid Open : CAN sleep/wake from USB Keyboard/Mouse
Lid Closed : Can ONLY sleep - won't wake unless I open Lid&press power button

A:Inspiron 17R SE 7720 won't wake from sleep when lid is closed via usb keyboard/mouse

It appears that a new BIOS A13 was released on the 18th March, all it says in the "fixes" section is "maintain release". Will download it now and see if it has fixed the wake on USB issue.

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