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Can't enable hibernate mode

Q: Can't enable hibernate mode

Hi there,it seems i need some support to enable the hibernation mode on my desktop. I did everything as described in this http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-550-100-Desktop-PC-series/8499648/model/9728895/docu... tutorial but it won't work.I can klick the 'Start --> On/Off --> Hibernate' button or push the sleep button on my keyboard which i've configured to hibernate but the PC performs a shutdown. Normally my PC should come up again using my mouse or the keyboard but nothing happen. Only the power button works but the system comes up like after a shutdown, all open applications are closed. I've also refreshed my BIOS but no change after this. What's the trick? Rgs. Walther

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A: Can't enable hibernate mode

Hey there! Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A great place where you can find solutions for your issues with help from the community!I understand that you have issues putting your PC in hibernation mode. Difference between sleep mode and hibernation: Sleep ModeSleep mode is a power saving state that is similar to pausing a DVD movie. All actions on the computer are stopped, any open documents and applications are put in memory while the computer goes into a low-power state. The computer technically stays on, but only uses a bit of power. You can quickly resume normal, full-power operation within a few seconds. Sleep mode is basically the same thing as ?Standby? mode.Sleep mode is useful if you want to stop working for a short period of time. The computer doesn?t use much power in Sleep mode, but it does use some.HibernateHibernate mode is very similar to sleep, but instead of saving your open documents and running applications to your RAM, it saves them to your hard disk. This allows your computer to turn off entirely, which means once your computer is in Hibernate mode, it uses zero power. Once the computer is powered back on, it will resume everything where you left off. It just takes a bit longer to resume than sleep mode does (though with an SSD, the difference isn?t as noticeable as it is with traditional hard drives).Use this mode if you won?t be using your laptop for an extended period of time, and you don?t want to close your documents.Looking at your post I think you are referring to sleep mode. Follow the instructions below. If you need sleep mode enabled on your PC, follow the Microsoft article: http://hp.care/2bVBqxhIf you have sleep issues with your PC, Click this link for further assistance: http://hp.care/2beDtthLet me know if this works.Have a great day!

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Hi there,it seems i need some support to enable the hibernation mode on my desktop. I did everything as described in this http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-550-100-Desktop-PC-series/8499648/model/9728895/docu... tutorial but it won't work.I can klick the 'Start --> On/Off --> Hibernate' button or push the sleep button on my keyboard which i've configured to hibernate but the PC performs a shutdown. Normally my PC should come up again using my mouse or the keyboard but nothing happen. Only the power button works but the system comes up like after a shutdown, all open applications are closed. I've also refreshed my BIOS but no change after this. What's the trick? Rgs. Walther

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Hi there. I have WinXP home with sp1. I have the following components:

A:Cant seem to enable hibernate mode.

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Hi there. I have WinXP home with sp1. I have the following components:

A:Cant seem to enable hibernate mode.

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How to enable Hibernate option in Windows XP? Becose in place of hibernate there is Disabled Standby.

A:Enable Hibernate

I wants to know about Hybernate. What is it actually?

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I could not find any hibernate settings in the Power Scheme, so i tried the other way which was to enable it via command line (cmd.exe).
The command is "powercfg -hibernate on".
Upon pressing enter i got an error message which ive highlighted in red.

Microsoft Windows [Version 5.2.3790]
(C) Copyright 1985-2003 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Admin>powercfg -hibernate on
Hibernation failed with the following error: The request is not supported.

The following items are preventing hibernation on this system.
The system is running in PAE mode, and hibernation is not allowed in PAE

C:\Documents and Settings\Admin>

What is PAE?

The power function in the BIOS is currently set to PO4 or POS4 i carnt remember but i know your unable to change the settings after XP is installed..

Could anyone help me.

Also on a side note does anyone know how to schedule a boot at a certain time. I want my PC to start up early in the morning but i carnt be arsed to get up and switch it on. :P

A:Can't enable Hibernate

On which Windows OS are you experiencing this issue? Your 64-bit OS?
Have you tried to change the parameters on your boot.ini?
Since you did not specify your OS that has this issue (XP or Vista), you may want to refer the HowTo on how to configure PAE/DEP feature on your computer.

Check this link out: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa468629.aspx


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When I tryto enable Hibernate under my power options, and then press the APPLY button, I get a message "Data Error (Cyclic Redundancy Check)". Can anybody help me resolve this issue?
Thank you in advance,

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Is there any way to check whether a system support hibernation through Windows registry?

If it support, then, can it be enabled through the registry as well?


A:Enable Hibernate through registry

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I am not able to enable hibernate option even though I can see the option in power management when ever i try to tick the option I get error message "power policy manager unable to reserve hibernate file" the process cannot access the file because it is used by another process. The file 'hiberfile.sys' wasn't created yet and isn't on hard disk. Could you anybody help me, please? Thanks Pajax

A:Problem with enable hibernate options

The hybernate file is hidden, and is not visible unless you set the Windows Explorer options to view system files, so it may well be there.

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I cannot delete an old, unused and empty folder in Document and Settings folder. It always Access Denied, I cannot delete, rename, move and even explore that folder, what should I do?

And I cannot enable Hibernation, it shows "Power Policy Manager unable to reserve hibernate file" as popup head
and the popup says "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process." how could I enable?


A:Cannot delete folder & cannot Enable Hibernate

To remove that stubborn folder down load MoveOnBoot from here http://www.webattack.com/get/moveonboot.html.
To enable Hibernation try this http://www.tweakxp.com/article37590.aspx.

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I cannot delete an old, unused and empty folder in Document and Settings folder. It always Access Denied, I cannot delete, rename, move and even explore that folder, what should I do?

And I cannot enable Hibernation, it shows "Power Policy Manager unable to reserve hibernate file" as popup head
and the popup says "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process." how could I enable?


A:Cannot delete folder & cannot Enable Hibernate


try these functions in safe mode

tap-tap f8 on your first start up

post back

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Hi all,

Today, I googled on how to enable hibernate on Windows 7 and I read the article in the following link:
Hibernate - Enable or Disable

I tried the third option, which is changing the value in the registry of the windows. After changing the value, I restarted the computer, which is what I was asked. While I was expecting to see the hibernate option enabled, I ended up with the blue screen. After the windows logo on the start up, blue screen shows up on the screen with dumping the memory. Now, I don't know how I can revert this back. Ok, I don't want hibernate enable anymore but at least I need my windows back. Could you please guide me on this?


A:Blue screen on start up after trying to enable hibernate on

Boot into System Recovery Options
on the Win7 installation DVD or Repair CD to run System Restore to before you made the change.

Most Hibernate problems are caused by the Display driver. Update your Display driver by running all Important and OPtional Windows Updates after enabling Automatically deliver drivers via Windows Update (Step 3)which may also performance updates that are needed.

If this doesn't resolve the Hibernate problem import the latest Display driver from the Support Downloads webpage for your model PC or adapter.

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I have a motherboard Asus p5k se/epu( intel p35 board). I felt that my sata drive emulated in IDE mode... So i want to fully utilize the sata drive in xp.

Therefore I follow the method provided by other forum's member.

But the problem is that my bios setting only have one option that allowed me to select.. which is IDE mode ONLY!!! Where is the AHCI mode ?

Or any of you have your own standard way to enable AHCI mode? teach me please...?

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I want windows media center computer to go into hibernate mode only. Now it goes to sleep after 25 min and then hibernates after 30 min. How do i set it so it will go right into hibernate mode?


A:How do i use hibernate mode without going into sleep mode first

Hello, You can disable Sleep by going to Power Options>Choose when the computer sleeps (from the left pane)>selecting Never.

If you wish to hibernate your pc after a certain amount of time, read the below thread:

Set pc to hibernate/shutdown/logoff etc after certain time - Vista Forums

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I'm having a hard time finding information on the hibernate power mode option. My question is, can a computer come out of hibernate mode by itself with no input from user? Also, can it be done by someone else remotely via a users cable gateway connection? TIA

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So, I've had this laptop since May 2016 - direct from manufacturer refirb.  Since then, HP has not been able to get the Sleep and Hibernate functions to work. Currently, the only power options currently enabled are Restart and Shut Down.  If you close the lid, the screen goes black but the computer will not go to sleep. When you reopen the lid, the screen will remain black and no amount of key pressing OR tapping of power buttons will restore Windows. You are only left with the option of a hard restart. For this, it doesn't matter if the sleep or hibernate functions are either enabled or disabled. If you enable Sleep and/or Hibernate, and select the Sleep or Hibernate functions, the computer's screen will go blank and the computer will remain on. You can tap keys or run your finger over the touch pad and it will not wake up. Again, the only option is to do a hard restart. I have a conference in a few days, and I am presenting several times. I would like to be able to close the lid and reopen it without having to do a hard restart - because otherwise I'm forced to shut down completely.  HP has updated all the software - or says they have - and did a bunch of BIOS stuff...but I couldn't follow along.  I'm very frustrated and am in need of help.

A:STILL not able to use sleep or hibernate mode.

Hi: Normally you get that effect when the chipset and/or graphics drivers are not installed. The only suggestions I can offer would be to try installing the latest chipset driver from Intel. You want the 2nd driver down on the left side of the page.  Install and restart the PC. https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/20775/Intel-Chipset-Device-Software-INF-Update-Utility-?pr... If that doesn't resolve the problem, try reinstalling the Intel graphics driver from your notebook's support page. This package provides the driver that enables the Intel High-Definition (HD) Graphics in supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. If high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) video output is supported, this package also installs the HDMI Audio Driver. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp74501-75000/sp74635.exe

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After almost a year of "no problems" operation my PC has suddenly developed a strange will of its own on shut-down.
I always put my PC into hibernate mode rather than switching it off. I use the START/Shut Down/Hibernate series of steps. Suddenly recently, my PC still goes into hibernate, as previously, but after approx 2-3 seconds the PC suddenly restarts! The only way to end PC use is now to shut it down completely which is a pain as it takes far longer to restart next time I use the machine.
Help please.

A:PC reboots after going into Hibernate mode

Run SFC SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
And perform a System Restore

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I've had my P1 a little over a week now, and it's an incredible machine. The performance is outstanding. Just going through a learning curve moving from Windows 7 to Windows 10. However, I have noticed one thing, and I don't know if it is normal. When I close the lid in the evening, it goes into sleep mode, and the lid led flashes. In the morning, the led is not flashing, and when I open the lid, it appears to be in hibernate mode. Has anybody else noticed this? 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E6500 @ 2.93GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4060 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G41 Express Chipset, 1806 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476837 MB, Free - 423551 MB; D: Total - 599999 MB, Free - 574625 MB; E: Total - 353865 MB, Free - 353763 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., G41M-ES2L
Antivirus: Norton Security Suite, Updated and Enabled

I've been having an on-going issue with the hibernate/sleep mode, to the point, where I need to keep my hand on the mouse to be able to read for more than a minute on the display. I know that it is not the monitor, as I used this same monitor to work on a friend's desktop, and the unit NEVER went to sleep. I've tried MANY of the "fixes" in e-How, from Microsoft, and others from Google. And they never work. When I reboot, within a minute or two, the display goes blank. HELP!!!

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I am using x1 carbon sixth generation. As a power saver issue I only use hibernate mode. When using the battery, the lid is set to hibernate when the lid is closed. However, if I close the lid once in a while, it will not go into hibernation mode, but just sleep or display off.(the battery is very decrease after the lid is closed when I moved to another place.) So I looked at the report through [powercfg / sleepstudy] When the lid is closed, it goes into hibernation mode and goes to sleep itself (modern standby). Please answer me if you know why. And when you press the power button for power saving, it doesn't react and I just have to wait for 1~2 second.(When power is off, it is just five seconds)  

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ever time i put my computer into hibernate mode it shuts down the turns right back on straight away can anyone help ?

Edit: just went to test sleep mode adn it does the same thing as soon as the computer goes off it turn back on again

A:hibernate mode not woring

Try finding Hibersys.dll, you may have accidentally deleted that. I'm not sure if that's your problem, though.

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HP DV6700. Hibernate simply isn't located where it should be with sleep, restart, and shut down.

How do I get it back?

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I'm not on XP ATM so I can't check these steps, but open a command prompt window (start programs accessories command prompt) and type
powercfg -h on
That should enable hibernation (may require a reboot). Also look in your power settings in control panel and look under advanced settings to see if anything is amiss (like I said I'm not on Vista ATM and can't recall what's in there).

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My computer shows the BSoD when exiting Sleep mode and Hibernate mode too.
I have attached the SF file.
Thanks for your help.

A:BSoD after sleep and hibernate mode

Sorry but I see no attachment.
Could you upload it again?

And, welcome to the forum.

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I purchased this all in one because my laptop started to make grinding noises and wanted to be ready for its demise. It is still running so have been using this All-In-One primarily for the internet. I have two issues - the first is the most aggravating; when a video comes on facebook the unit goes to an all black screen and will not let me go to any other program. These are just arbitrary times as it does not always happen. When it does happen I have the option of removing the power cord for a hard reboot or sometimes can use the task manager to shut down Windows edge and get the display back. Does anyone have an idea how to resolve this issue. The second issue is that this machine appears way to slow. I provided the salesperson the data on my existing laptop and he said this All-In-one superceeded the laptop and should be much faster. I have not loaded all of the software from the laptop to the all-in-one but the laptop is much much faster that this. Any ideas? Thanks,  

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My HP laptop goes in hibernate mode automatically when I use specific software like video editing or photo editing or when I watch videosIt's configuration is RAM -6 GB processor Intel i3 and hard disk 500 GB

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Hello everybody!

The title pretty much sums it up. I run Win 7 Premium 32 on a compaq 615, and use an intellimouse explorer 3.0 in one of the USB ports. Whenever the computer wakes up from hibernation the mouse fails to respond, and all i can do is unplugging the mouse and then put it back in to make it work again... Im using the latest mouse drivers. Any ideas on how to fix this?

A:USB mouse unresponsive after hibernate mode

Quote: Originally Posted by WhatGives

Hello everybody!

The title pretty much sums it up. I run Win 7 Premium 32 on a compaq 615, and use an intellimouse explorer 3.0 in one of the USB ports. Whenever the computer wakes up from hibernation the mouse fails to respond, and all i can do is unplugging the mouse and then put it back in to make it work again... Im using the latest mouse drivers. Any ideas on how to fix this?

I suggest that you check your power saver configuration and see how you wake up your USB ports.

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This is an annoyance rather than a problem, but there must be something I am not doing that I should (or vice versa). I use hibernation. Most problems that are posted relate to either hibernation not working or going into hibernation prematurely. For me, hibernation works jusy fine, but there seems to be a time limit involved when coming back. If I start to do something - even just moving the mouse - everything is fine. If, however, I am out of the room or for some reason cannot act soon (sorry, I don't know what the specific time is), the PC will go back into hibernate mode and I have to re-start it.

Any suggestions?


A:System goes back into hibernate mode

right click on open space on the desktop goto properties i beleive its under the engery saving button under screen saver you can set hybertane settings there

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I had a problem with my laptop trying to recover from hibernate mode ("Your computer can't come out of hibernation. Status 0xc000009a") and on researching the issue I decided the hiberfil.sys file was probably corrupted.

So I used command prompt and typed "powercfg -h off" then did a disk cleanup (using CCleaner) then defragged the drive. Rebooted. Then re-enabled hibernate by typing "powercfg -h on".

Made sure all my power management settings were correct, and I had it set to hibernate when I close the lid of my laptop- but it goes into sleep mode.

Any ideas?

A:Laptop goes into Sleep mode, not Hibernate

I suggest opening a command prompt and running powercfg -availablesleepstates.

Make sure hibernate is not one of the unavailable options.

You can also try toggling the settings. Switch the lid close action to sleep, and then turn it back to hibernate.

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Basically, the laptop was in hibernate mode and this bsod occurred. Its windows 7 64bit home. Help, please?

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1000009f
BCP1: 0000000000000004
BCP2: 0000000000000258
BCP3: FFFFFA8003692B50
BCP4: FFFFF80000B9C3D0
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

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A:BSoD with laptop during hibernate mode. Never had one before.

Welcome to SF

Please upload your msinfo32.nfo file. To get this: Start Menu -> Type msinfo32 into the Search programs and files box -> When it opens, go to File, Save -> Save as msinfo32.nfo and save in a place you will remember -> Let it finish the process of gathering and saving the system info -> Right click the .nfo file, click send to compressed (zipped) folder -> Upload the .zip file here

Please upload your msinfo32.txt file. To get this: Start Menu -> Type msinfo32 into the Search programs and files box -> When it opens, go to File, Export -> Save as msinfo32.txt and save in a place you will remember -> Let it finish the process of gathering and saving the system info -> Right click the .txt file, click send to compressed (zipped) folder -> Upload the .zip file here

Update the following drivers: Driver Reference Table

lmvm iaStor
start end module name
fffff880`01032000 fffff880`01186000 iaStor T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: iaStor.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\iaStor.sys
Image name: iaStor.sys
Timestamp: Sat Nov 06 13:44:52 2010 (4CD50774)
CheckSum: 0007413F
ImageSize: 00154000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
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The laptop goes into hibernate just fine, but when I try to wake it up I hear the computer come on but I get nothing on the screen. I have to reboot for it to start again. Any suggestions?

A:my laptop gets hung in hibernate mode.

Have you tried hitting the combination of keys necessary to transfer video between the internal LCD screen and an external monitor? Perhaps the hibernate mode is getting things crossed up and sending video to the VGA port.

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I have a SONY VIAO PCV-RZ36G. After disk replacements and mulltiple Miscrosoft updates the standby mode and hibernate mode don't work anymore. When I put it in standy mode, it goes into standby mode alright, but wakes up by itself a second later. When it goes into hibernate made, its more like it powers off. Even though it says it is restoring settings after hibernation, all the applications that were running are terminated. Anyone has an idea what may be wrong?

A:standby and hibernate mode problem


How much free drive space do you have? You need at least +4GB (I think or more) free harddrive space to be able to use Hibernate and Standby (much of the free space will already be taken up by System Restore).

I have one drive right here that has 4GB free and I've lost the option for them.

When you put it in Standby, don't press any key or roll the mouse wheel, even a second after. You may have enabled wake-up from these hardware devices, hence pressing them brings you back. Then see if it's left into Standby.

Hibernate can't kill off software by itself. That only happens if you've pulled the power cord/switch, removed a piece of hardware while hibernated, press a key (F8 I think) while it's loading that makes the OS delete all that is saved, have a faulty disk, faulty RAM etc.

All this function does is save your work from RAM to HDD when you hibernate and then from HDD to RAM back when starting up again.

I would run checks on your RAM and HDD for a start as they are the devices concerned with hibernation.

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I am trying to figure out something.
We bought a brand new computer (Vista - HP slimline desktop)
It stays on all the time. When I walk away for say... 20 minutes, the screen
goes blank and it sounds like the computer is not even on.
I then just have to hit any key on my keyboard and I am ready to go.


I have another computer (XP - emachine desktop)
I want to do this same thing!
Can I?

This may be one of the dumbest requests in the world. Sorry for that!
Thank you


A:Solved: Sleep mode or Hibernate or something else

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Computer in Energy Star setting goes into Standby or Hibernate. When I go back to use it, my connection is lost. A reboot brings it back. If I change the setting to Home Office, I do not lose connection.

I was on the malware board before here, and PC is clean.

A:Hibernate mode= internet loss

Try the suggestions found here.

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hi guys
my pc have windows 10 and i turn it off with hibernate mode
but it wake up with pressing any key or mouse click .
it seems to go to sleep mode
how can i solve it??

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several days ago I forgot the computer on sleeping mode and unplugged it from the wall
now when i put the computer in sleeping or hibernate the screen goes off but the device still one
am using windows 7 32bit Home Premium

A:sleep & hibernate mode problems

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Hi everyone~

Satellite P100 laptop.

I've always put my puter into hibernate mode before I go to bed. For the past couple of weeks now it is back on and running when I get up in the morning. (I don't have to press the power button)

I don't know what's wrong. I haven't downloaded any software and my puter habits haven't changed. Any advice would be appreciated. TIA


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My new pc will not enter sleep mode, nor will it hibernate. I have already went into the device manager and unchecked anything that would wake the computer up, including the usb ports. The computer store that custom built if for me can't fine the problem and told me to, "just fiddle with it"

I rarely surf the net with it so I'm sure there are no viruses, and this problem occurred right out of the box.

When i attempt to enter sleep mode, the screen goes blank, monitor shuts down and then the computer starts to run real hard. Then everything comes back on in seconds.

My specs:
Asus mobo
2GB Corsair RAM
Nvidia GeForce 9600 gt GPU
intel dual core e5200 CPU
Asus optical drive
logitec keyboard, labtec mouse both wired to front usb ports
Please help my comuter is basically always running and that can't be good

A:Computer will not go into Sleep mode or Hibernate

What happens in Hibernate? The same thing?

I think you might have *PROCESSES* that don't allow it to sleep. You might also not have the necessary system files either. Do you keep anything up or running when you attempt to sleep it?

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I am currently experiencing a BSOD after I put my computer into hibernate/sleep mode.
Model: U46E-BAL6 ASUS

After I restart my computer, the windows crash report says the problem lies in my


I have attached the "Seven Forums" compressed file below


A:BSOD after hibernate/sleep mode

Your reports are in agreement. The cause is your Wi-Fi driver. Go to Intel Website and update
Netwns64.sys file descriptionProductname:Intel? Wireless WiFi Link Adapter Description:Intel? Wireless WiFi Link Driver Company:Intel Corporation File size:Various

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Hello ,

Normally i work during the day and when i finish, i just close the lid of the laptop and continue next day.

But recently even though i didnt shut off the computer, and just close the lid, it shuts itself like there is no more battery. All work is in recovery files because of the sudden shut off during the night. however the battery is still full in the morning.

Do you know what is it and how I can fix it?

thank you

A:My laptop turns off when it is in hibernate mode

Hibernate mode is a power off mode.
Hibernate mode differs from Sleep mode. Sleep mode maintains some power going to the memory to maintain that memory. Hibernate mode saves the complete memory state out to hard drive and once it is all safely stored the power is shut off.

Because Sleep mode does require some power, the disadvantage of it is that if you are running on battery, you will at some time run down the battery and will lose all that you were maintaining in that memory (hope you saved any open files out to disk!).

Because Hibernate mode uses no power, once it has hibernated, there is no time limit. You can put that computer in the closet and pull it out months or years later, turn on the computer will resume right back to where it was prior to putting it into Hibernate.

Either Hibernate or Sleep mode will get your computer state back exactly like it was prior to entering that state.
The only real downside of using Hibernate, over Sleep, is the few additional seconds needed to get into, or out of, Hibernate mode; over the time when using the Sleep mode.

Win7 and Vista, by default, use a modified Sleep mode called Hybrid Sleep. That is where the Sleep mode additionally also stores off the complete memory off to the hard drive (just like it would if you had selected Hibernate) just incase you do accidentally lose power while in Sleep mode. That might happen if you put your computer to Sleep "temporarily" while you go outside to do some chore, and somehow yo... Read more

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I have a TEMPORARY fix for this problem, but my battery suffers in the process.

It has been going on for a few months now.
If I let my computer enter sleep more or hibernation mode, it refuses to come out of it, no matter what I do. I have to force shut down and reboot.

The temporary fix? Don't allow it into sleep mode or hibernation mode. Any ideas?

A:Hibernate/Sleep mode freezing

This is probably connected to your other problem of not being able to get into Bios

What OS are you using

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Hello all,

I have a Asus G75VW-BBK5 laptop. Processor is an Intel Core i7-3610QM with 8 GB of ram. Video card is an Nvidia Geforce GTX 660M with 2 GB of ram. For the most part it seems to run like a champ, except when it goes to sleep or hibernates. Sometimes it will successfully do both and wake up without an issue. Most times the external mouse will turn off and go unresponsive and hitting anything on the keyboard doesn't work. I've attempted to research this issue for some days and it seems to happen more than I realized, but I see no solution that has worked yet. I've updated the video drivers and it still happens. It doesn't matter if the lid is closed or not by the way, if it idles for let's say 30 minutes, it goes to sleep then I have to hit the power button to restart. While it doesn't take forever to reboot and get things going again, as you can see this can become very annoying. Kernel power 41 seems to come up whenever I get it going again in the event viewer log. Anyhow here are the dump files and such, thank you.

A:BSOD after going into sleep mode or hibernate.

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Microsoft Security Essentials and Malwarebytes are recommended from a strict BSOD perspective. They do not cause blue screens on the system as other AV products do.

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Keep less stuff at the start-up. Only anti-virus, this helps avoid driver conflicts and improves time to log in to windows.

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Daemon Tools/Alcohol %

sptd.sys Sun Aug 19 03:05:38 2012 (503003A2)
Daemon Tools (and Alcohol % software) are known to cause BSOD's on some Win7 systems (mostly due to the sptd.sys driver, although we have seen dtsoftbus01.sys blamed on several occasions). Please uninstall the program, then use the following free tool to ensure that the troublesome sptd.sys driver is removed from your system (pick the 32 or 64 bit system depending on your system's configuration): DuplexSecure - FAQ

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Everything was working fine until yesterday when I turned my laptop it said "low battery , switch to AC power", but my laptop always stays plugged in, I rarely use battery life. Now every 5 to 20 minutes or so , it will warn me about low battery ( even when I use AC power) and hibernate immediately. I went to power options and I unchecked hibernation mode, now it goes on stand by mode instead. Same problem. The ac icon on my desktop tray will appear, then turn into battery icon ( `100%) then go to on stand by mode. Next, I took battery out and tried to run on AC power only, but again, it went to stand by mode at start up. I don't know what is wrong all of a sudden?

specs are
HP Compaq nx6310 laptop running windows xp professional, 1016 RAM, T2400 1.83 Ghz, 70 GB ( 1 GB free)

A:Computer keeps on going to hibernate/stand by mode?

One thing that is popular with HP is the DC jack which the adapter plugs into, but you clam it's charging (hence the 100%). How old is the computer? Also have you checked that the fans are running and the computer isn't overheating?

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Happy New Year!!

My laptop keeps turning off or something if I leave it unattended for more than fifteen minutes to half an hour or so. When I come back to the laptop, the screen will be blank, and none of the power lights or anything are on or flashing. Different things seem to make it come back on, but I don't know which one really works since I push a bunch of things until it comes back on. I try pushing the power button really quick, and sometimes that works. Other times I just push enter or click on the mouse, and sometimes I push all of these to try and get it back on. It's really annoying that it's doing this, and it didn't use to do it. When it finally turns back on or comes out of hibernate, then it goes back to the "Welcome" screen where you have to click on your name to start it all reloading, which takes FOREVER!! Seriously, it takes like fifteen to twenty minutes for my computer to come up, and I don't even have very many programs on it!! I don't even know what hibernate mode is or how it got into that mode.

So, my questions are:

1. What is hibernate mode?
2. How do I get it to stop going into that mode when I leave my computer for awhile?
3. Because my laptop now takes an eternity to load and start working again, I have just been leaving it on ALL THE TIME. Is this the best thing to do?
4. How do I turn off the indexing function?

Thanks so much!!

A:How Do I Stop Computer From Going Into What I Think Is Hibernate Mode?

Don't you just hate that? I just keep mashing buttons until something happens on mine! Hibernation is where the system saves the contents of the memory to your hard drive before shutting down (to conserve power). You also might be experiencing "Standby" - which is where the system leaves a trickle of power in the memory to save it's contents. The noticeable difference is when you turn it back on - Standby comes on almost immediately - whereas Hibernation requires longer to boot back up (and it usually says "resuming from hibernation" when it does.To further confuse the issue, your BIOS has different power states that resemble these functions - you'll see them in the BIOS most commonly as S1 and S3 states.To stop it from doing this, it depends on how the laptop is setup by the manufacturer. Here's the Windows way to do it - if it doesn't let you do it, then it's got some manufacturer stuff on it that you'll need to adjust instead.Go to a blank area of your Desktop and right click on it.Select PropertiesSelect the ScreenSaver tabSelect the Power buttonIn the next screen should be (on one of the tabs) options for Standby and Hibernation - they also may have options for AC power and for battery. I'd suggest leaving the battery settings as they are - and then turning off the options for when you're on AC power.If your laptop is taking a long time to load, I'd suggest looking at this thread for some ideas on how to speed up the loading: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/... Read more

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Hi, I'm DeanP; new to Vistax64. Experienced with Computers, not a geek. Would be best to share my thoughts and experiences to Vistax64.

Problem starts here....
Whenever I put my computer into sleep mode, after 10 minutes... it started making beeping sounds (approx. 5 seconds) and then it would restart the computer (comes back to the VAIO title screen, the beeping sound stopped when the VAIO title screen appears).

I didn't see the BSOD, but after booting into Windows. Windows Problems Reports and Solutions told me that there was a Bsod during sleep mode. I searched the problem on Microsoft and I downloaded the HotFix File for it. But it didn't help with the BsOD.

Did a clean install because I thought I would had a corrupt installation; still didn't help.

Any information on getting this problem fixed?

Dean P

~~ No Viruses - I checked the system with Norton 360, AVG Home Edition and Microsoft Security Essentials.

A:BSOD in Sleep or Hibernate Mode

you May have faulty drivers have you checked VAIO website for the drivers for your computer?

Hope This Helps,

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I'm running Win7 Ultimate 64 bit and ThinkPad battery does drain during hibernation. I have disabled Wake on Lan within BIOS and any other device within device manager that has the option to "Allow this device to wake up computer" unchecked...but still no good.

Any ideas?

Thanks all!

A:Battery drains in hibernate mode

Are you sure that it's going into Hibernate? Right now, my computer goes on standby whenever I click on "Hibernate".

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