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Q: HP wont shut off all the way and sleep mode wont let me turn...

My computer will not shut completely off when I shut it down. The light for the wireless internet connect does not go black, it turns orange, saying that it is off but now the orange light does not come off unless I hold the power button down. Also when my computer goes to sleep, when I press a key to turn it back on, it does not turn on. The screen stays black and the wireless internet connection light is orange. It does not boot back up anymore.

Preferred Solution: HP wont shut off all the way and sleep mode wont let me turn...

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: HP wont shut off all the way and sleep mode wont let me turn...

Hi, Try the following. Open Settings and select System. Select Power and sleep, then click on Additional power settings - in the following window, click on 'Choose what the power button does' in the left hand pane. In the subsequent window, first click on 'Change settings that are currently unavailable' ( near the top of the Window ) and then remove the checkmark from the box against 'Turn on fast start-up (recommended)'. Click the Save Settings button, then close any open windows and restart the notebook. When windows has reloaded, download the IMEI driver directly from Intel on the following link, unzip the package and run the installer. https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26127/Intel-Management-Engine-Consumer-Driver-for-Intel-NU... When the installation has completed, restart the notebook. When the machine has reloaded, re-enable Fast Start-up and reboot the notebook once again - let Windows fully load for a few minutes before checking. Regards, DP-K

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My hp pavillion p6823w model wont shut down and monitor goes in sleep mode. Presses power button- didnt work. Held power button for few seconds would shutdown but when i let go of button starts back up. Monitor says no signal and goes into sleep mode.

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i left my pc on and it was in sleep mode which is set for 1 hr after inactivity my 2 year old little monkey pressed repeatedly the on off button my partner sed he heard alot of bleeps i asume the error beep and so he jus switched it off at the wall not shut down properly as he dosent have any pc knowledge i turned the pc and the fan starts up instantly but its like there no info going from my tower to the screen nothing comes up and the fan is at full speed and it jus stays like that . iv managed before to fix quite a few virus problems even wen my updates went silly and lost my network adapter i fixed but this had completly stumped me please help as i am lost without my pc my family live far away and this is my only contact thankyou everyone who replys n megaa megaa thanks before hand to the one who fixes it lolol

A:my computer wont turn on it sounds like its jus coming out of sleep mode

Maybe try last known configuration.

Remove all floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs from your computer, and then restart your computer.

Click the Start button , click the arrow next to the Lock button , and then click Restart.

Do one of the following:

If your computer has a single operating system installed, press and hold the F8 key as your computer restarts. You need to press F8 before the Windows logo appears. If the Windows logo appears, you will need to try again by waiting until the Windows logon prompt appears, and then shutting down and restarting your computer.

If your computer has more than one operating system, use the arrow keys to highlight the operating system you want to start, and then press F8.

On the Advanced Boot Options screen, use the arrow keys to highlight Last Known Good Configuration, and then press ENTER.

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my lonove idea pad 100-15IBY JUST WONT TURN ON, there are 2 lights flashing on the laptop indicating that it is in sleep mode, when i plug the charger the charge light indcates that it is charging. if i press the power button the light goes into a solid state for a few seconds and then it just goes back to flasing again. i have have removed the internal battery hoping it will reboot nothing, i have tried to use the one key recovery button located on the side, but nothing. i have removed rams, CMOS BATTERY BUT NOTHING.  the laptop is out of warranty and i rally need it to work, i am a student and dont have much money to fix it, i use this laptop on a daily basis and my work is now stuck on it pls help...

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Ok i recently was infected with spyware but I installed a firewall called Panda and immediately started acting weird, so I said to myself ok uninstall it, no matter how long I leave the remove programs box open it wont load, so its just empty and Icant remove it, when I try by opening the program then clicking on the uninstall it will say error, my computer wil also not open internet explorer, it opens it just doesnt load, the only way i can go on the internet is if i right click on the icon and click start without add-ons, and it also wont shut down!!!!!!!!! please help, i have no clue what to do

A:Help Computer Wont Shut Down And Wont Uninstall Programs And Wont Open Internet Explorer, Please Help!

Did you came from HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum? Else I would suggest you to read up here and post a HijackThis log for malware experts to take a look. If they declare you clean and you still having such problem, then you can come back here and post your question again.

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Yesturday my vista was working great, and on the screen as i went to shut it down said "updating files do not shut down computer 3/3 100%" but it stayed like that for 4 hours, so i turn it off manualy once i turned it back on the next day it asked me for my password i put it in and as it was loading it was vey slow and would take 5-6 minutes for programs to load up.

Also when i go to click on like my internet it dont work, not even my games work, they try to load then freeze. So i did a scan on it and its still having this problem. After i got frustrated i went to shut it down again and it says "logging off" but stays like that for hours, so i have to manualy turn it off. Now with internet issue, it works in safe mode with connection, but not in my normal screen. WHY IS THIS DOING THIS?

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It shut down during an update and now wont turn on. It will only let us completely wipe the laptop all over options wont work.

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I have an HP Pavilion a1520y and I went for a two month vacation this summer. When I returned I found out that my computer was doing something it has never done before in my life. When it goes into a low power state (i.e Shut down, hibernation, standby), the power button still stays lit and the fans go crazy. The only way to stop this is to pull the plug. It happens randomly so one week its fine then one day it acts up. I checked my motherboard and the caps are OK. I think there is something wrong with the Power Supply. Please Help Me! This is getting very annoying and it could bring something bigger and worse.

PS: I did upgrade my BIOS and it didn't help the problem.

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I was playing LoL with my friends and then suddenly i was typing it suddenly shut down its been 3 days and it still wont turn on pls help im desperately looking for an answer

A:Suddenly shut down and wont turn on

It also has a dead battery

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Hi, today my computer turned off randomly and i cant get it to start again.
When i try to turn it on the fans doesen't start but a blue light in my computer is on as usual. Its like the computer is on, exept the fans. My monitor isent responding either.
This have happened a few times this week but i have had it going again after i have turned the power source of and on. Could it be something with the smart fan?
And if, how to i turn it on/off without starting the computer.

Sorry for my bad knowlegde.

A:Computer shut of and wont turn on.

Given what you have told us, my first instinct is that the power supply has failed.

This would be particularly true if you can disconnect the power cord from the power supply for a while (15-30 minutes) and then when you plug it back in the PC will start. That is a classic symptom of a bad capacitor.

If you have not been getting any system errors, warnings, or any other indications of a failing device then I would first try replacing the power supply.

If you can borrow one from another computer to test with that would be best.

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My computer was working fine yesterday and this morning I went to use it and it was totally off. I pressed the on button and nothing! The monitor light flashes but doesnt turn on either. I know the power strip is getting power because I have a fax and printer hooked into same power strip.

I need some ideas as to why it wont turn on.


A:my computer shut down and wont turn on

Possibly a dead power supply.

What brand/model is the computer?

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why my monitor wont turn off after shut down??
when i was using window 98 and window Xp sp1..
my monitor will turn off automatically after it shut down..
but now ( after i updated to Window Xp sp2 ).. i need to turn it off Manually..
this message will show after i shut down my computer..

You are now safe to turn off your computer.

Click to expand...

Some one know how to help me??
And thanks who go through my Post!!

A:why monitor wont turn off after shut down??

did it ever shut down? if so try system restore to time it did or undo something u did when it started sounds like a registry error so if u have run a rerg cleaner restore the backups and keep trying

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I recently bought a new laptop which has windows 8 installed on it and at times when I put it into sleep mode the screen goes off but the computer is still running and I have to use the power button to turn it off(Which I don't really like to do). When I turn it off the same thing happens and sometimes when I'm lucky it will give me an error message .
I have download all of the updates for windows 8 which did not solve it and I disabled fast bootup which didn't either I am just wondering if I download 8.1 will it fix it although I installed 8.1 on another laptop and the same thing happened and then I installed just 8 which gave me the same result.

I am wondering if I could do anything about it or do I have to wait until microsoft fix it and if anyone else is getting the same problem.

A:Windows 8 wont sleep or shut down properly

Welcome to Windows Eight Forums, Everfader.

For all to better help you please fill out your system specs in your profile.

Have you checked to see if all your drivers are up to date?

Not too many having trouble with sleep in 8, but many having problems with 8.1. Although a better system IMO, you may want to wait to upgrade. Please refer to the thread below. Probably one of the longest threads.

Windows 8.1 refuses to sleep

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I was playing a game and my laptop completely cut out. I assumed it was an overheating problem, but it was only warm, not hot. It's been about 15mins now and it's still not turning on. When I press the power button the light comes on for a brief second then turns off and the speaker makes a popping sound. I've tried removing the battery and holding the power button for a minute to drain any excess, didn't work though. Also when the laptop is plugged in the charging light still works, so it's not completely dead. What else can I try?

A:Laptop shut off...wont turn back on :(

Try switching it on with the battery out first and if the problem persists then check the adaptor for power output (ie volts)

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Greetings, Today I was playing a game called Overwatch and I noticed that my laptop was getting pretty hot. This had happened before so I didn't think much of it. Then, suddenly, my screen went black and there was no signs of life for the laptop, even when it was plugged into the AC adapter. I let it cool down for a little while and upon plugging the AC adapter back in, i noticed that the power brick was making a ticking noise. I suspect that either the laptop just overheated or there was some sort of power surge to the computer, seeing as it wont turn back on. Help me please?  Thanks 

A:Lenovo Y50 suddenly shut down and wont turn back o...

Hi there, Filip ?
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
Any error you are getting on running hardware test?
Secondly, Overheating is a common issue in laptops, especially on gaming, because there is only 4 possibility for overheating of laptop,

There may some software or malware that is taxing your CPU.
Problem with PSU itself.
Problem regarding Heatsink/Fans/Thermal paste.
High ambient or room temperature.

Update us how it goes.
Tap that kudos button if I helped  If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! 

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Hello, This problem has never happened before.
Days ago, I closed my lid for just around 10 minutes. when I got back, I opened the lid and this is what appeared on the screen
Did anyone experience this before? Can you please offer any advice if possible?
I have tried with Dell Detect program but it doesn't help, as it said all drivers are working properly. My laptop also just upgraded to the newest version of Windows 10 if that is relevant to this problem.
Thank you so much for any further recommendation.

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I just got a new HP Pavilion TX1305US and installed my own copy of Vista Ultimate over their bloat ware infested copy of Vista Home Premium.

Now that I have changed OSes the computer doesn't seem to come 100% out of sleep mode. When you try to come out of it, every thing powers up. Lights, fans, the whole kit and caboodle. What doesn't happen is that the screen remains black and the little volume button remains orange as if it is set to mute. No matter of coaxing will getting any response from it and requires a hard restart.

As you can imagine, this is a wee bit annoying having to shut down or hibernate every time I want to take it some where with out killing the battery.

Thank you in advance for any help you can give me.

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Until a few days ago my pc would go into sleep mode. Now when my pc goes into sleep mode, the very second it does it comes out of the sleep mode. I've done nothing different with my pc this week, so I don't understand why this is happening now. Anybody any ideas?? Any advice is much appreciated.


A:PC wont go into sleep mode

Any new hardware? Mice especially are an issue - mine, until a driver update, wouldn't even let my pc go into screensaver.

Have you changed folder sharing settings? I had the same issue a while back; I had set my folders to share files over the network and a setting was keeping the pc awake...

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Title says it all. My computer was installing 55 windows updates and then the screen went black and stayed black for 5 or so minutes so i held the power button down until it shut off. When i went to turn it back on the tower turns on fine the power button lights up and the fans are running but the monitor stays asleep and wont turn on. I have tryed using 3 different monitors and two different cords and still no luck.

A:Monitor wont turn on after manual shut down during windows update

If you are comfortable opening your computer up check to see that the video card is seated, assuming its not integrated. What is your computer model/specs?

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I Have Hp Pavilion dv6-6120us and recently I notice that windows 7 shuts off but my computer stays on, the fan hard disc and lights stay on also, if I put my computer to sleep it wont wake up i have to hold the power button off for 10 seconds and restart the computer. I uninstalled all programs that are not necessary and also uninstalled my virus protector, I did run the disc cleaner, fixed the registry and ran a virus check and malware and no problems there, I also did a tune up check that comes loaded with my Hp system and found no problems. I already disabled all the usb controllers, video card, sound card, network card and still no luck., also on safe mode the computer wont shut off. I also ran msconfig and disabled all start-up programs and services and no luck still. I uninstalled all the windows updates also and still have same problem, any help I will take thanks.

A:Windows shuts off but laptop wont turn off or go to sleep.

When my Laptop would hang like that usually it was my WiFi showed as disabled in Device Manager. I set it to Enabled and all was back to normal.

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I am using an emachines M8605 laptop with Windows XP 64-bit. Now my computer freezes everytime I unplug the powercord. Also, it completely pauses and shuts off the hard disks after 3 minutes or so of inactivity, and I have to use the mouse or keyboard to make it start again. The computer wont shut down properly, but in safe mode none of these problems exist. It shuts down, stays running no matter how long im away, and the power cord can be taken out at will. Can anyone give me some insight as to what might be the problem? Thanks.


A:Computer wont shut down except in safe mode

To resolve HDD shutting off problem:

Right click desktop -> Properties -> [Screen Saver] -> {Power} -> "Turn Off Hard Disks: -> ^Never^.

-- KEY --

[] = Tab
{} = Button
^^ = Drop Down

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

thanks for the help.


A:goes into sleep mode but wont wake

Quote: Originally Posted by adamlh

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

thanks for the help.



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

check the driver in device manager


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not sure why it randomly wont go into sleep mode anymore

i now disabled the pc going into sleep as when i have the option on my monitor wont turn back on and im forced to shut down via power button on pc.

all fans and cd drive are still operating when it supposed to be sleeping

i have a asus p8p67 motherboard with latest bios version 3602

only my monitor will sleep and wake up if i just have the option turn of display

i checked in device manager my mouse and keyboard have the option ticked to wake up pc

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A:Solved: PC wont go into sleep mode

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every so often I'll leave my computer on for several hours and come back to it and notice that the screen has turned off but it hasnt gone into sleep mode. this doesnt always happen there are time when my computer will sleep when its suppose to but I just cant figure out why it doesnt always do it. I have my screen saver to come on after 10 minutes the screen to shut off after 30 and its set to go into sleep mode in an hour but like last night when I went to sleep with my computer on and woke up hours later only the screen was off. does anyone know the cause of this?

A:Computer wont always go into sleep mode

Originally Posted by penfan

every so often I'll leave my computer on for several hours and come back to it and notice that the screen has turned off but it hasnt gone into sleep mode. this doesnt always happen there are time when my computer will sleep when its suppose to but I just cant figure out why it doesnt always do it. I have my screen saver to come on after 10 minutes the screen to shut off after 30 and its set to go into sleep mode in an hour but like last night when I went to sleep with my computer on and woke up hours later only the screen was off. does anyone know the cause of this?


We could help you a lot more if you would fill in your system spec (lower left corner) so that we know what kind of hardware you have. also 32 or 64bit?


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When I hit the sleep button on my computer it will power down like it is going to sleep mode but then immediately powers back up.

Whats up?

A:computer wont go to sleep mode

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Ok so before i went jogging i put my PC into sleep mode for the first time ever (was curious). So as soon as i pressed Sleep the screen went black. So i tried waking it up but it wouldnt. So i restarted, nothing. The screen just stays black. All fans are working but the HDD LED stopped working. I tried pulling the plug and everything. The screen just stays black no matter what i do. Is my HDD dead? If Vista breaks this easily then this is some major BS. The monitor is working, tried restarting that several times also. I shut it down every way possible. Help pls?
Cant even get to BIOS.
OS is Vista Home Premium 32bit.

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My compac presario monitor wont come out of sleep mode. I've tried everything I know of to wake it up, but nothing works. When i turn the computer on the monitor immediately goes to sleep and stays there.

Any ideas??

A:monitor wont come out of sleep mode

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Hello, Ill start with my cpu setup

windows xp home
Asus AV78X Deluxe Mobo
Asus 380w power supply
AMD 2500+
1 gig ram
80 gig primary hd
120 gig secondary
gf3 ti4200
audigy 2
sony cd burner
tdk dvd burner
service pack 2
all win updates etc..

My computer will randomly go into sleep/suspend mode. The fans continue to run as normal, but my screen light goes from green to yellow w/ the screen going black. The only thing i can do is reboot. Im not sure what mode this is because ive never really bothered with any of the power saving options in windows. Anyways it started doing it around the time i updated to sp2, It would basically go into sleep mode if i wasnt active(although i had all power saving options off) and not come back. I installed the latest video drivers and it seemed to take care of it. Recently however i have been trying to run Counterstrike:Source and has continued to crash to this screen/mode once again. Sometimes now i cant even boot up because it goes to this screen right before it goes to the windows xp screen. I then have to run safe mode once, shut down, then reboot windows and its fine.

From what ive read on the internet it sounds like a power issue. as of now i dont have my 120 gig hooked up, and it still does it. Ive tried other monitors and it does the same thing so im ruling out that. Any help will greatly be appreciated. Think its my vid card? others? thx again


A:CPU randomly goes into sleep mode, and wont come out

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Hello, I hope someone can help me or point me in the correct direction.

Two days ago I turned on my desktop computer, walked away from it while it should have been booting up and when I returned the blue light on the computer was blinking as if it was in sleep mode.

The strange thing is, is that the message on my monitor reads that the monitor is not receiving a signal.

The desktop is about 1.5 years old. I did install a video card about a year ago. When I installed the video card the computer would shut down when I played a game that was graphically intensive so I installed another fan and upgraded the power supply and the problem was fixed.

It has been running fine for approximately 11 months.

If you have any ideas please let me know.

Thank you in advance.

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

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

Hi Wash,
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
We are really sorry to hear about the issue you are facing.
Your issue is similar to this thread. Please go through it.
Hope this helps. Let us know how you get on.
Shashi Kumar
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A day or so ago, my computer started to wig out, it was typing all ```````` non stop, I ran a virus check with Malwarebytes and the ````` changed to 11111111. It would stop after I rebooted, but after about a half hour, it would do it again. I've ran a Norton check, malwarebytes and spybot search and destroy and so far it hasn't wigged out anymore, but now when I put the computer is sleep mode, it just pops right back on within a few seconds.I've included my hijackthis log.Thanks for any and all help.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:05:32 PM, on 10/11/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\Program Files\Norton Security Suite\Engine\\ccSvcHst.exeC: ... Read more

A:Computer wont stay in sleep mode

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the ... Read more

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

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

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

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

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

Eventid 7023
event id 7034

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

Any help would be great!

A:Windows 8.1 wont wake up from sleep mode

Hello jdude,

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

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

Hope this helps,

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Hello, i have recently made a computer and installed vista, everything's great except my computer wont go into sleep mode: i click on it, monitor goes to standby for a few seconds, the lights dim in my computer for a second, then desktop comes up and all the things that are in my usb are temporarily disconnected then connects. any solutions or help would be appreciated.

A:Custom computer wont go to sleep mode?

Hello BillyMarShere, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You might check through each item in this tutorial below to see if it may help you find what is waking up your computer. Usually, the culprit is the "Allow this device to wake up computer" option checked in the Network adapter Power Management settings in Device Manager.

Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems

Hope this helps,

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

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hi all,
i know this question has been asked a million times but after trying everything suggested it still is not working.

last night i was watching a movie on my computer and when i went to press "esc" to exit the big screen thing, i accidently pressed sleep mode above. and after that the computer shut down and now thescreen wont resume, the computer itself is working but nothing appears on the screen. what do i do?

i tried, turning it off from the source and holding down the power button for the monitor but it keeps coming up with a short notice saying power mode and then it dissapears and the mouse isnt working and the keyboard is not doing anything either. when i press i caps lock or any lock button theres a little flash and still nothing happens.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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I really need some help. I have a custom built PC. Ever since then I haven't been able to go into sleep mode. As soon as I click Sleep the system powers down for few seconds then powers straight back on to show me login screen. For better insight on the issue I would suggest looking at >this<. The link directs you to Microsoft Community website, and what you will see is my thread asking for help. Knowing Microsoft Community I feel as if they just give basic steps then thinking out of the box so that's why i'm here.

What I've tried so far is doing a reset with Windows 10 Pro to wipe everything but keeps files on SSD which is my primary. I disconnected my HDD which is for gaming and music so that it wont get touched. As I'm typing this the issue hasn't been fixed. The only thing that I did was some updates for OS, and that's it! I'm completely puzzled by what is happening.

Please help! Thanks in advance.

A:Urgent help with PC that wont stay in sleep mode!

I read this elsewhere, someone suggested look in device manager, and see if you can find any unrecogized devices that have "Wake this computer" Ticked, then simply un-tick and apply.

P.S I recommend trying hibernate, it works just as well

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Hi Guy's wonder if anyone can help me, i don't know if i have a virus all scans that i have run say not, as best as i can remember the last thing i downloaded before i noticed this problem was from tversity so i could stream movies to my xbox but didn't like it so uninstalled it, and it seems ever since my Laptop won't enter sleep mode, when i click on sleep the screens turn off and the drive light just keeps on flickering. and now i have tried to restore it back to a later date but now that don't work and says its incomplete unexpected error any help will be appreciated.

A:computer wont go into sleep mode nor restore

I have resolved this issue now it appears my advanced settings changed when i streamed movie to xbox.

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

A:sleep mode in windows 7 wont wake up

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

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When i leave my computer on and it switches to standby mode after i left it for a while it wont turn back on the fans are off and wont switch on and the power led just blinks and the only way i can get it to resume is to switch off the power supply and turn it back on

help would be appreciated, thanks

A:after standby mode my computer wont turn on

Have you pressed the power switch in the Front of the Case? Then go into Control Panel/Power Options/Choose what the Power Buttons do on the left side.

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

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

thanks for any help!

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

Hello Cavair,

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

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

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

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Sorry for poor english, I speak french.

I'm runnig windows 8 on my Sony labtop. The labtop is located in the kitchen. I connect the TV in the living room in ''dual screen mode'' to the labtop. When i'm listing to music on the labtop (windows media player), the 2 screens won't go to sleep even if I choose 1min to the sleep programing function. I found that there's two ways to choose the delay, in ''power saving'' mode and in control pannel. The thing is that the fix image on the labtop that is duplicate to the TV is actually breaking the TV (the images stay like phantom).

So please help me to find a way to activate the ''fluid ligns animation'' on the TV afer one minute of inactivity on the labtop while listing to music.

A:In dual screen mode, screens wont go to sleep


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Hey guys!

Well i have win 7 pro 64 bit.

Though i have an OEM not an upgrade. I hate shutting down my comp, so i like to make it sleep.

Though when i put it to sleep or when the timer auto. sleeps my computer, when i come back to log on, i click my profile to log on either i get

- Windows does not load, will be stuck in the loading page. (once i left it for 10 minutes, stuck at the loading windows page) and i have to force restart my computer.

- Or

- It does load back to my desktop, though everything is running SO SLOW. My internet explorer freezes and it says "not responding" no music will load, folders takes ages to load. Even when i go have lunch and come back, my comp is still very slow. Thus i ahve to restart again.....annoying..


A:Sleep Mode: Wont load when back or slow

When experiencing problems during or after power state transitions, the first step is to ensure that the BIOS and all drivers (video, NIC, audio, anti-virus...) are up to date.

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

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The other day I updated my laptop which is a Dell Inspiron 17R running Windows 7 home premium, when I updated the computer booted ok took longer than usual, I restarted the laptop but this time it wouldn't boot up, it came up with a black screen saying repair windows(recommended) or start windows normally, I clicked repair windows it said searching for problems, attempting repairs this took about an hour and a half but unfortunately did not resolve the issue I sent the error report to windows, I restarted the laptop again,  attempted booting it in safe mode no luck and the same other various options I can try but no luck they all just crashed the laptop and began restarting it,  tried repairing it again and this time it took my to a screen with various options like load backup open cmd and format my hard drive, loading the backup did nothing and  wasn't sure what to do with cmd so decided to part ways with my stuff and format the hard drive, I did this and the laptop was formatted but the OS was still on the hard drive and it was like the first time I opened it all of my personal things were gone but win 7 home premium was still there, I set it back up again installed AVG anti virus etc downloaded a few movies ran fine the next day it said windows updates need installing so, I  did , 145 updates were made  turned my laptop back on and again it was booting up and crashing followed the steps I mentioned before noting was working after messing around wit... Read more

A:Computer wont boot, wont boot in safe mode, wont load repair centre

Hello there,
It seems like you did not perform a clean installation of Windows and that's why your system is acting up. 
Follow the steps below to install a new copy of Windows:
1. To format your hard disk during Windows 7 installation you will need to start or boot your computer using the Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive. Insert your Windows 7 disc in your CD/DVD drive. Please note: will need to restart or turn on your system with the disc in the drive. 
2. After turning on your system with the CD in the drive go ahead and press any key when prompted during your computer post routine and then follow the instructions presented on screen. If you don’t see this go back to step 1 to setup your BIOS to boot from CD or USB flash drive depending on your installation media.
3. On the Install Windows page simply enter your preferences and click next.
4. Accept the Windows license agreement.
5. On the “Which type of installation do you want” page go ahead and choose the “Custom” option.
6. Select Drive options (advanced) on the “Where do you want to install Windows” page.
7.  Select the partition that you want to change, choose the formatting option you want to perform and then follow the instructions.
When allocating space choosing the default MB size for your drive is typically the best for most users since you want to take full advantage of all your disk... Read more

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