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Q: Laptop won't enter sleep mode

Okay, so i installed Windows vista home premium 32 bit and on my laptop will not use sleep mode or hybernation, I even formated it again to see if there was a problem. When i go to close the lid it shuts down or if i go to start menu and go to sleep it shuts down. Same goes with the power button. I went through power options and still nothing. Ideas please?

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A: Laptop won't enter sleep mode

1. In the command prompt type "powercfg -h on" (with no quotes)

2. Press Windows Key and R to bring up the Run Dialog box and type "powercfg -h on" (with no quotes)

Tell me if that fixed ur problem.

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Just recently, I noticed that my Yoga 710-11ISK Laptop (ideapad) is not entering sleep mode. When I select the sleep option, the laptop screen goes black for a moment before the start up menu appears. This is causing my battery to deplete pretty rapidly, especially since the only way I am able to turn it off is holding down the power button. Spring semester is starting soon so I really hope I can get this resolved before then. Any help would be awesome, thank you.

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Hi all,

Yesterday, I formatted my hdd and installed a fresh new copy of Win 7 Home Premium 32bit. I installed all of my regular Vista drivers and for the first 6 hours or so my system was fine, I was able to fully enter sleep and hibernate and resume from both states without any problems.

However, It wasn't until the end of the night when I was about to head to bed, that I decided to put my computer in sleep and call it a night. That's when my laptop wouldn't enter sleep mode.

This is what happens :

I press the sleep button on the start menu, the screen then fades to black then nothing happens, it just hangs there, the lights stay on but nothing happens. Then, after roughly 10 minutes, the system will automatically shut itself off. When I press the power button to turn it back on, I get a message saying something like : "Windows did not shutdown successfully". After booting into Windows, I get a message saying : "Windows Recovered from an unexpected Error". And it gave me the minidump BSOD file (please see attached file).

I'm thinking that something, either an application or Driver perhaps is preventing my laptop from fully entering either sleep or Hibernate ?

Like I mentioned, for the first 6 hours or so, I was able to enter and resume from both sleep and hibernate without issue.

I hope someone can help me with this, it's been going on for months now, my laptop is almost a year old and far from being top of the line. However I can't afford to buy a... Read more

A:Laptop won't enter Sleep or Hibernate Mode ?

here's the youtube link again :

YouTube - Sleep Problem on Laptop

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Hi all,

I've been experiencing this issue with Win 7 for a while now, I recently formatted and reinstalled a clean copy of Windows 7. I also made sure all of my drivers worked with my current laptop model, and made sure they were the most recent ones I could get. Finally I've got good protection software, I know as a fact I haven't got any virus or malware, however my problem lies when I set the system to go to sleep.

It doesn't always occur, but sometimes the screen will quickly dim black as it usually does when entering sleep mode, and then it will just hang there, the power lights will stay on, however I don't seem to notice any hdd activity according to the light. IF I let it run, it just seems like the screen stays black, the lights stay on and nothing happens, even after pressing the keyboard or moving the mouse. In order to fix it, I always need to hard reboot, holding down the power button for a few seconds.

Anyway I'm guessing what may be causing this is maybe a driver issue, possibly. Also I've got Hibernate disabled.

My system specs :

eMachines E625 Laptop Computer
Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
AMD Athlon Processor TF-20 1600 MHz
4GB of DDR2 RAM
ATI Radeon X1200

I think it's worth mentioning also, that I updated the BIOS (Flashed it rather) a few months back. As far as I know I've got the latest version.

I guess what I really want to know is, is there any way I can view system logs for when the system enters sleep mode ? Perhaps next time th... Read more

A:Laptop does not fully enter sleep mode

To try to find the cause, do you think using the clean boot method, before putting it to sleep may help?

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135

Check event viewer when it happens.

For both Vista and 7
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/63...-problems.html

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Hello, I recently started having a problem with my laptop where when I attempt to start it up I get an error message that says

LogonUI.exe - Bad Image
c:\Windows\system32\certCredProvider.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media etc.

I am able to exit out of this dialog box and im eventually able to log in and get on but it takes much longer than normal.

I also get the same errors but they have Chrome.exe, skytel.exe, AsScrPro.dll, and DirectConsolee.exe, as the bad image. And in the box it says that PowrPROF.dll is either not designed to run on windows or it contains etc.
I get the chrome.exe ones while im browsing the internet and they pop up like 5 at a time and are really annoying, but once I exit them I can go back to surfing.

This is probably related to my other problem which is that my laptop will not enter sleep mode when I close the lid. It just freezes with a black screen and I have to reboot.

I did a scan with Microsoft Security Essentials and it didn't find anything.

I'm running 64 bit Windows 7 Home Premium, and have an Asus G71GX-RX05 Laptop.

Thank you in advance for all of your help.



Also I attempted to do a system recovery but that wasn't successful. In fact I think I got more error messages after this :/

. I no longer get errors in chrome. But the other issues persist.



I was told to come here for help. Could someon... Read more

A:Startup Errors, Laptop wont enter sleep mode

you seem to have fallen through the cracks if you have not had a reply in 24hrs pm a mod with the link to your thread and ask them to look at the problem

in the device manager is there any yellow alongside of anything

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Hello, I recently started having a problem with my laptop where when I attempt to start it up I get an error message that says

LogonUI.exe - Bad Image
c:\Windows\system32\certCredProvider.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media etc.

I am able to exit out of this dialog box and im eventually able to log in and get on but it takes much longer than normal. This is probably related to my other problem which is that my laptop will not enter sleep mode when I close the lid. It just freezes with a black screen and I have to reboot.

I attempted to run GMER but I got an error message that made all my boxes on the right greyed out. So i just have the other dds log attached. The GMER error message said

C:\Windows\system32\config\system: The system cannot find the file specified.

Thank you in advance for all of your help.

Forgot some system info. I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium, and have an Asus G71GX-RX05 Laptop.



DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSX64
Run by Joe The Burninator at 14:32:19.77 on Thu 07/29/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_20
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.6143.4609 [GMT -5:00]


============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
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A:Startup Errors, Laptop wont enter sleep mode

Bump, please

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My WINDOWS 7 PRO LAPTOP, a VOSTRO 3560 model, had a motherboard replacement with an original DELL motherboard P/N PYFNX.  However, it can't select a sleep mode or hibernate since the repair.  In addition, I can't connect it to an external monitor. 
Any ideas how to overcome these issues?
Thank you -
Jon

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My WINDOWS 7 PRO LAPTOP, a VOSTRO 3560 model, had a motherboard replacement with an original DELL motherboard P/N PYFNX.  However, it can't select a sleep mode or hibernate since the repair.  In addition, I can't connect it to an external monitor. 
Any ideas how to overcome these issues?
Thank you -
Jon

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Windows 10 is simply not able to enter sleep mode. Whenever I try, the monitor shuts off, but the computer power does not. When I move the mouse, the log-in screen appears (as it would when your computer comes out of sleep).

I looked at Windows Event Viewer, and this is what I found for my attempt to sleep just a moment ago (Event 10016, DistributedCOM):

"The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID {D63B10C5-BB46-4990-A94F-E40B9D520160}
and APPID
{9CA88EE3-ACB7-47C8-AFC4-AB702511C276}
to the user NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM SID (S-1-5-18) from address LocalHost (Using LRPC) running in the application container Unavailable SID (Unavailable). This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool."

I went to these IDs in regedit, and attempted to change their security permissions. I received an error message saying "Unable to save permission changes on {9CA88EE3-ACB7-47C8-AFC4-AB702511C276}" (or the CLSID).

Looking at the above CLSID registry entry more closely, I find that it corresponds to a program called RunTimeBroker.exe. The official Windows website has instructions on how to change the permissions for this program, namely, by opening Component services, going to RunTimeBroker, opening its Properties, and adjusting its Access Permissions in the Security tab. However, the entire tab is greyed out for me. Any help here would be appr... Read more

A:Cannot enter sleep mode

Just something that is not so "high tech ".

1. Use a different mouse if it is a wireless mouse. The wireless mouse might be too sensitive to pick up everything and triggers the computer.
2. Put a mouse pad under the mouse, if you don't use one.
3. Remove/unplug the mouse and see if Sleep mode will commence without interruption.

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I have a home built machine running XP Pro. It is a clean installation since had some recent other problems with it and completely formatted hard drive and reinstalled XP. I have added all the Window updates including sp3. I have a GE Force 6200 video card and have installed all the drivers but the machine will not enter sleep mode either manually or automatically (I mention this because I have read elsewhere this was a problem for Vista but haven't seen anything anywhere for XP). I even set the bios to force sleep mode and nothing happened. Any and all thoughts would be appreciated.

Thx

Barry
 

A:XP Will not enter sleep mode

hey bweissman
sum times when your sharing files folders media or anything like that your computer doesn't go to sleep thats what i'm thinking is your problem mate.

are you network sharing coz most of the times that is the reason y sleep mode doesn't work .

reply back with info.
thnks
 

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After entering sleep mode, when I hit the keyboard instate of awake it go shut down directly, when I hit the power button the windows show I impropriate shut down.

A:After Enter Sleep Mode, it goes Shut down

First let's make sure your system is fully patched. Enable hardware auto-updating via Windows Update (Steps 3 and 6) then Check for Updates, install all Important and Optional, with reboots, until there are no more offered. This may take a day or more.

Next see if there's an Update for your Display driver on the Sony Support Downloads webpage for your model. This is the first suspect in any Sleep problems. I'd also update any other drivers including chipset if newer are available.

After reboot if the problem persists work through these other Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums

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My Y50 Will not enter sleep mode when I close the lid but it will if go to sleep when it idles. I think there might be an issue the magnet sensor but I don't know where it is or how to check if it works. I've already checked too see if there was a problem in the settings when closing the lid but it's already set to sleep when it closes. I have tried pushing the lid down really tightly since it's a little bit loose but even when it's as far as it will go it still won't go to sleep mode.

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I have a computer with vista and it cannot enter into sleep mode even though I have it set at 20 minutes. I even have to monitor set to shut off every 10 minutes but it doesn't even do that. The only thing it will do is enter into screen saver. My guess is that its the monitor causing it not to enter into sleep mode. My monitor is a 24" samsung 245bw. Thanks in advance for your help.
 

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Has anyone else had problems with the X1 Yoga falling asleep? About 1 out of 6/7 times the X1 Yoga will not enter sleep mode - pretty random when it happens. When I select sleep from the Windows 10 menu or close the lid (so this happens both with the OneLink+ dock and when using standalone as a notebook) the computer seems to go to sleep, the displays turn off, USB devices turn off, but then the small led just stays on. It never really enters sleep mode. And there is no way to wake the computer up, just press the power button for 4 seconds and turn it off. Which practically means cold booting again. Usually the last item in the event log is a Kernel-Power event announcing the system is entering sleep mode. Today there are two more events after that, but then just nothing. (this is from the System event log). Really bothersome issue, probably related to Windows and/or firmware/BIOS. There does not seem to be any connection to what the computer is doing. It happens when no programs are running, and also when lots of programs are open. It happens as the fan is on (because the computer is doing something heavy) and both when the fan is off (the computer is idling). It happens while connected to the dock and also while not being connected to the dock. There does not seem to be any pattern to it. Anyone else experiencing something similar? Most drivers are updated to latest version, and BIOS is also latest.

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Folks,

I'm looking for some help here. I'm running Vista Ultimate x64. It no longer enters sleep mode on its own. It used to. I can force it into sleep mode by clicking on the Vista Orb and selecting "Sleep". It won't do it on its own - which is what I want it to.

I've run through the Control Panel/Power Mgt troubleshooter on these forums. All my settings seemed to be correct. Using the CMD prompt and powercfg -devicequery wake_armed yields one device: my logitech g15 keyboard. (Using powercfg -a shows that the only sleep state available is S3. That is correct for my motherboard, an Abit IP 35 pro.)

If forced into sleep, the keyboard will wake it up.

The problem, again, centers on the automatic sleep entrance. Currently set for 1 hour of idle.

It seems to me that the machine never thinks it's idle. Is that where I should start? Finding processes which are running in the background?

I'd appreciate any help.

Thanks,
Ken

A:Vista Ultimate x64 won't enter sleep mode

Originally Posted by iamc3k


Folks,

I'm looking for some help here. I'm running Vista Ultimate x64. It no longer enters sleep mode on its own. It used to. I can force it into sleep mode by clicking on the Vista Orb and selecting "Sleep". It won't do it on its own - which is what I want it to.

I've run through the Control Panel/Power Mgt troubleshooter on these forums. All my settings seemed to be correct. Using the CMD prompt and powercfg -devicequery wake_armed yields one device: my logitech g15 keyboard. (Using powercfg -a shows that the only sleep state available is S3. That is correct for my motherboard, an Abit IP 35 pro.)

If forced into sleep, the keyboard will wake it up.

The problem, again, centers on the automatic sleep entrance. Currently set for 1 hour of idle.

It seems to me that the machine never thinks it's idle. Is that where I should start? Finding processes which are running in the background?

I'd appreciate any help.

Thanks,
Ken



Hello Ken,
Is it possible that the problem started after you switched to a wireless mouse/keyboard ?

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Whenever I try to put my laptop into sleep mode, it just kind of freezes with a black screen, with the HDD indicator blinking once in a while, then it turns off after a long time. When I boot up, it gives me a 'Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown' error, and it states that it was a BSOD. I tried looking at the dump myself, but I just got confused. Here's the system information and dump:

Model: ASUS F50Sf-A1
OS: Windows 7 x64 (OEM) and Ubuntu with GRUB first
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 2.53Ghz
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 220M
Motherboard chipset: SIS 671DX + 968
Laptop age: about 1 year old
OS age: at least a couple months old

Uploading to the forum kept failing for some reason, so here are download links:
MediaFire
FileDen (direct link)

Also, here's a quote of the dump file, in case that's all you really need to see:

Code:
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa8004743a20, fffff80000ba2748, fffffa800453e1f0}

Probably caused by : pci.sys

Followup: MachineOwner
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0: kd> !ana... Read more

A:Apparent BSOD while trying to enter sleep mode

Hi -

All 5 BSODs list the probable cause as -

Code:

SiSG664.sys Thu Feb 26 04:42:27 2009 (49A66403) - SiS191 Ethernet Controller - http://www.sis.com/download/agreement.php?id=155880

Update your SiS191 Ethernet driver.

Silicon Integrated Systems drivers --> http://www.sis.com/download/agreement.php?id=155880

Preventive maintenance -- see if update available for GeForce GT 220M video drivers -

Code:

nvlddmkm.sys Tue Mar 16 22:00:40 2010 (4BA037C8)
nvBridge.kmd Tue Mar 16 21:31:37 2010 (4BA030F9)

NVIDIA drivers --> http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us


If BSODs persist, run the Driver Verifier -- http://jcgriff2.com/driver_verifier.htm


Windbg Logs
--> http://jcgriff2.com/dbug_logs/_99-db..._jcgriff2_.txt
--> http://jcgriff2.com/dbug_logs/_99-db...riff2_.txt.zip

Regards. . .

jcgriff2


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BSOD BUGCHECK SUMMARY

Code:

Built by: 7600.16617.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Debug session time: Fri Sep 10 14:33:58.191 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 1 days 10:14:25.233
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for SiSG664.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for SiSG664.sys
Probably caused by : SiSG664.sys
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x9F
PROCESS_NAME: System
Bugcheck code 0000009F
Arguments 00000000`00000003 fffffa80`04743a20 fffff800`00ba2748 fffffa80`0453e1f0
????????????????????????????????????????????????????????... Read more

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Hi everyone, I do have a strange issue with a Thinkpad S1 Yoga: after a fresh (clean) install of Win10, I have installed the relevant drivers - including the Lenovo power mgmt driver. So far, everything is ok. However, the device does not enter sleep mode when I am closing the lid. It seems that it rather changes to tablet mode.  After x minutes of inactivity, the devices enters sleep mode - also if I manually select sleep mode via Startmenu. So I think this is related to the detection of the lid function. Any chance to correct this? thanks. best, axeon

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I've got an HP laptop (dv6568se) and lately it has been having issues going into sleep mode. I close the lid, but it remains on and doesn't go to sleep. I open it back up, and the screen remains black, as if it had tried to go into sleep, but didn't. I can't do anything at this point except power it off by holding the power button.

This started happening around the time I got a base with two fans that plugs into the USB port, could that be the root of the problem? When it booted back up, it gave me this error message:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6000.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 9f
BCP1: 00000003
BCP2: 84A2B700
BCP3: 864591B0
BCP4: A3265068
OS Version: 6_0_6000
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\Mini010308-01.dmp
C:\Users\Nathan Wilson\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-29514780-0.sysdata.xml
C:\Users\Nathan Wilson\AppData\Local\Temp\WERA3C6.tmp.version.txt

I have copied the files above and attached them.
 

A:Black screen when trying to enter sleep mode

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This computer has worked great for several years but recently it will not enter sleep mode on its own.  It will go to screen saver and it will turn the monitor off but will not go to sleep. I can request it to go to sleep with the power options in the power menu. It does not go to sleep automatically in safe mode either. I have been in the Power Options menu and believe everty thing there is set correctly...  Help!

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Having some problems with bluescreen of death I make a thread here in the bsod forum and I'm adviced to reinstall gfx card drivers. I do. And it seems to fix the BSOD.

After that, things went a bit weird. I'm not 100% sure if the problem is caused by the driver reinstallation, but now sleep mode no longer works.

Previously the computer would enter sleep mode after 30 minutes of no activity. Now it no longer does.

After a fair amount of googling I found instructions on how to run "powercfg /requests". It should apparently tell me what is keeping windows awake, but the only thing it tells me is that a "Legacy Kernel Caller" is blocking sleep mode.

That tells me absolutely nothing. Googling it yields no information either. What IS a legacy kernel caller anyway?

I am hesitant to do any kind of roll back with system restore because of the fact that the driver reinstallation was specifically done to avoid bsods. I don't want to go back to an unstable state.

A:Computer refuses to enter sleep mode

Well, maybe you should start then with double/triple-checking that your gfx card driver reinstall was done correctly, i.e. with the right driver for your machine.

BSODs normally signify a hardware, or a DRIVER problem; maybe you need a different/better driver. I would do a System Restore and then try again with the gfx.

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

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I just got a brand new HP Pavilion dm4t CTO notebook PC, and when I tried to put it into sleep mode, the system not only failed to go to sleep, it also failed to break the sleep operation when I attempted to "wake it up". This was when the computer was running on battery power; the computer has successfully gone to sleep when plugged in. The power plan tells the computer to go to sleep on lid close whether or not it is plugged in. What should happen is this:
* Display turns off
* Three to five seconds pass
* LEDs for Mute and Wireless turn off
* The round HP logo backlight on the lid turns off
* The hard drive (and fan, if spinning) stops spinning
* Upon opening the lid, everything turns back on and the system asks me to unlock my ID
* I/O devices respond normally

What happens is this:
* Display turns off
* LEDs for Mute and Wireless remain lit
* The round HP logo backlight remains lit
* The hard drive continues to spin. Not sure what the fan does as I haven't let it get to that point yet.
* Upon opening the lid, no status change occurs i.e. everything that was running keeps running and everything that was off remains off, as if the lid were never opened
* Input devices elicit no response

Similar problems were experienced with an HP Pavilion dv3 notebook PC running Windows 7 RTM (Vista upgrade using HP's discs). (The dv3 is close to being retired due to insurmountable hardware problems.)

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A:New PC w/ native W7, but system failed to enter sleep mode

I'm bumping this topic because the situation has not improved.

It seems that if the computer is powered on (awake or asleep) when I remove the AC adapter, and then I try to put it into sleep mode while on battery power by closing the lid, the exact events I described in the first post (see "What happens is this:") occur. This is a fundamental flaw that should be fixed.

I have received only those updates that were applied automatically either by Windows Update, by HP Support Assistant, or by individual software items (Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash, Google Chrome, etc.). My BIOS is the same as it was when my computer arrived: F.15 (I believe it's the same as on HP's webpage).

I have installed the following software on my computer. Perhaps one of these applications is known to cause this problem?

- Microsoft Office Academic Professional 2010
- Trainz Railroad Simulator 12 by Auran
- Sony Vegas Pro 10.0e
- Google Chrome
- ChemDraw Pro by CambridgeSoft
- MiKTeX and TeXWorks (LaTeX typesetting)
- SynthFont MIDI mixer
- Anvil Studio MIDI composer
- Steam Client with Portal 2 and Garry's Mod
- iTunes x64
- aTube Catcher (YouTube downloader)
- Skype

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Windows 7 working fine on my Aspire pc 6 months; past few days, three problems have appeared;
won't enter sleep mode; the display turns black, but less than a minute later reappears showing same desktop programs running
after running an rkill/malwarebytes/superantispyware scan which was negative except for adware, I noticed 2 areas only of the display were flickering rapidly but were still visible; the trash can, and the up arrow on right end task bar which opens up the programs with messages, or just plain active; Windows update appears, flag appears if there's a message. when i click onto one of those program icons, they don't open up GUI
restart, the boot up is interrupted with a black background with 2 options; "Normal Windows 7 start", and "other options" with F8 or F10 showing repair, last safe start, etc. options for starting up. And, both those two options to select are flickering rapidly. if i select Windows Diagnostics, the result of that scan is everything working properly. If Normal start-up is selected, it does continue the normal boot up and works fine...but still won't go into sleep mode. and each re-start is the same; i have to select.
the only changes i recall are the rkill/malwarebytes/superantispyware scan, which i did just thinking good idea, as i'm going to change the Avira antivirus and the firewall freeware, for Norton Symantec 360. After running those scans, that's when i noticed the flickering and boot-up problem.

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A:Suddenly 7 won't enter Sleep mode; start-up freezes

Did you ever resolve the problem with Windows 7 not going into sleep mode?

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I have a few computers running Windows 7 and I'm using Homegroup cause it's very useful.

But I've discovered the problem that all of my computers no longer enter the sleep mode (suspend) in idle. There're no problems if I push the button, but never by timeout defined in Power Schema.

I've tried all the group policies like Allow programs to prevent machine from going to sleep automatically, but nothing helped.

Only screen goes black by timeout, but not the computer!

I've even tried from scratch:
1. On clean installed Win 7 I defined sleep-timeout as 2 minutes. Works.
2. Defined network shared folder. The computer didn't go to sleep until any file is opened, but when I close all the files it goes to sleep normally.
3. Joined the Homegroup... and that's all - even when I go to sleep no one of my computers won't! I had to manually push them to sleep, or to pull the network cord off - only in case when network is down (or all the devices are turned off) the computer will go to sleep.

A:Doesn't enter Sleep mode in idle with Homegroup

So, are there really no ideas?

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Hi all,

About a week ago I ran into this issue:

My machine won't fully shut down and it won't enter sleep mode without crashing. When I boot back up it gives me an error report and said that it didn't shut down properly. I tried doing a system restore to before this happened and it is still going on. I use a Crucial SSD for my OS, not sure if that could be the issue but I've used it without problems for about a year and half now.

Thanks for the help.

A:My machine won't shut down properly or enter sleep mode

Scan for viruses and run chkdsk /f from the command prompt for errors.

Lets start there

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I am using lenovo G580-20150.
I know this problem have been opened a tread but the problem i dont' think it's same so i woud like to ask for some solution after listening to my problem.
I have been user of windows 8 and 8.1 for quite some time.
everything works fine for me for the windows that i currently using , windows 8.1.
including i can put in sleep and wake it as usual.
but ! since past few days i notice that my computer getting weird when i enter sleep mode (for example closing the lid)
it crash... it bsod.

And it occur since the day after i installed somekind of VPN software and wiFI sharing that my friend gave me.
After that day, i can't put my computer into sleep. whenever i do that it keep crash.

at first , i thought lenovo energy management that cause the prob
so i uninstalled... it still makes no different , still i can't put my computer to sleep.
after that i uninstalled the vpn and wifi sharing software, it still makes no different.
But i am very sure that the vpn and wifi sharing software cause the problem.

Because before this everything works fine until that two software comes to my computer. I really need someone that able to analysis the dmp file. TQ

I willing to learn and contribute if i were given the opportunity . tq

A:Driver Power State Failure after enter sleep mode

Hi Eric & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

I have analysed your dump files and below has been provided an analysis of the same for informative purposes :-

Code:
0: kd> !irp ffffe00175b29e10
Irp is active with 3 stacks 2 is current (= 0xffffe00175b29f28)
No Mdl: No System Buffer: Thread 00000000: Irp stack trace.
cmd flg cl Device File Completion-Context
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000
Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
>[ 16, 2] 0 e1 ffffe00177cc0050 00000000 fffff8025f7952d8-ffffe00173c59d60 Success Error Cancel pending
\Driver\tunnel nt!PopRequestCompletion
Args: 00015600 00000001 00000004 00000003
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-ffffe00173c59d60
Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000


Now, as we can see from the Dump file analysis, "tunnel.sys" has been blamed which is the Microsoft's Tunneling Driver but since it is a component of Windows, chance of it being the culprit is extremely low. This means your guess that the BSOD are caused by the VPN Software.

On checking the Drivers, I found the SoftEther VPN installed on your system. Please uninstall it from the system and see if the system still BSOD's or not.

Let me know how it goes ^_^.

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After replacing the LCD screen on my laptop, closing the lid will not force the system to sleep anymore. I ran a scan for new hardware and all drivers are up to date. I have checked all of the power setting and set them to sleep when the lid is closed. I have also check the advanced power settings. I have also replaced the screen hinges thinking there was something in there broken that may be preventing sleep mode from being triggered. I can force sleep by pushing the power button and all other commands so that's awesome but it is driving me crazy that it won't sleep by closing the lid. At this point I'm not sure if it is a hardware or software issue. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi,
I've had this problem intermittently on my laptop for the past 2 years however it has been occuring more often recently.

Basically sometimes when I click the sleep button on Windows 7, the screen fades to black as usual. However the fan keeps running (sounds like when it's on full load) and the power button light stays on endlessly. I always have to force shut it down and restart it.

What can be the issue?
Thanks.

A:Laptop freezes between entering sleep mode to being in sleep mode

Hi joseph10444.

Such a situation may occur when some driver (mostly the PnP device drivers depending on the ACPI configuration) fail to response within a stipulated time period during the power state change.

Let us see some data. Upload your MSINFO32.nfo file.
Click on the start button
Type "msinfo32" (without quotes) in the search bar of the start menu, click the resulting link. It will open the System Information window.
File>Save. In the "File Name" filed, put "MSINFO32" (without Quote), give the save location to desktop, and click the "save" button.
Give the time for processing, it will save a .nfo file on your desktop.
Zip it, and upload it following the instruction.
Upload the list of all the third party drivers Using NirSoft DriverView :
Download and execute Driverview
View > Hide Microsoft Drivers
Edit > Select all
File > Save Selected Items
In the Save dialog, Set the path to desktop, Put "Driverview" in the name field, and save.
Zip the .txt file and upload it.
Those files will give us a closer look to the issue.

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hai.. help needed.... i am having the exact problem as op.. when i press sleep button, screen goes black (as usual).. but fan, and other keyboard lights are still on... it just freezes... i have to force shutdown to again use my laptop...

i am attaching the msinfo32.nfo, driverview.txt...

and one more thing... i dont have problem of bsod... thanks..

A:Laptop freezes between entering sleep mode to being in sleep mode

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Laptop freezes between entering sleep mode to being in sleep mode

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Hello everyone, I have an HP Envy 17t-n100 and I've been having an issue with my laptop entering sleep when I close the lid. I've checked the power and advanced power options to see what actions will take place once the lid is closed on multiple occasions but there has been no change whenever I check. Sleep mode after a set amount of time is working just fine. I'm not sure when this problem started but I believe it began around 4 months ago. Also when I close the lid, I've noticed that the screen is still on so could the problem be the mechanism that tells the laptop that the lid is closed? If that's it where is this located? Thanks,xencael

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Hi,
As the topic says! My laptop had its HDD die, and replaced with a new, I erased the 32 GB samsung M.2 SSD cache drive, installed Win 8.1 and re-registered windows with key from BIOS. Updated all drivers, BIOS etc.
Now, I've updated to Windows 10. Installed latest Intel Rapid Storage drivers, and acceleration seems to be working again on regular startup. After upgrade, ran windows update for everything, ran through all Power options, even tried 'powercfg /h off' but to no avail.
When I set the laptop to Sleep/Standby mode, it shuts down the screen etc. as it should when entering sleep mode normally, but almost immidiately after turning off screen etc, the HDD (or SSD, i can't tell) is 100 % active for a loong while (1 minute or more) - sometimes with full fan speed- before the laptop is finished entering sleep mode. It's as if it still uses hibernation mode, writing to the hiberfile on the HDD, and not using the SSD.
How can i get the speedy sleep-mode from windows 7/8.1, where it enters and leaves sleep state almost immidiately?
Cheers, Gabriel Hansen

A:After windows 10 upgrade, Vostro 3460 wont enter correct sleep mode, proceeds to hibernation

There is a well-hidden file named "Hiberfil.sys", in C:\. Without it, the computer cannot hibernate. To see it...
(1) Open File Explorer to C:\
(2) Click the "View" tab, & then the "Options" button at right.
      Folder Options opens.
(3) At its View tab, uncheck "Hide protected operating system files".
     Put the check back in when done.

The file is over 3 GBs for me...

When "PowerCfg /H OFF" is issued, the hibernate file is immediately deleted...

It is immediately created again by issuing "PowerCfg /H ON", which you should do. Windows wants to hibernate after a period of sleep, even if you haven't yourself clicked to hibernate. It is set to do so at...
(1) R-Clk Power icon in Tray, & select "Power Options".
(2) Click "Change plan settings".
(3) Click "Change advanced power settings".

You have proven you don't have a hibernate problem by having the computer sleep w/o a Hiberfil.sys.
My HDD spins to sleep in a few seconds after the screen goes black (whether or not I've got a Hiberfil.sys). Sleep doesn't write to a file (until enough time has passed), but it does write to RAM. Do you have Support Assist? Open it, click Checkup, & have it do a System Scan - of the memory, especially. Also, check its System History for any recent trouble.

Also, better have it scan the hard drive. I don... Read more

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I just recently bought an HP Pavilion dv7 envy laptop with the following specs :

Intel Core i7 720QM
6GB DDR3 RAM
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
2X 500GB Hard Drive
Windows 7 HP 64

I really love it and it's fast however I've been having issues with the sleep mode and I suspect it's a driver issue. When I put my laptop into sleep the screen turns blank and the lights stay on but the system doesn't shut off. I can wait for minutes and it will just hang. No matter what I press it won't come out of it unless I hard reboot.
I'll post a video of what I'm experiencing, any ideas on what generally causes sleep issues ?

I tried hibernate earlier today and it gave me the same results unable to enter hibernate.
It's weird.
And when I restart the computer and enter the desktop no error messages appear.
Where would I find the minidump file ?
Thanks

A:Laptop unable to enter sleep or Hibernate

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Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums

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I just recently bought an HP Pavilion dv7 envy laptop with the following specs :

Intel Core i7 720QM
6GB DDR3 RAM
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650
2X 500GB Hard Drive
Windows 7 HP 64

I really love it and it's fast however I've been having issues with the sleep mode and I suspect it's a driver issue. When I put my laptop into sleep the screen turns blank and the lights stay on but the system doesn't shut off. I can wait for minutes and it will just hang. No matter what I press it won't come out of it unless I hard reboot.
I'll post a video of what I'm experiencing, any ideas on what generally causes sleep issues ?

I tried hibernate earlier today and it gave me the same results unable to enter hibernate.
It's weird.
And when I restart the computer and enter the desktop no error messages appear.
Where would I find the minidump file ?
Thanks

A:Laptop unable to enter sleep or Hibernate

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Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums

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My laptop (the same one I've had for over two years) suddenly won't enter standby mode at all. When I close the laptop, it just hangs on the "entering standby mode" screen and drains the battery. When I open it up again, it shows that screen, and I have to press the power button to turn it off completely and start all over. When I try to put it in standby mode manually (by selecting it in the "turn off computer" options, the same thing happens.

Does anyone have any idea what the problem is? It seemingly started out of the blue and I have no idea what to do. Every time I close it now, I have to completely shut it down, which is a pain.

Thanks in advance for your help.
 

A:Laptop won't enter standby mode

Try to go to power options and make sure that you have it set to Portable/Laptop. Also make sure that you have it set to go into stand by when you close the lid on your laptop.

To do that right click on your desktop, click properties, go to the screen savers tab, click power button, then check to make sure you have it set to Portable/Laptop, click the advanced tab and check if it is set to go into stand by when you close the lid.

Hope this helps; this is the only solution I can think of.
 

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pushed down start button whilst repeatedly pressing f8. Laptop opened up on login screen. Can't enter safe mode after repeated attempts.

A:Laptop does'nt enter safe mode

Hi,Try the steps given here: http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c03439317RegardsVisruth

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every time i push the power button on my laptop, or try to enter hibernation or standby mode in any way, an error pops up that says

System Hibernation Failed
The device driver for the 'Quick Launch Buttons' device is preventing the machine from entering hibernation. Please close all applications and try again. If the problem persists, you may need to update this driver.
i have searched for updates for my driver already so i don't know what to do here.

plz help me out!!!!
 

A:HP dv1000 laptop can't enter hibernation or standby mode

When you receive an answer, I would like to know! I'm having the EXACT problem with my laptop, and nothing has worked so far...
 

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Hey everybody!
I just bought an Asus U31S laptop a couple of weeks ago for school and all was great until today. It suddenly crashed and gave BSOD. I was just on youtube or something, nothing special, but it had been running for a few hours.
So now it won't boot up, it simply reboots constantly. I can't even get into safe mode. BIOS I can get into, but I'm unable to do anything, since it appears to freeze, when I get in there.
I searched for a solution, but so far I've been unable to find one. Any suggestions?


PS English isn't my native tongue...

A:Laptop stuck in boot loop - can't enter safe mode

first suggestion is this.
Startup Repair

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Hi guys,

I am new to this forum as I came across it while searching for a solution to revive my dead laptop. I hope someone can direct me what to do or even tell me if its become a lost cause!

I am not techy at all so please let me know if I should give you any other info you require to help me find a solution ( and how to get that info as well!) I would like to save all the data within my computer but am happy to let it go if it cant be done. My priority is to get the machine work!

My ACER 5517 stopped working 2 days ago. It would freeze at the welcome screen when I started Windows normally. After few attempts it stopped doing that and gave a black screen. So, I tried rebooting it with F8 and going to safe mode but it fails to do that saying theres some problem. I have tried startup repair which didn't work either. I dont have a repair CD.

I hope you understand what I am trying to say as I am typing this message at work while remembering what the laptop did. I dont have a repair CD but could I buy one if thats the solution?

Thanks very much in advance for your help.

CB

A:Acer laptop not working, Cant enter safe mode and Startup Repair fails

From another pc.

Download Ubuntu Live CD ISO image and burn the ISO image to a cd using Imgburn (how to burn an ISO image using Imgburn). With the newly burned cd boot with it then select "Try Ubuntu" not "Install Ubuntu" access the Windows partition or what ever partition or hdd you which to backup files from by going to the panel on top, select "Go" click on "Computer". Select the partition, or Hard drive then directories, and files you wish to back up, Backup the files to DVD, an external hard drive or thumb drive(s).
Downloading UBCD which is in my signature.Burn the ISO Image to a blank CD using Imgburn (How to burn a ISO Image using Imgburn) burn at lowest speed. With the newly burned cd boot with the cd go to HDD>Diagnostics>The make and model of your hard drive, Seagate, Maxtor, Drive Fitness which is Hitachi, Or Western Digital. Perform a short and long test. Could also be called "Standard" and "Extended" test or also "Comprehensive" test.

If you can not find the right test for your hard drive your OEM computer may have it's own hard drive diagnostics testing tool. Refer to your OEM computer documentation to find out how to access these test. Also try going to the manufacture of your machine to find documentation about it. Also consider going to the manufacture of your hard drive to look to see if they have hard dri... Read more

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Hello all, I've been messing with and Googling this problem all day and am stumped. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

My laptop:
Toshiba A105-S4134
XP SP2
MCE 2005
Intel T2400 Duo Core
2 GB RAM

1. Two days ago I had a glitch - a bunch of browser windows were open and the system just sort of froze up. I ended up doing a hard restart. The PC then took a longer than normal time to boot back up.

2. That made me nervous, so yesterday I made True Image images of both partitions on the HD, that is C: (OS and apps) and D: (data).

3. This morning I decided to run a memory diagnostic disk (I had memtest86+ and Windows Diagnostics CDs on hand). I set boot priority to CD/DVD ROM using Start > All Programs > Toshiba > Utilities > Toshiba Assist > Optimize > Toshiba Hardware Settings > Boot Priority

4. When I restarted the PC, I heard the CD Rom drive spin for a few seconds, but the screen stayed lack and didn't boot. After some time passed with no activity, I hit control/alt/delete a couple of times and XP then booted form the HD.

5. I unsuccessfully tried multiple times with three bootable CDs (that worked on another Toshiba laptop), including the Recovery and Apps disk that came with the laptop. Same result. I re-checked boot order a few times and the setting priority was still as I had set it.

6. I then found that I was unable to get into either safe mode or BIOS, or to get the PC to boot from the CD ROM during startup using any of F12, F8, F2... Read more

A:Solved: Toshiba: Cannot boot from CD or enter Safe Mode or enter BIOS on startup

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I have a Sony Vaio VPCEB32FM Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit.
I thought all of my problems were gone, but whenever I try put the computer into sleep mode with any button (the power button or from the start circle), it just turns black and won't go into sleep mode. The power button stays green instead of turning orange (sleep mode).
Any help? Could it be a driver problem?
Please don't suggest going into the Vaio Control Center, because that program doesn't work and always crashes.

A:Laptop won't go into sleep mode

I'm currently having the same issue with my 42FM Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit machine. I also cannot get the Vaio Control Center / Vaio Care to work either. Have you ever found a solution to this?

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Hi - Just installed Win10 on my 4 yr old HP G60535D. Now I have have to re-boot everytime I shut the lid. Played around with power settings, etc etc but no love. When I first open the lid, I can hear the computer running, a slight mechanical burp of some sort, then nothing...totally blank screen. I have to hold the power button down to shut it off, then re-boot. A 1st world problem for sure, but kind of irritating. Any suggestions?
Thanks in advance!

A:HP laptop sleep mode

Try shutting it down by
Right click the start button
Then Scroll to Shut down and sign out
Then click >
That will bring up 4 options
Then click SHUT DOWN

That is the way I do it
As the way you seem to do it you are only putting it to sleep

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Iv had my hp laptop for 2-3 years now, its got windows 10, and just a few weeks ago it started going into sleep mode randomly and then i'd have to wait for it before i could turn it back on. Sleep and hibernation is both disabled on my laptop, and it cant
be overheating because it will happen sometimes even though my laptop has been of for a few days. I'll be on my laptop for say 15 minutes and then it will go off, but if i then turn it back on, it wont last 15 seconds before going off again! usually i have
to leave it a couple of weeks before i can actually use it again. I thought it might have been because of the amount of files and applications i had on my laptop but i deleted most of them and it keeps happening. I'd like to avoid reinstalling windows and
loosing all my work.
Im not sure if it could be related or not, but something happened to the charging port of my laptop and now even when its plugged in the charge doesnt go up, but it doesnt go down either, so i have to keep it on constant charge. Also, if you put any slight
kind of pressure around the keyboard/bottom of the laptop, then it will shut down completely and restart.
I do have insurance on my laptop and could just take it back to the store but i'd prefer not to be without it for the weeks it'd take to fix it. 
Thanks to anyone that can help

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Hello EightForums, I'm new here so please be easy on me :P
Alright so I installed Windows 8 the other day (a clean install from ISO and a legitimate copy). Everything has been running very well with the exception of one thing. When I close the lid of my laptop it goes into hibernation mode rather than sleep, I had no problem with this in Windows 7 and have tried to change it in the power options. I have tried setting them to default settings, this is basically a clean install so I don't think anything is preventing it from going to sleep. I've googled it, but I cannot find a suitable solution for me.
I really appreciate any help you guys can give me, thanks.

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Hi, for a long whle now I have noticed that my laptop just goes inot sleep/hibernation mode even when I am actively using it !! All of the battery / power setting are set that it does not do this until 3 hours of inactivity.  I contacted HP under warranty and was advised that the BIOS needing updating, which  they did on line for me at the time.  It still does it and is really awkward at times.  What suggestions can anyone offer please?

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Hi ,
I am using xps 15 and I am facing this issue . My laptop keeps going into sleep mode . I have even changed the power settings and have put sleep option to ?never ? but it goes into sleep mode intermittently while i am using it . Kindly help me resolve the issue

A:Laptop keeps going to sleep mode

Please list exact Dell model number and version of windows. Ex; Dell XPS 9560 windows 10
If you don't know, type msinfo32 onto the search box and then stroll down to System Model.

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my laptop goes in to sleep mode every 5 seconds it doesen't matter if i am taking a brake for a second how can i correct this so i can keep the laptop on for as long as i need it for without it going in to sleep mode
 

A:laptop goes in to sleep mode

Hi

5 seconds ?? sure that's not an exageration?

Anyway go into power options in control panel, have a look in there, there are some options about sleep mode and hibernation, oh and go into the BIOS theres some settings (usually) along the same lines...

Regards
 

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