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My computer starts up everyday at the same time

My laptop keeps starting up every day at the same time, whether or not it is connected to AC power. I checked the task scheduler for any task that are set to run, but I couldn't find any. I checked ...
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Restart and then automatically shutdown windows 8 [duplicate]

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Why isn't my Windows 7 x64 laptop hibernating properly?

Usually when I put my Windows 7 x64 Acer TravelMate 5520 laptop into hibernation nowadays, it starts back up in this screen: Text in picture: Windows did not shut down successfully. If this ...
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Computer takes nearly 10 minutes to boot from a cold start, but only a minute from hiberation

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Prevent Windows 7 from resuming from hibernation

I am running Windows 7 x64 on my machine and everything is perfect. I actually never turn off my PC completely but rather I always put it into hibernation mode for fast resume once I get back. ...