Sleep mode is a low-power state designed to provide very fast resuming of a computer's operation, with minimal power consumption.

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How to get back sleep option in Windows 7?

I had given my laptop for a video driver software installation but after getting it back, I noticed that my sleep and hibernation options are faded in the start menu and if I close my laptop's lid, ...
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Windows 10 Desktop PC will not wake up at all

Yesterday my Dell Desktop PC with Windows 10 64-bit was refusing to wake from its sleep state. I finally got it to come on by not only powering it off, but unplugging it and waiting a few seconds. ...
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Converted Windows 7 to UEFI, now fails to do hybrid sleep

I have two hard drives, 3TB and 2TB. 2TB drive uses MBR, 3TB uses GPT. My Windows 7 OS is installed in the 2TB hard drive. I wanted to try out Elementary OS so I installed it on the 3TB drive in UEFI ...
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External HDD in USB 3.0 case unmounts on sleep

For starters, I haven't tried it on anything but my MacBook Air (10.11). I know I should have, but I can't. Further details: The disc: Hitachi 5K500 B-320, named DSRD USB 3.0 case: LogiLink UA0106 ...
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Why did my computer wake me up? [duplicate]

Tonight, at 02:36 AM, my bedroom computer (Windows 10 1511) decided to wake up from hibernation. Obviously, my first instinct was to yell at it for waking me up in the middle of the night (it's not ...
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Lenovo b40-30 All in one desktop weird sound when going to sleep mode

Whenever I press Fn + F3 (which is a shortcut for Sleep mode) or Win + X + U + S, the desktop will make a weird sound almost like the fan inside is overreving (like in a car) right before the PC goes ...
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Windows 7 doesn't sleep properly on first try

I have been using Sleep for a long time in Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on a regular basis without a problem.However, lately when I click "Sleep" the screen turns black as it should, but the laptop remains ...
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Confusion waking laptop from sleep/hibernate

I have a HP Pavilion x2 laptop. It was originally on W8.1 now W10. Both cases, the same problem remains in that when we try to open the laptop we get problems. Typically it won't appear to do ...
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How can one prevent a Windows Scheduled Task from being killed upon OS sleep?

I have a Scheduled Task which runs an application upon user logon with the "run with highest privileges" checkbox turned on, so that the application can launch with admin rights. Unfortunately, when ...
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Windows 10 temporarily freezes (sometimes) when waking up from sleep

I am using a Lenovo L440 with Windows 10 (installed from scratch, so no weird upgrading effects possible). When I wake up the computer from sleep mode it often (but not always) freezes for some time ...
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Laptop display malfunction?

I just came home from school and turned on my computer from sleep mode, and this showed up Yesterday I had to put my laptop on sleep mode on battery for the night, because I had to charge my ...
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High packet loss after Windows 10 goes to sleep with VirtualBox installed

I just upgraded my desktop to Windows 10 (fresh install) and I was experiencing some pretty bad network performance. Ping was showing roughly 30-50% packet loss (Request timed out) so I decided to ...
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SD Card disappear from Windows on Macbook Pro after waking up

I have the SD Card for my Macbook Pro running Windows. Every time the laptop goes to sleep and wake up, the SD Card disappear. It only comes back if you restart - I tried install new BootCamp driver, ...
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Why doesn't screensaver start when I put computer to sleep?

When I click sleep mode on Windows 10, my screensaver doesn't start as expected. Is it possible to have the screen saver start upon sleep? Is this a bug? Or, is sleep mode not supposed to go to the ...
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How to stop all wake timers Windows 10

How do I absolutely, positively stop ALL wake timers or other apps from EVER waking my computer again? I'm so fed up with my computer waking me up several times every night that I'm willing to delete ...
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Windows 8.1 Tablet going to sleep/turning off display when set not to?

I have a Tablet PC I am trying to use as a miniserver for a small chat group. It runs the software just fine, but of course I need the computer to be on at all times, as well as keep the display on. ...
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System went to sleep last night for no good reason

I've recently built a new computer running windows 10 with x99 motherboard and for some reasons my Windows went to sleep mode last night for no good reason. When I woke from my sleep the computer ...
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Windows 10 doesn't sleep

So, it's been a while since I had this issue and now it's getting even worse, as hitting Suspend button just takes me to lockscreen. Here's what powercfg says about my system (it's Italian but I ...
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Mouse wakes up computer even with the wake option off

I have a Windows 10 Laptop (which is used as a desktop) with a touchpad that I never use and a mouse that is not supposed to behave as it does. I have my computer set to use Away Mode, but I do not ...
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Secondary monitor off after sleep

I have two monitors connected to same onboard Intel graphic card. When I start my computer both screens are on and the display configuration is fine. But as soon as my computer goes to sleep, if I ...
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Hibernate restore error OSX 10.11.4

I have MacBook Pro mid2012, after upgrade SSD+HDD+RAM I noticed that after few hours in sleep, osx cannot wake up, I see hibernate restore process, but after couple seconds osx drops into panic. ...
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converting all shutdown requests to sleep requests

My Windows 10 home desktop computer has a broken power button. I have already had 3 different occasions where I was messing around with cables, power outlets and slightly shifting my PC so the power ...
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Windows 10 computer keeps sleeping (in spite of every available setting) [closed]

I am running Windows 10. All available power settings (advanced settings under power options) are set to Never; including Sleep, Screen, Hibernate, and HDD. This is in addition to High Performance ...
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Stop user from canceling hibernation

I have my laptop set to warn me when the battery is at 25% and got to hybrid sleep at 15%. Well, I must have been extremely focussed on what I was working on because I didn't see the warning bubbles ...
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Will turning of the power to a pc in sleep mode cause any problems?

I have a pc that whenever I go to sleep I need to save some programs in a way that I don't have to close them. So what I've been doing is putting my pc into sleep mode. This reacently caused it to ...
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How to run an SSH server on a laptop?

I want to create a program that allows a user to SSH into their laptop. But there is a serious problem: laptops sleep when they close. In particular, I believe this cannot be disabled on OS X. Does ...
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Toggle what happens when the lid is closed, with a batch file on the desktop? [duplicate]

Is it possible to create some kind of batch file which can be added onto the desktop, which toggles whether my laptop sleeps or does nothing upon the lid being closed, in Windows 10? Usually i like ...
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Windows 10 won't sleep, even after overriding drivers

This is pretty much a fresh Windows 10 installation. I rebooted, logged in and opened CMD as an admin: C:\Windows>powercfg -requests DISPLAY: None. SYSTEM: [DRIVER] High Definition Audio Device ...
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How can i make 2nd HDD in Macbook stay spun down (OS X El Capitan)?

I installed a 2nd HDD in my 2012 macbook pro 13" about a year ago, and i used this script that i found online to put my drive to sleep and wake it up: tell application "Finder" if not (exists the ...
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How to completely destroy Windows 10 Updater? [duplicate]

So I've tried the following: Disabled the Windows Update Service Enabled No auto-restart with logged o users for scheduled automatic update Set Windows Update to Notify to Schedule Restart and Defer ...
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Vbetool not working after suspend/resume

I use vbetool to switch a laptop monitor on and off. However, it's not working after suspend/resume (but does work after hibernate/resume). To no avail, I've tried the following pm-suspend quirks: ...
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Computer wakes up when called by ip

I have a Z97 motherboard from ASUS (windows 10), setup to work with wake on lan in uefi and windows settings: In the uefi settings I enabled wake on pci express from APM settings in windows, device ...
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After sleep state, pc with linux doesn't let me shut down the system

I have been using Xubuntu as my main system for 3 weeks, but I noticed only today that after the pc has woken up from the Sleep state it doesn't let me shut down the system. I tried to shut down by ...
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Is it possible to make a PC come out of sleep mode remotely?

I have recently built a new PC at home and put Team viewer onto it so I could connect in remotely to install software whilst I was at work. The problem I'm having is, I forgot to turn off Auto Sleep ...
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Can Windows 10 wake timers override wake timer settings on battery?

If I have wake timers set to "Disable" in power settings, will Windows Update on Windows 10 (the Reboot wake timer of UpdateOrchestrator) still wake the computer from sleep (or any other low-power ...
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Lenovo 541 sleep / lock issue

My Lenovo W541 Win10 x64 Pro tries to sleep after ~2 minutes of inactivity. I have looked for every setting that might affect turning off the screen, when the computer sleeps, etc. The minimum time I ...
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Are air mice unable to wake a computer from s3?

I built a htpc and am happy with it, there are no problems. I have a cheap microsoft USB wireless keyboard and mouse that I use to control it. Recently I have been looking at air-mice to replace them. ...
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windows 10 restarts after waking from sleep mode

I'm using windows 10 on My asus ROG g750Jw. My lap doesn't wake up from sleep mode.any ideas and fixes much appreciated. I've attached the energy report below Power Efficiency Diagnostics Report ...
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USB Audio Device Preventing Sleep (Windows 10)

Background I have been having issues with my computer not entering sleep and also waking from sleep since Window 8.1. I had hoped that Windows 10 would resolve these issues, but unfortunately this is ...
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How to have my laptop go to sleep when unplugged while lid shut? (Don't want it to go to sleep when closing lid and plugged in)

I've got a Lenovo Yoga 2 11 running Windows 10. I currently have it set to stay awake when the lid is closed and it is plugged in, and that is working exactly as intended. However, if the lid is ...
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Samsung Book 9 Pro Network Adapter causing BSOD when waking from sleep

Firstly, this is my first post here. Apologies if this isn't the best place to ask this question. I bought a new Samsung book 9 pro in January and it's a fantastic laptop apart from one problem. When ...
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Computer display shows no image

A few minutes ago, I left my computer and turned off the display in order to install Unity. After about half a hour, I returned and turned on the screen. While it automatically detected VGA input, ...
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Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) and S3-suspend (sleep)

since my laptop is aging, but I love its 4:3 screen, I don't like relying on external media (also no USB 3 ports), and SSDs are too small for my budget, but I want full encryption (previously ...
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Windows (sleep mode) Screen is dimming but unable to go to sleep

When i'm running windows 7(64 bits) a long time , the computer won't go to sleep when i hit the sleep mode button or the power button (since i'm configuring it that way) When going to sleep , the ...
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Windows 7 - spontaneous wake from sleep

Irregularly, unattended PC wakes up. A typical 'system' event log sequence is below Basically, my question is whether anything can be inferred from this. More specifically, Is the order of ...
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My keyboard types this thing “```````````````” & makes PC to sleep mode

My keyboard types this thing "```````````````" & makes PC to sleep mode. So I turn off power settings in control panel, still problem arise. If I remove keyboard,then problem not coming. ...
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Laptop Power Button Won't Shut Down Stuck Installing Windows Updates

I have a Toshiba Tecra R950 laptop with Windows 7 64 bit. Last night it seemed stuck on the installing updates screen while shutting down. I let it run all night and it is still stuck. So I decided to ...
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Computer doesn't shut down, hibernate or sleep

After the Windows 10 upgrade my PC (HP Pavilion 15n-000sq) won't shut down, hibernate or even sleep. Whenever I choose one of these it just goes to a black screen but everything is still running and ...
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Trackpad not fully functioning after resume from sleep (Windows 7)

I am running Windows 7 x64 on a 2012 MacBook Pro via Boot Camp. Often, when Windows resumes from sleep, the trackpad does not function fully. Move and single click work, but two-finger click and ...
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Should Windows 7 transition Sleep => Hibernating if battery drops below critical?

I have a MacBook Pro running Windows 7 x64 via Boot Camp. I recently lost work because, on receiving a low battery warning (at 10%), I closed the lid to put the laptop to sleep, but then forgot to ...