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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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 ...
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Linux - keep USB HDD alive programatically (no spin down)

I have faulty HDD attached to 24/7 server, which sometimes throws I/O error after spin up. Thus I want to prevent it from spinning down programatically. It's about 6 years old Samsung G3 Station. No ...
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How to Wake Computers For SSH and Remote Desktop Services?

I have a mix of Mac, Linux and Windows computers. I love being able to SSH into them and launch a remote desktop client, so that I can pretty much access all of my computers from one. The only problem ...
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How to setup the laptop behavior when opening the LID

I'm using Windows 7 When i set my laptop to sleep or hibernate. But when i open the lid the laptop start automatically : this cause a problem for me because when i package the laptop in my hand bag , ...
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Windows 10 Laptop - Require password on sleep, not on monitor off

I have an ASUS ROG G551 laptop. Like most laptops, I can press fn+f7 to turn off the monitor to save power without stopping any running programs. I used to be able to wake the monitor back up and ...
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How to prevent some program to wake up my PC?

My PC gone sleep and then wake up in about few minutes. After checked with powercfg -lastwake I found this. Wake History Count - 1 Wake History [0] Wake Source Count - 1 Wake Source [0] ...
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computer sleeps when I leave it for a minute regardless what the instruction are

Every thing was good until last Dec when msn installed updates on win10. The commands were go to sleep after 10 min on battery and never when plugged in and no password required when opening. It now ...
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Windows 10 Freezes while asleep

My model laptop is a Toshiba Satellite L505D-S5983 with Windows 10. I have to hard reboot sometimes 2-3 times per day. I put it in hibernate when I need to walk away and when I return it will not ...
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Windows 10 PC wakes up on its own, even when the lid is closed

I have a laptop which I recently upgraded to windows 10. I am facing an issue with the same symptoms as many others, my laptops wakes up from sleep at ungodly hours at night. There is a difference ...
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Windows 10 INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE SSD Drive After Reset

I was happily working away on my machine until I had to go out, I stupidly hit the Sleep button instead of shutdown. I couldn't get the machine to come out of sleep so ended up having to hit the ...
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Win 8.1 not going to sleep

I have searched quite a lot already but unfortunately didnt find any solution or hint yet. My problem is NOT that my computer starts/boots itself from standby mode. For this often discussed problem, ...
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Unable to wake computer from sleep/hibernate

Samsung Chronos 7 laptop (Intel core i7) running Windows 8.1 Issue: laptop won't wake from sleep/hibernate with hibernate the display does not shut off, screen black, unable to wake with sleep (and ...
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How to add power buttons to Linux lockscreen?

I am having trouble with the lockscreen that appears after I wake my computer from sleep mode while running Linux, there is no way to put the computer back to sleep without unlocking the screen. I ...
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DVD tray opens when PC comes out of sleep

This problem has only been present for about a week, but I can't seem to remember what I could have done to cause it. Whenever my PC wakes up from sleep, the DVD tray opens, and this window has ...
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How to check what apps that prevent hard disk from sleeping in OS X

I am using OSX El-Capitan and i thing there is an app that prevent the harddisk from sleeping and keep it spinning. Some of the answer i have found is to check and repair the harddisk permission. I ...
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Can't get back from Sleep Mode using a mouse or a keyboard

I bought a new PC lately. I configured it so after 10 minutes my display turns off, and after 30 minutes my PC will go to Sleep. When my PC goes to Sleep, i'm trying to wake him up using my mouse ...
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Asus laptop doesn't wake-up from sleep. It's restarting

Since short time, I have a sleep issue with my Asus laptop F751LAV. When I put the laptop in sleep mode (close led, LED light shows sleep mode), and when I open the laptop, it restarts instead of ...
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Where does Windows save its sessions?

When my battery is drained of power, my laptop will turn off on its own and I am able to start Windows from where it was before it turned off. My question is: where does Windows save all that data? ...
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Windows 8 HP wifi broken after sleep; not power management issue

Randomly after sleep/hibernate/whatever The wifi tray icon will show that it is connected Cannot disconnect or connect to another network from the wifi assistant The adapter settings will show ...
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Windows 10 Sleep mode causes unsafe shutdown

Recently, when I leave my computer (desktop, not laptop) alone for half an hour or so, I will come back to find that rather than enter sleep or hibernate, the computer has shut down completely. While ...
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In Win Server 2012, task manager is always paused after the computer sleeps

I have my PC running Windows Server 2012 and I have it set to sleep after 4 hours of inactivity. I always leave the Task Manager Open and I have noticed that the first time I access the performance ...
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What happens when a computer “goes to sleep”?

What happens when a computer goes to sleep? Should I sleep my computer or should I power it down? Is there an appropriate use for each mode or is it just a matter of personal preference?
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External HD Sleeping on Windows 10

I have an external SSD HD (Kingston HD with an Orico USB3 enclosure) that seems to fall asleep after 15 minutes of being idle. I've checked all my power settings for USB and for Hard drives to never ...
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Make PC wake up using task scheduler in Win 10 from sleep

In Win 10 Pro, I have used task scheduler to make my PC go to sleep (not hibernate) at night, which works fine. But I am trying to get my PC to wake itself up in the morning, but no luck here. I have ...
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Laptop wakes up from sleep every several hours

I have a new ASUS Zenbook UX305. OS: Windows 10 Home I've figured out that my laptop wakes up from sleep during the night, so i reviewed the event viewer and found out that it happens about 3-4 times ...
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Windows 10 does not wake on schedule

I recently upgraded a Win7 media server to Windows 10 pro. I have a scheduled task to wake the server at a specified time; however it no longer works in Windows 10. It worked perfectly fine in 7. ...
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Monitor suddenly went to sleep and I can't wake it up

I think that's GPU problem: I was playing game and then screen turned black and said 'going to sleep mode'. And I can't wake it up. I've tried restart PC (it works), change monitor cable port, ...
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Sometimes OS does not go to sleep

I have the last version of BunsenLabs 3.16.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt20-1+deb8u1 (2015-12-14) x86_64 GNU/Linux Motherboard: Asus Z97 PRO; CPU: i5-4590; SSD: Kingston SSDNow; Video: ...
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Is it safe to shut down my PC right after intensive CPU/GPU load?

Is it a good idea to shut down or put to sleep my PC seconds after some very heavy processing load on the CPU or GPU? I'm asking this because i'm not sure if the cooling system has enough time to ...
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Windows 10 Sleeps Before Set Time

My computer is falling asleep outside of the screen and sleep times that I have set. I have made sure that the screen saver is set to none, and that the power options and advanced settings match the ...
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Audio Stream prevents sleep

So I installed windows 10 recently after a factory reset of my dell inspiron 3542, but I'm having issues with the sleeping process. I put the computer to sleep, it doesn't.. and looses battery. I ...
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Lenovo Y580 does not properly wake up from sleep

I have a Lenovo Y580 notebook and have a strange issue when putting it in standby mode. When I try to resume it, the power button lights up from flashing, I hear the powering sound of the DVD drive, ...
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Keep MacBook running with lid closed for specified duration

Occasionally it's useful to leave a MacBook running for an hour or so to complete updates or some lengthy data analysis at the end of the day. I'd like to be able to close the lid of the MacBook or ...
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Is the CPU active in Sleep mode?

Suppose on a Windows OS, you toggle the computer to go into sleep mode and put it away. As far as I know there will no programs or processes will be running. But would the processor still be running ...
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'Turn off hard disk after' doesn't work

I'm running Windows 10, which is installed on an SSD. I have 4 additional hard drives installed in the same desktop computer. In the advanced power options, I have set 'Turn off hard disk after' to 1 ...
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Why my computer wakes up from the network card?

I've noticed my computer receiving a wake signal from my network. I am on a LAN with only few devices connected on it: printer, smart phones, nas, router + few other computers... I checked the ...
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Suspicious wake up and how to see which program used bandwidth

I put my computer to sleep (Windows 7) and some time later it just wakes up by itself without any user intervention. So I ran cmd and used the powercfg-lastwake command but didn't get any results ...
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Why is my sleep mode directly tied into my video card drivers?

I have windows 7 professional installed. I've been using sleep mode for years to turn my computer 'off' and only reboot or actually power down when absolutely necessary. In fact, I even had the 'Shut ...
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Device reenabling ability to wake PC from sleep on its own

I have problem. Some of my devices like wireless mouse and keyboard re enable option: "Allow this device to wake the computer" in Device Manager. I run command: powercfg -devicequery wake_armed to ...
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How to check on windows system if it supporting S5 soft off state and wake up alarms?

I searched on MSDN and found S5 state. But i didn't find any command line through which i could still find if system i am having which supports S5 state or not? C:\WINDOWS\system32>powercfg /L ...
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Is there anyway to enable autosleep in batch in windows 10?

I have a requirement that enable autosleep in batch file. The reason is i want to autosleep my computer after getting off work, but disable autosleep when i'm on duty I know how to auto wake up my ...
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Delay a scheduled task after locking PC?

I'm trying to setup a delayed scheduled task that kicks off once the PC is locked. The action will be to put the PC to sleep. Right now I have it set to "delay task for 1 hour", and I also have a ...
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Windows 10 won't wake from sleep for remote desktop

Windows 10 also won't run scheduled backups if sleeping. RDP and Acronis work properly if computer is not asleep. Wake on LAN is enabled. Help needed, thanks.
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Catching screens turning on/off and running script or program when it happens

I'm attempting to automatize lights around the man cave, ideally i would like to have the lights to be on as long as the computer screens are on and the lights go off when screensaver kicks in, ...
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Does Windows ever stop services when resuming from sleep?

I'm running on windows 8. Occasionally, when I resume from sleep, my service gets a stop request through the SCM (call to SvcCtrlHandler with SERVICE_CONTROL_STOP). I wasn't able to trace the source ...
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Windows 10 won't wake from sleep after update 1511

I installed the update to Windows 10 version 1511 at the end of November and have since been unable to wake my system after sleep. The system starts to wake after a keyboard interaction (lights on, ...
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Sound Hardware Only Detected After Sleep

I have a Packard Bell iMedia from a few years back, which i now let my (young) daughters use. It originally had Vista so a few years back I put XP on it, and most recently Win7 x64. Specs Windows ...
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Power-Troubleshooter shows no info of wakesource

If you want to look what woke your pc from sleep, just open the event viewer and look for the log of the Power-Troubleshooter event. Alternatively you can type "powercfg -lastwake" into the cmd. ...
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notebook going to sleep randomly and very slow

I've got this issue for months already now... it was annoying, but I dealt with it. I already went through vast amount of tutorials on how to fix random sleeping, but nothing worked for me. For the ...