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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Computer wakes from sleep instantly. No lastwake information

My parents' computer wakes instantly when put to sleep. It spins down and then starts a second later. There are no devices set to wake, lastwake gives no information, eventvwr is empty, and the power ...
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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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Where to find “sleep mode” drivers for debian distro?

I have HP pavillion g6 dualbooted, running windows 7 and crunchbanng 11, 64 bit, based on debian wheezy. My crunchbang won't wake from sleep mode, I had similar problem on windows 7, solved the issue ...
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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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How does an x86 processor recover from S2/S3 sleep?

I was reading through this page on how sleep states work in Windows and I was intrigued by the reset vector. My current understanding is that; When the system is in S2/S3, the processor is fully ...
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Computer waking up from sleep in frequent intervals, no solution found yet

I have an Asus laptop (Q501LA) with Windows 8.1 installed (upgraded from Windows 8). Throughout the day when the laptop is on, it wakes up by itself from sleep. This problem has occurred both in ...
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Windows 10 BSOD freeze after sleep + blue screen on boot

I had the following problem: I just fresh installed Windows 10 on my ThinkPad t450s and crashed after every sleep. When the laptop is in sleep mode and I open it and press a key to wake it up: ...
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After Upgrading to Windows 10 Power Settings Ignored

I'm working with a couple of desktop units at work and for whatever reason one desktop unit now decides to ignore all Windows power settings after upgrading (then running a clean install) to Windows ...
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System stops running

I'm using Debian (3.2.63-2+deb7u2 x86_64) as a base to run extremely time consuming calculations. My problem is that, after some time of working (several weeks), and even using a small load of ...
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Why does sleeping kill my internet and how can I fix it?

So new problem for me on Win10 on a desktop attached to ethernet: When I put the computer to sleep (basically at this point just shutting the monitors off) no matter how short the time, I lose my ...
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Windows 8.1 computer repeatedly wakes up and goes to sleep again

I put my computer (Windows 8.1 Pro) to sleep every evening. For a couple days now, I find it awake in the morning. A quick check in Event Viewer shows that it actually woke up and (apparently) put ...
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Windows 7 Randomly Sleeps, Reason: Button or Lid?

Though similar to other questions here, the event log yielded a different cause: Log Name: System Source: Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power Date: 3/5/2015 12:00:20 PM Event ID: ...
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Putting PC into Sleep causes all games to run poorly

After putting my PC to sleep and waking it back up, Games that normally run very smooth, Run very poorly, choppy, and almost unplayable. I'm currently running on an ASUS Nvidia GTX 770. Current ...
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Script to put Windows 8 to sleep and wake up in 5 seconds

How can I put Windows 8 to sleep(standby) and then wake up in 5 seconds? I know I can use psshutdown -d to sleep, but then how can it wake up on a timer?
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How to Prevent S3/Suspend on F20 when an SSH Connection is Active?

I'd like to prevent an F20 box from entering sleep mode when an active SSH connection is established. Back in the days of pm-utils this task was simple enough -- all that was necessary was to place ...
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force windows into successful sleep mode

some applications can prevent windows from going into sleep mode(e.g: connectify hotspot), in these cases, the monitor (laptop's screen) turns off and windows try to go into the sleep mode but because ...
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Windows 8 screen turn off and doesn't turn on when in activity

I've just bought my laptop with windows 8 64-bits pre-installed. The laptop is fast, and the operating system works (almost) perfectly. What is happening is that if I stop using the laptop for a ...
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Cannot login after resuming from sleep

I am using Windows 8 64bit. My computer is Toshiba R830. I have found that when I make the computer sleep and resume from sleep, I cannot login using the password. Having resumed from sleep, at the ...
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Lenovo W510 won't resume from sleep with second hard drive installed

I have a 128GB SSD in place of the original hard drive and the old hard drive, a 160GB HDD in the Ultrabay with a third party adapter. Running Windows 7 Enterprise. This problem does not happen when I ...
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iMac wakes up from sleep

I'm having quite an annoying problem with my imac: After I tell it to go to sleep, it wakes back up approximately 5s later. I've taken the following steps to try and diagnose the problem: ...
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MY USB3 Card is preventing my computer from sleeping. How can I stop it?

Whenever I try to put my computer to sleep, it wakes up instantly. I have found out it is the USB 3 card I recently purchased which is the problem, as when I disable it in Device Manager my computer ...
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Disallow shutdown/sleep/restart on OSX?

Is it possible to disable shutdown, sleep and restart for non-admin user on Mac OS X? (I am running Snow Leopard.)
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Prevent PC from sleeping while running Photoshop batch

I'm running Windows 10 and latest version of Photoshop CC. I started a long running batch and I assumed Photoshop would keep the computer awake, but apparently it doesn't. Is there a setting in ...
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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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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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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 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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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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'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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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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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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How can I find out exactly what caused the wake-up of Windows 10?

I had this problem once before when I was running Windows 7. I don't remember which device was causing the insomnia but I remember running the command powercfg -lastwake which told me exactly which ...
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Windows 10 crashes after sleep intermittently

Just upgraded to Windows 10 on my home-built 3 year old desktop PC from Windows 8.1. After the upgrade I reset the PC so that I got rid of all the cruft from the previous installation. I have ...
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Windows 10 goes to sleep ignoring the settings

My Lenovo laptop's settings: is plugged in no screensaver "never" go to sleep/hybernate set to all settings in advanced power options When music is playing or watching video everything works ...
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Laptop wont wake up after lid closed Dell XPS L502X

Hi I have a Dell XPS L502x, I am having problems when I close the lid, it won't fire up again when I open the lid. The fan starts but nothing else happens, I have to press and hold the on/off button ...
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Memory_Management BSOD when shutting down or sleeping computer after Win 10 upgrade

I recently upgraded a Dell D820 to Windows 10, and have been getting a Memory_Management BSOD every time I shut down the computer or it goes to sleep. The computer runs fine while in use, and has ...
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Desktop computer wakes up after a few minutes

Not sure what is causing it. Not sure what other information you all would need apart from what I'm pasting below. Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.10240] (c) 2015 Microsoft Corporation. All rights ...
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Controller (or driver) causing Windows 10 to always stay awake

Ever since upgrading to Windows 10, my machine would not allow the screen or machine to timeout and sleep or hibernate. Before upgrading from Windows 7 the machine slept normally. After some searching ...
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Calendar waking computer from sleep

Windows 10 keeps waking my computer from sleep over every notification. How can I prevent this from happening, while I still want to see the notifications when I turn on the computer?
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Windows 10 PCs not sleeping after automatic wake (sometimes)

I have recently upgraded two PCs from Win 8.1 to Win 10. I also have a Windows Home Server box which I use to back up the PCs. The PCs are woken automatically every day at 10am for the WHS backup. ...
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Windows 8.1 Won't stay asleep

As the title indicates, my 8.1 Windows PC will not stay asleep. -I have globally disabled all wake timers through the power options, and verified that there are no active wake timers via the ...
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Manually controlling hdd sleep

My question is about controlling and getting info about HDD sleep (or HDD hibernation) in Windows 8.1. I am not referring to system hybernation. How to manually put hdd into sleep How to check, if ...
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How to troubleshoot occasional failure to boot?

This only happens 10-20% of the time, which makes it tough for me to analyze. Basically, when I try to wake the PC from sleep or try to boot shortly after turning it off completely, nothing happens. ...
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display won't return after being turned off

I have a custom build PC running Windows 7. My problem started a few weeks ago. The power settings are set to not go to sleep and the display to never turn off, but despite this, after a certain ...
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Cannot Wake Laptop From Sleep

I just got a laptop with Windows 8.0 Pro 64 bit. I know this is common problem but I cannot get this solved. When the laptop goes to sleep, it cannot be woken up. I have tried to search google and ...
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Windows 7 laptop comes in hibernation from sleep and can't boot after that

I have a new OS installation on my laptop, Windows 7. I put PC into hibernation state. After that it can't boot from this state normally (error 0xC000009A on black screen), I have to perform cold ...
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Does UBUNTU partition (with GRUB) affect Windows 8.1 Sleep/Shutdown/Hibernate behavior?

I have a UBUNTU and Windows 8.1 dual boot installed on a dell Inspiron 14 5000. I'm considering removing UBUNTU though (although I am happy with it) because Windows is unable to consistently remain in ...
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Wierd screen colors when waking mac from sleep

I have mac mini with two monitors and sometimes when I wake it from sleep I get this weird screen: This is a normal screen: This isn't a big issue (at least I hope so) as it goes back to normal ...
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Is it possible to define custom Power Nap tasks/behavior?

In OS X 10.8, Power Nap was introduced. When it's turned on, a machine can perform tasks like checking for new email and backing up using Time Machine. I was wondering if it is at all possible to ...