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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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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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 [duplicate]

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 two-...
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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] Type:...
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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 wake-...
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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? ...