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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w520 sleep freeze

This laptop is driving me crazy. Sometimes when I instruct it to go to sleep (by closing the lid or pressing hotkey on keyboard). It either doesn't respond to the commandThe screen goes black but it ...
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Windows 8 wakes from sleep immediately with errors regarding “memory type range registers (MTRRs)”

After an arbitrary, but small amount of time, my computer wakes back up after going to sleep. I have attempted desperately to solve this issue, short of contacting any official support or ...
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Why is a video card needed to put my system in sleep mode?

I'm using Windows 7 and some time ago my video card broke down. I can use the computer as I did, except I can't watch movies or play games, but that's okay with me. I'm not interested in putting any ...
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Windows won't sleep after booting from grub

I recently added a second hard drive to my computer and I am using it do dual-boot Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) with Windows 7. Both hard drives are SATA. I am using the default grub bootloader on my second ...
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Windows 7 : Prevent computer from sleeping while there is network traffic

I have a python script that is downloading data on a remote computer. I want to prevent the computer from going to sleep as long as the data download is in progress. However if the program ...
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HP laptop (Windows 7 x64) turns itself on @11:30am every day

My HP laptop wakes up from sleep every day at 11:30am by itself. No tasks scheduled for that time (either user or Windows tasks). No AV scans or updates scheduled for that time. Auto-defrag & ...
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Laptop wakes up from Sleep mode when I remove the mouse [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Notebook wakes up after disconnecting mouse On my new laptop the following happens: I press the Power button and the computer goes to sleep. OK. I unplug the cables, ...
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Can I set a hibernation/sleep warning on my laptop

Is it possible to set a hibernation/sleep warning on a laptop like a count down or something? I sometimes bring my laptop to work and access files off it through my work computer. It is sitting at the ...
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Laptop Randomly Turning On and Off

So, I have a pretty new laptop, and one of its quirks is that, at random times (though typically in the middle of the night), it seems to wake up from sleep mode, churn a bit, and then go back into ...
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Mac: How to log in as different user when Mac requires password to wake from sleep?

If your Mac is set up to require a password when being awoke from sleep or the screen saver is it possible to log in as a different user? If so how?
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Finding the cause why a laptop wakes itself from sleep

My new Windows 7 64bit laptop keeps waking up from sleep. I tried various things and still it wakes up: Disconnecting the mouse\keyboard Disconnecting it from the LAN Keeping it with the lid closed ...
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Mac OS X unexpected wake up after hibernate

OS X 10.6 I use deepsleep widget to put Mac into hibernate without powering DRAM. However Mac always wakes up like 2 hours later unexpected. Things I've checked: No scheduled wake up in Energy ...
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Acer Aspire E1-572G won't wake up from sleep

I have this laptop at work, Acer Aspire E1-572G, and whenever it sleeps, it does not want to wake up whatever I do. I put it to sleep by closing the lid or FN + ALT + F4. I tried of course opening ...
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Why can't I wake up my laptop with a keyboard or mouse press?

I have an Asus n56vv laptop running Windows 8.1 professional that is giving me a quite annoying problem: I can't wake it from sleep by pressing a button on the mouse or keyboard. This happens on both ...
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Windows 7 doesn't Sleep [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Troubleshooting a Windows 7 PC that wouldn’t sleep I recently started facing problem with the Sleep feature of Windows 7. Whenever I press the sleep button, it goes into ...
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Windows Laptop not directly waking up from sleep and hibernation

I have an Acer laptop (Extensa 4420) on which I installed Windows 7 a while ago. It recently developed a problem where it often doesn't directly wake up from sleep or hibernation. Instead, it takes ...
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Task scheduled to wake laptop - only works when lid is open

I am running Windows 7 Starter on an Acer Aspire One laptop. I want my laptop to automatically run a task (backup the HDD to a network drive) once a week in the middle of the night. I scheduled the ...
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Machine seems to sleep but doesn't power off?

I have a windows 7 x64 machine which sometimes (not all the time - no discernable pattern) when I tell it to sleep turns off the monitor but never powers off the machine (left it overnight). It then ...
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Sleep is disabled on my Windows 7, how do I enable it?

When I go to Start->Shutdown Menu the Sleep option is disabled. What's going on here? I read online it could be the graphics driver but that's insalled already. What is causing this?
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Windows 7 Pro x64 suffering from insomnia

My Win 7 Pro x64 is unable to enter sleep mode. Pressing the sleep button results in strange state where the computer starts entering the sleep mode, the display is turned off but then the whole ...
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Windows XP clock set incorrectly after resume from sleep

I dual boot Linux and Windows XP on my laptop. I added the following registry key in XP to support Universal Time from the BIOS: ...
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How to reconnect VPN automatically after sleep/hibernate on Vista/7?

I'm using Win 7's built-in VPN client but every time I put my computer to sleep / hibernate mode and then wake it up again, the connection is lost and I need to reconnect manually. Is there any way to ...
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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 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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Windows 8.1 puting hard drive into sleep mode

I have SSD with operating system and operating programm which I use daily - it's small 120GB disc - and two 1TB HDD where I saved full-day work. I use HDD two times per day but they are not going on a ...
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Windows 7 Won't Hibernate after Windows Update, Wakes Solved [duplicate]

I had a windows 7 system that hibernated every single day of my life, except on the days- Windows forced a critical update to my computer. Then I always had to do a system restore to get back ...
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Can I prevent my Windows laptop from waking up when the lid opens?

My laptop (a Lenovo Thinkpad W530 running Windows 7) regularly wakes from a sleep state in my bag, draining battery and overheating badly (even when I make a point to leave the fans unobstructed by ...
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Computer turns on when something else is turned on in the room

I have a desktop PC plugged into a wall power socket that wakes up from sleep when some other device is turned on plugged into a power socket in the room (different socket other side of room, but most ...
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How to prevent windows from sleeping? [duplicate]

How I can prevent my laptop from sleeping when a large file is downloading? Notice that I use windows 8 and the downloader program is IDM where I can find the related settings, in IDM or Windows? ...
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Does shutting down regularly harm laptop or Windows?

I usually work with my laptop and always shut it down for studying or doing other works (for half hour to two hours, about 6 times/day). Is this harmful?
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Sleep/Hibernate Confirm Screen from Sleep/Hibernate Button?

I've got a Lenovo T400 running Windows 7 and I've got this bad habit of expecting the bottom left button to be CTRL instead of FN. Is there a way I can force or remap the Fn+Sleep/Hibernate to bring ...
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The mouse touchpad doesn't work after waking from sleep

Hey, I just bought a new laptop, the problem is that when I put my pc to sleep, after it wakes up the mouse touch pad is all messed up and doesn't work so I have to restart my laptop. Is this some ...
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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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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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Computer Suddenly started waking up from sleep by itself

My PC was functioning fine for a longtime until last night when I went to sleep it suddenly turned itself on. I made it sleep again and around 10 mins later it went on again. So I ran powercfg ...
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Windows 7 Start Menu: Difference between Sleep (and Hybrid Sleep) and Hibernate

I am running a localized (Italian) version of Windows 7. At the bottom of the start menu, when I click the arrow next to "Shut Down", here is what I see (I have listed the correspondence between the ...
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Windows XP don't show login screen after opening laptop lid

On my Dell Latitude D530 with Windows XP, I closed the lid and I think I opened it before the computer went into sleep mode. When I opened the lid, the login screen didn't show up! No menu, nothing. ...
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Windows 7 64 bit will not turn monitor off

I just bought myself a new computer (YAY!). It seems that something is keeping it awake and will not let him turn of the monitor or go into sleep mode. event when i use "nircmd" ...
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Windows 7 Sleep With Network Availability?

Is it possible to adjust sleep mode so that I can continue to share files while Windows 7 is set to sleep? If so, what settings should I use?
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Windows 7 wake from sleep and UTC?

I've been having problems with windows 7 waking from sleep after one minute or so on my laptop. I also have ArchLinux installed on this computer. A while back I tried a registry tweak to get windows ...
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Laptop will not properly go to sleep or wake up from sleep mode

I have a Toshiba A505 laptop with Windows 7 SP1 and Nvidia Geforce 310M with driver version 266.58. The issue I am having is that the laptop doesn't always properly go to sleep or properly wake from ...
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Odd hardware problem that requires a power cycle

I've been having an odd problem intermittently every several weeks with my Windows 7 PC. If I put it to sleep, occasionally, when I try to wake it up, the monitor will receive no signal. It seems ...
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What was the name of the Mac application to analyze sleeping patterns? [closed]

I remember that about two or three years ago, there was an application that ran on OS X (panther for sure) that you could install on a laptop next to your bed and it will analyze your sleeping ...
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Network card dies when trying to wake up laptop from sleep

I have a Dell XPS 1640 laptop (aka Dell Studio XPS 16), running Vista. Whenever the laptop wakes up from sleep, my Broadcomm LAN card immediately dies. Any attempt to access it completely locks up ...
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Computer hangs when resuming from sleep

My laptop (HP Pavilion g7-1075dx Fedora 17 64-bit) does not resume after I put it to sleep, about every third time. I can put it to sleep and wake it up two times or so, and the next time I try it, ...