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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Shutting down and sleeping with power button

I would like to make my PC go to sleep mode when I press the power button for no longer than (for example) 2 seconds and shutdown when I press it for longer time. Is it possible? My system is Windows ...
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Computer restarts after waking up from sleep + occasional graphic driver issue on boot

Setup Windows 7 64b MSI Z97 U3 PLUS Intel Core i7 4770 ASUS GTX760-DC2T-2GD5-SSU latest drivers no overclocking Problem 1) Computer has problems to wake up from sleep correctly. In 2 out of 3 ...
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Prevent bluetooth mouse waking Windows 10 tablet

I have connected a bluetooth mouse to my Windows 10 tablet and unfortunately it wakes the tablet from sleep whenever I move the mouse at all. I would like to disable this, but when I go into the ...
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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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Will Excel macros continue or slow down after pc “screen-off” only not standby?

I'm running a large macro in Excel, and leaving it on all night. I realize that if your computer goes into sleep mode, it may pause the macro processing, but I didn't think that when the "screen ...
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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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Windows running programs while sleeping/idle

I was wondering if there was a way to run programs while a computer is asleep. I know that this may be a stupid question but, i've made my own bot that I would like to run on my computer over night ...
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Can't disable sleep in Windows

Running Surface Pro 1, Windows 10. I have selected the high performance power management plan and set all sleep-related settings to never, disabled password entry on logon screen, set the hidden ...
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Screen Saver nor Sleep Mode working on my Lenovo Yoga, Windows 8.1

My screen saver nor sleep mode ever kick on. I have windows 8.1 and a Lenovo Yoga. I have the setting enabled for both to kick on after few minutes to test and nothing ever happens. I've read a few ...
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Wake-on-LAN (from WAN) issue

I'm having an issue using Wake-on-LAN from the WAN, after everything has been configured correctly. First of all, no problems waking up the PC from inside the LAN. Always works. When it comes to ...
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Wi-Fi starts only after Suspend (in Ubuntu) and Sleep or Hibernate (in Windows)

So, I had dual boot - Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1. The Wi-Fi worked well and good. Everything worked perfectly but then I had some problem with the hinge of my laptop and also the LCD so I had to ...
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Xerox Phaser 6022 won't wake up from sleep

I recently purchased 3 Xerox Phaser 6022 units. Two of the three were connected via USB and the third was connected to the wireless network for printing. I was using the latest available firmware ...
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win10 64bit: computer sleeps within minutes of no activity

I upgraded to win10 from win8 for my 64bit laptop. Everything is fine except the laptop sleeps very quickly. I went to the power management and even disabled sleep and this still occurs. Has anyone ...
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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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How to prevent Ubuntu from putting my monitor to sleep AFTER locking?

Whenever I lock my Ubuntu system with CTRL+ALT+L, the monitor will be put to sleep in about 5-10 seconds. This is pretty frustrating, especially since I sometimes like to walk away for a half a minute ...
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Task Scheduler don't run task action script

head to Plan C anyway How to setup a task scheduler to run, effectively, a .bat which runs a .ps1 script (closes firefox, wait 3 seconds and enter suspend mode) or directly run the .ps1 whichever ...
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Does keeping pc in sleep mode for long time affects it in anyway? [duplicate]

I keep my laptop in sleep mode and sometimes I forget to switch off when going to sleep and it stays like that most of the time. So is it a bad practice like can it affect the performance of the ...
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PC not coming back from sleep correctly (after new RAM)

I just upgraded my RAM from 4 x 2GB Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 to 4 x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1866 on my Motherboard MSI Z87-G45 And now when I put my Windows 7 64-bit to sleep, it seems to go to ...
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Win10 wake ups at 2:50 am

The last few days desktop PC with Windows 10 always wake ups from hibernation at 2:50 am, wake source in Event Viewer is "Unknown". Updates are configured (in gpedit) to only notify "Automatic ...
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How can I disable Windows from waking up from everything but the keyboard and the power button?

How can I disable Windows from waking up from everything but the keyboard and the power button? That is, I don't want my windows to wake up from the mouse at least.
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Weird behavior involving sleeping in Windows 10

I've never encountered this before. I put my laptop in sleep mode and I can see the flashing light notifying it's in sleep mode OK. Almost every time when I open the lid back it will be waken up from ...
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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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How to setup power button to sleep instead of shut down in Windows 10?

I pressed the power button 0.1 seconds and I was surprised that the system shut down. I just wanted to hibernate it or to make it sleep such that all windows will be the same when I next time login. ...
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How can I use a .bat file to make the computer sleep again whenever it wakes up unexpectedly?

Wake History Count - 1 Wake History [0] Wake Source Count - 1 Wake Source [0] Wake History Count - 1 Wake History [0] Wake Source Count - 0 (No Wake Source is shown) If I press a key to wake my ...
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Windows 7: After wake from sleep, Maximum CPU P-State always sets to 5%

Ok, I've been tracing an issue my box is having with Sleep (S3) and the maximum P-State set in the Active Power Plan after waking. After my machine wakes, the maximum P-State of the Active Power Plan ...
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Windows 10 - Ask for a password when the display is off

I want the computer to require to enter a password after, say, 5 minutes but I don't want to put it to sleep. I was able to do it in Windows 7 but I couldn't figure out in Windows 10. Is it possible?
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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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Sometimes when I turn on my computer, all I get is static on the screen

I connect my computer to my TV via HDMI. When I wake up the computer (I usually only put it to sleep), and the input is already on the PC input, all is well. However, if the input is on ANY OTHER ...
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What does this boot/restore-time message mean (before Windows launch)?

I recently moved to a new laptop, and because the hardware was the same (HP ZBook 15) I decided to see if I could save a lot of time by just moving the hard drive over. This seemed to work (aside ...
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put WINDOWS 10 into SLEEP Using CMD (command prompt) [duplicate]

There are several commands to do this operation in Windows XP/7/8, but with WINDOWS 10, those commands put computer into HIBERNATION (not in Sleep/Standby). Does anyone know a CMD command for that? ...
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Suspend system before login

I'm using debian stretch and KDE. In the settings I have specified that pressing the power button suspends the system. That works great, when I'm logged in. However it does not suspend the system on ...
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InstantGo, Hibernate, Sleep support on Windows 8.x Native Boot VHDs?

InstantGo, Hibernate, Sleep support on Windows 8.x Native Boot VHDs? www.thewindowsclub.com/instantgo-windows-8-1 I know that InstantGo only works on certified hardware such as Surface Pro 3. How ...
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Could use assistance interpreting a crash dump

I have an issue where my computer seems to crash when going into sleep mode, and also randomly reboot whilst already in sleep mode. Consequently I've had to stop using sleep mode whilst I try to ...
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Cyberoam not working properly after wakeup from sleep in ubuntu

In Ubuntu after waking up from sleep cyberoam is not working. If I login again it is showing ./crclient: Already Logged In With Process Id 1704 when i tried to kill process using kill 1704 it is ...
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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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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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Power button keep on even after auto sleep

When my laptop goes to sleep power button light is still on. As a result charge reduce gradually. When I try to wake it up by pressing any key of keyboard, it doesn't wake up properly. Screen is ...
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My Surface 3 goes into sleep/screen saver mode while I am actively using it (e.g. typing or scrolling with the mouse)

I have a Surface 3; when I am using it; typing etc, it keeps randomly going into sleep/screen saver mode. I haven't locked the screen, it's not inactive, I'll be typing or scrolling and the screen ...
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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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How to Prevent Sleep Mode when CPU usage is over ___% [closed]

I render animations overnight, but I don't want my computer to be on when its done, so how would I do this?
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How to select devices used for windows idle detection?

In my Windows 10 system I have connected a X52 Pro joystick. It seems to signal activity to Windows because the idle time counter never exceeds few miliseconds (tested with IdleClock ...
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Computer waking up due to some PCI device

Ever since installing my new motherboard (Asus Z77 professional) my computer won't stay asleep for more than a few minutes. Executing powercfg /lastwake always returns the same: PS ...
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Windows 10 Resizes and Moves Windows when Computer Wakes

When I wake my computer up my windows resize to a smaller form and they also seem to move the upper left hand corner of the screen. There is an answer to this question on answers.microsoft.com but ...
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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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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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Can't wake up Windows 10 machine with task scheduler

I have successfully set up sleep and wake up tasks for Windows 7 that have functioned correctly for more than a month. After a upgrade to Windows 10 the wake up task has ceased working. I have tried ...
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Sleep option missing in Windows 10

After Updating to Windows , I'm missing the Sleep button in the Power options. I've tried to add it through the Choose what the power button does, but it's also missing.
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keyboard won't wake up computer after sleep for a while, linux

When i put the computer to sleep, i can wake it back up with the keyboard or mouse just fine. until a few hours have passed, then only the power button will work. i'm guessing my keyboard only wakes ...
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Hard drive wakes up from sleep and spins at 100% for a long time

Windows 7: I put my PC into sleep mode. At times the hard drive starts to spin. During this time, I cannot get on the computer (by moving the mouse, hitting any key or pressing the power button ...
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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 ...