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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Windows 10 USB Drive Not Sleep Stays On, i.e the Red Data Light and Stays Spooled Up

I have a Masscool brand USB drive, affectionately called the 8-track, that I swap 4TB HDDs periodically for overnight daily backups. Power options are set to power off HDDs after 10 minutes. The task ...
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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 mouse'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 http://www....
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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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Monitor just goes into sleep mode on startup

I've inherited a former colleague's desktop. It was lacking a hard drive so just received that, connected it up, plugged in a DVI monitor, and started it up.. the fans all start to run, and the hard ...
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Notebook crashes when woken up

I have a HP 655 notebook (E2-1800 AMD CPU, 4gb RAM, OS is original preinstalled Windows 7 Home Basic x64) which had a 320GB regular HDD installed. I've recently updraged it with Intel 325 180GB SSD. ...
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After Windows 10 upgrade the computer cannot go to sleep mode and wake up again

Until upgrading from windows 8.1 to windows 10 everything was fine. Since after the upgrade when I want the computer to go to sleep or to hibernate it switches off the screen but does not switch of ...
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Wake Source Count zero but my PC is constantly waking up

For about a week, when I put my PC to sleep it will automatically wake up in approx. 30 seconds. This is the output of various powercfg commands: Here is the event log, not sure if time ...
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My computer wakes up in the middle of the night in sleep mode.I have windows 10 pro

I turned off automatic maintenance, disallowed it to wake up my computer. Disallowed my computer to automatically be woken up. I also disallowed my computer to be woken up by mouse, scheduled tasks, ...
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Origin (from EA) prevents Windows 10 from sleep and does not require password

I have recently upgraded to Windows 10 and with Origin installed, I can't put the computer to sleep. When I put the computer to sleep, after 3 minutes the computer wakes up automatically and goes ...
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Windows 10 wake up from sleep is very slow

I just recently did a clean install of Windows 10 Pro. OS runs smoothly, boot time is not so bad (under 30s), but wake-up time is IMO terribly slow, at least compared to Windows 7, where I could work ...
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How can I make my external USB drive start faster?

I have an external 3 TB Touro hard drive from Hitachi, which works fine; it starts up from sleep mode in a few seconds. Now I've added a 4 TB Touro, and on this drive it takes 30 seconds(!) to start ...
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Surface Pro 3 shuts down instead of sleeping following work domain join

I recently bought a Surface Pro 3 for work. Recently, I added my work's domain to my computer so that I could access network resources and so on. Following that change, I've noticed that some of my ...
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Laptop sometimes crashes when waking up

I got a new laptop on Friday (Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga from Best Buy), and so far it's been working great, except that there've been a couple of times that I've woken it up from sleep and instead of just ...
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External HDDs are recognised only when waking up from sleep

I've started facing this issue pretty recently (less than 2 weeks). I have several external HDDs (all with separate power adapters) from different manufacturers. Case 1 HDD connected prior to ...
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Does Macbook (Apple computers) resume running programs after waking up from hibernating/sleep?

I started running a Matlab program on my Mac last night at 11:00 PM, the program is estimated to last about 6 hours. However, it seems it went to sleep/standby/hibernating mode after a few hours (< ...
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software deleted on acer laptop running windows 7 preventing sleep mode

My computer was running slow, so my brother uninstalled a bunch of programs. He accidentally deleted whatever allowed my laptop to go into sleep/hibernate mode. Any suggestions as to what that program ...
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Two PCs waking up by themselves at night

My first post, found SU looking for an explanation to the odd behaviour of my PCs. Last night I was back late and used my 2 PCs (details below) before going to sleep at 3.20-ish in the morning. I ...
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Delay sleep/login page when closing laptop lid on Windows 10?

I want to be able to close my laptop lid, but not have the laptop got to sleep for a set amount of time (e.g. 5 minutes). If I open the laptop in that time, it bring be back to where I was without a ...
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Mint 17.2 MATE setting to force login after sleep

Before I updated from Mint 17 to 17.2, when I would sleep the computer, upon reawakening there was a login required. Now it just restores my desktop, but I can't find the setting (if any) in the ...
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Computer shuts down when trying to wake up after going a sleep for a while

I've got a windows 8.1 computer that goes to sleep and wakes up fine in the space of about 30 mins, but if you try and wake it up after that, it shuts down. I think I've tried ever combination in ...