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 7 see cause of previous wake

Sometimes my machine wakes up by itself. I read about powercfg -lastwake, but this only shows the cause of the latest wake event. Is there a way to look at a history of wake events and see their ...
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Laptop goes into sleep mode when already shutting down

I have a Dell E6530 laptop with Windows 10. When I shut down Windows and then close the laptop a few seconds later, it begins to shut down but still into sleep mode. When I press the power button ...
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Timer to awake Windows System from Sleep after certain time (may be 5 minutes)

Is for testing my Laptop (Some times it Freeze while going to sleep,Need Hard reboot). Need a solution to test it overnight. I set 'Put the computer to Sleep After' to 5 Minutes Now I need a ...
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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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Is there anyway to stop a Windows 10 laptop from waking up because of accidental keyboard interaction in a bag?

I own an Lenovo Yoga 1470 (Lenovo Yoga 3 14") And the problem with it is that when I put it to sleep, and put it inside my bag, it seems to bend little bit and turn on because of a keypress. I tried ...
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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 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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Windows gather at sleep after Windows 10 upgrade [duplicate]

Ever since I upgraded from Windows 7 to windows 10, all my windows gather onto my primary monitor every time my PC goes to sleep and wakes back up. This is extremely annoying since I'm constantly ...
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Windows 10 keeps waking from sleep

My computer has been waking out of sleep since I've upgraded to windows 10. It usually sleeps for many hours before waking. This is a desktop PC. C:\WINDOWS\system32>powercfg lastwake Wake History ...
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Windows 10 is unresponsive for a while after booting from sleep

I've found I have similar problem to the one posted yesterday: Windows 10 wake up from sleep is very slow I've done a boot trace (like it was suggested by user magicandre1981). http://1drv.ms/...
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Windows 10 Computer Wakes During Night

Since I've updated my computer to win 10, it's been waking up in the middle of the night (it's important to note that this DID NOT happen before I updated, in windows 7). I'm not sure at what time it ...
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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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Reset motherboard after sleep

I have a problem with my computer. I put my computer in sleep mode. When I want woke up my computer, the screen turn on and stay black. After that I need to power off the computer with shutting the ...
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Touch display doesn't turn on when system wakes

I have a windows 8.1 system being used as digital signage. I would like it to wake up automatically in the mourning and sleep at night. Sleeping at night works fine, and having task scheduler run echo ...
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Laptop shuts down instead of going into sleep mode when I send it to sleep

I'm using an Asus laptop. It's more than a year old. This has been going on for maybe a month. I've looked into all the basic settings but can't find what's causing the problem. Here are the settings: ...
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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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Execute blocking script with admin rights in Windows before and after standby

I would like to run a script in Windows right before standby/sleep mode with admin rights and blocking, i.e., the system should not go to sleep until the script has successfully terminated. ...
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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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How to prevent Windows 10 waking from sleep when traveling in bag?

I am not turning laptop off, but rather putting into hibernation, as it starts much faster and I can continue working without starting all apps again. It was working long time from Windows XP to ...
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Windows 8.1 waking up from sleep by itself

My windows 8.1 is waking up from sleep by itself. I have wakeup timers disabled: And there should be no hardware that is allowed to wake my device: In the second picture we do see teamviewer ...
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Laptop shutsdown when I, myself, go to sleep. Turns back on asking me to start in safe mode etc

The laptop is connected to the wall plug, with the battery removed. I just leave the laptop on, go to sleep, and when I wake up, sometimes I'll find it already shut down (as opposed to the screen ...
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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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Laptop won't wake from sleep when external Keyboard and Mouse are plugged in via USB Hub. How to fix?

We have an ASUS Zenbook UX305FA laptop running Windows 10 that is able to be woken from sleep with an external Keyboard and Mouse when they are plugged-in directly into their individual USB ports. ...
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Windows 10 upgrade screwed Power Settings

Recently upgraded from 8.1 to 10. I had kept it for an overnight upgrade, and this was my undoing! When I checked in the morning, the PC was in sleep/hibernate mode and wouldn't wake up. I tried all ...
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Windows 10 windows all return to main monitor on sleep

Running Windows 10 Enterprise RTM. With two monitors, after the computer goes to sleep all windows return to main monitor. When only locking the computer and waking it up again windows stay where they ...
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Display driver igfx stopped responding and has successfully recovered

The Control Panel's Power Options settings will put my laptop to sleep and then hibernate. This has been working for a year without a problem. Now, when I wake up my laptop, the machine will power ...
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Windows 8 embedded sporadic/randomly goes to sleep. Possibly network related

I have 2 PC's running Windows 8.1 Embedded. Last week after months of up-time they went to sleep. There was no windows event logging to match this, only PnP messages from plugging my keyboard in to ...
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prevent windows 7 sleep while files are being accessed by network

I have movies and stuff that is accessed from the lan (via xbmc/kodi, usually) that reside on my Windows 7 box. I want the machine to be able to go into sleep mode when files are NOT being accessed, ...
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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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How to find out what causes crashes in Windows 10 during sleep or hibernation (DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE, ntoskrnl.exe+14d220)?

When I resume from sleep/hibernation in Windows 10, it starts normally (as it was turned off). In event log, I have found the following error: The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck ...
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Windows 7 wakes from sleep mode without exterior notice

I close the lid of my laptop which puts it to sleep mode. However, it seems to wake up for a few seconds at full hours (10am and 13pm). I notice it, because it plays a youtube video audibly for these ...
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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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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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PC waking up randomly

My PC wakes up randomly after I put it to sleep, in different periods of time (typically after a few minutes). I've tried to disable all possible wake up reasons, but to no avail. D:\>powercfg -...
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Windows waking from Sleep/Hibernation after 15-25 minutes [duplicate]

My machine is waking every 15-25 minutes after they are put into sleep/hibernation (issue persists with both). I'm running Windows 10 right now, but the issue was already present in Windows 8.1 (and ...
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Surface Pro 2 running Windows 10 will no longer sleep

Prior to having Windows 10, I had Windows 8.1 where sleeping would work fine. Pressing the power button or just letting it sleep on it's own would both work fine. Now, if I press the power button, ...
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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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Computer hangs on Sleep. Need help reading dmp file

My computer is hanging when it tries to enter sleep mode. The screen will turn off but the computer continues to run indefinitely. I have tried debugging it myself but it has exceeded my abilities. I ...
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How do wake timers work?

Windows most commonly places a computer in S3 (standby/save-to-RAM) mode, where power is cut from the CPU but not to RAM. If power is cut to the CPU, then how are wake timers triggered? Which ...
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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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Sleep fails, can't load crash dump driver

Despite lots of analysis, I can't figure out why my PC fails to sleep. Any method of triggering sleep (e.g. through windows menu; timeout; windows API call) is the same. The screen briefly turns ...
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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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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 ...
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Sleep after and Hibernate after in Power Options

In Power Options, when you change a plan's settings, you have the options to change the Sleep after time and Hibernate after time: I have a couple of questions regarding the different scenarios for ...
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DisplayPort Link Failure after monitor sleep?

I just added a 3rd monitor to my Windows 7 64-bit computer. When the monitor goes to sleep, it won't wake up. The other two monitors wake up fine (connected via hdmi and DVI). The new monitor I ...