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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Laptop shutdown right after lid is closed

I own an ASUS G750JS, which never had a problem till now. When I am on my computer and I close the lid for the night, it suddenly shuts down. Sometimes it goes to sleep but 90 percent of the time its ...
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Prevent PC from sleeping while running Photoshop batch

I'm running Windows 10 and latest version of Photoshop CC. I started a long running batch and I assumed Photoshop would keep the computer awake, but apparently it doesn't. Is there a setting in ...
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How to prevent a laptop from going into sleep in Windows7 32bit in High Performance mode?

When my laptop running Win7 32bit is not used, it always goes into some kind of energy saving mode. The exact behaviour ist like this. When the computer is not use, the screen will go darker and when ...
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How to prevent windows from locking/Sleeping (Without admin previliges)

I know it is possible to disable auto log out from control panel. I want to know is there a way to prevent windows from locking/ sleeping with out changing any security options.
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Keyboard and Mouse not working after wake up; independent of OS

When I did a full reinstall of Windows and Linux Mint, I changed all the settings of the mainboard to boot in UEFI and turned off all compatibility settings like xHCI hand-off and so on. I was at ...
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Unpredictable MBP wake from sleep in Windows 7 Boot Camp

I have a Macbook Pro with Windows 7 installed in Boot Camp. I have serious problems with waking from sleep and not sure why. I have the default Balanced power plan selected. Many times when I close ...
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Scheduling a task before sleep in Windows 7 and hold off the sleep event until task runs

Note that this is different than the other questions I found (I did search), like: Is there any way to execute something when closing the laptop's lid? I used the same trick of scheduling a task ...
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Windows 10 tablet wakes up on touchpad or keyboard input

I am pretty sure I've digged through most of the available threads regarding this issue, and yet none provided a working solution. I have ticked off the "Allow device to wake PC from sleep" option in ...
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Computer after sleep mode, returns memory error

Last night before I went to bed I decided to put my computer on sleep mode. The LED light started to flash and I couldn't sleep well of it, so I decided to turn my PC on again so I could shut it down. ...
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How to find out which application is causing the computer to sleep?

My computer went to sleep (actually, it looked more like hibernating) in the middle of an active time, without any warning. In the Event log, the message was: The system is entering sleep. ...
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Prevent windows 7 from sleeping when installing updates

I have a laptop Windows 7 which is set to sleep when I close the lid. I would like to be able to close the lid when it is installing updates without it sleeping because it doesn't install the updates ...
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How to get back sleep option in Windows 7?

I had given my laptop for a video driver software installation but after getting it back, I noticed that my sleep and hibernation options are faded in the start menu and if I close my laptop's lid, ...
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Unwanted shutdown during sleep after `powercfg.exe /hibernate off` on my laptop

The background for my question is - I've upgraded memory on my laptop (ASUS K75VJ) from 8GB to 16GB. Now with hibernation enabled - 12GB of disk space is taken by hiberfil.sys on my C: drive of SSD ...
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RDP to Windows 7 is stuck on Welcome screen after wake-on-lan from sleep

I am trying to set up wake-on-lan for my office desktop (Windows 7 Enterprise). I want it to sleep when I am not there, unless I wake it up remotely and use it in a remote desktop session. Things ...
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Windows 10 Kernel-Power 41 error after go to sleep

I have a recurring problem with my ASUS G56JR notebook under Windows 10, somehow the the system crashes after to go sleep. When I awake it, the eventlog shows the following: I read a guys problem ...
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Monitor sleep in Windows XP does not work. Is there an add on to force it?

I have an EEE box with XP Home and a DVI connected TFT, and it does not sleep the monitor. It only starts working after I go to the energy control panel and turn it off and on again. Then the timed ...
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Keyboard doesn't work after Windows resume from sleep (S3) — how to fix?

I have a weird issue with my keyboard after resuming from S3 sleep: I can type perfectly for maybe 5 seconds, but afterwards the keyboard ceases to work until I hibernate or restart (or sleep again -- ...
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My Windows 10 Computer Seems to Wake up And Run Slower

I've got a beefy Windows 10 desktop computer (specs below) that has a NVidia 970 card, two 4K monitors and bunch of bluetooth devices (k/b, mice, etc.). I've noticed that once it has gone to sleep ...
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Homebrew: installed sleepwatcher, wanted to run suggested service command, got “Formula not installed”

I installed sleepwatcher using Homebrew. Everything worked well as it seems, here's the output: josh@Macbuech:~/Documents/Work/Access4All/projects/a4aa2/src$ brew install sleepwatcher ==> ...
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Why is my laptop favoring the wireless connection over my LAN connection?

When my laptop comes out of sleep, I have to typically wait about 90-120 seconds before my network (wireless or NIC card) 'wakes up'. During that time, I see my wireless connection with 'limited ...
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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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Computer fails to sleep when booting from a NVMe SSD

Whenever I'm trying to put my PC to sleep, the screen goes blank but a power indicator stays on and all fans keep on working. I have a NVMe SSD installed on a PCIe card, and OS is installed on this ...
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How to find out which softwares are preventing my Windows to sleep?

I have a different workflow when working with my PC. I only shutdown my PC one time a day. Rest of the time I'm away from my PC, it's either locked or I turn off the monitor to comsume less power. I ...
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El Capitan won't sleep when I close the display

I just got this new macbook pro with el capitan installed, my problem is that if I just close the lid overnight on battery power, in the morning I find it with no battery at all. Here's an extract ...
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Sleep mode closing all my apps,when waking up the machine

I noticed yesterday , that when i resume from the sleep state, all my opened apps are gone. They don't stay in the Ram, so when the machine wakes up, i have to reopen everything. Also , when i wake ...
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Where is the sleep button on Windows 8?

On Windows 8, in the "Advanced Power Settings" (even though they're not that advanced), when you expand "Power buttons and lid," there is an option called "Sleep button action." Where is this "sleep ...
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Macbook Air WIFI not working after wake up

I have a late 2010 13" Macbook Air and I have problems turning Wi-Fi on when I wake the computer up. I keep my laptop connected to power, an external screen and a USB ethernet adapter at home and ...
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Computer going to sleep while being used

i just got my laptop back from a service, one of the hinges broke and i had it replaced. The problem now is that it keeps going to sleep while i'm using it(not that i'm running a program, i'm typeing ...
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Windows 7 Network dies after sleep mode

I have a windows 7 machine and everytime it comes back from sleep mode the network connection has been lost and needs reconnecting. I have checked the power settings for my network card and it is set ...
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Why does my Windows computer immediately turn back on after sleep/hibernate?

After clicking sleep or hibernate in Windows 7, my computer loads for a while and then goes into sleep mode, but not 1 second later it powers back up. The event log has no errors and no warnings ...
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Windows 10 Desktop PC will not wake up at all

Yesterday my Dell Desktop PC with Windows 10 64-bit was refusing to wake from its sleep state. I finally got it to come on by not only powering it off, but unplugging it and waiting a few seconds. ...
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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 ...
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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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Converted Windows 7 to UEFI, now fails to do hybrid sleep

I have two hard drives, 3TB and 2TB. 2TB drive uses MBR, 3TB uses GPT. My Windows 7 OS is installed in the 2TB hard drive. I wanted to try out Elementary OS so I installed it on the 3TB drive in UEFI ...
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Conclusively stop wake timers from waking Windows 10 desktop

Problem Windows suffers from hand-holding, and every iteration has exacerbated the problem. Windows 10 attracted controversy upon release for forcing home users to update regularly and making user ...
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How can I put the computer to sleep from Command Prompt/Run menu?

I know that almost everything on Windows, like opening any sort of application, can be done from the command prompt or from the Run menu. How can I put my computer to sleep or shut it down? What is ...
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Is there a command line tool to put Windows 8 to sleep? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I put the computer to sleep from Command Prompt/Run menu in Windows Vista? A few days ago I installed Windows 8. I first found the lack of the "shutdown" menu ...
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Why did my computer wake me up? [duplicate]

Tonight, at 02:36 AM, my bedroom computer (Windows 10 1511) decided to wake up from hibernation. Obviously, my first instinct was to yell at it for waking me up in the middle of the night (it's not ...
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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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Lenovo b40-30 All in one desktop weird sound when going to sleep mode

Whenever I press Fn + F3 (which is a shortcut for Sleep mode) or Win + X + U + S, the desktop will make a weird sound almost like the fan inside is overreving (like in a car) right before the PC goes ...
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Windows 7 doesn't sleep properly on first try

I have been using Sleep for a long time in Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on a regular basis without a problem.However, lately when I click "Sleep" the screen turns black as it should, but the laptop remains ...
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Windows 8 goes into sleep even if it's deactivated

I'm using Windows 8 Pro on my notebook. I set the energy settings to "sleep: never". Nevertheless the notebook goes into sleep mode after some minutes of inactivity. I don't have an external sleep ...
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How can one prevent a Windows Scheduled Task from being killed upon OS sleep?

I have a Scheduled Task which runs an application upon user logon with the "run with highest privileges" checkbox turned on, so that the application can launch with admin rights. Unfortunately, when ...
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Confusion waking laptop from sleep/hibernate

I have a HP Pavilion x2 laptop. It was originally on W8.1 now W10. Both cases, the same problem remains in that when we try to open the laptop we get problems. Typically it won't appear to do ...
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Windows 10 temporarily freezes (sometimes) when waking up from sleep

I am using a Lenovo L440 with Windows 10 (installed from scratch, so no weird upgrading effects possible). When I wake up the computer from sleep mode it often (but not always) freezes for some time ...
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Laptop display malfunction?

I just came home from school and turned on my computer from sleep mode, and this showed up Yesterday I had to put my laptop on sleep mode on battery for the night, because I had to charge my ...
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High packet loss after Windows 10 goes to sleep with VirtualBox installed

I just upgraded my desktop to Windows 10 (fresh install) and I was experiencing some pretty bad network performance. Ping was showing roughly 30-50% packet loss (Request timed out) so I decided to ...
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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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Is it bad to put your computer in sleep mode every time?

Often I have a lot of stuff open and don't feel like shutting down my laptop, so I just use sleep mode when I'm transferring it. But I have no idea if this might have any disadvantages. So my ...
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Linux wakes immediately from sleep

From time to time opensuse 12.3 starts to wake up from sleep immediately. I have created a service in /etc/init.d be able to wake up from keyboard and mouse with the following code: echo enabled ...