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I'm not sure about making windows do this, but you could try an old technology approach & turn off your monitor. That would solve your issue.


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If you want the system to go back to original sleep settings after a certain task is finished automatically, use caffeinate -i /path/to/binaryoftheapp For example: caffeinate -i /Applications/Safari.app/Resources/MacOS/Safari For simplicity, e.g. iTunes caffeinate -i `ps -o command \`pgrep -f iTunes\`|sed -n 2p` Replace iTunes with the name of your ...


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killall caffeinate or if you just want to set it for a specific time… caffeinate -t 144000 & [in seconds] Personally, if I want the machine to stay awake without affecting my normal sleep/wake behaviour, I just use a hot corner Prefs > Mission Control > Hot Corners… Then as I wander away from the machine I just push the cursor into the top left ...


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What worked for me when the second display did not wake up: Update graphic adapter drivers (Device Manager -> Graphic Adapter -> Update drivers) Send the computer to sleep Wake up


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Have you tried going to your advanced power settings and preventing sleep when sharing media? Also changing your power settings when playing video. Some media software has options to prevent sleep built in as well.


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I fixed it ! I had to select restor Factory defaults in AMD Catalyst Control Center and after that fix scaling options and reboot windows


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I know this post is older, but thought I would post the fix/workaround that I found since I recently purchased a ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0 and was running into the same exact issue with BSOD when waking from sleep. The cause here is the ASmedia SATA Controller that is enabled by default onboard. At first, I had my main SSD Sata boot drive connected to the blue ...


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i also have a zenbook nx500 - what a cool machine. My solution to this was to change from sleep to hibernate on close lid, push power button etc. ALthough the re awaken process doesnt go as smoothly with many apps, esp browsers, as it does from sleep mode. Did you manage to resolve this by updating the bios? I havent checked what bios version my nx500 is ...


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This may be an issue with how Windows 7 disabled USB devices when it suspends. Try the following: Control Panel -> Hardware & Sound -> Power Options -> Change Plan Settings (of current selected plan) -> Change Advanced Power Settings -> USB Selective Suspend Setting -> Disable (both) Control Panel -> Hardware & Sound -> Power Options -> Change Plan ...


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There appears to be a few ways, this approach seems most simple, Press: Win+R → Type: Taskschd.msc > Enter Task Scheduler is open, you can right-click on "Task Scheduler (Local)" that appears at the top of the list on the left. Consider adding task to this location \Microsoft\Windows\TaskSchedulerOnce Then, choose "Create Basic Task." Enter a name of ...


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Open CMD and try this command to clear DNS cache: ipconfig /flushdns after that, run test ping to google.com:ping google.com. If this work you should ping success to google.com. Hope this helpful!


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"I couldn't find event logs regarding hibernation failure. Is there a report is generated somewhere else?" Troubleshooting Windows 8.1 Sleep and Hibernate includes instructions on where to look in the event logs (see below). You can also try the following command: powercfg.exe /energy A report is written to C:\Windows\System32\energy-report.html. ...


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I would use this to do it. It has adjustable configurations to let you do this. TimeComX


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Run this at desired interval (with task scheduler or anything else): Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState Sleep


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Under control panel go to system and security/power options Panel Open on left side. You can set to wake the computer when opening the screen and or by touching any button


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There's an entire SU question regarding shutting down/sleeping the computer from the command-line, so I won't bother repeating that info here again: How can I put the computer to sleep from Command Prompt/Run menu? For waking the computer: Unlike what @Phoshi seems to suggest in his answer (from 2011), with Vista+ you can use Task Scheduler to wake up ...


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I have been plagued for a long time by PDFs from network shares that appear blank or give memory errors after resuming from hibernation. I used to quit Reader altogether and reload the documents, but recently I found another workaround: Make a change to the PDF, for example by adding a sticky note or highlighting text. Then click on File -> Revert. Reader ...


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I had the same issue (computer hibernating when it should be sleeping). When I applied the workaround to completely disable hibernation:powercfg -h off. It solved the problem for me. My computer would finally go to sleep. The cool thing was on a whim I turned hibernation back on powercfg -h on and the problem was still fixed. Now hibernation works when I say ...


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I suggest NoSleep: http://www.computerbase.de/forum/showthread.php?t=770730 You need to enable the standby as usual and NoSleep suppress it if necessary. It seems that it is not available in English by now, but I think its easy to understand:


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For instance, if my drink spills on my laptop while it is off, I would expect damage to be minimal once it has been allowed to dry off completely. What about sleep mode? I tend to shut off my computer more often with the objective of being more safe. Should a spill occur, there are more components with power running through them in sleep mode ...



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