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S0 - On / Working The computer is powered up. If supported, power conservation is handled by each device. S1 - Sleep CPU is stopped. RAM maintains power. Everything else is off, or in low power mode. S2 - Sleep CPU has no power. RAM maintains power. Everything else is off, or in low power mode. S3 - Standby CPU has no power. RAM maintains power, ...


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In /var/log/pm-suspend.log, look for the last line looking like this one: Sun Dec 16 09:30:31 CET 2012: Awake. That's your last wakeup time. You can calculate your uptime since then the way Paul suggested. Periodically your logrotate will "rotate" logs to prevent them from growing too big, so you may find an empty pm-suspend.log file. In this case, just ...


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Excerpt from Wikipedias article on ACPI S0/Working System is on. The CPU is fully up and running; power conservation is on a per-device basis. S1 Sleep System appears off. The CPU is stopped; RAM is refreshed; the system is running in a low power mode. S2 Sleep System appears off. The CPU has no power; RAM is refreshed; the system is in a lower ...


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It turns out that this is a known issue. KB2345131: The logon screen appears two times when you resume Windows 7 from Sleep or Hibernation The logon screen may appear two times. Therefore, you have to enter your credentials two times. This issue occurs when there are multiple pending lock signals to be processed when the user is logging in. In ...


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Shutdown %windir%\System32\shutdown.exe -s Reboot %windir%\System32\shutdown.exe -r Logoff %windir%\System32\shutdown.exe -l Standby %windir%\System32\rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState Standby Hibernate %windir%\System32\rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState Hibernate


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Go to Power Options and select your active Plans settings and go to advanced settings the Option Require a password on wakeup should be set as No See if this fixes your problem, you will need to do this for all plans that are used on your system.


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No, you can't. When the computer is in standby mode it is off, except for the memory being constantly refreshed (if you don't refresh the memory it clears). If you want to perform network activity the computer must be on so that the CPU can execute application instructions. If you want to save power I suggest turning your monitor off or setting power-saving ...


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The problem is that your mouse or your keyboard automatically wakes up your computer when you want to put it in sleep. To disable this behaviour go to Device Manager, choose your mouse / keyboard and disable something like "This device can wake the computer up." This worked for me. :)


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Some computers have the ability to let devices to wake them. These include network, usb devices, keyboard/mouse and bluetooth. Check in your BIOS or system settings that these settings are disabled


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The answer is yes according to this MS Support article + some "Sherlock Holmes deductions": The FLUSH CACHE command is not issued and the hard disk may become corrupted when you enter standby or hibernate MSKB 331060 This article apply to Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 and MS issued an HotFix to correct the problem therefore we can assume (!? ...


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The main thing that shortens the life of a SSD is writing to it. Modern SSDs like yours have rather high life expectancies. The amount of write cycles a SSD can endure is not a fixed value, but manufacturers try to keep this low using various techniques. In your example, you can see that even though your computer wrote 181GB to the drive, the advanced ...


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Give Ubuntu 9.04 a try, that is the first Ubuntu distro I have had that I didn't have to fuss over Standby or Hibernate.


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I think a less complicated solution would be charging your phone through an outlet by using the included charging adapter or a powered USB hub. That way you don't have an entire computer running just to charge your iPhone. I am currently waiting to receive my pre-order on 3 TruePower UCS Power Outlet with USB ports so I can plug devices in at night without ...


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Similar to @Jared's (admittedly "cooler" answer) you can buy a simple USB wall charger for a few dollars. They are cheap, and simple. Or, you might do like this guy's Instructable and DIY your own. This doesn't in any way actually answer your question of how to make your PC shut down after the phone is finished charging via its USB cable, but it does seem ...


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Standby mode puts your PC in a very low power state, just enough to keep the RAM and some other components active. When you unplug it, all the data in memory will be gone. You don't want to do this if you left some applications open with unsaved data. Standby mode is fine, just remember to always save your work. You don't need to unplug your PC and plug it ...


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Process explorer will do a Suspend in XP. you could test that , then see if the programs have a fit or lock up other things when they get suspended. Then resume them and see if they still function correctally. http://forum.sysinternals.com/various-pe-feature-requests_topic11122.html you can see pictures of that there. PE has a command version of it (if ...


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Yes, probably. Most RAM on laptops is dynamic RAM, which requires periodic refreshing in order for its charge not to leak away. There are a couple of ways that laptops can reduce this: They can have flash RAM: not a good option, since flash is slower, more expensive and generally more complex than dynamic; They can swap ram onto the disk: usually not all ...


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The answer was to leave the Homegroup (which I wasn't using anyway)! I started a thread in the Neowin.net Forums, and thanks to Kool Box for figuring it out: http://www.neowin.net/forum/topic/1176793-windows-81-wont-sleep-when-idle/


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I had a similar problem - but the PC resumed just after 10 seconds! I checked the Wake On Lan thing, control-panel settings, device settings and what else I found, but nothing worked. So I got curious, what caused the wake - and found the pretty handy Microsoft commandline tool powercfg.exe (comes with Windows). Wait for the computer to resume ...


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In the command prompt run: powercfg -availablesleepstates Short version: powercfg -a -AVAILABLESLEEPSTATES, -A Reports the sleep states available on the system Attempts to report reasons why sleep states are unavailable.


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S2 never really existed. S1 was a basically useless state that didn't really save any power but did not require added hardware to support. You can tell if your system is using it when in standby because all of the fans and such do not shut off. If the system generally appears to have turned off when you suspend, then it's S3.


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Maybe that software installation installed a service before you killed it? svchost.exe is the hosting process for any number of services that are running. Run msconfig to see what services are being started and see if any look suspect. You can always disable any you think may be the culprit to help troubleshoot.


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First thing to check is that the computer is not set to turn it off to save power: Open device manager Expand Network Adapters, right-click your Linksys Wireless device, and then click Properties. Click the Power Management tab. The Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power check box is displayed, make sure it is unchecked.


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Some BIOSes have an option along the lines of "Refresh VGA BIOS on standby wakeup" or something like that (can't look right now but it was something like that) which did the trick for me. Though that was in the ancient times of Windows 2000 here.


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Could you possibly be looking for this thread of mine from several years ago? http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=358432 If not, a minor modification of that script will probably suffice. If you can't figure out the necessary adjustments, I'll edit my answer with more details. EDIT: Ok, so you have a slightly different problem. You need this script ...


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Have you had a chance to look at the following documentation from Microsoft? Article ID: 907477 (How to troubleshoot hibernation and standby issues in Windows XP) Also have a look here: Windows XP Standby and Hibernate Problems Solved


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Suspend is known not to work with SD cards inserted. Remove SD cards and other peripherals you may have attached before suspend. There's a good explanation on the Gentoo wiki as to why suspend is problematic with an SD card present: SD Cards and Suspend If the problem persists, check the logs in /var/log, specifically syslog, messages and Xorg.0.log. ...


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Very simply, no. However, most p2p clients do include a setting which allows your computer to either be put into standby, hibernation or to be completely switched off once downloads have completed. For the BitTorrent client, I believe you simply go to Options and then Auto Shutdown for this. Ensuring your laptop screen is switched off (ensure you set 'Do ...


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For me, it usually ends up being network devices and WOL, even when that feature is disabled in the BIOS. In your device manager, make sure you uncheck "This device can wake the computer up" as KovBal said, for your network cards.



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