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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 when placed on Sleep Mode

I've updated my computer about a day ago and this new version had caused me some issues. Although in the settings I've set the computer to go into sleep mode whenever I close the lid or press on the ...
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My laptop freeze or has black screen when I open the lid after suspend

Since when I bought this laptop (Huawei Matebook D14, it has a AMD Ryzen 5 3500U CPU with a Radeon Vega 8 GPU) and installed Linux on it (it's dualbooting with Windows), I have this problem that ...
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External monitor loses signal from MacBook Pro after returning from sleep

I'm a new MacBook Pro user. I have it connected to a non-Retina external monitor using a USB-C dongle. After being idle several minutes, it goes to sleep. Then, when I wake up the notebook with my ...
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How do I change the function of shutdown to sleep in start menu?

I'd like to change the function of shutdown to sleep in start menu. The start menu will show shutdown but upon clicking it the pc will go to sleep. Is it possible? Also, I'm aware that the power ...
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Why the display of my laptop is blank while turning on? [closed]

Msi gf63 laptop with intel i5 9th gen,8gb RAM,512gb ssd,windows 10. This my laptop specs. The problem is my laptop wont wake up from the sleep mode. The CPU turns on and windows sign in sound is also ...
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Restore CPU Scaling after Resume from Sleep

Starting from boot, my computer responds to system load normally, with Windows 10 able to scale the processor speed higher or lower. But, after resuming operation from Sleep, the computer seems to ...
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Disable wake on lid open for Windows 10

On a laptop with Windows 10, how do I disable 'wake on lid open'? It's surprisingly hard to find answers to this question. My bag's magnets wake up my laptop from sleep, in the bag, randomly I have ...
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Running a task with cmd doesn't wake up computer

My computer doesn't support WOL, so I found a batch script that checks if a file online has been changed and wakes the computer accordingly: https://github.com/LasTechLabs/wake-without-WOL The problem ...
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Why do both of my laptop fans run at high speed in sleep mode, but only when connected to a KVM switch? Firmware on both laptops is up to date

I have two Lenovo laptops connected to one HDMI monitor through a KVM switch. One laptop is a Lenovo X1 Carbon running Debian Linux and the other is a Lenovo Thinkpad T580 running Windows 10. Both ...
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Laptop fans activating in sleep mode on Ubuntu 20.04

My laptop sleep mode does not work properly and is unusable because of the risk of it turning too hot when put back in its laptop case. When I left it unused for some time, or when I click on "...
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Why is S4 sleep state (hibernation) not supported in Windows-on-ARM devices?

I've been eyeing a tablet from a few years ago, which has Windows 10 on ARM (a Snapdragon 850) and therefore promises really good battery life. However, after digging through several reviews, I ...
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my PC wont go to sleep even though all options are set to put it to sleep

I googled around and just cant figure out why my pc isn't going to sleep Here are some commands I found to check on sleep setting and my settings that I've done Some of the commands I tried: My power ...
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macOS Big Sur: bypasses login screen when woken from sleep, doesn't require password at all

Anyone know how I can stop this happening?! I have checked that no apps are preventing sleep in Activity Monitor. I have not changed the settings or anything. This is only since the upgrade to Big ...
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Prevent PC from falling asleep when a certain program is running?

I have a phone mirroring program (scrcpy) and set my laptop to fall asleep after 10 minutes. I use it mainly to watch live TV but the laptop will turn off while it's running. after reading around on ...
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Win 10 - how to interpret powercfg /systempowerreport

Really this question is about fixing sleep on my win 10 box. But part of that journey is understanding what is generated when i run powercfg /SYSTEMPOWERREPORT Win 10 Pro 20H2 19042.928 observations: ...
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Disable sleep, hibernate, and fast startup using PowerShell in Windows 10

Edit: Skip to the end for the result of my situation I am trying to figure out how I disabled the sleep, hibernate, and fast startup options in Windows 10, so that I can include them in the PowerShell ...
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After waking Windows 10 up, apps not launching properly, PC reboot impossible

Occasionally when I send my PC to sleep for a while — or when it happens automatically — and I then wake it back up, a lot of my apps (games in particular) will not start properly. What I mean by this ...
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After display goes to sleep on integrated graphics, it wakes on PCI graphics

I have a Windows 10 system with intel integrated graphics and an nVidia PCI-E graphics card. When not gaming, I'd like to have my integrated graphics powering my display and my graphics card not ...
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DL360 G9 fans run when powered down?

So I just setup a DL360 Gen 9... when the main server is switched off (but its still plugged in, so can access iLO etc.) The fans still run... Now this doesn't appear to just be the PSU fan as I would ...
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Putting PC to sleep after power failure

My question is this, how can I make my pc (windows 10) go to sleep mode after it comes back from a power failure if I don't log on in let's say 3 min. In my head it's simple but I don't know how to do ...
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What process is sending input?

I wrote a program that outputs the amount of time my Windows 10 laptop's input is idle (e.g. GetLastInputInfo()). It does so every 1 second. If I do not touch the keyboard or mouse, the idle time ...
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Task Scheduler wakes laptop on battery even when it's configured to run task only on AC power

My goal is to configure Windows to wake my laptop out of sleep automatically when it's connected to AC power (before connecting to AC power it's sleeping on battery). To achieve this I tried to create ...
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Windows 10 closes all apps and folders in sleep/hybernation despite correct settings

I've reinstalled windows last Sunday and everything went smooth. Fresh install from a Microsoft ISO onto a Lenovo Legion 5 laptop (Ryzen 7 RTX2060). I'm using Windows 10 Home version 20H2 What I ...
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Windows Wake-on-LAN from Sleep on Laptop

I have a Windows 10 machine that I have configured for Wake-on-LAN, including disabling Windows's "fast startup" feature. This machine is an old laptop, which I intend to run with the lid ...
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Why my Sleep mode doesn't work in my PC on windows 8.1 Pro?

I am using PC and I use Windows 8.1 Pro. My problem is: Sleep Mode doesn't work on my computer. I tried all the suggested solutions here , but still have the problem. I remember, about a year ago I ...
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PC will not automatically turn off screen or go to sleep. “powercfg /requests” shows nothing

I realize this probably has been asked before but I've tried everything in this thread and still nothing has worked: Why won't my computer go to sleep automatically? Summary: PC is no longer going ...
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My Bluetooth keyboard goes to sleep after few minutes

So out of nowhere my Microsoft Sculpt Egonomic Keyboard Surface Edition started going to sleep or switching itself off after few minutes of no use. The only way to make it usable again is to reinsert ...
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Windows 10 Desktop PC will not go to sleep automatically based on set idle timer no matter what I try. What else can I try?

I have a Windows 10 Desktop PC I built recently with all new parts, Windows is fully updated, as are all drivers, BIOS, etc. I had a problem with my PC waking up from sleep randomly at night, and then ...
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Lock Screen With Screen Saver/Sleep stops working - Windows 10 - Build 19041

I have a Screen Saver set to go on after 3 minutes. The screen sleep setting is set to 10 minutes. I configured it so that the login screen is displayed on resume from the screen saver. Note that I ...
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How to restart some windows services when computer boots up / wakes up?

Here's the thing... at some point, something got messed up on my Windows 10. Instead of the computer going to sleep/hibernation after 5 minutes of inactivity, it sometimes stays on until i manually ...
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Is Hibernate mode safe to use?

In light of Dell and MS's vile decision to disable S3 sleep and only allow S0, I wanted to be able to trust Hibernate mode instead of sleep. I read that there may be some caveats to Hibernate, as it ...
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Timer Set by Legacy Driver waking the laptop up repeatedly

Lately I've got a case that's driving me nuts. Whenever I turn up the laptop in the morning, the battery is dead. After much research, I found the problem with Event Viewer's help. Turns out the ...
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2nd SSD's OS no longer bootable nor visible in bios after sleeping 1st SSD's OS and removing it

So, I keep two SSD's with their own copies of windows plugged into my computer but recently I did something different to boot from one to the other. I put my 1st SSD with windows 10 OS to sleep ...
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Monitor goes black on onHover events after waking from hibernate

I'm experiencing a very weird phenomenon: After waking from hibernate, built-in laptop screen goes black whenever the mouse cursor hovers over a visual element on the screen. It only happens on the ...
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How to mimic Windows power behavior on Ubuntu?

On windows when I close the lid on my laptop, it suspends. This behavior is the same as Ubuntu. However, on Windows after some time in the suspended state, it will enter a "deeper sleep" ...
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Wake on lan using Magic Packet not working after BIOS/Chipset/Windows 10/Ryzen update

Leaving my PC on sleep before leaving the office I'm able to connect remotelly using NoMachine for late working sessions sending Magic Packet using Win UWP app from DecaTec. With the network manager I ...
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SSD: Does frequent powercycling / high number of power on count reduce lifetime?

Frequent power cycling on rotating HDDs decreases lifetime, I know that. Since on SSDs there are no moving parts I would expect that powercylcing them wouldn't reduce their lifetime. So you can easily ...
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Windows 10 constantly wakes from screen standby

I have a new install of Windows 10, with all the updates it needs, on a desktop computer. The computer is always on but the screens are set to sleep after 3 minutes. The screens do go to standby, but ...
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Monitor enters sleep mode much earlier than set in any settings or power settings. On resume resolution is extremely low and windows are repositioned

Two-folded problem, first: My monitor enters sleepmode much much earlier than any settings. Like in between 1-5 minutes time. Both power options in the traditional control panel, the new one in Win10 ...
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Accessing Powercfg device details

I am trying to add my keyboard to the wake list (no such option is available through device manager). I used this command in cmd powercfg -devicequery wake_from_any Intel(R) USB 3.1 eXtensible Host ...
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After Resuming from Sleep, Second SATA HDD Visible, But Not Accessible

Second SATA HDD is Visible, But Not Accessible after Resume from Sleep. Dell 15r 7520 Windows 8.1x64 - Fully Updated C Drive - OS Drive. Kingston mSATA SSD D Drive - 2nd Drive: WD Blue 1TB SATA The WD ...
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Resume from sleep and retain state

Up until I recently reinstalled a new copy of windows 10 I could put my PC into sleep, turn off the power at the mains but then I could turn the power on again, restart my PC and it would resume in ...
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Delayed wifi on resume, possibly due to systemd-sleep issue?

On Ubuntu 18.04.5, after resuming from suspend, my wifi interface takes ~90s to reconnect. This seems to be a common problem, but the typical solution of restarting the networking service does not ...
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How to fix a WiFi network sometimes showing up as “Network” in Windows (instead of its SSID)?

Sometimes when a Windows 7 computer connects to a WiFi network, Windows reports that it is connected to "Network" instead of the SSID. I've tried different fixes, and nothing has worked. ...
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Windows 10 Display Won't Sleep/Turn Off (Tried Everything!)

There are many posts about the display not sleeping when idle. It will not turn off after inactivity, neither from the desktop, nor from the lock screen. I've tried everything!? This is on a PC (not ...
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Hibernate after 10 minutes of inactivity regardless of CPU Usage?

In Windows 10, I can set up the PC to hibernate after certain time of inactivity using Task Scheduler. But this works when the CPU usage is under certain criterion: this is how Windows 10 defines ...
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Is it safe to close my laptop after pressing Shut Down?

What actually happens when I close the laptop (lower the screen)? I know that if it's just on the desktop normally, it will go to sleep. But what if it's already shutting down? I guess it will ignore ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 suspends network services ssh/nginx after release upgrade from 18.04

After upgrading my remote workstation from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04, I could use my workstation for a while remotely before it stopped being accessible. I could not ping the computer, not ssh to the ...
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Allow bluetooth devices to wake PC

I have a bluetooth mouse and keyboard attached to my Windows 10 desktop. However neither of these devices are able to wake the computer from sleep and no guide online appears accurate. Does anyone ...
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Did Microsoft hide the 'Power buttons and lid' category by default in advanced power settings starting from version 2004?

I recently just upgraded to Windows 10 version 2004. Before that, I created a power plan in addition to the default one, which is used to keep the computer awake seeding torrents, and doing BOINC ...

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