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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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Windows 10 crashes while in hibernation or sleep mode

Recently when I put my intel i5-9400f PC into hibernation or sleep mode, it enters that mode for some time then it crashes. Crashes as in the next time I boot up the PC I get messages from the ...
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Is there a true blue light filter for Windows? [closed]

I searched everywhere but can't find anything that does the job. I have this glasses: https://www.amazon.com/Uvex-Blocking-Computer-Glasses-SCT-Orange/dp/B01N3RQETD They really block pure blue light ...
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My Windows10 keeps waking up from sleep

My computer keeps waking up from sleep (while it's on battery). I checked quite a few key points to see what's causing this: On battery, wake timers are disabled: I have checked last wake reason: ...
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Application windows on HDMI connected second monitor reposition to primary monitor after sleep / lock

There are quite a few posts here about this issue, but almost all of them relate to monitors connected via Display Port. Many of them are suffering from the Rapid Hot Plug Detect that Microsoft was ...
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How can I permanently disable my computer from EVER entering sleep or hibernate mode?

Both powerconfig /h off and power settings haven't stopped Application APIs from calling sleep, and this issue keeps happening randomly. Is there a way to stop application APIs from being able to call ...
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mstsc prevents standby windows 11

My Windows 11 has recently developed a sleeping disorder. This is the result of powercfg -requests: [PROCESS] \Device\HarddiskVolume3\Windows\System32\mstsc.exe RAIL Power Request [PROCESS] \Device\...
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Debian 10 - Sometimes suspend fails and the PC stays active but unresponsive

I have a Debian 10 system running as media center. To save power I use the package autosuspend to automatically put the system to sleep (the command is systemctl suspend). Then I use WOL to wake it up ...
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Can't wake up Windows 10 from sleep with one single key press on a USB keyboard; needs to press multiple times

Problem details: I can wake up my Windows 10 desktop computer from sleep with my USB keyboard/Logitech wireless mouse, but the only issue is that with the keyboard, sometimes I am not able to wake up ...
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Windows 7 does not go to sleep

FIRST of all: Don't mark this question as duplicate. As I saw there are similar questions here but there is no useful answer. As a developer I have Windows XP, 7 and 10 on one computer. On Windows XP ...
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Shutdown instead of sleep

I need my windows 10 PC to shutdown any time it wants to go into sleep mode. For whatever reason, instead of sleeping it should (force) shutdown instead. How should I proceed?
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After setting up dual-boot, Windows workspace not saved during sleep or hibernate

I recently set up dual-boot (Ubuntu) on my Dell XPS 13 laptop. Before dual-booting, if my laptop was idle it would sleep and boot back up while saving my previous workspace (any tabs or documents ...
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Actually, permanently disable wake-on-mouse in Windows 10

I have always had the same issue with all of my Windows 10 computers - it is essentially impossible to put the computer to sleep with the mouse. When I click Start > Power > Sleep, the computer ...
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How to track device IDs assignments in Windows?

Is there a way to keep track of device IDs as they're assigned by the OS? I'm using Windows 8.1, trying to track mouse IDs in specific. A cursory glance at the System logs turned nothing useful. To ...
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How to send a windows laptop automatically to sleep when no active screen is available?

My Windows laptop does not go into standby mode when I take it out of the docking station. Background I like to work with an external monitor and the laptop lid closed. Unfortunately, when I take the ...
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PC waking up from standby on its own exactly one time?

Both my personal and work laptop (working from home currently) wake up on their own just seconds after I put them into standby for the first. After that, the standby works just fine without the PC ...
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Why is it that my computer did not sleep nor hibernate, but it boots up quickly?

I've tweaked the settings in my computer so that it doesn't sleep or hibernate. Yet I've discovered that when I leave my computer on overnight, it shuts off (power indicator light goes off). The ...
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Can Macbook Pro powersave only when on (a) battery and (b) lid closed?

This will sound like three questions in one, I would ask them separately, but the problem is all three conditions need to exist together (and they do in linux and windows). When I've tried to solve ...
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what is this hybrid sleep mode? My computer simply cannot sleep

So recently I noticed that my PC just does not want to go to sleep when I click start - sleep mode. The only thing that happens is that monitor becomes blank but all fans are still running at the same ...
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Windows 10 second monitor shows Desktop, but no programs after sleep

After returning from sleep, my computer sometimes can use only the first external monitor. The second monitor is detected and it's working, but Windows does not "use" it: Sometimes it shows ...
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Battery life of laptop

I bought laptop in 2019 specs- i5,2tb hdd and Windows 10 and from then I am keeping my laptop on sleep mode. After 4-5 months I started facing battery issues like battery life was around only 1.2 hrs ...
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CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED after sleep windows10

Everytime after sleep my windows crashes, sometimes it throws CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED, sometimes MEMORY_MANAGEMENT, sometimes UNEXPECTED_STORE_EXCEPTION. I have tried using chkdsk, sfc, ...
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Windows 10 "PC wakes up automatically when pressing sleep." Then to activate sleep again for it to really Sleep

Activating sleep for the first time, the PC shuts down. When it shuts down, it will automatically start. Fans go fast then go to its normal speed. Then Log in screen activates. Any reason why it is ...
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PC didn't boot from sleep and fans were still running

After my PC went into sleep mode, the fans kept running, which never happened to me. I tried to wake it up by pressing the power button, as usual, but it didn't boot. After reconnecting the power ...
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What is Windows 11 doing in the Maintenance Phase of Modern Standby when it should be sleeping?

I have a new Windows 11 machine that seems to support Modern Standby fine. Often, though, it seems to keep running when I put it to sleep. I have run powercfg.exe -SleepStudy and the report shows the ...
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Create Task Scheduler adding wake computer condition using batch script

I have a batch script to create a task scheduler but I want to add the condition to WAKE THIS COMPUTER TO RUN THIS TASK. The purpose of this task is the wake the computer from sleep mode. I have ...
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Make windows go to sleep after waking for and running a task

So, I put my Windows computer to sleep whenever I am not using it. So I want it to wake up, run a task, and then go back to sleep when it finishes. The primary example of wanting this is with when ...
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Wake On LAN - wake laptop from sleep when its lid is closed?

I have set up Wake On LAN and I am able to wake my laptop when it's sleeping, but only when the laptop's lid is up, not when it's down/closed. There will be cases where my laptop will be sleeping ...
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How do I configure newly added input devices to not wake the computer?

Last few weeks my PC has been waking up at random during the night. So I did some looking: powercfg -devicequery wake_armed HID Keyboard Device HID-compliant mouse Now I'm sure that I set the mouse ...
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Awake PC from sleep using only one button?

I have a Thinkpad X1 tablet running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. The keyboard is pretty flexible and the keys get easily pressed when the laptop is closed. When the PC is in my backpack it presses keys and ...
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Asus laptop Win10: Are there protocols that show when the computer went to Sleep? [duplicate]

According to my default settings, it goes into Sleep Mode after 30 minutes of inactivity when plugged in, and 15 minutes when on battery. However, on rare occasions, it doesn't go to Sleep and still ...
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Windows won’t boot first time but does second time

I have a problem with my work laptop that it a little hard to describe in one sentence. After having new ram added as well as a second nvme drive, my laptop now never boots when I first turn it on. It ...
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How can I make my display always be off but make my computer never go to sleep?

I have an old all-in-one computer under my desk that I am using as a home server running Arch Linux but I don’t want the screen to be on all the time I just want to SSH into it 99% of the time I need ...
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How to get a detailed view of which device woke up computer on windows

I've been having problems with my laptop waking up from sleep (or sometimes not going to sleep at all) for months now. I've tried using the powercfg command with multiple arguments that gives me no ...
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Thinkpad Win11 Bluetooth problems MT7921

I'm the proud owner of a brand new ThinkPad P14s Gen2 AMD running Windows 11 pro (upgraded from stock W10 by the reseller). I have a very strange problem: As soon as the PC enters/wakes sleep mode the ...
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powercfg: If the Current DC Power Setting Index is 1 does that mean DC USB devices still have selective sleep enabled?

There is a USB device on my Windows 10 (Build 21H1) that falls asleep but should not. When I look at the Power Profile in the GUI it's set to Disabled. I ran powercfg /Q <uuid-of-active-power-...
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Windows 10 won't sleep - no requests, no wake_armed, no waketimers

Something broke my Windows system so it won't sleep automatically. The Monitor goes out after the period set, but the PC stays awake. powercfg -requests - everything NONE powercfg -devicequery ...
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Device waking device when disabled from doing so?

I don't want USB devices to wake my PC, and my USB controller is disabled from waking my PC. However, it wakes it anyway. I tried disabling it using powercfg /DEVICEDISABLEWAKE, but it says You do ...
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event id 42 is missing from event viewer

assume that you close the laptop lid at time x and the laptop goes to sleep and you open the laptop lid at time y and the laptop wakes up from sleep if you check the event viewer at time y then there ...
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When I switch monitor inputs, and switch back, there is no signal from CPU Integrated Graphics HDMI port, it's like it goes to sleep

My setup is that I have 3 DELL 2721QS monitors, two are connected to a 1030 graphics card, the other is connected to the HDMI port on an Intel 630 UHD integrated graphics. all on HDMI 1 on the ...
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Does Linux go to sleep and pause the calculations when jupyter notebook is calculating?

Is it possible to leave the computer over night with some calculations in jupyter notebook and get the results in the morning even if Linux logs out after a while? Will it go to sleep and pause the ...
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How to force sleep in Windows 11?

I have a Windows 11 laptop and it won't go to sleep. The fan continues to run and various lights stay on. What should I do? Apparently, some people on Windows 10 are having the same problem. For what ...
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Win 10 desktop loses wifi network connection frequently, especially when waking from sleep

My Windows 10 desktop computer loses its wifi connection during sleep, which is acceptable to me, but then upon waking, it takes too long to reconnect. Sometimes it doesn't even connect automatically, ...
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prevent windows 10 from going to sleep while no user is logged in

I installed windows 10 LTSC on a desktop to use it as a server. The plan is to use the server for a project that needs a fiberoptics connection, so the server would be at a remote location. Now what I ...
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Waking an acer laptop from sleep with the lid closed

I have an Acer Aspire E5-571G laptop that I want to use with the lid closed. Ideally I would want to power it off and boot it without opening the lid, but I dismissed that idea. In any case I would ...
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USB Keypad Device Preventing Sleep (Windows 11)

I've read USB Audio Device Preventing Sleep (Windows 10), Gamepad Prevents Screensaver From Starting on Windows 10, and a few others on this site. I have a TACTICAL ASSAULT COMMANDER F14 FINAL FANTASY®...
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Windows 11 goes to sleep mode after a long time in lock mode even though I have set "sleep after" to "never" in Power Setup

I am running Windows 11. I have set "When plugged in, put my device to sleep after" to be "Never" in Settings > System > Power. When I lock the screen and leave for a long ...
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Windows 10 has black screen upon waking from sleep

This doesn't happen every time but happens enough to be annoying. Sometimes when I move my mouse to wake my PC from sleep, I can hear that it woke, but the monitor stays completely black. CTRLALTDEL ...
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Remote server running from linux based machine fails to response until requested new `ssh` connection

I've run a remote server on the random port 44444 on macOS remote machine (but I believe it can be any linux distribution), the command to start the server was called from a ssh session, and I've used ...
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external keyboard doesn't wake up Mac m1 in clamshell mode

I own a MacBook Pro m1 13. I close it and connect it to an external display. After finishing my work I put my MacBook to sleep, and when I try to click on the spacebar or move my Magic Mouse it doesn'...
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Network Adapater Power Management settings revert back after changes

my computer is randomaly waking from sleep mode. after a little research, i found out i needed to set my Network Adapter Power Management settings to 'only allow a magic packet to wake up the computer'...
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