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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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How to prevent my computer from freezing after overnight training runs

In my spare time I train ML models on my computer overnight. I typically do this by just preventing the computer from going to sleep and turning off the screens before I go to bed. In the morning I'll ...
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Keyboard function keys stop working after resuming from sleep

I have this Microsoft keyboard with relevant software installed: It is connected to the screen (LG 32UN88A-W) which itself is connected to the laptop using USB-C. When computer resumes from sleep, ...
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Did Windows change the login screen behavior to explicitly prevent typing in a password until the screen is fully initialized?

In older versions of Windows (at least Windows XP, maybe as late as Windows 7), I used to be able to wake up the computer from sleep (by moving the mouse or hitting a key on the keyboard) and then ...
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Why doesn't my windows 11 laptop always wake from sleep?

When I close the lid of my laptop, I have it to set to go to sleep mode. If I open the lid shortly after, it doesn't always wake from sleep mode. If it doesn't, the only life sign from my laptop is ...
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How to prevent windows idle sleep if there is disk activity?

Searching for these keywords online is difficult. I'm trying to find out if there are any hardware activity based idle thresholds in Windows (11), that are tweakable or that I can take advantage of, ...
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Laptop will not go to sleep

I'm new here, so it is a pleasure to meet all of you. I have a Windows 11 computer, and everything else works fine otherwise. However, when I try to make my computer sleep, the screen will only dim ...
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Mac Mini has static screen when wake from sleep

Intermittently, about once a day, when waking my Mac Mini M2 from sleep, I'll get this screen instead of the lock screen: Is there anything I can do to fix this? Turning the monitor off and on again ...
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Udev rule doesn't allow Ubuntu to wake on USB Resume sequencing, but NixOS does

I've got a Lenovo ThinkPad T480 running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon running NixOS, and a USB Device with vendor ID 0x36dc. The USB Device is capable of remote wakeup USB Resume ...
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Dell 3140 - Closing Lid does not put laptop Win 11 in Sleep Mode despite correct setting

I have Dell Latitude 3140 Notebook. It was recently purchased from Amazon US and hand carried to my country. So no warranty is possible now. It has Windows 11 Pro OS on it. The BIOS, Graphics drivers &...
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NVIDIA USB Type-C port policy controller keeps waking my PC up

My Laptop (HP Omen 15, Windows 10) is driving me crazy by turning itself on from sleep mode on its own. If I put it to sleep with the power button, it will often turn on again after about 3 seconds, ...
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Windows 11 Forced sleep mode?

I had problems with sleep mode/fan noise and found the only thing that worked was the answer here https://superuser.com/a/1697199/1890608 however it seems that this is actually for hibernate mode and ...
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Prevent landscape image + sign in when resuming from sleep with Windows 10

When resuming from sleep on Windows 10 22H2, I have : a random landscape photo with some information if I click, I get a "sign in" button (I don't use any password anyway) How to prevent ...
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How to suspend Fedora 39 after a given delay

recently I started setting up a new Fedora 39 machine and ran into an issue where it would suspend when I boot it (using wake on lan) and then connect to SSH. I think that it doesn't register SSH as ...
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Is it bad for the screen to keep turning on and off many times?

In screen timeout settings, windows 10 has option to turn off screen after desired minutes.. Is bad for screen if I set to turn off screen after 5min, so screen keep turning on and off during my ...
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Stop Hard Drive from waking up after Sleep?

I use my PC mostly for studying. I take frequent breaks during these study sessions and put my PC to sleep to limit dust entering its case and also to save power. I have an SSD (where Windows resides) ...
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Kubuntu crashes upon sleep on Surface Laptop

I'm running Kubuntu 23.10 on my Surface Laptop 3, and when I sleep the computer, instead of going fully black, it goes black and just shows my cursor, but I can't move it. In order to get back into my ...
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Prevent Windows 11 from going to sleep after RDP session was closed

While there are several threads about Windows RDP sessions and sleep I could not find one matching my use case. I encounter the following situation. After I close the RDP connection to a Windows 11 ...
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Windows stop all radios when you go to sleep / hybrid sleep / s3 sleep

I am looking for an automatic way to prevent any Bluetooth and/or WiFi connections during certain times. E.g. while my PC is asleep. Because Microsoft in its infinite wisdom and user servitude, has ...
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Disable Windows 8 sleep WITHOUT disabling screen turning off

To run long-duration operations on my Windows 8 laptop, I need for it to not go to sleep. HOWEVER, I still want the screen to be able to automatically urn off after a time without keyboard presses and ...
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External audio device goes to sleep if no audio is sent from Windows every few seconds

I have an external Bluetooth audio device (UE Boom) that I have connected to my Windows 11 PC through the auxiliary headphone jack (NOT BLUETOOTH). As long as the PC is sending continous audio to the ...
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Black screen after Windows logo. What is happening to my machine?

I downloaded a PDF version of a book from internet archives on my smartphone and transferred it to my PC via Bluetooth, read it for 10-15 mins, and then attended a call from a friend while my PC was ...
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Laptop sometimes keeps running when I close the lid and has black screen until I force shut it down and power it up again

I have a new MSI Katana GF66 12UCO running Windows 10 Home. When I close the lid, I have set that the laptop should hibernate (as opposed to sleep, because when attempting to sleep, the laptop never ...
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Can Windows machines wake as fast as Mac? [closed]

My wife is a Mac user and I am a Windows user. When my wife opens the lid of her 2017 Macbook, the computer is almost instantly awake and running, with everything useable on the desktop. Even at its ...
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Monitors swapping and windows moving on PC wakeup

I just got a new monitor and set it up without issue accept for when the computer sleeps, the tabs get shuffled and the pc seems to mix up which monitor is which. The old monitors are the exact same ...
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PC goes to sleep instead of hibernation

This is my first question in this forum, so please excuse me if I missed anything. Problem Statement: Selecting Hibernate option from the shutdown options, the PC will go to Sleep instead of ...
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Artifacts on external display connected via USB-C hub after sleep (+ few other problems)

I wanted to have a setup where I would connect all the devices to a single USB-C hub and then switch between 3 different computers (ASUS Zenbook, Macbook and a stationary PC) just by simply switching ...
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Prevent sleep for RDP client [duplicate]

I am using 2 Windows machines, where I am connecting from one of them (client, Win11) to another (host, Win10) using RDP (mstsc). My client PC has settings for display to be turned off and PC to be ...
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Linux and S3 sleep on a Thinkpad X1 Carbon gen 11

I got a new laptop, a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon gen 11, and it doesn't support S3 sleep mode. When in sleep the battery continues to drain, badly. ~ cat /sys/power/mem_sleep [s2idle] journactl |grep ...
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How to prevent Computer going into sleep mode after Youtube's "Are you still watching?" is on screen for a while

Just like the question says, I have been experiencing issues watching YouTube through Chrome browser. Basically after a while Youtube/Chrome will put the pc to sleep without warning. Just to clarify, ...
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Linux guest in VirtualBox restarts session after Win11 host wakes from sleep

I've recently transferred my VM from an old Win10 laptop to a new Win11 one and encountered very annoying issue: If I close my laptop, making it go to sleep, and when wake it up after some time, my ...
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Windows 11 Lenovo Laptop not sleeping when I close the lid

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Slim 3 that I bought new two months ago, and it is running Windows 11. I have no idea why, but starting a few days ago, whenever I close the lid of my laptop, it doesn't sleep. ...
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Listing a directory (and entering) on ZFS takes a few seconds the first time? (re: sleep/idle?)

I have a few ZFS ZPOOLs configured: NAME SIZE ALLOC FREE CKPOINT EXPANDSZ FRAG CAP DEDUP HEALTH ALTROOT backup 1.81T 1.41M 1.81T - - 0% 0% 1.00x ...
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Computer wakes up from sleep and drains battery (lid malfunction?)

My Thinkpad P14s Gen 1 wakes up on the middle of the night, and drains the battery from 100% to 0%. I have tried every recommendation on the internet, but cannot seem to fix it. The power ...
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How to make Windows force sleep, ignoring everything preventing sleep?

I'm aware of powercfg/requestsoverride but is there a way to make it ignore everything? I have multiple, USB, audio devices etc. and it's difficult to find and add them all. I want my PC to go to ...
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Windows 10 laptop keeps going to sleep after a few minutes of idle despite power options

I have a laptop running Windows 10 and setup for RDP. I use the old app Terminals to RDP into the machine and the connection is fine while I am active. However, it keeps going to sleep after a few ...
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How can I get keyboard/mouse plugged into a USB-C hub monitor to wake laptop from sleep?

I purchased an HP laptop using Windows 11, and a USB hub monitor (Asus), and connected the laptop, mouse, and keyboard into the monitor. It's working fine, except the only thing that will wake it from ...
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Why my Windows 11 PC hibernates despite of these settings?

Here are the power settings of my Intel N100 mini-PC running Windows 11 Pro: The PC hibernates after a few hours. Is there any other setting I missed to prevent it from hibernating?
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Stop mouse from waking Windows PC

I know others have asked this exact question, but I have read the answers on those posts, and not found anything which solves the problem for me. My laptop will wake from sleep when the mouse is moved....
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Enable Fingerprint but still set Require Sign in to NEVER

Just installed Windows 10 Pro 22H2. OK maybe this makes no sense what I am trying to do but... Can I set up Windows Hello Fingerprint AND set "Require sign-in" to NEVER? My question is ...
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Desktop keeps hibernating, despite all sleep settings being disabled

My desktop machine is a fairly simple build with a Gigabyte motherboard, a pair of NVME drives, a DVD R/W drive, and 64GB RAM. Running Windows 10 and connected to a TrippLite UPS. I typically power ...
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I can't wake up my HP laptop from sleep

I can't get my computer to wake up from sleep after it goes to sleep automatically (after a few minutes of inactivity). The power light indicates it's sleeping, but I can't wake it up with the mouse, ...
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Windows laptop wakes up automatically from sleep

I am unable to put my Lenovo laptop in sleep. When I put it to sleep, it wakes automatically up within a minute, without me doing anything. I checked even viewer. Below are the screen shots. It says ...
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Why won't my PC sleep or hibernate from a timer?

I previously had issues with my Windows 10 PC sleeping and instantly waking up due to LAN, which I fixed. The computer will sleep and hibernate fine when told directly, and doesn't wake itself up. Now ...
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Computer becomes unresponsive if sleep is interrupted

I am running Windows 10 with a Gigabyte B550 motherboard and a Corsair Carbide Series 200R case. I am not using any kind of UPS or backup power system. When I hit "Sleep" on the power ...
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External HDMI monitor needs mouse move to wake up

A Lenovo ThinkVision monitor connected via HDMI to a Toshiba Satellite R830 laptop (Windows 7) after waking the laptop from sleep does not display anything until the mouse is moved. The internal ...
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windows 11 "low battery action" is missing "sleep" option

my laptop able to go to sleep just fine via sleep button, closing the lid, or timer. but the windows "low battery action" is missing "sleep" option. so it only got this option: do ...
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Enable USB 2.0 port charging when laptop is asleep?

The Acer TravelMate P2410-G2-M has one USB 3.0 port and three USB 2.0 ports [1,2]. I found out the hard way that if I plug a device into a USB 2.0 port, it stays on but doesn't charge, which depletes ...
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Windows "Schedule Wake To Work" scheduled tasks resume from sleep

My PC is resuming from sleep because wake computer is enabled within scheduled task Schedule Wake To Work: Timer set by [SERVICE] \Device\HarddiskVolume1\Windows\System32\svchost.exe (...
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linux mint immediately wakes up after going into standby mode

Windows sleep mode work fine. linux mint not work. wakes up after going into standby mode immediately. 1 sec max [ 4152.930790] ACPI: PM: Preparing to enter system sleep state S3 [ 4153.271045] ACPI: ...
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Some driver breaks sleep mode in Windows 10

Today sleep mode in my Windows 10 stopped working. It powering off displays, but nothing else. Coolers and PSU continue working, USB devices powered, etc. After a lot of research, I found out that the ...
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