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Questions tagged [sleep]

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 have macOS always be muted upon being opened

An example of why this kind of thing is important. Say I'm watching a video on YouTube to fall asleep, and my computer powers off to conserve battery. I wake up and pack up my computer in the morning ...
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I want to turn off “Turn off wifi to save power” and “Turn off bluetooth to save power” features in Ubuntu

Okay, so I'm using Ubuntu's latest LTS version as of 5/Dec/2018, and I have this in the gnome settings app: Settings>Power How do I get these features off, as turning off these buttons just turns ...
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What is triggering my laptop to go to sleep?

My laptop has this annoying "feature" where randomly after waking up from sleep, it will go to sleep after 1.5 minutes of inactivity. After it starts going to sleep in 1.5 minutes, it keeps doing so ...
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PC automatically wakes up after turning on light

That's really strange thing that when I put my PC into sleep my PC goes into sleep mode but when I turn on my room lights or any electronic component in it, it automatically wakes up. When I tried to ...
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Computer only boots after sleep, not shutdown

My PC only boots from sleep, not shutdown. The only way I can boot from shutdown is if I press F11 to open the boot menu and then close the menu without clicking anything but the "x". If I select "...
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win 10 screen lock password overridden when monitor auto sleep

My win 10 is set to start screen saver after 2 mins and put monitor to turn off monitor after 15 mins. Password is required on resume from screen saver. But the result I get if ignoring computer for ...
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New HP Spectre wont wake from sleep

Ive been working my way through the HP docs trying to get my brand new laptop to wake when I open the lid, press on the keys, or press the power button, although holding down power does restart it. ...
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Windows 10 wake from sleep: possible on mouse button only, not mouse movement?

I have a Windows 10 box set to automatically sleep, but it will sometimes wake up when someone walks by. Is there a way in Windows 10 keep waking up on a mouse button push, but not wake if the mouse ...
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Why would a computer reboot when sending the screen to sleep/standby?

In Windows 10, System, Energy I have set the screen to be switched off after 5 minutes. (PC Standby after 2 hours). This happens: After 5 minutes the PC reboots. There appears to be a direct ...
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Microsoft sculpt ergonomic keyboard waking up my screen

I have Microsoft sculpt ergonomic keyboard which wakes up my monitor as soon as display is turned off due to power setting. As a result, display is momentarily turned off and then turned on right away....
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Windows 7 Ultimate: replace “Hibernate after” with “Shutdown after”

Sometimes I put my laptop to sleep (suspend to RAM, not hibernate), but could happen that I don’t reactivate it for days: in such case, despite the fact that the sleep state consume little percentage ...
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Power on laptop with lid closed from shutdown/hibernation

here is my situation: I have an Aspire A315-41 that I use with an external monitor and an external wired keyboard. The laptop is closed and positioned below the monitor stand. I want to specify that I ...
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Outlook ignoring auto hide and showing ribbon after sleep/hibernate

When using Outlook I have the ribbon completely hidden with the "Auto Hide" feature. I like this as it frees up an inch of screen space for other information. Recently (within the last 3-6 months), ...
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Windows 7 doesn't generate wake event in system log [duplicate]

I set up a scheduled task to run with this event as a trigger: Log: System Source:Power-Troubleshooter Event ID: 1 But I don't see any event in the system log. The only event which time is nearest ...
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Windows 10 shuts down after being in sleep mode overnight

After my computer being to sleep mode over a long time ( 3 or 4 hours ) it shutdown automatically, I have not had this problem when putting my computer in sleep mode during the day and then waking it. ...
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Run time broker interrupting sleep

I noticed my HTPC wasn't going to sleep when it should. I ran the system sleep diagnostics and found a few things sending power requests. There was NVIDIA audio, svchost.exe and runtimebroker.exe ...
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How do I disable my keyboard's sleep button?

I have a couple Fn shortcuts on my F1-F12 keys. F12 is the calculator, F11 puts my PC to sleep. The amounts I confuse those keys by accidents are astronomical. How can I disable my suspend/sleep key ...
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HP laptop won't sleep/shut down

I have an HP Envy x360 laptop (15-u011dx) running the newest version of Windows 10. I recently replaced the battery in it, but my laptop is having issues with going to sleep and shutting down. After ...
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Windows wake up from sleep, when it goes sleep by script

I've found a script which put my computer to sleep and I did Task Scheduler which runs the sleeping script at 4am. Well, problem here is that when I put my computer to sleep manually I can wake it up ...
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unwanted wake from sleep by Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller - 1.0 (Microsoft)

I have a MSI laptop with an external USB keyboard and a mouse connected to it. This device controller, "Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller - 1.0 (Microsoft)", wakes up my PC from sleep. I ...
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Monitor remains black in BIOS menu for HP ProDesk PC

I'm trying to get in the BIOS menu of my HP ProDesk 490 G3 MT Business PC. Unfortunately, the monitor remains black until the login screen of Windows appears no matter what I try.. I've tried three ...
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What can cause a PC to power back on after being suspended?

I have a W10 (latest version) desktop PC. The first time I suspend it after booting, it stays off. If I then wake the PC, work some more, and suspend it again, the PC does go into sleep mode but then ...
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usb3 ports keep disconnecting devices

Computer: HP ProDesk 600 G1 DM (mini desktop). Windows 7-64 SP1 4 USB2 in the back and 2 USB3 in the front. I bought two 4-port USB3 hubs that have their own power supplies. When I connect the hubs ...
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Lenovo Laptop Shutdown, sleep and hibernate issues

I have a Lenovo B590 laptop. Its old. I'm having a issue in it. Windows 10: When I shutdown the screen turns off but the lights stay on. When I sleep, it doesn't wake up and when I hibernate it, it ...
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How to stop USB devices from disconnecting on sleep?

I have a Dell Precision 5520 (laptop) and as it's my only Windows PC I'm unable to see if it's a Dell or Windows problem. I use various types of hardware such as CAN bus analyzers, MCU programmers ...
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Windows laptop blue screens after waking from sleep

Hardware/Operating System: Lenovo Yoga 720 running Windows 10 alongside Ubuntu The Issue: After waking my computer from sleep I am greeted by a blue screen with the error PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA....
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Prevent windows 10 from sleeping for next lid closing only

Sometimes I let my computer (Lenovo laptop under Windows 10) do stuff that takes a while (e.g. scientific computation). When it does that, I would like to be able to close its lid without it going to ...
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Only the primary monitor doesn't wake from sleep

When I wake my computer from sleep, the ASUS VG248QE primary monitor will not wake up. It only wakes up after I unplug its power, remove/replug the display port cable, and then reinsert the power ...
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ASUS monitor continually blinks blue 'no signal' when windows turns screen off

This annoyance has been happening since I bought the monitor 8 months ago and any research has not turned up this specific problem. The model of my ASUS monitor specifically is the PB258Q and is ...
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How do I disable sleep mode (windows 7) when a specific program is running?

I have sifted through lots of ways to enable/disable sleep mode on Windows 7, but what I'm looking for and can't find, is there a way to disable sleep mode and hibernation when a specific program is ...
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Require password when returning from sleep: Opensuse Leap 15, budgie-desktop

When I wake my laptop from a suspended state, there is no password prompt. I'd instead like to require a password to use the laptop. I've looked in Settings > Power and Settings > Privacy but these ...
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Windows 10 shutting down after a few minutes sleeping

Recently I reinstalled windows 10 on my Asus K46CB from scratch and for some reason, every time i put it to sleep it turns itself off after a few hours. It just happens if i leave it sleeping without ...
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Make Windows 10 shutdown instead of sleep

I have a tablet which will be left sitting for weeks unused. I would like to make Windows 10 shut the tablet down after inactivity instead of sleeping as after several weeks the battery is usually ...
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MacBook Pro (2015) constantly wakes up during sleep

As the question implies, recently my MacBook Pro (2015) has been overheating when I close the lid. I first tried debugging the issue by going to the preferences and making sure it wasn't put on the "...
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Lenovo Flex 4 BSOD with new SSD

I purchased a Crucial M4 128GB SSD (Model CT128M4SSD2) new from eBay for my Lenovo Flex 4-1580. The drive performs well, and otherwise meets its specifications, but I've run into an issue: Whenever I ...
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Is it possible to make Windows go from sleep to hibernate after a given period, like a MacBook?

If I remember it correctly, a MacBook first goes into sleep mode so that it can be quickly resumed if the user opens the lid again in a short time. But it automatically goes into hibernation mode from ...
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AR938x Atheros driver on Windows 10 - Wait about a minute after sleep

I'm using Qualcomm Atheros AR938x Wireless Network Adapter with Windows 10 Pro x64 version 1803. Driver version: 10.0.0.355 I've tried toggling the "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save ...
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Windows 10 sleeps with all settings disabling it

I've set all settings to "off" for my Windows 10 laptop to go to sleep, but after a few minutes of no usage, it sleeps (even less than the minimum 5 min timeout). What can I do to debug this? Are ...
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BIOS ignoring fan setting changes upon sleep awake | Mouse not being detect on awake (Rare occasion)

Had this computer for 5-6 years now, the 1st 4-5 years the computer typically was on 24/7 as I was at university and wanted to resume my progress without having to waste loading time through reboot, ...
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Computer waking up from sleep after being unplugged for hours

Yesterday I (thought I) turned my computer off, but I wasn't really sure if I missed the button and accidentally clicked sleep. I unplugged the power cord, just one of my weird habits. This morning I ...
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How to stop computer from entering sleep under “Critical Battery Trigger Met” misidentification?

I'm using a Lenovo Laptop, Windows 10. Recently I think the battery cell is not fully functioning, and system occasionally triggers the Event 524, Critical Battery Trigger Met and subsequently, the ...
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pc won't wake up from sleep mode - power button wont work

I got new AMD Ryzen 2700 and Asus TUF-X470 mobo. I swapped windows HD from my old system i7. Windows works fine however when I try to use sleep mode it goes to sleep permanently. Only resetting CMOS ...
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Sometimes, my PC don't turn off after shutting down

When shutting down, hibernate or going to sleep, sometimes the power supply remains on (I can hear the fan). I must turn it off by pressing and holding the on/off button for 5 seconds. If it went to ...
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AMD GPU stops working after waking from sleep

I play Counter-Strike: Source, which runs using Valve's Half-Life 2 engine. When I put my laptop to sleep (by shutting the lid), and then wake it up and log back in, the GPU stops working. By that I ...
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Is “General Failure” the intended response after you put your computer to sleep while pinging something?

I'm curious as to what normally happens if you put your computer to sleep while you're pinging something. I get a few lines of "General Failure" immediately after waking the computer up. I assumed ...
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Does system will work in background while system is in sleep mode [duplicate]

in sleep mode does system process in background, means I want to ask if system is running scanning process via any anti virus software and system goes to sleep mode then in background scanning process ...
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Why Windows doesn't delete the hiberfil file after restoring it's content into the RAM? [closed]

So what is stopping Windows engineers from allowing the system to just delete and restore allocated space taken by hiberfil file?
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PC wakes itself up in Hibernate

I recently bought a HP EliteDesk 800 G1. 4th gen i5. PC works well. I use Hibernate instead of Power Off, as on all my PC/Laptops. The PC is permanently connected to power, the screens power is turned ...
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Task Scheduler won't schedule wake timers (while other software is able to do so)

I created a new task, with "Allow this task to wake PC" checked, but "powercfg /waketimers" shows nothing. I tried some third-party apps and they do work as expected. Windows 7 x32 (yeah I know) ...
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Sleep takes too long on Windows 10 April Update(1803). How to force simple S3?

I know there is sleep and hybrid sleep. I used to disable hybrid sleep and it worked on the same hardware before. But recently, and I assume it is after the Windows 10 April Update, the sleep started ...