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Windows 10 Connected Standby causing major processor throttling on battery

I have a Dell XPS 9710 (laptop) with an i7 11800H, currently with Connected Standby turned ON. I know I know, it's an easy Registry Entry to disable, but gosh darn it I LIKE how quickly it gets my ...
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Turn off Windows screen without locking screen in Windows 11

I usually have my computers set up to require a login after waking up from sleep or hibernate, but I don't want to enter a password if the screen is just turned off, either from a timeout or if I ...
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Windows 10 on a laptop: putting just the LCD to sleep without affecting other operating system tasks

I have a laptop (Dell Latitude E6430) that I am using to record video files 24/7 at a remote site. I would like for the laptop LCD screen to turn off after a few minutes of keyboard/touchpad disuse to ...
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Does Microsoft requires that in order to support S0ix sleep, S3 must be disabled? Where is it documented?

I've read that Microsoft requires that machines supporting the S0ix sleep state, must not support (present) the S3 state. Is this true? Is this officially documented somewhere? I was looking for an ...
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Is the “idle3” timeout mess still relevant on Western Digital WD Blue hard drives from 2022?

THE QUESTION: Is the “idle3” timeout still relevant for 2022 Western Digital Blue hard drives, and specifically for their WD40EZAZ line? Or should I take hdparm -J reporting an invalid exchange as ...
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Spin-Down not working on WD-Red

I am using a WD Red drive Model Family: Western Digital Red Device Model: WDC WD120EMFZ-11A6JA0 I have set it to spin down after 10 minutes: hdparm -S 120 /dev/sdc /dev/sdc: setting ...
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Windows 10: How to prevent HDMI audio cut off on display blanking

Having laptop with AMD graphics, using it to output image also as the sound to Dell display where external speakers are connected. Windows 10 display settings say "10 minutes of idle to switch ...
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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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How do I enable Modern Standby again (after disabling it via registry)

I have used PowerShell to deactivate Modern Standby on my Windows 10 machine following this tutorial because my computer did not wake up on touch, and I wanted to test if disabling Modern Standby ...
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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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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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How to make it the default that a wireless device cannot wake up Windows from standby?

When I plug-in a dongle of a wireless mouse or keyboard, often even if I just switch already known mice when I am underway, I often need to change the Windows settings of the "HID conform" ...
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Disable Modern Standby or get back S3 standby mode in a HP laptop (Windows 10)

Like many other users I'm trying to disable this new feature that goes by different names (Modern Standby / Connected Standby / Always on always connected / S0ix / InstantGo / ...) as it has lots of ...
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Windows always starts again (= wakes up) from standby (= sleep) after some seconds in standby (with wireless devices like mouse or keyboard in use)

On a Windows laptop (question is for pc as well), when I enter the standby mode, it automatically wakes up again after a few seconds. I vaguely remember having solved this before. That is why I guess ...
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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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Task Scheduler and Modern Standby W10 wake up events

I need to execute a powershell script when the computer comes out from sleep mode. To do this I'm using task scheduler trigger and event, and it works on Windows 10 with the usual power management and ...
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Windows 10: Is it safe to move SD card from a "standby Linux" to Windows 10?

Since a month, I regularly switch an SD card between a computer with Windows 10 and a laptop with Linux Mint / Windows 10. I do not digitally "remove the card", I just take it out. The files ...
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How to force standby mode in OSX 10.13.6 if the battery level is lower than xx%

How can I set my PMSET Settings and force a Standby if the battery level is lower than 25%. Or just change the popup warning if the battery level is lower than 25%. (months ago I got a warning message ...
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Setting External Hard Drive spin-down / standby / sleep / idle time

I've got two external hard drives, an Adata (with Toshiba HDD in it) and a Seagate branded HDD. The Adata automatically switch off or goes to sleep mode after 10 minutes of inactivity (even the ...
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Disable "photo with datetime" plus "Log in" after standby

I'm using a Convertible with Windows 10. After standby, I touch the screen. Instead of just going back to the desktop, I am first presented a nice but annoying photo with a beach and some info about ...
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My windows rearrange whenever my monitors wake up

Computer has two monitors. One on PCI-Ex video card and one on the onboard video. The PCI-Ex card is primary both in the BIOS/UEFI and in Windows. I tend to leave a lot of windows open all the time, ...
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Windows 10 laptop on stand-by battery completely drained, laptop is burning hot

I've had a Dell Precision M4800 laptop for a number of years now, and I was running Windows 7 until recently. Since I installed Windows 10 I've had this happen half a dozen times: I will put the ...
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Inspiron 15 3552 standby keyboard issues

My mother, myself, and my sister all have the same model of Inspiron 15 3552. Mine is upgraded to 8G ram with a Samsung SSD, my mothers is upgraded to 8G ram with a corsair SSD, and my sister's is ...
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How to disable power-off/standby via remote control on raspbian buster

I've recently upgraded from a raspberry pi 3 with raspbian stretch to a pi 4 with raspbian buster. Now, same as before, I also have a remote control attached via USB, and I use thd to hook up certain ...
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My wifi connection automatically turns off when I close the lid of my laptop

My wifi connection automatically turns off or lose some connection when I close the lid of my laptop. When my laptop lose some connection and is still connected doesen't work. Thank's
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Keep USB PD and USB hub alive when external display enters standby

My Win10 laptop (Dell XPS 13 9350) is connected via USB-C to an LG display, where several USB devices including an HDD are attached (unfortunately only with USB 2.0 speed due to USB-C & Alternate ...
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Surface Pro 6 goes Standby every 30min-ish (SC_MONITORPOWER)

My Surface Pro 6 behaves weirdly ever since I had it, but I can't really figure out why. Sometimes during the day or mostly during the evening the system goes in standbymode. It happens every ...
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how to stop Windows Server 2016 from standby mode?

My Windows Server 2016 enters in standby mode without following any regular pattern and I need it "awake" 24/7 because I connect to it through remote connection. Therefore, when this happens, I can't ...
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hdparm -C states the drive is in standby regardless if the drive is in standby or not

I have a strange issue. I have a WD Green 3TB drive that always reports its in standby. The drive will go to sleep on it's own after 30 minutes (regardless of what I set with hdparm. But if I do -C ...
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Windows 10 Autologin after hibernate

On a PC running WIndows 10 Professional 1809, I have a local user configured for autologin, i.e. after a system reboot, this user is logged in automatically, without having to enter the password. ...
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cannot hibernate anymore (but standby)

for some reasons my Windows-10 desktop PC (HP) cannot hibernate anymore (but standby works fine). PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> shutdown /h Element nicht gefunden.(1168) (element not found 1168) ...
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Monitor will not stay in power-saving/standy state (Windows 10 Pro)

When AFK the monitors enter standby after the power-plan monitor power off time but then immediately turn back on. I've checked the event logs and couldn't see anything, including running the Windows ...
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How to bypass Login-Screen in Windows 10 after standby?

I have a client running Windows 10 Home, and a user without a password that I have setup for automatic logon after boot. This works fine if I completely boot the computer from power-off leading to the ...
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Lots of RAM listed as free rather than standby

I have been poking around on the Resource Monitor on Windows, and have noticed that there is often a large amount of memory that is listed as Free, rather than as standby. I understand that superfetch ...
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What if I turn autopoweroff to OFF and standby ON, on my MacBook Pro late 2016?

if my standby delay is set to 2700 seconds will my laptop hibernate after 45 minutes. I don't see any clear explanation about the difference between autopoweroff and standby in any of the posts. What ...
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When my LG monitor sleeps I have no audio, (has built-in speakers)

I have an LG Ultra-wide series display (34UC97). When it sleeps, I have no audio. How can I prevent this to happen. I usually listen to music all-day, yet no need to prevent the monitor from ...
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Avoid VMware to ibernate the virtual machine

I have a virtual machine with Ubuntu 16.06 on VMware. I need this system keep running all the night. Is there any option in the settings to prevent the standby on the virtual machine?
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Win10 on a convertible without password: when do I have to click Login and when not when in Standby?

I have the following strange behaviour: on a tablet running Win10 x64, I have a user without a password, and selected that this user is logged on automatically. I don't have hybrid Standby enabled. ...
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Power-Troubleshooter Event 1 No Longer Logged

Power-Troubleshooter Event 1 No Longer Logged Since last week, when the computer resumes from S3 standby, Power-Troubleshooter Event 1 no longer gets logged in Event viewer -> System Why is this? ...
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Single board computers standby mode

Is there any way to get smartphone like standby on a single board computer (like the RaspberryPi, Odroid or something)? Most of those boards seem to consume about 0.5 - 2 watts on idle, which is ...
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Connect an external display, close lid and avoid sleep on MacBook

So I want to connect an external display, close my laptop lid and let the other display stay on (e.g. to watch a movie or something). I found the app NoSleep which works if I don't connect an ...
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Bitlocker encrypted system drive causes hourly spin-up of all other HDDs

Cleanly installed Window 10 Pro v1511 with 3 internal SATA disks, old BIOS w/o TPM. Once the system drive is encrypted with password protected Bitlocker, my other two drives spin-up from standby on ...
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Hibernation, Standby, Shutdown or Lock when using the Laptop often [closed]

I'm a student and have an ASUS Netbook with Win10. I have to change my location very often per day. Now I need to know what is the best way to do this when looking at battery, windows, usability, ...
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HP server will not enter standby

I have been trying to setup a server to enter standby when it does not need to run. However I just noticed I can not actually get it to go into standby at all. The server is a HP proliant DL360 G5 ...
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Sleep Windows 10 using CMD (command prompt) [duplicate]

All suggested commands for Windows XP/7/8 puts Windows 10 in hibernation (not in standby). so, for Windows 10, how to put PC into from CMD (batch file)? is there correct a keyboard combination (...
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Free Standby Memory without a Reboot

Does anyone know of a way to clear standby memory without a reboot? I can't launch my HyperV VMs after doing other tasks in Win 10 after running tasks due to the lack of free memory. I would have ...
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Something in Windows is preventing screensaver and monitor stand-by

Since I have this computer (it's a normal machine: an I5 on a P7P55D, HD5700 graphic board) Windows 7 has never been able to start screensavers or put monitors in stand-by. Configuration is not the ...
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Execute blocking script with admin rights in Windows before and after standby

I would like to run a script in Windows right before standby/sleep mode with admin rights and blocking, i.e., the system should not go to sleep until the script has successfully terminated. ...
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Getting a MBP to hibernate/standby after some specific time spent in sleep even when plugged in

I'm aiming to produce the following behavior on both battery and AC power: Computer goes to sleep as usual upon closing lid or being idle for a few minutes. Computer hibernates if left asleep for 5 ...
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High disk usage after recovering from standby in Windows 7 when switching from one app to the others

I have a problem with my Windows 7 64bit (Sony VAIO Core i7, 6GB of RAM, 1TB HD with over 300GB of free space) that i hope someone can solve. I frequently use Visual Studio and other CPU/memory ...
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