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Why does my laptop have high power consumption in sleep mode (10-80 watts)?

It's not only powering the ram, cpu is still doing stuff. Windows has this thing called modern standby also known as S0 sleep. All windows laptops have it and when you put the laptop in sleep, it ...
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Can I run a laptop with no OS from a bootable USB thumbdrive

In theory yes, although not every OS will run properly off a USB device as a "full installation". It also won't be fast. Windows does not support this officially (other than the read-only ...
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