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Does latest cumulative update of Windows 10 correct the broken one?

will the latest cumulative updates of Windows 10 correct the broken one? Generally yes. Cumulative (and Feature update if one comes along for Windows 10) fix and update prior updates. Also new ...
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How can I have opening laptop lid wake computer, but closing laptop lid not put it to sleep?

Not possible. The "switch" is a toggle. ON means suspend on close and wake up on open; OFF means do nothing on close or open. It has a BIOS (UEFI) component as well as a Windows Power ...
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PC will try to wake up immediately upon entering sleep mode, becomes stuck

After much testing and research, I narrowed down the issue to a UPS connected to a USB3 port which kept waking the PC up. Apparently it was incompatible with USB3 and moving the connection to USB2 ...
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Using nircmd to turn off monitor instead puts PC to sleep

turn monitor off Im on Windows10x64, doing it as shortcut as described on this video working right click > New Shortcut paste : powershell.exe -Command "(Add-Type '[DllImport("user32.dll&...
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How can I stop windows re-positioning after waking from sleep?

The solution for me was to simply install drivers for my newest monitor. I have three monitors and this problem was driving me nuts (actually irking me every time I woke my PC, and then I'd forget ...
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My Windows 10 never goes to sleep while charging

The explanation is Modern Standby which was introduced in Windows 10 for many new laptops. Perhaps this is what you disabled in Registry? If so, it can be re-enabled using [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\...
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Windows 11 PC wakes up after a short bit, potentially wake on lan - but I can't track down what's triggering it

Also be aware that Windows event log and powercfg can sometimes report the wrong wake source. Seems it is a known bug for some years. I had a PC waking on LAN but the Event log reporting it was the ...
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Windows 11 PC wakes up after a short bit, potentially wake on lan - but I can't track down what's triggering it

To check what wakes up Windows use command powercfg -lastwake - in Friendly name: you will get the software or hardware name. Then turn that off and computer won't wake up from that reason. From my ...
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What is "sleep" supposed to do in Windows 10?

It's true that Sleep is now Modern Standby, although Microsoft still calls it "Sleep". You could study the documentation for Modern Standby, but pay attention to the following excerpts: The ...
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Why does StartMenuExperienceHost want to wake my computer?

Had the same problem, tried all the usual solutions (Power Options, Group policy, regedit etc.) didn't help. Since it says "Timer set by [PROCESS]" I figured I just kill the useless process ...
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Windows 11 PC wakes up after a short bit, potentially wake on lan - but I can't track down what's triggering it

These additional measures might help: Pause updates in Settings > Windows Update and change active hours in Advanced options > Active hours. Run Local Group Policy Editor, in Computer ...
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How to wake a PC when accessing it with RDP?

If your RDP connections can wake the computer, so can anyone else's. Allowing inbound RDP at port 3389 from the entire Internet means you'll be receiving unwanted RDP connections every minute – ...
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Actually, permanently disable wake-on-mouse in Windows 10

try this ou mentioned wireless devices in your bag. The laptop with the lid down can wake from sleep. After the time expires from no activity, the laptop goes to sleep. The length is determined by the ...
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Prevent keyboard from waking laptop

I had similar issues. Here is the link https://superuser.com/a/886728/422922 ou mentioned wireless devices in your bag. The laptop with the lid down can wake from sleep. After the time expires from no ...
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Why can I still hear Chrome notification on my laptop even when it's sleeping?

For anyone findind this now, Microsoft removed that registry key and GUI other settings for this. You can find a detailed but easy to read post here: https://www.elevenforum.com/t/enable-or-disable-...
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Microsoft sculpt ergonomic keyboard waking up my screen

I unchecked "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" for all of the Human Interface Devices that were installed when I plugged in the Sculpt dongle. For me, that solved the ...
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