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PC wakes from sleep even when wake disabled on Windows 10

Question: PC wakes from sleep even when wake disabled on Windows 10

MY pc keeps waking from sleep.
Lastwake shows
Wake History Count - 1
Wake History [0]
Wake Source Count - 0
Event log entries show Wake Source: Unknown
I have set Allow Wake Timers to disabled in Power settings. I have also unchecked "Allow device to wake this computer" in Device Manager for mouse, LAN etc.
How can I
1. Find out what is waking up my pc?
2. Prevent whatever is waking the pc?
I have the latest updates installed.

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Hi, That's the question. I have my computer in my bedroom, so this is a real pain! The automatic maintenance is scheduled to 10am (I rescheduled it on purchase, when it annoyed the hell out of me at 3am). That one also still works and I'm fine with that. But it's just acquired without my permission a new wake up at 7am that I don't want - particularly when I wish to sleep in!! I recently installed iTunes, which coincided with the problem, but couldn't find anything on the program that suggested any type of maintenance time, nor does the powercfg (info I found when Googling to solve this problem) mention iTunes. I've tried Dr Google, which usually helps me solve problems such as this, but with no luck. See picture of power cfg. Can anyone help?

Answer:My Windows 8 PC Wakes Up From Sleep With Wake Up Disabled

Looks like when you disable wake up it takes a day or so to work. My computer still woke up as per normal the following day (I'd disabled it at night), but actually worked AFTER that initial next day. Silly...

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Update: Disable Windows Media Center in the "Turn Windows Features On/Of Manager"
Fixed it! (Be sure to reboot when it asks)

Hello Everyone,

I'm new to these forums so please forgive if this is in the wrong place. I was unsure if this fell in another category, please feel free to move it.

Ok... Here's my issue, my laptop has started to randomly waking from sleep every morning at 7:04:52. I have walked the dirt path of Google searching for answers and have tried everything I could possibly find that
is even REMOTELY related to my problem.

Nothing on my Laptop has changed, and it has just started this problem. It's VERY annoying and I'm at my whits end trying to find out what's causing it.

Here's what I've tried/tweaked/confirmed:

- Confirmed that Wake Timers are Disabled - Fought with this on other various machines, first thing I checked.
- Ethernet Wake on LAN is Disabled (Laptop is only ever on WiFi Anyway)
- Wireless Adapter's "Allow Device to Wake this computer..." is also disabled and always has been.
- Windows Media Center's Update Service is disabled since I do not use WMC...
- Went into the Command Prompt and ran "powercfg -lastwake" and was told it was the "ACPI Lid" which is what I was also told in Event Viewer for each (event) occasion that this has happened.
- I've also checked to see if it was Windows Update, but it's settings have never changed and if it was WU it would wake up at 3 am instead...
- Checked to see wha... Read more

Answer:Wake Timers Disabled, Computer Wakes at 7:04:52 am Daily From Sleep?


No one has any clue? Not even an Admin with over 100 views....?

I was hoping that SOMEONE had encountered this before and found a fix.

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I have installed Windows 8 on my Acer Aspire laptop, when I sleep it I can only bring it out of sleep with the power button which is broke and i have to use a screw-driver

Iam currently using the laptop as a PC with it connected to a monitor, USB Mouse and USB Keyboard and want too sleep it so I can wake it from the keyboard (or mouse) because my current PC is whack!

the BIOS has no options for sleep...
ive disabled the 'power Management' in USB ROOT HUBS in DevMngr
ive set the mouse and keyboards to "allow to wake device"
and ive reboot...

but nothing works..?

does anyone have a fix for this? - it worked on windows 7?


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Hey everyone,

I've got a self-built PC that has been running great since 2010 without issue. However, I recently found that the sleep function no longer performs as expected. The computer sleeps on command but wakes just 3-4 seconds later. Worse, the system is totally unresponsive after waking, with no video to the monitor. I own a backlit USB keyboard (Corsair K90) and the keys weirdly flicker when I try to type in this state. The only way to exit the state is by a hard shutdown. I can't seem to pinpoint the issue since "powercfg lastwake" returns an empty wake history by next boot. I also haven't installed any new hardware since having the problem. I found a troubleshooting guide for sleep issues and followed that, and the only device that is able to wake my computer is the keyboard, according to windows. I'm wondering what to do since I'd love to have my computer always available but leaving it on wastes a ton of power. Thanks for reading my question.

PS. I think this could be related to RAM. Under normal operation (after a fresh boot), the ram status led's are all green, meaning that there are no issues. However, when in the above unresponsive state, I fond that the same status led's are orange, a warning indicator. I am using S3 sleep, so the session is always saved to RAM. Just what I know, hopefully it's a clue to the solution. Thanks again.

Answer:PC Wakes immediately after Sleep(S3), but doesn't respond after wake

Have you tried system restore?

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My motherboard is a P8Z77-V, with Gigabyte 7950 video card, if that matters.

I did the windows 10 upgrade, and all seems well, except waking from Standby.

If I go into start menu, and choose sleep, everything spins down, and the computer shuts itself off. I am assuming this 'sleep' is some sort of hibernate. Great, love it.

But when I leave the computer over night I come back and the monitors are off,but lights on tower on. I am assuming this is standby mode? Anyway, I can't wake the computer from it, using mouse or keyboard (both USB). Clicking power button on tower does nothing. I generally have to click the reset button on tower and do a full boot sequence. When I log in, I do not get a message about windows not shutting down properly (maybe that message is no more in 10?), but clearly it is a fresh desktop.

I reset all bios settings, and update to most recent bios. I have the latest graphics drivers.

This is driving me nuts! Suggestions or trouble shooting tips?

Here is some investigating I did, hopefully it helps:

D:\Users\Shea.Wilbur>powercfg /a
The following sleep states are available on this system:
Standby (S3)
Hybrid Sleep
Fast Startup
The following sleep states are not available on this system:
Standby (S1)
The system firmware does not support this standby state.
Standby (S2)
The system firmware does not support this standby state.
Standby (S0 Low Power Idle)
The syste... Read more

Answer:Computer Sleeps/Wakes fine manually, but won't wake from auto-sleep


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When I put my computer in sleep mode, it won't 'wake up'. I have to manually turn off the computer and then start it up again. This has happened twice. I'm not putting it into sleep mode until I find out what's wrong and that's exasperating as I normally leave my computer on all day so I can periodically play my games.

Answer:Computer won't 'wake up' after sleep mode with Windows 10, how can I wake it?

I'm having the exact same issue. No idea what to do.

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Please delete - post needs to be rewritten

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My PC is fairly new and I'm having problems with slow shutdowns/restarts and slow sleep/wakes. Recently it seems to fail waking altogether and restarts after a while instead. Usually during waking I just have a black screen for a long time before the reset/restart but sometimes I see the Windows log-in screen but it's unresponsive.
The problem predates my CPU undervolting and doesn't seem to change when I switch RAM settings back to Auto instead of XMP (I my RAM necessitates some kind of overclock in order to function at its rated speed).

Can anyone advise how to proceed? Thanks.
System specification below. This forum has a fantastic design that eliminates the form of pasted lists of information. That's just great for preventing people from reading it. I was worried someone might have read this information.
OS: Win 10 Pro 64-bitMainboard: ASUS Z170 Pro GamingCPU: Intel i7 6700 (6th gen), Stock HSF, Undervolt Offset -0.15 V, LLC 4RAM: Corsair LPX Vengeance 2x8GB DDR4-3000 (CMK16GX4M2B3000C15)Graphics: Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950Sys Drive: Samsung Evo 750 SSD, 250 GBData Drives: OCZ Vertex 2 SSD, 60 GB; WDC WD1002FAEX-00Y9A0, ~1 TB; WDC WD2003FZEX-00Z4SA0, ~2 TB; WDC WD2002FAEX-00MJRA0, ~2 TB; RAID 0, ~300 GB [Maxtor 6B160MO x 2]PSU: XFX TS 750W (P1-750S-NLB9)Bluetooth: Parani UD100 Bluetooth USB AdapterMonitor: LG 21.5" W2246S-BF 16:9 Wide LCD Monitor 1920x1080 5msLogitech G500 mouse, K120 keyboard.UEFI BIOS divergence from optimised default settingsAI Overclock Tune... Read more

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W7 PC wakes up from sleep every few minutes. It didn't use to. I am the builder / owner / sole user. Investigation done so far at the DOS prompt to establish the cause:

powercfg -devicequery wake_armed
(no results returned)

powercfg -waketimers
There are no active wake timers in the system

powercfg -lastwakeWake History Count - 1
Wake History [0]
Wake Source Count - 0Other ideas to try and establish the cause with please?

Many thanks.

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Since a few weeks ago, I have noticed that my Windows 10 64-bit machine wakes up from sleep/hibernation automatically without my intervention. I should mention that I have never had this issue before and that I have not changed the hardware.

Running "powercfg -lastwake" at the command prompt immediately after such an unwanted wake up indicates the following culprit each and every time:

Intel (R) 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 4 - 1E16

Can somebody help me to further narrow down the cause?

What I have tried without success:
- My system is up to date as per (1) Windows Update, (2) updates proposed on Asrock (Motherboard) website, (3) updates proposed by Intel Driver Update utility
- I unplugged and immediately replugged all my USB cables but to no avail.
- Disabling Wake up from magic packets within my ethernet adapters settings.
- Shutting down a couple of newly installed applications like Bluestacks Android App Launcher running in the background.

Thanks in advance,

Answer:Windows 10 wakes up from sleep all by itself

Had this problem too. Try: From device manager, open the properties of your Ethernet card. On the power management tab, make sure "Allow this device to wake the computer" is unchecked.

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Some reason whenever I sleep Windows 7, it wakes up within 15 seconds.
Anyone know why?? that's kind of weird.

Perhaps this is an issue that is common, I have the RC build 7100

Kind Regards

Answer:When I sleep Windows 7 it just wakes up?

Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums

Anything helpful here?

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Suddenly my windows 7 desk top will not stay in sleep mode and awakes after less than a minute. Suggestions?

Answer:windows 7 wakes up from sleep after less than a minute

Quote: Originally Posted by timotb


System Restore point?

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Hi! I'm happy user of Windows 8. OK. I'm not fully happy... In installed Windows 8 and it worked great, for some time. After SOME updates my computer will not sleep for more that 20 sec. It will ALWAYS wake up. When I didn't clean installation of Windows
8 this problem didn't appear.
No any setting were change in my computer from "before to after" updates. 
Can anybody can help?
I checked MANY of thinks from discussion forums, none of them helped. 
BTW. I'm not sure if this question is in right forum category.

Answer:Windows 8 wakes up IMMEDIATELY from sleep.

do you use a Samsung SSD? If yes, stop the tool Samsung ssd magician before entering sleep/hibernation."A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code"

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I just reinstalled my OS and set the sleep mode to S3 from S1 in the BIOS

Now whenever I put my PC to sleep, it wakes up immediately (never even really goes to sleep) and takes me to the Windows 7 login screen.

I disabled the network adapters, mice and key board from allowing the computer to wake up

How can I fix this?

Answer:Windows 7 wakes up immediately after sleep

Hello Thumper,

Double check through each item in the tutorial below to see if it may help you determine what may be responsible for waking up your computer. Especially STEP FOUR to see the lastwake list.

Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,

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i never turn off my computer, every night i put it to sleep. sometimes in the middle of the night it wakes up, stays like that for couple of minutes and go back to sleep.
what is cause that my computer wakes and goes back to sleep by itself?
is my computer suffering from insomnia?

Answer:windows 7 wakes up by itself and goes back to sleep?

Try to unplug your network cable one night and see if it stops.
It could be a simple setting.

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Ok, this is a problem I've had for about 4 months. It's very sporadic and intermittent and despite my best efforts, I've been unable to solve it. I put the system into sleep mode, and almost every time it wakes up immediately. I have narrowed it down to a keyboard issue (Logitech Illuminated Keyboard) because it has never woken up immediately when I disconnect said keyboard. And sometimes it DOES sleep with the keyboard plugged in, but not often. I've tried powercfg -lastwake and using power troubleshooter in event manager and come up with either 'unknown' or 'power-troubleshooter'. I've disabled all power management wake modes for all the devices like LAN and USB in device manager but it doesn't cure the problem. I used a sleep utility to try to help but it made no difference. Anyone got any genius words of wisdom? Something I haven't tried yet? It really is frustrating the bejesus out of me.

Answer:Windows wakes up immediately from sleep

Err... replace with a different keyboard? I'm only half joking

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For several weeks, my pc has automatically woken up from sleep mode overnight and remained woken up for the rest of the day. I'm a little unsure of what I could test to troubleshoot this issue, I only know of one possible reason for why this has started occuring.
Several weeks ago I was prompted to install Intel Smart Connect Technology which is supposed to wake up your pc at certain hours of the day to check for updates. After the initial install however, I turned off the program so that it would not wake my computer from sleep mode (was waking me up along with it during the nights). I'm planning to test whether or not uninstalling the app will fix the issue. Also I've played around with the power options to make sure that the computer goes to sleep, however this simply does not happen during nights (it does go to sleep and remain in sleep mode during the day however).
Aside from that however, would anyone know of any other place to check? I've also been wondering if it may be a USB issue or a BIOS issue possibly. Below is some basic info on my pc.
Windows 8.1
i7 3770 - Ivy Bridge
Corsair Vengeance 2x8GB
ASRock Z77 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
Samsung 830 2x256GB
Razer Naga (mouse)
Microsoft Sidewinder X4 (keyboard)
Note: I only use Windows Defender, I see no need in worrying much about antivirus/malware. I can easily reinstall Windows and start fresh if something ever happens (I prefer to start fresh on my own pc usually). My computer is used 95% ... Read more

Answer:Windows automatically wakes from sleep.

refere to here mate, same issue

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I have a problem with my PC under Win 7:
when I put my Windows 7 PC in StandBy, it always (automagically?) wakes up at midnight 00:00 hours exactly (at change of the date).
Why is this and how can I fix it?
Any ideas welcome!
Thanks and regards,

Answer:Windows 7 PC wakes up from StandBy / Sleep at midnight!

Open Power options > Edit options > Change advanced power settings > Expand Sleep. Check and ensure Allow wake timers is disabled for both options.
Hope that helps.

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Hi, It had happened several times already. My desktop just randomly starts from hibernation in the middle of the night. It happens every 1-2 months, every time during night time. I have wake by ring and other options turned off in the BIOS. My router doesnt have WOL enabled. Is there a solution to this? ghost in machine?

Answer:Windows 7 wakes automatically from sleep mode

This sounds like the computer still powers USB devices whilst still in hibernation (mouse of keyboard probably detects small random change) - there is probably an option in the BIOS that can prevent USB devices waking the computerOther than that - if the computer is in Hibernation you are probably safe to turn off the PSU (switch at back) or at the wall socket. That will prevent the computer from randomly booting!Hope that this helps!

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I've actually had this problem for a while, I really should have taken care of it sooner. It is mostly because I found ways around it, which probably aren't too good for my computer. If I leave music running in the background and put the computer to sleep then the error won't occur. Needless-to-say - and as the title says- The system crashes upon waking up from sleep mode. The screen turns blue and says: "Sorry, your computer encountered an error and needs to restart. We're just collecting some error info, and then we'll restart for you" The results from the diagnostic test have been attached

System recoveries and restores haven't worked, hence the reason why I've sort of given up on the problem until now. I'll be thankful with any sort of help!

My Specs
CPU: AMD FX(tm)-6100 Six-Core Processor 3.30 GHz
GPU: Geforce GT 640
16.0 GB
64-bit operating system, x64-based processor
Windows 8.1

Answer:Windows 8 crashes after it wakes up from sleep mode

Hi Kaebuscus & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

Unfortunately the ZIP file uploaded by you does not contain any Dump files to analyze and lacks certain other reports as well

Please follow the instructions carefully over here :-
Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

and follow the Option 1.

Make sure you let the app run for at least 15 minutes or till it says that it has completed it's work.

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As you may have surmised from the title of this thread, i have a computer (laptop) running windows 7 RTM that will randomly wake from sleep mode. I am sure that it is not a wireless adapter, as i have already checked those settings.

Also, for some reason, i am unable to determine what woke the computer last using "powercfg -lastwake" in command prompt. CMD tells me that it isn't a valid function.

This is a very aggravating problem, as ever time i go back to use my laptop, i find that it is already on and very hot.

Thank you in advance for your help.

Answer:Solved: Windows 7 Randomly Wakes from Sleep

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Please can anyone help? When I send my Windows 7 system into 'Sleep' mode it immediately wakes up without pressing anything.
I believe this is becuas I have 3 OSs installed on 2 physically separate internal hard drives. I also have some expernal drives plugged in permanently.
The primary drive is the original drive, which doesn't have W7 on.
I guess I could set the second drive as the primary drive by pressing F8 on bootup or go into the bios and do it permanently.. But then I would have to re-install my boot table, right? I don't want to upset the other installations!

Answer:Windows 7 goes into sleep mode, immedicately wakes up: multiboot sys

Look at your event logs to see what caused the computer to wake up.

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On my custom gaming PC, I would sometimes leave it in sleep mode for extended periods of time (overnights, during the day, etc). On days I was home all the time, I never noticed it turn back on unless I did.
However, in the past 24 hours, whenever I put my PC into sleep mode, it will automatically turn itself back on for about 5 minutes, then sleep again. I'm not sure if it wakes a second time. I did notice that some updates were installed within that time, so I'm wondering if a setting got changed.
I did some reading up and took the following action:
1) prevented my network driver from waking the system
2) changed updates to once a week instead of every day (the time is set about 3 hours before this post). Did not restart after making these changes, though.
3) Installed all important and optional updates pending.
However, the problem persists. Powercfg -lastwake is showing \Device\HarddiskVolume2\System32\svchost.exe <wuauserv>. Research showed me that this was the the automatic update check, which I had disabled. Powercfg/requests does not turn up anything being used.
EDIT: have since restarted, also installed all graphics drivers. Computer will sleep, then wake after about ~8 minutes, go back to sleep, then wake after another ~8 minutes. Same message is displayed with -lastwake.

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Title says it all. After waking from sleep mode the computer disconnects from the internet and I have to reboot to get a connection. Makes the whole point of having a "sleep" mode useless. This is annoying because often I go away from m y computer for a few hours during the day and don't want to have to reboot to get back onto my computer. Rebooting wears out the components and is uneccessary when it should simply wake from sleep mode with no hassles. I have a wired connection via ethernet cable. My router is always switched on.

Answer:Since Windows 10 update disconnect from internet when wakes from sleep

Originally Posted by Maugli

Title says it all. After waking from sleep mode the computer disconnects from the internet and I have to reboot to get a connection. Makes the whole point of having a "sleep" mode useless. This is annoying because often I go away from m y computer for a few hours during the day and don't want to have to reboot to get back onto my computer. Rebooting wears out the components and is uneccessary when it should simply wake from sleep mode with no hassles. I have a wired connection via ethernet cable. My router is always switched on.

I have the same problem, except that disconnection appears to be intermittent. It looks as if disconnection occurs if sleep lasts longer than several hours (e.g. overnight). Does anyone know how to deal with this problem?

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My general practice is to put my laptop to sleep when I'm done for the day, leaving it plugged in. I wait until it confirms sleep mode (flashing power button) and then close the lid (it stays asleep).

The next morning I come back and the laptop is on and quite warm.

powercfg /LASTWAKE shows this:
Wake History Count - 1
Wake History [0]
Wake Source Count - 0
I checked Windows Update and it did check for updates at 6:00AM this morning. So that must have awakened it. BUT... why didn't the laptop go back to sleep?

Answer:Windows 8.1 update check wakes laptop, won't sleep again

I went to the Action Center and discovered that the maintenance check is done at 3AM, but the checkbox to automatically wake the computer from sleep was unchecked... which means it should not launch if the laptop is sleeping. In any event, I have set it to 11PM and will see if that makes a difference.

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So as the title says, every now and then Windows 10 randomly decides to wake itself up from sleep. It doesn't happen at any consistent time, some days it stays asleep until I actually turn the PC back on. Using powercfg /lastwake just gives me a wake history count and doesn't provide any information.

I can't figure out why this is happening. I've tried googling it and have found similar complaints but no real solution. It's not hardware that is waking it up and I have already disabled the "allow wake" setting for my network adapters in device manager. Can someone please help?


Answer:Windows 10 randomly wakes up from sleep. Lastwake empty

The issue was caused by TeamViewer, it creates wake timers that are somehow ran even though wake timers are disabled. Try to uninstall TeamViewe.

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Hey guys. This is my first post here, so Hello. Before you turn away and refer me to the other threads on the same problem, I'd like to tell you that I've checked out every thread, forum and discussion on the topic all over the internet, and no solutions worked for me.

I'm using an Asus K53E laptop (details given below), and I've been using it for a year. Two weeks ago, I reinstalled windows OS, and even then everything was fine. For the last three or four days, however, there's been a problem.

1. When the computer goes to sleep automatically (due to power management settings) it wakes up immediately after that, and then it doesn't go back to sleep on its own.
2. If I put the computer to sleep, it wakes up in the same way, but after it wakes up once if I press sleep again, it works fine. If I wake it up and try putting it to sleep after about 15 minutes, it wakes up immediately again.

Every time, when it wakes up on its own, it does not turn on the screen. It only lights up if I touch the touchpad, and it's on the log in screen.

I've tried all powercfg commands: S3 sleep is activated, devicequery returns no results, last wake says wake source is 0. I've checked power management and sleeping while media sharing is allowed. I've checked device settings and network adapter is not allowed to wake up computer.

Just as a last resort I reinstalled my OS again, because since the last year nothing had gone wrong with it. Right now I only have mozilla firefox installed, and this ... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 Professional wakes up immediately after putting to sleep

try setting the power settings to 'high performance' set 'turn off display to NEVER and 'put the computer to sleep' to NEVER
check the advanced settings and try setting the following (remember this is just a test-it's my experience that the high performance setting resolves most sleep issues and is most consistent)
1.require password--NO
2.Hard disk-turn off hard disk-NEVER
3. sleep--sleep after-NEVER
4. hibernate after-NEVER
5.allow wake timers-DISABLE
6. power buttons and lid-power button action-SHUT DOWN--sleep button action-SLEEP (some laptops by default sleep when lid is closed)
7.PCI Express-link state power management-OFF
8. Display-turn off display after-NEVER

finally--change your screen saver setting to NONE

test to see if it functions as you desire--tweak settings one at a time and test after each tweak

here are my powercfg results

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So as the title says, every now and then Windows 10 randomly decides to wake itself up from sleep. It doesn't happen at any consistent time, some days it stays asleep until I actually turn the PC back on. Using powercfg /lastwake just gives me a wake history count and doesn't provide any information.

I can't figure out why this is happening. I've tried googling it and have found similar complaints but no real solution. It's not hardware that is waking it up and I have already disabled the "allow wake" setting for my network adapters in device manager. Can someone please help?


Answer:Windows 10 randomly wakes up from sleep. Lastwake empty

The issue was caused by TeamViewer, it creates wake timers that are somehow ran even though wake timers are disabled. Try to uninstall TeamViewe.

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Title says it all. After waking from sleep mode the computer disconnects from the internet and I have to reboot to get a connection. Makes the whole point of having a "sleep" mode useless. This is annoying because often I go away from m y computer for a few hours during the day and don't want to have to reboot to get back onto my computer. Rebooting wears out the components and is uneccessary when it should simply wake from sleep mode with no hassles. I have a wired connection via ethernet cable. My router is always switched on.

Answer:Since Windows 10 update disconnect from internet when wakes from sleep

Maugli said:

Title says it all. After waking from sleep mode the computer disconnects from the internet and I have to reboot to get a connection. Makes the whole point of having a "sleep" mode useless. This is annoying because often I go away from m y computer for a few hours during the day and don't want to have to reboot to get back onto my computer. Rebooting wears out the components and is uneccessary when it should simply wake from sleep mode with no hassles. I have a wired connection via ethernet cable. My router is always switched on.

I have the same problem, except that disconnection appears to be intermittent. It looks as if disconnection occurs if sleep lasts longer than several hours (e.g. overnight). Does anyone know how to deal with this problem?

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I put my HP Pavilion g7 notebook in either sleep or hibernate mode but during the night it wakes itself up with the following event:

Log Name:      System
Source:        Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-General
Event ID:      1
Task Category: None
Level:         Information
Keywords:      Time
User:          N/A
The system time has changed to ?2015?-?03?-?02T13:35:06.500000000Z from ?2015?-?03?-?02T03:53:18.250703900Z.
Change Reason: System time synchronized with the hardware clock.
Event Xml:
    <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-General" Guid="{A68CA8B7-004F-D7B6-A698-07E2DE0F1F5D}" />
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2015-03-02T13:35:06.499591800Z" />
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Answer:Windows 8.1 laptop wakes up from sleep or hibernate to synchronize time

try to go to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Administrative Tools
Disable and set the trigger as never at task scheduler > time sync

You can also try to clean boot

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Hello! I have a Windows 7 Home Edition computer that randomly wakes up from sleep mode without any user intervention. It occurs about 5 minutes from when I first put the computer to sleep, and it goes back to sleep after a few minutes. I'm worried I might have a malware infection that is causing this issue. What is causing this, and how can I fix it?

Answer:Windows 7 PC randomly wakes up from sleep mode with no user intervention

See if the info in the link below is useful to finding why, what and how to stop the problem.
How to Find Out What Woke Up Your Computer Last
You can check for malware and adware using the programs below.
Use CCleaner to remove Temporary files, program caches, cookies, logs, etc. Use the Default settings. No need to use the
Registry Cleaning Tool...risky. Pay close attention while installing and UNcheck offers of toolbars....especially Google.
After install, open CCleaner and run by clicking on the Run Cleaner button in the bottom right corner.
CCleaner - PC Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download
Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here
Double-click mbam-setup-2.X.X.XXXX.exe to install the application (X's are the current version number).
Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
Once MBAM opens, when it says Your databases are out of date, click the Fix Now button.
Click the Settings tab at the top, and then in the left column, select Detections and Protections, and if not already checked place a checkmark in the selection box for Scan for rootkits.
Click the Scan tab at the top of the program window, select Threat Scan and click the Scan Now button.
If you receive a message that updates are available, click the Update Now button (the update will be downloaded, installed, and the scan will start).
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Hi All,
I have two systems a N650SLI-DS4 and a GA-EP35-DS3L hooked up to a Trednet KVM switch. If I put the GA-EP35-DS3L to sleep and switch to the N650SLI-DS4, the GA-EP35-DS3L system wakes up. The only way I have been able to keep it in sleep is if I hold the switch for the N650SLI-DS4 while pressing the sleep button and then switching to the N650SLI-DS4 immediately the GA-EP35-DS3L won't turn on until I press the power button. Now the N650SLI-DS4 doesn't have the problem. I went into the BIOS and disabled the keyboard and mouse wakeup but don't know what else to check. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what to check next?

This is what happened to me for the past few years. This week I just replaced my N650SLI-DS4 with an ASUS P8Z77-V LK board. The Asus also does NOT show the same issue that the GA-EP35-DS3L has. Could this just be an issue with the power supply?


Answer:GA-EP35-DS3L sleep and KVM switch wakes comp from sleep

npolite, it could be that you have "wake on lan" set on in your network card.


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I have the same problem my w10 gaming PC witch is running very well I sleep it around 11pm and it wakes up around 3 or 4am and in 10 or 15 min it goes back to sleep I tried fixing it by going into the msconfig that didn't help, I tough it was Microsoft
that was doing it or someone ells is trying to get in. If someone has a fix please let me know. I don't know what to do any more. I have Karperky internet security and Windows Defender on all the time they seem to work good together.

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Ide say about 60% of the time I wake my computer from sleep the monitor wont turn back on. The only way Ive figured out how to get the screen to come on without resetting the system is to unplug the DVI cable and plug it back in.

Thoughts? Anyone else have other video issues? Im sure its probably a driver problem as I didnt have this issue until I installed 8.1 with the 8.1 preview drivers. My computer has done a couple weird things since I installed 8.1 but otherwise Im enjoying it.

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computer gets stuck in a loop when waking from sleep mode. as always I have to hold the power button so I can get it out of the loop but this last time
something caught my attention when booting up. a error message bios had crashed and loaded backup bios files. I hope I can find the help I need to correct this issue.

info that may be useful.
motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-X79-UP4
bios date: 7/16/2012
processor: intel i7-3820 @4.0GHz
RAM- 16GB [NOTE: system info only shows 8GB]

will supply system summaries on request

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This problem started recently (I think I have a driver problem, but I'm not sure which driver I should be after).  When I close the lid, the computer goes to sleep as it normally does.  When I open the lid, the computer "wakes up" (the screen turns on), but the power button continues to flash as if it were still sleeping.  I then get about 15-25 seconds of use before the computer goes back to sleep.  If I wake the computer, then shut down, then restart, it works fine, but once it goes into sleep mode, it doesn't work properly after.  I'm considering disabling sleep for now and just having it go straight to hibernate (with the SSD hybrid, it probably won't be that much slower), but I'd like to resolve the issue properly.


Go to Solution.

Answer:u310 touch Wakes from sleep then goes back to sleep

hi eidech,
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
Can you try turning ON or OFF the Hybrid Sleep
Here's how you'll get to the settings,
Open your Lenovo Energy management and turn off the Hard Drive power Saver option.
See if it will make any changes
Let us know your findings
Hope this helps

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Setting up a Win 10 PC for shares, videos, which will be used lightly. I would like to have it sleep, and not have to do a separate operation to wake it with a magic packet before accessing.

Is this possible?

Any suggestions appreciated.

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Setting up a Win 10 PC for shares, videos, which will be used lightly. I would like to have it sleep, and not have to do a separate operation to wake it with a magic packet before accessing.

Is this possible?

Any suggestions appreciated.

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I am new here. Hoping someone can help me out with this issue. I work in IT so am not a complete computer bonehead and am at my wits end with this.

My laptop is about 4 years old, it's a toshiba. For whatever reason, it started taking 5+ minutes to wake up from sleeping. If it sleeps for an hour, it's OK.. but if you leave it sleep all night and try to wake it up in the morning, it's quite cranky. After the 5+ minute wake up, it performs as normal. It was running Windows 7 Home 32 bit.

Troubleshooting steps that I have taken are as follows.

Reinstalled windows. Issue was resolved! but after about 2-3 weeks, issue came back. I thought maybe it was some type of windows update, so I reinstalled windows again and paid closer attention to the updates. Issue presented itself again after 2-3 weeks, and there were no updates immediately done prior to it starting.

I started to think maybe it was something related to my hard drive, so i performed laptop surgery and swapped out my original hard drive with a solid slate drive, and installed windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit (this laptop can support 64 bit so I figured why not upgrade.).

issue again was resolved for a few weeks, and now it's back to taking 5+ minutes to wake up again.

If you're turning the laptop on from scratch, it takes 10-15 seconds tops. if you're restarting, it's 10-15 seconds tops (man, I love SSD...)... if you're waking itup within the hour, its 1-2 seconds. But anything longer then that, 5+ minutes.

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Answer:Laptop extremely slow to wake up from sleep mode, 5+ minutes to wake

Hi there, have you ran any malware/anti virus scans?

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I have a Dell Optiplex 755 with WinXPPro SP3, 2GB RAM and an Intel Core 2 Duo E4600, and it is unreliable for Wake on LAN and Wake on Ring. I also wonder whether my Standby - Sleep - Suspend (S1 or S3) is working correctly.

When the PC is in Standby - Sleep - Suspend mode (S1 or S3), Wake on LAN and Wake on Ring work some of the time but not all of the time, and I'd like them to be 100% reliable.

These may be two different problems, but your advice will be appreciated. (Also, if I should post in a different forum, please advise.)

My Network Card is an Intel 82566DM-2 Gigabit Network Connection, and I recently upgraded its drivers using "generic" PROXP.exe from the Intel website, although this has not helped the problem. The specific driver file e1e5132.sys is now from 2009 -- it used to be from 2007. But, as I say, Wake on LAN from Standby was not and is still not reliable, both before and after the driver update.

In Settings .. Network Connections ... Local Area Connections ... Properties ... Configure ... Power Management, all the Wake on LAN options are checked ON:

- Wake on Directed Packet
- Wake on Magic Packet
- Wake on Magic Packet from Power Off State
- Wake on Link

The NIC card's Diagnostic checks are all OK.

My fax modem card is a Conexant D850 PCI V.92 Modem, and I have the most recent drivers dated 7/27/07, version In Settings ... Phone and Modem Options ... Modems ... Properties, "Allow this device to bring... Read more

Answer:Trouble with Wake on Ring, Wake on LAN and Standby - Sleep - Suspend

More to above: Dell has suggested I must re-install Windows. I've never done that, and I realize I'd probably lose all my applications and data - no good. Seems to me that's like using an atomic bomb to kill a mosquito. And why should I assume that will work?

But is there a way to re-install -- or maybe fix -- Windows that leaves everything else safe?

FYI - About a month or so ago, I ran SFC (System File Checker) in repair mode, and that didn't help with this problem.

Any ideas?

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I've been searching for a while now trying to resolve this problem. There are loads of threads and I've tried loads of solutions like uninstalling and reinstalling drivers etc.

The situation I have is that Windows will sleep and wake perfectly fine if I use the remote that came with my TV tuner card but nothing else. If I try to wake it using the wireless USB keyboard I have it appears to power up but nothing happens. The power light goes from flashing to soluid but there doesn't appear to be any other movement. Equally when Windows Media Centre tries to wake to record it does the same thing.

Are there any suggestions of what I can try and what should I look at (and / or post here) to try and help debug?

Thank you in advance

Answer:Windows 7 won't wake up from Sleep

Sometimes the batteries in my wireless mouse and keyboard go dead. Check those first.
I never have put my computer in sleep. I either use it or shut it off. IMO
Do a search in upper right hand corner for Windows Media problems.
Someone will probably be along to add other input so stay tuned.

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I can't get computer to wake up any way I know of.
I have been forced to pull power cord, and that sure can't be good.

Answer:Windows 10 sleep, how can I wake it?

Why don't you set your mouse/keyboard to wake the computer?(go to device manager>mouse>Power management>select "Allow this device to wake the computer")

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My computer will awake from sleep if it's in it for a short period of time. If it's been in sleep mode for a few hours, it won't wake up. I tried moving/clicking the mouse, pressing buttons on the keyboard. It won't even reboot/reset from the power on switch or the reset button. The only way to get it out of sleep is if I go and flip the power supply switch off and then on.

Answer:Windows 7 won't wake from sleep

Greetings, jkman.

You might try Control Panel > Power Options > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings - look at the settings there, such as Hard disk, Sleep, USB, etc., see if you can disable anything that appears to affect your symptoms.

My computer will awake from sleep if it's in it for a short period of time. If it's been in sleep mode for a few hours, it won't wake up.Click to expand...

That leads me to believe that there might be some extended power setting that's causing the freeze.

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computer does not wake up, tried bios settings such as "space bar" wake up to no avail. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Answer:no wake up from Windows 7 sleep

Ok, here we go:1- Is this a desktop or a laptop?Just so you know, sleep is basically ONLY used on laptops to preserve power.Have you tried just holding in the power button and letting it shut off?Some HELP in posting on plus free progs and instructions Cheers

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PC will not wake from sleep - hard reset is required. I have tried enabling hibernate and it was better for a couple of days and then un-wakeable again. Anyone else having this problem?

Answer:Windows 10 - PC will not wake from sleep

Still got the issue, has no one got any ideas....?!
Can't believe no one else has had the problem.
Could anyone even suggest where to look.
Graphics card also keeps recovering from failure - NVidia Geeforce - it is bang up to date though.
Any help gratefully received...any help at all!

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Hello, i have a problem with my Win10 system 1607 Ver
When the system goes sleep, my keyboard and mouse got disabled but the power lights still works, so i need to push the restart or shutdown button to restart the system to make the wake up.
How can i make that the keyboard and mouse get worked by clicking on them and wake up the system instead of pushing restart or power button?
Sorry for my English.

Answer:Windows 10 does not wake up after sleep

It is an overly discussed topic about the S3 sleep state. If your bios is not set for Legacy USB devices, the OS is allowed to shut down the USB hub, wireless mouse and keyboard. You are going to have problems waking the system out of S3 state.

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I choose SLEEP and my PC goes to sleep, and there is a light on front of my PC Unit that flashes.

But I can't wake Windows 10 up. I tried pressing all buttons on mouse and keyboard, nothing happens

What can I do please?

Answer:How do I wake up Windows 10 from Sleep?

If all else fails, you should be able to wake it up by briefly pressing the power button on your computer's case.

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I am using hp AY008TX when it on sleep, the  windows does not wake up, blur lines appear and backlight is on but it does not wake up.please guide me to sort this issue as i have reinstalled operating system still the problem is same.

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I have done a Google search on this problem and have checked and re-checked all of my computer's sleep settings. All are set so as to enable mouse or keyboard wake up from sleep. I have checked my bios for any settings that would inhibit wake up from sleep.

Not only will my computer not wake up from sleep, but when I restart it after sleep (I must do a power off restart) it will not start properly. It prompts to resume Windows and then locks up. I can get out of this loop only by turning power off again. Other than this problem the computer works properly.

OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name CHARLES-PC
System Manufacturer Dell Inc.
System Model XPS 8700
System Type x64-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790 CPU @ 3.60GHz, 3601 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. A11, 7/9/2015
SMBIOS Version 2.7
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume5
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7601.17514"
User Name Charles-PC\Charles
Time Zone Eastern Standard Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 24.0 GB
Total Physical Memory 24.0 GB
Available Physical Memory 19.8 GB
Total Virtual Memory 47.9 GB
Available Virtual Memory 43.4 GB
Page File Space 24.0 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
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Last few day windows been waking up by itself randomly, here's the screen shot of the problem, nothing's been touch when woke up from sleep either(mouse, keyboard)

Answer:Windows 7 wake up from sleep alone

Looks like Media Center update requested the wake.

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it freezes and i have to power off

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Dell XPS 8700 BIOS A11 7/9/2015
Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
This is a recent problem. Windows will not wake up from sleep mode and when I force a restart Windows appears to start (resuming Windows), but then there is a blank screen and the system is locked up. I have checked all of the power settings and the mouse and keyboard are enabled to restart the system.
Any ideas?

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My box is windows 8.1 enterprize x64, and I got a problem that don't wake up from sleep.

I attached three screenshots of event viewer. And for other informations you need, please explain and specify easily so that I can make it, and please understood I am not an expert.

Thanks in advance.

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7 has been running perfectly since I installed it Jan. 2. Around Feb. 10 I noticed that I could not wake it from sleep, I would have to cut power, wait a bit, and then boot. When it boots however, it will prompt that it is "resuming windows" like it had been sleeping. All windows updates are installed and I have Panda Antivirus running along with Spybot (both show no infections or errors). I looked in the action center for errors and got the following message:

I think this is the problem, there were about 12 other listings of the error.

I'm not sure if it's just that my bios needs to be updated or what, so I'm just looking for any suggestions on what to do. (My bios hasn't been updated yet since the install of 7)

Some Specs:

MOBO is an ASUS P5WDG2 WS Professional
Dual Core 2.6ghz
6 gigs of RAM
8800GTS (driver version is aka 196.21
Creative SB Audigy 2 ZS (yeah, it's old)
[also I have a USB keyboard and a Bluetooth mouse that uses a USB dongle to connect]

Any help is appreciated!

Answer:Cannot Wake From Sleep in Windows 7 x64


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Hi Guys,
would like some help/advice please. I have installed Win7 clean install on my computer, my problems is that if I leave mu computer for say 30+ minutes windows goes to sleep/hibernates and I find it hard to wake up normally have to reboot.

I have been through all the power management settings, and selected Never to all the selections in the advanced section, also in my power plan. I have even formatted my Drive and reinstalled win7 but still have the same problem.

When it is asleep, I have a halfmoon key on my keyboard, I have tried pressing this to wake it up but to no avail, also pressed the main power button, but this normally shuts it down.

Is there anything I can do to stop this happening, run a small program to keep it awake, or alter something in commands to stop it.

Your help and advice is really appreciated
Thanks and Regards

Answer:Windows goes to sleep and won't wake up

Hello metro5053, welcome to Seven Forums!

Have a look at the tutorial at the link below to see if you can find something that may help you resolve your issue; though it says Vista the principal is the same with Windows 7; be sure to keep us informed as to how it sorts out.

Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums

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I'm uploading the report for this issue. I've had several BSOD's from sleep, during (after I had walked away from this system), and after installing Quickbooks.

This is a brand new system with Office 2007, Acrobat X, Virus Scan Enterprise 8.8, and Quickbooks

I did all the Microsoft updates prior to installing Quickbooks

Any help is appreciated,



Answer:BSOD windows seven wake from sleep

Welcome To SevenForums.

McAfee is a frequent cause of BSOD-s (specially in the situation you describe). Consider uninstalling it with the McAfee Removal Tool and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials (To test)How to uninstall or reinstall supported McAfee products using the Consumer Products Removal tool (MCPR)McAfee Removal Tool - McAfee Uninstaller

Microsoft Security Essentials. Recommended from a strict BSOD perspective, compatibility & stability compared to other antiviruses/internet security software. It is free and lightweight:-
Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for WindowsMalwarebytes : Malwarebytes Anti-Malware removes malware including viruses, spyware, worms and trojans, plus it protects your computerGood and Free system security combination.

Do not start the free trial of Malware Bytes; remember to deselect that option when prompted.

Run a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated.

Perform a System File Check:Click on the start
Type CMD on Search
Left click and Run as Administrator
Type SFC /scannow
Full tutorial here:SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Disk Check on your hard drive for file system errors and bad sectors on it:Disk Check
Reduce items at start-up. Nothing except anti-virus is required:Startup Programs - Change
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
e1c62x64.sys Intel(R) 82579V Gigabit Network Connection driver which you... Read more

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I've recently been having problems with my computer having BSOD after a few minutes whenever it is woken from sleep/hibernate.
I have run memtest 86 and everything came back fine.
I have updated to my latest mobo BIOS.
I have updated my video card driver.
But still the problem remains, I have attached my dump file and my system details are as follows:
-Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
- AMD Phenom 9650 Quad-Core 2.3Ghz
- Motherboard ASRock K10N78FullHD-hSLI R3.0
- Integrated Nvidia GEForce8 series 512MB

I have googled the symptoms so many times but cannot seem to find anything that works, any help would be greatly appreciated.


Answer:Windows 7 BSOD on wake from Sleep

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HelloI have windows 8.1 and noticed that my pc wont wake up from sleep after a long time. For example afte 10-20 minutes it wakes up. But after 1 hour it wont wake up. Even if i disaple sleep mode, the monitor wont wake up.I have tried sever things that found online thought I have not yet been able to solve the problem..Any ideas??Thanks!

Answer:Windows 8.1 wont wake up from sleep

Have you tried hitting the power button.
It varies from one machine to the other, but I have a few here that react that way.

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A quick comparison I did today between nearly identical machines reveals that Windows 7 might take longer to sleep and wake (unless I've got a hardware issue).

A recently purchased refurbished HP computer running Vista with 8GB DDR3 RAM, an AMD Phenom II X4 910 processor, and a 1TB hard drive. Sleep mode activates fast -- about 6 seconds. The computer wakes in less than 5 seconds.

Today, we got essentially the same computer (same specs), but the newest version with Windows 7 preinstalled (long story about why we needed another one). Sleep mode on this unit takes more than three times as long -- 20 seconds, while waking takes just over 10 seconds. (Plus, both sleep and wake are "louder").

I'm very curious to know what might account for this. I expected basic Windows 7 functions to be faster, or at least equally quick. (By the way, I compared both with the same program running -- just Windows itself and Firefox.) A slower sleep time isn't necesssarily an issue, but just something I noticed and am curious about (as I tend to keep my PCs in sleep mode and don't shut them down).

Answer:Windows 7 Seems Slower to Sleep and Wake Up

32 or 64 bit?

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Hi folks. I'm having a little weird problem. This is a new system and you can see the specs in my sig. Everything is going well, and there are no problems whatsoever, except for a little weird one. Whenever the pc goes to sleep, it will not come back to life normally. I'll just have to restart it. This is what happens exactly:

Note: It doesn't happen if the PC just went to sleep, i.e. it will wake up if for example it went for sleep like a 5 seconds ago.

I come after a long day at work, and the PC will be sleeping. I'll move the mouse and the screen will come back up but only the mouse is responsive. I can only move the mouse cursor....That's all. If I press Ctrl Alt Del to enter task manager, it will bring me that page where I can choose task manager, log off, switch user...etc. And that will be it. I will not be able to do anything after that. The whole PC will freeze(after I click on task manager for example) and i will no longer be able to even move the mouse or hit Ctrl Alt Del combination to get into task manager.

I thought this might be because of my overclocking but it happened even at stock settings so it is not overclocking related. The only thing I can do is to fully disable sleep mode in both windows and BIOS(I think) to overcome this. This is just a workaround and not a solution.

Anybody have seen this before in windows 7 ? Suggestions? Comments?

Answer:Windows 7 fails to wake up from sleep

1: test your hdd with hd tune or hd sentinel to see it there are any communication or sector problems.
2: disable all background programs and see if the problem continues. if not start adding stuff back unit it happens again.
3: update your bios.
4: my preference, stop using sleep mode and turn it off. it can't take that long to boot?!

stand by/sleep mode has always been a PITA!!

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Hi everyone. I'm new to the forum. Just bought a Windows 7 PC today. After setting it up, it looks as if Windows 7 takes longer to sleep and wake up than Vista. Here's how I compared the two:

1) We have a recently purchased HP running Vista, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 1 TB hard drive, and an AMD Phenom II X4 910 processor. With just Windows and Firefox running, the computer takes 6 seconds to sleep. Wake-up takes just under 5 seconds.

2) Today, we purchased the latest version of the same HP computer -- so the same processor, RAM, etc., but running Windows 7 (by the way, it's a long story why we have two of the same in our house). With just Windows and Firefox running, the computer takes more than 3 times as long to sleep -- 20 seconds. Wake up takes just over 10 seconds.

Any ideas what might account for this? Certainly, the operating system is different, but I guess I was expecting basic Windows functions to be faster, or at least as fast. Would anyone with Windows 7 mind timing their sleep and wake-up modes? I'd be curious to know if your sleep/wake times are similar. Thanks.

Answer:Windows 7 Seems Slower to Sleep and Wake Up

This has had several threads. You might want to use the search at the top of the page and read through some of them. I don't kknow you'll find what your looking for but it's a start. Fabe

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Since computer is only slow after wake-from-sleep, and fast again after restart.
I thought it would have something to do with driver or sleep state. So I dumped
reports before and after sleep
powercfg -Energy -output c:\temp\energy_orig.html,
powercfg -Energy -output c:\temp\energy_slow.html

Here are the differences

CPU Utilization:Individual process with significant processor utilization.
This process is responsible for a significant portion of the total processor utilization recorded during the trace.
Process Name System
Average Utilization (%) 21.38
Module Average Module Utilization (%)
\SystemRoot\system32\hal.dll 19.45
\SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\usbehci.sys 1.69
\SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\yk62x64.sys 0.10

I am new to this forum. Please let me know what else I need to provide. Thanks in advance!

Answer:Windows 7 slow after wake from sleep


Please follow this topic and attach required reports

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The only way my pc wakes up from sleep is by pressing the power button. The keyboard/mouse will not wake the pc up from sleep.

I have tried all the troubleshooting/Youtube tips/device manager settings and nothing will wake my system from sleep, other than the power button.

I also tried a different keyboard/mouse which plugged into a USB port and that would not wake my pc up either.

I also tried different power options settings and nothing worked.

Here is my hardware list: ASUS Z87 Deluxe/Quad motherboard with 16 gigs of RAM; Samsung 950 PRO M.2 SSD plugged into a PCIe slot (used ASUS M.2 X4 adaptor); cpu is the intel i7-4770K; video card is the AMD Radeon HD7700.

So I was wondering if there are any other tips which would get my keyboard or mouse to wake my pc up from sleep?

I don't want to wake it up from my smart phone.

thank you.

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Installed Windows 8 about a week ago - it worked fine for a few days but now crashes/restarts upon wake up from sleep. There is a 'Kernel Power 41' in the Event Viewer log. Have attached the Diagnostic Tool output file for reference. Really appreciate the help.

Answer:Windows 8 crashes on wake up from sleep

Download and update AMD Catalyst for your ati radeon hd 5570. The latest version is 1/23/2013, yours is dated 12/19/2012Temporary uninstall AVG anti virus completely

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Can someone help please?  I literally just got my Flex 3, with Windows 10 and it won't wake from sleep.  I have to hard power it off then restart it.  I have read forums and changed all my settings so that it neer goes to sleep, or I hybernate it, or just turn it off when I am done, but that isn't really a solution, it's just a bandaid.  I also read about updating the intel graphics drive, which I did and it fixed it for about a week but now it is back to the same thing and won't wake from sleep.  Can anyone help please?  I love my Flex but not waking from sleep is quite annoying as I don't want to just leave my computer off or on at all times.  I use it frequently and don't want to have to shut it down or just leave it on every single time I don't use it.

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My computer running windows 8 and it cannot wake from sleep most of the time. When I built this computer last year, it can wake from sleep 9/10 times. However, now, almost every time I try to wake my computer from sleep, it crashes. This is what I notice when the computer is about to crash when waking from sleep: Power button is pressed, GPU fans and direct PSU connected fans spin up. Fans connected to Mobo do not spin up. Power button continues to blink even as if still asleep.

I strongly suspect it's the Mobo that is causing the sleep problems. The Mobo have been dropped and 6 out of the 10 sata ports do not work properly. I tried different bios versions and the latest version, and reset all values to default( no oc, xmp), and sleep problems still exist. The PSU and GPU have been tested with another setup with no problems. I tried another operating system and same sleep problems exist. Windows mem. diagnostics passed. Before I go out and buy a new mobo, I want to be 100% sure that my problems are caused by my current mobo.

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When my Windows 10 system goes to sleep ESCape or POWER button does not get it woken up from sleep. I need to give it a hard reboot (8 seconds press of power button) and restart the system.
Hardware: HP Probook
Any solutions please?

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I have windows 8.1 and noticed that my pc wont wake up from sleep after a long time. For example afte 10-20 minutes it wakes up. But after 1 hour it wont wake up. Even if i disaple sleep mode, the monitor wont wake up.

I have tried sever things that found online thought I have not yet been able to solve the problem..

Any ideas??


Answer:Windows 8.1 wont wake up from sleep

hello ,it maybe be that the harddrive is set to turn off and you are not doing the right function to trun it back on ,try settin to not turn off ,see pic

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I'm using a Bluetooth keyboard and Bluetooth mouse when I put it to sleep I can't wake up unless I press my start botton I should be able to wake up either touching the keyboard or moving the mouse

Answer:I can't wake up windows 10 after sleep mode

Welcome to Windows Central.
There are mixed findings/opinions and suggestions on this matter since the issue could be a result of a mixture of different issues, such as hardware settings, drivers, software settings and configurations, etc. Some of the solutions worked for others while not working for others. Some of the ideas discussed are:
1. If you let your PC sleep using a hardware button, then that same hardware button should be able to wake the PC up.
2. If you've allowed your PC to wake up through USB in the BIOS, then put your PC to sleep and then unplugged any USB device attached to it while it was sleeping, then that PC won't wake up unless the hardware power button is pressed. This could also be applicable to Bluetooth devices, since Bluetooth may be temporarily disconnected when the device goes to sleep.
3. If your PC had a custom manufacturer-specific software (e.g. Samsung Control Center) that allows the laptop (what device are you using, by the way?) to wake up when the lid is opened, then this feature was completely removed in Windows 10 brought about by the uninstallation of that software. You would need to re-install that software, run it in compatibility mode for a previous version of Windows and then re-enable the said feature.
Should you wish to provide us with more details or ask further questions, please don't hesitate to create a Windows Central account and respond to this thread.

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Drivers and windows are up to date. Please help as this is a bizarre issue.

Answer:WIndows 10 - Wake from Sleep Issues

Can no one help?

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Have an annoying problem after upgrading to windows 10. I can put the laptop to sleep, but when i start up again, the laptop springs to life, but the screen stays off. I have to do a hard reset (hold power button) and start again.

Answer:Windows 10 - goes to sleep - doesnt wake up

Any thoughts on this?

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Recently i brought an HP dv6-3180sp Laptop and format the hard drive and install my version of Windows (Windows 7 Ultimate x64).

But i have a problem with the Sleep mode in my computer.

When i put it to Sleep when open the lid the Biometric device to login does not work and if i insert the password i receive a empty screen.

If I want to work again i need to force a shut down. And power on again.

I don't know how to resolve this trouble.

Someone can help me?



Answer:Problem When Windows Wake Up from Sleep


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. . . Macrium Reflect "fix boot errors" is saving my A**!
Between updates, on Wake from Sleep, no Wake . . .. requires hard start . . . spinning dots . . . no boot . . . requires my Macrium Reflect intervention disk . . . "fix boot errors" . . . . System then actually does Start . . .
Anyone else . . . ? What is going on?

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So my problem is that I have upgraded to Windows 10, on a system previously running Windows 7. My system, since Windows 10 has been out, has been unable to wake successfully from sleep.

What happens is that I can "wake" it with the mouse and keyboard, it beeps, revs, all that jazz, but then it hits its idle state and the monitor never detects a signal during this time period. The only way to resume function is to hold the power button and restart.

I contacted Microsoft, and they tried to suggest I pay for support when their OS is responsible for breaking this functionality, not user configuration. I know this, because it didn't work on the vanilla install of Win10 either, despite working flawelessly on 7.

Now, for the details:
OS: Windows 10 64x Pro
Mobo: Asus P8Z77-M
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8GB 2x 8-8-8-24 1600mhz
Intel i5-3570K
Evga-Build NVIDIA 660ti 2GB DDR5
PSU: Corsair 650W... can't remember precise make.

What I have tried:
- Clean install
- Restore Point
- Manually setting graphics PCIE in BIOS
- Win10 Compatible BIOS updates (done with two separate BIOS's post-win10)
- Chipset Updates (only one Win10 one released)
- Windows Updates (Current version)
- All driver Updates
- Edit Power plans for sleep and Dev Manager enabled virtually all devices with the option to wake the computer
- Cables switched out, all are functional
- SFC /scannow

Yea.... so that's where I stand. As you might expect, I'm running out of ideas. Thank you very much for any assi... Read more

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I have a Asus P5e-VM-Hdmi processor Q9400.I also have a xbox 360 controller in a pci usb port and a bluetooth and a wifi usb dongle in the m.b. usb ports.Before i go to bed i press the sleep button and sometimes i see a blue screen of death saying something about a crash dump and sometimes not but most of the time when i wake up in the morning i try to wake de pc and the only way is the power button and win7 says that it wakes from an error.Is there a software that either fixes the isuue or at least tells me what is causing it?

Answer:Windows 7 64bit never comes back from sleep when i wake up

Disconnect the XBox before entering sleep mode...

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After I put the pc into the sleep mode and then try to open with on and off switch, I can't get in windows 8.1. I get no video signal (image), but the pc stays on. I've been using since 2 days a new video card and I installed the drivers from installation cd. With my previous video card, I'd not suchlike problems.

Answer:Windows 8.1 wont wake up from sleep mode!!!

Maybe it's just really sleepy? *hears drum being hit in background*

sorry...erm..yeah was too tempting.

To my knowledge there is no real clear reason as to why this happens. You would think in so many OS systems with the wake/sleep function that they would had perfect it by now huh? You may get some people suggestion checking your drivers, energy/wattage issue/etc. I personally don't believe any of that though myself. If it can operate while you are on it just fine but you turn it off and it won't come back on it sounds more like an OS issue than anything else.

I used to have the same issue with an old old Acer Aspire 5720z. I never found a real solution to it either.I truly think the only "cheaphax" here would be for you to just disable sleep mode.

You could see if this helps you any but I highly doubt it will.

Sleep States - Available on Your Windows 8 PC[1]=Power%20Management

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sometimes the computer wakes up just fine - sometimes not. is this a windows 7 issue or is the computer at fault. cutting it off, then back on always works (so far)

Answer:sleep mode in windows 7 wont wake up

Sleep/hibernate/standby problems are usually caused by corrupt video drivers
I would start by replacing that

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I got my 6005 with Windows 10 on it. Upgraded video card to Radeon hd 6450. Everything? works, except for sleep. After it wakes the screen is black. I can hear the computer boot, I can see and move the pointer, but the screen is black with now way to sign in
Also if I put that same exact video card into my older gateway (running Windows 10) it wakes up fine

Answer:will not wake up properly from sleep after Windows 10 upgrad...

Hi: I assume the model PC you have is a HP 6005 Pro business desktop PC? If so, a couple of things you can try... 1. Install the amd chipset drivers for your PC.  1st driver on the list.  Restart the PC after installing. 2. Disable fast startup.  See this link for how to do that.  

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Hi All, The Lenovo thinkpad w510 does not want to wake up once it goes into sleep mode, I have to push the power button until it shuts down completely and then reboot it completely, I have tried different settings in the power management etc. We have the same pissue on 3 different w510`s with Windows 7 pro 64 Bit Has anybody got a solution for this problem? Regards,


Go to Solution.

Answer:W510 does not wake up when it goes into Sleep mode - Windows 7 Bit

same problem. 

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Dears ,

please i need a help on this issue , my windows keep crashing on wake from sleep or getting back from hibernate

please find the files needed attached .

Thanks a lot .

Answer:Windows 8 Crashed on wake from sleep or hibernate

Please upgrade or remove hotspot shield. hssdrv is the culprit, seemingly.

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When waking my computer from sleep it takes 8 seconds for the screen to come on, then nothing responds for another 25 seconds. I fixed all the errors in event manager, updated the bios, installed all the newest drivers, changed BIOS settings. All to no avail.

All the components (except the MB and CPU) were recycled from my last motherboard which would be ready to go immediately from sleep. My previous build (which ran great) was also Windows 8.1 but the motherboard died. I have no password. The lock screen is disabled. Disabled suspend, and shut off hybrid sleep.

Why the lag? Is there any way to find out what's slowing me down?

MB p8Z77-V Pro
Memory (not on the approved list):
CMX8GX3M2A1600C9 4GIG 2 sticks
CMX8GX3M4A1600C9 2GIG 2 sticks
i7-3770 CPU
BIOS 2104
OS Win 8.1 Pro on a Kingston SSD, data on a Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001

Answer:Windows 8.1 New Build Slow Wake from Sleep

Solved - I examined the sata settings in the BIOS and found the SSD drives were not detecting. Or perhaps semi-detecting since the system could boot off of them. I moved them onto different ports and they started to detect. This also restored my proper wake from sleep speed.

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Been having issues with PC restarting or sometimes BSOD when trying to wake from Sleep.
Please help!

Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.140706-1506) Language: English (Regional Setting: English) System Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard System Model: HP Pavilion P6000 Series BIOS: BIOS Date: 07/24/10 10:35:03 Ver: 6.08 Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 250 Processor (2 CPUs), ~3.0GHz Memory: 5120MB RAM Available OS Memory: 4864MB RAM Page File: 2591MB used, 7132MB available


The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x0000007a (0x0000000000000020, 0xffffffffc000009d, 0xfffffa8004ec87c8, 0x0000000000000000). A dump was saved in: c:\windows\minidump\100714-26644-01.dmp. Report Id: 100714-26644-01.

Answer:Windows 7 restarting after attempt to wake from sleep

Try updating your Display driver. Try another display driver.

Other Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems

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Not sure where to post this ... hence new thread.
Has anyone found a magic keystroke combination for "Sleep" or is there anyway to create one? I know about Win+I then Power then Sleep.

Has anyone found an option to stop scheduled tasks or other triggers that "Wake" your computer from sleep? I find my computer running in the morning after putting it to sleep at the end of the previous evening! I have reviewed all 41 scheduled tasks created by Windows and installed applications and "apps" and found none that have the Wake Computer check box checked. What's annoying is the fact that once woken the computer does not go back to sleep again! I am using the supplied balanced Power plan. Any advice?


Answer:Windows 8 Sleep, Wake, Restart and Shutdown

I use this approach to the various "power" options. Check your wake on lan settings in Device Manager > for your various network adapters. Also, check wan on lan setting in BIOS or, I suppose, UEFI.

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Hi. I have a home built HTPC running Windows 8 with Windows Media Center. My sound card is a Silverstone EB01 USB DAC (i.e., it's an external USB device). When the computer wakes from sleep, there is no sound. I can fix this by either (a) unplugging and reconnecting the USB connector or (b) disabling then re-enabling the sound device.

This is driving me and my family crazy. What's worse, it worked perfectly fine under Windows 7.

There are no drivers for this device, it's pure plug'n'play. In case it's relevant, the Device Manager seems to recognise it as a Burr-Brown PCM2072E.

I would be extremely grateful if anyone could help me fix this one.

Answer:Windows 8 not seeing USB sound card after wake from sleep

If it is in device manager, check it's properties and power savings for it. In power settings plan could be some settings for it to.

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Hi everyone,  My manager seems to be having an issue with his ThinkPad S1 Yoga ever since he upgraded to Windows 10 back in July. He's now running the TH2 update that was released last month and he is still having issues with Sleeping and Waking the Notebook.  When shutting down the computer it will not fully shut down, resulting in the battery draining and the little red light on the lid will blink very quickly - The only fix is to hard reset the PC by holding the power button.   When the Notebook is on battery power and goes to sleep for being idle - it cannot be woken up and the only way to get the PC to work again is to hard reset again - meaning he loses all his work.  Is there a permanent fix in the pipeline or is this a case of restoring back to Windows 8.1?  ThanksChris   

Answer:S1 Yoga: Windows 10 - Sleep/Wake Problems

Hi Chris-R
Can you please post your the full model number of the Yoga?
I have a TP Yoga 14 and it took me some time to stabilize the drivers. Maybe you should try to re-install the Lenovo Power related drivers to see if it can fix your problem.
I also like to have the drivers updated, I can share with your the following tips:
1) Try first Windows Update and update all the drivers and Patches
2) Try Lenovo System Update to get any new/missing drivers.
3) Try to install Lenovo Settings and Lenovo Companion from the Windows App Store, Lenovo Companion also has a "update driver search"
4) Sometimes all that software does not recognize some updated / missing driver. Check Lenovo's Support Site and search for your specific model drivers.
I hope this helps you or gives you a hint.

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My power button is currently broken. Is there a way to have a keyboard or mouse input wake up the computer instead? Thanks!

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Is there a fix for this?  I just ran the latest update as of 11/15/2015.   Prevoiusly on Windows 8.1, sleep worked fine. Now, all it does is try to boot, but shuts down and goes into a loop. So, the only way to get it back running again is to hold down the power button.  But what's the point of putting it in sleep mode if I have to do that each time?  

Answer:2015 X1 Carbon with Windows 10 Pro won't wake up from sleep

Have you tried updating the drivers to the latest version? I had this problem Aswell but after I did drivers update it stopped and my x1 carbon could wake and sleep as normal again other wise it would sleep then wake after I open the lid but once I put in sleep again it would not wake up but after I did driver update it solved my problem

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How can I fix the sleep function for an HP laptop using Windows 10? After it goes into sleep mode, it won't wake-up. Have to cold boot to restart.

Answer:Why won't my HP laptop wake after it goes into sleep mode using Windows 10?

Maybe graphic driver will solve your issue.. Download it from

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Howdy all, I seem to have the worst luck with my PCs either not sleep or they wont wake up! lol my current issue is not waking up, every night I put my pc to sleep and the next morning when I click the mouse or push a key either nothing happens or the tower lights up and fans kick on but the screen stays black. and I must power down and restart

I have all new video drivers, I have a feeling it may be my keyboard because sometimes the keyboard doesn't shut down when the pc is put to sleep. It still has all its lights on. It is a Merc steel series gaming keyboard,

The only other weird errors I get in my event viewer are these, and they have to do with windows search.

Eventid 1006 The Windows Search Service has failed to create the new search index. Internal error <4, 0x80070002, Failed to add project: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data\Applications\Windows\Projects>.

The Windows Search service terminated with the following error:
The system cannot find the file specified.

Eventid 7023
event id 7034

The Windows Search service terminated unexpectedly. It has done this 37 time(s).

Any help would be great!

Answer:Windows 8.1 wont wake up from sleep mode

Hello jdude,

I has this issue once as well. I added AHCI Link Power Management - HIPM/DIPM to my Power Options. Setting it to HIPM+DIPM stopped this for me. You might give it a try to see if it may for you as well.

AHCI Link Power Management - Enable HIPM and DIPM - Windows 7 Help Forums

Hope this helps,

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After an upgrade to Windows 10, my HP Compaq 6005 Pro Small Form Factor will not wake up properly from sleep. After sleep, if I press a key on the keyboard or press the power button, I hear the fan and hard drive start up, and the monitor goes from completely off to on yet black (I can see a small difference, and the monitor reports that it receives a signal). But nothing happens, including if I press various key combinations such as those which would cause rebooting. Sometimes my mouse pointer is visible but usually not. If so, it will not move. If I hold down the power button, killing the power supply, and the press the power button again, the computer wakes up (not rebooting). As a history, this machine had a clean Windows 7 install, then a Windows 10 upgrade, then a Windows 10 clean install.  I have a vague memory that the computor originally went to sleep and woke up OK a few times, and now doesn't. However, my memory could be wrong. I have tried:* all Windows updates* using HP website for all relevant updates, including BIOS* display adapter (graphics card) update* Windows Power Usage Troubleshooter* turning hibernation off and on again in the command line (powercfg /h off and on) Any suggestions?With thanksKimock

Answer:will not wake up properly from sleep after Windows 10 upgrad...

Did you ever find a resolution to the wakr up problem?

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