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Windows 10 Wake Up From Sleep Without Power Button?

Question: Windows 10 Wake Up From Sleep Without Power Button?

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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HI: As with many people, the LCD hinge on my Y510 broke. After repacing the broken hinge, we found that the laptop would only boot using the NOVO key and not the power button.  (The power button light is on when the unit is booted - it just doesn't work.) As well, if we put the laptop to sleep, nothing happens when you press the power button or the NOVO button. The only thing that we can do is unplug the laptop, pull out the battery and reboot. I took it to a reputable repair place and they could see no damage to any wires in terms of the LCD hinges being replaced. Hibernation seems to work fine - but it takes longer to shut down/boot up than shutting down and cold booting in VISTA. Because Windows VISTA is so slow at booting up, it is such a pain to have to power down all the time. Anyone have any ideas as to what might be going on? (I've considered doing a restore to see if it's software related  - but it seems to be a hardware issue.) Thanks in advance for any help you might be able to offer. Dave

Answer:Y510 starts only with NOVO button & not power button & does not wake up from sleep

hey snsd,with regards to this, i suggest bringing your machine to an authorized Lenovo service center. give a call to our support crew to find the nearest one at your vicinity.http://bit.ly/LNVsuppNum





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So, strange issue that recently cropped up. I have my Win7 machines set to enter sleep pretty often and to wake them from time to time I would use the power button, which in the past was not an issue. Press power, computer resumes from sleep. However a few months ago, probably after a Windows Update, pressing the power button would wake the computer...but then it immediately start to shut down. It appears the signal persists through resuming and into Windows causing it to trigger an immediate shutdown the moment it fully resumes...

So yeah, not a deal breaker but a strange issue nonetheless. Any ideas?
 

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I have a "LENOVO 80E3 Lenovo G50-45" (according to Belarc Utilities report) and I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro.When the Lenovo hibernates and blanks the screen, in order to waken it, I have to press the power button. (It then goes to my login page, which is exactly where I want it to go.)I'd rather have it exit hibernation mode / blank screen mode when I move the mouse or swipe my finger across the touch pad.How do I enable that?

Answer:How to enable mouse move to wake Lenovo G50-45 from sleep instead of power button?

Hi Tomlenovo,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
When the system goes to the hibernate the screen will be black in order to resume power button is the only way to resume. Through touchpad this option cannot be set, if the system is locked and if the screen is black then if you swife the finger on the touchpad the screen will resume with login screen.
 
 Hope this helps. Do post back if the issue persists!
 
Best regards,                                                          
 
Ashwin. S





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My husband and I have the same identical laptops. His wakes from sleep mode by pressing a button on the keyboard or moving the mouse.  Mine does not.  I can only wake it by pressing the power button.  I have reset to default power settings and it still doesn't work.  I have gone through keyboard properties and have found nothing that says anything about sleep or wake.  The power button wires have severed (which is normal for this junky laptop, or so I hear) and so in order to turn it on and off, I have to press the wires together.  In order to avoid doing this often, I wanted to put my computer in sleep mode and be able to wake it up with the keyboard.  But, as mentioned above, I am unable to.

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Hello,
After putting my computer into sleep mode last night, I was unable to get it to boot into windows this morning. When i pressed the power buttong, everything turn on and working (all fans are functional, gpu power led is on, all hard drives & cd drives are functional. But the problem is, the screen to my monitor is blank. I also noticed that my usb aren't working (mouse connection light isn't on). I tried a soft power off by holding down the power button but no luck. The system does not turn off no matter how long I hold it. The only way to turn it off is by pulling the power supply cord or turning the power supply switch off.

My pc build:

AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz Socket AM3+ 6 core processor
ASUS ENGTX 560 DCII OC/2DI/1GD5 Geforce GTX 560
ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 Motherboard
COOLMAX ZU-700B 700W ATX 12V Power Supply
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2x4GB) 240-pin DDR 3 SDRAM 2133 (PC3 17000)
Prolimatech PRO Panther 120mm CPU Cooler
NZXT Phantom PHAN-001RD case


THE PROBLEM: Computer turn on with everything running as usual, but shows blank screen on monitor. Cannot soft power off by pressing power button.

Things I tried:

Clear CMOS by removing battery and switching pins
Running with 1 4GB RAM instead of 2, move the ram around the slots & alternate which Ram is used.
Check my monitor by testing it with another computer
Tried pulling the PS plug and holding the computer power button for 1 min
Test the GPU with another computer & it runs fine
I tr... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 blank screen after sleep mode (unable to power off with power button)

Hello,

Is it possible that you can test with another compatible PSU? I would strongly suggest doing so.

Also try the following steps:
?Make sure that the (internal) speaker is connected to the motherboard
?Remove all memory and attempt to boot the PC
?You should get the no memory beep errors

If the Power Supply is in working order and no beeps are present then it can be indicative of a faulty motherboard.

For troubleshooting purposes it may be a good idea to remove the components from the case and bench test to rule out a short.

How to Bench Test / Troubleshoot Your System

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I know where the power button is , but where is the sleep button?  You can set what these buttons do.. I have them both set to put pc to sleep.  The power button works to do that, but where is the sleep button? what is the button on the side after the Power button and headphones buttons on the yoga 700? pressing that does nothing. What is that button? Does anyone know? Doesnt do anything. ALso, what is the diff between hibernate and sleep?  Need to know the difference between these 2 modes please.













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Answer:Difference between Power button and Sleep button and Hibernate and sleep

I assume that you are talking about the power button and sleep button shown in the Power Options settings of the Control Panel?
 

 
These are simply the names used for two functions in the WIndows operating system, which is used in thousands of different devices made by many manufacturers. These functions may or may not correspond to actual, physical buttons.
 
In a Laptop, there will generally be a physical button that corresponds to the "Power button", while a sensor in the lid acts as the sleep button (that is, closing the lid will correspond to "pressing the sleep button").
 
That's what the Yoga 700 follows - the larger physical button on the right hand side corresponds to the "Power button", while a sensor in the lid corresponds to the "sleep button".
 
As for the other buttons on the Yoga 700, I don't have one to hand, but you should be able to find out their purpose from the documentation for your Yoga 700. I suspect that if you have a recessed button, it will be for the OneKey Recovery system, and if there is another button similar to the power button, but smaller, then this will probably be the display rotation lock button.
 
Finally, the difference between hibernate and sleep is explained here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Sleep-and-hibernation-frequently-asked-questions
 
 

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Windows 10 Home (X64) Version 1703 (build 150615.332)
HP HP Pavilion Desktop PC 570-pOXX
New computor (3 weeks). I have carefully set up Power settings to not hibernate, no hibrid sleep, turn off display after 5 minutes, and sleep after 1 hour. But after sleeping for about an hour the computer will not wake from keyboard or mouse; I must hit the pc switch. The waking then takes a few seconds longer while I look at the HP circle and then the lock screen. Not a disaster but annoying. Any thoughts?

tcebob

Answer:Sleep mode requires pc button to wake

Try removing ACPI, keyboard and mouse drivers and hardware from Device Manager and reboot. Most likely the task to check for the IRQ is missing or screwed up.

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My system is based on an ASUS P7H55M-Pro motherboard with an Intel i3 processor, 4 GB RAM, stock settings and no fancy BIOS tweaks, Win 7 64 Pro. The boot drive is an SSD, but I also have three HDDs in my system.

Sometimes when I want to wake up my system, pressing the keyboard space bar doesn't work. I have found through experimentation that I need to press the RESET button, sometimes more than once, and then the system will resume.

Is this a Windows issue, a BIOS issue, or something else?
 

Answer:Wake up system from sleep using RESET button?

Sounds like a hardware issue to me where the computer is probably locking up. If you have any overclocking enabled, I would suggest disabling it first and reset the bios so the memory timings will be set at default.
 

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Hi,
 
   I have a Win7 pro installed on my T450. But the power button is not sending laptop to sleep. It does nothing. I've checked that in power option "When I press the power button:" it set to "Sleep" in both "on Battery" and "Plugged in".
What is wrong?
 
 
Moderator comment: Details added to subject for clarity.













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Answer:T450 - Windows 7 Pro - Power button won't send to sleep

Same problem here on windows 10. T450s. Tom

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Hi every one,
Recently I purchased new PC,
After installing windows XP Pro SP3 I found that there is a missing button in Power option properties. The missing button is (When I press the sleep button on my computer), I can find only (When I press the power button on my computer).
My system configuration is as follow
Mother board Gigabyte EP45-UD3R Rev 1.1
My graphic card is ATI Radeon HD 5670
Windows XP SP3
RAM 4Gb Kingston DDRII
CPU Core 2 Quad 2.66 GHz
It worth saying that I can shutdown, hibernate or put my PC into sleep mode, so the functions are working but only the button is missing.
I will appreciated very much if some can advise me how to restore the missing button. Is there some option in BIOS that will enable this button?
I contacted Gigabyte customer support, but they directed me to Microsoft, I also contacted ATI but they directed me to Microsoft or BIOS settings. In my BIOS I can't find any option that may affect this button. Any advise will be appreciated
Best regards

Answer:[SOLVED] Button of (When I press sleep button) is not available in my Power option pr

Does the case actually have a separate Sleep Button? I suspect it's not even connected, as the motherboard manual doesn't show a connection for a Sleep Button, only a Power Button.
Windows Power Options won't list it, as it doesn't exist.

If you have a Sleep Button on the keyboard, it might not be listed in Power Options either. That would be up to the Driver software to add that option. You may have to use the software that came with the keyboard to configure the sleep button on the keyboard.

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I added hibernate into power menu so I can hibernate my Windows 10 now. But the thing is, the machine will wake from hibernation simply by a mouse move. This is not what I want. I just upgraded from Windows 7 so I want Win10 to behave like Win7 as much as possible. On Windows 7, I have to press the power button on chassis to wake from hibernation. How do I make it on Windows 10, i.e, wake from hibernation only through power button instead of mouse move? Thanks.

Answer:How to wake from hibernation only through power button?

Hello zzzhhh, and welcome to Ten Forums.

You can use an option in the tutorial below to prevent the devices you want from being able to wake the computer to stop this.

Allow or Prevent Devices to Wake Computer in Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials

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My Nokia Lumia 520's Power button just stopped working!!.. Please Central members Is there any third party app that i can install to wake phone up either by Shake, Camera button or volume button
Although Double tap is not working on the phone maybe because the screen is cracked or something else
Pls i really need help on this one thank you very much

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Hi, FIrst of all I have not tried Wake on LAN on this S10 of mine, yet.  I don't even know if it will work or not.  Anyway, this is my main concern.  I'm planning to mount my S10 on the back of my monitor, I'll be putting a wire mesh kinda box that will hold it.  I will then hook the VGA monitor/audio cables to my S10.  I'll also be hooking my wireless Keyboard so it will look clean as possible.  With this setup, of course, the LCD lid will be closed and I'm thinking of ways on how to turn it on with the Lid closed.  I'm currently finding ways on how to do this?  I was hoping NOT to go to the rear of my monitor >> lift the S10 from the mesh box >> press the power button >> close the lid >> place it back to the mesh box mount. The wireless keyboard has a power on option (I have Logitech MK300) but does NOT work.  Would a Wired USB keyboard work? Fortunately, I have a deskop computer (which has its own monitor) that will sit beside my S10/Monitor.  The two computers (Desktop and S10) will run independently. What do you think guys?  What options can I go with?  Is my only hope Wake On LAN?  Oh yeah, it is even possible with the S10? Maybe there is a USB device or a hack that can be done (not voiding the warranty)? Thanks!

Answer:Aside from Wake on LAN, how can I turn on my S10 without pressing the Power Button?

Hi
there is no BIOS option for WOL 
 
sincerely KalvinKlein

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If the lid on my computer is closed for a couple of hours or more, opening the lid DOES NOT bring the computer out of sleep mode. I'm assuming that it's in sleep as it wakes almost instantly but simply opening the lid should do that. If the lid has only been closed for a few minutes, it will start up if you open the lid. I have another UltraBook running Windows 10 and you can raise the lid after a couple of days and the computer will come to life but on my new x360 I have to press the power button? Power is set to sleep when the lid is closed.

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hi,

i have this wake up issue. after checking the event viewer, it said that the cause is the power button. how can i fix it?

thanks in advance.

Answer:How to fix wake up issue caused by power button?

have u tried the methods mentioned in the thread ??

Could you post the event log of System and Application for us to review.

have you tried using the below in the command prompt

powercfg lastwake
this will list the item that woke the system last.

Type the below to see what devices have the property to wake the system
powercfg -devicequery wake_armed

Let us know what you see here

NOTE: if it says power button.... it means you have pressed the power button on the laptop or desktop to wake from sleep.. This is just an log entry in Event Viewer and not an error.

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This started two days ago. When waking up from sleep, the power cycles on and off about every 2-3 seconds. This is happening before any programs are restarted, and the screen is still dark. I first thought it was my new battery backup. I called APC, and they agreed that it had failed even thou the UPS was only 10 days old,. So I disconnected it, and plugged the computer into a dedicated outlet, removed the UPS monitoring software with Revo, and then cleaned the registry with CClean, with no effect. The only new programs I've loaded, were about 2 weeks ago I added itunes, and a Win update or 2, and the battery backup software, which has been removed.
Thanks in advance for your help.
Dayn
P.S.
The computer is a Win 7 Pro machine about 3 months old. I7-2600, 16 GB ram, and boots from a SSD that only holds the OS, 4 TB of HD in raid 0. No mods or overclocking....Just as it came from Micro Center.

Answer:Power cycles on and off after trying to wake from sleep

See if there is any information provided in your wake logs: Wake Source - Read Event Viewer Log

There may also be errors in Event Viewer in regards to the wake cycle. Please provide us with your Event Viewer administrative logs by following these steps:Click Start Menu
Type eventvwr into Search programs and files (do not hit enter)
Right click eventvwr.exe and click Run as administrator
Expand Custom Views
Click Administrative Events
Right click Administrative Events
Save all Events in Custom View As...
Save them in a folder where you will remember which folder and save as Errors.evtx
When asked, save the display information in English.
Go to where you saved Errors.evtx
Create a new folder by right clicking in a blank area within the folder Errors.evtx is saved in. You could also click New Folder at the top of the directory under the directory path box.
Name the new folder Errors.
Place Errors.evtx and the LocaleMetaData folder into the new Errors folder.
Right click the Errors folder -> send to -> compressed (zipped) folder
Upload the .zip file here.

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I live in a place where we have power shortages from time to time. I have my Dell desktop pc attached to a UPS and i have configured the pc to go to sleep after 5 minutes when on UPS. Is there anyway to wake up the pc automatically once the power is on? I have connected my UPS with USB cable to the pc, and the pc treats the UPS as a battery. I use this pc as a media centre so this feature is something i really need.
I am on Windows 7 Ultimate.

Thanks!

Answer:Wake the PC from sleep/hibernation when power comes up

With it being a Dell the option may very well be hidden (with no way to unhide it), but have a look in the bios under the Power options for anything relating to "restore on power loss". If it is there it is likely set to disabled (the default on most if not all motherboards), set it to enabled and that should do it.

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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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Not sure if this is an XP issue or with the chipset/MOBO. I've never encountered a computer that would not wake from standby by pressing a key on the keyboard or moving the mouse.

Anyone know how to get it to do so? SiSoft Sandra says this is an HP VLi8, and that the chipset is an Intel 82443BX/ZX 440BX.

I'm using a PS/2 KB and a PS/2 mouse on it. A USB KB does the same thing...no wakey.
 

Answer:old HP Vectra will only wake from standby by pushing the power button

aerotive said:

Not sure if this is an XP issue or with the chipset/MOBO. I've never encountered a computer that would not wake from standby by pressing a key on the keyboard or moving the mouse.

Anyone know how to get it to do so? SiSoft Sandra says this is an HP VLi8, and that the chipset is an Intel 82443BX/ZX 440BX.

I'm using a PS/2 KB and a PS/2 mouse on it. A USB KB does the same thing...no wakey.Click to expand...

Hey,

If you go into Control Panel > Keyboard > Hardware > Properties > Advanced Power Management, do you have a checkmark next to the box that says "Allow this device to bring the computer out of standby"?

This should be enabled by default, but just in case it isn't....

Otherwise, you could go to the HP website and see if there is a BIOS update or other software patch available that might correct this problem; Could also check their support documentation to see if this problem is discussed.

I know that some older machines do not support ACPI, so that might also be the case...
 

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Hello!
I have the new Lumia 950. I turned on the option to enter PIN each time after waking up the phone.
When my phone is asleep (black screen showing time and date) for more then a couple of minutes I have to press the power button three times to wake it up:
1st time I press the button the screen goes to complete black
2nd time I press the button the black screen + time/date shows
3rd time I press the button I get the option to swipe the screen and enter my PIN
anyone else having this problem?
Thx
M

Answer:Have to press power button three times to wake up phone

Hi,
I do have same sort of issue.
When I press power button to unlock the phone the screen wont responds. The display remains off. After pressing the power button twice the phone becomes active for unlocking.
This issue happens randomly. Like in a day I might encounter 5 to 10 times. And it depends on usage. Surely its not continuous ..
Can anyone guide me in this regard. Its the defect with device ?
Thanks in advance.

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I have a lenovo twist running windows 8.1. This computer will be running run fine but will freeze then come right back. It also will not wake up from a sleep at times and the only way to get it back on is to cut all power or hold down the power button until it shuts off. It just started not being able to do some of the windows updates.

Answer:Will not wake from a sleep power light just keeps flashing

When did you install 8.1? The reports show that your OS was installed a month before it was released.

No further info in the reports, and the last BSOD was from Nov 2013.
Please do the following:
- open Event Viewer (run eventvwr.msc from the "Run" dialog))
- expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")
- right click on Administrative Events
- select "Save all Events in Custom View as..."
- save the file as Admin.evtx
- zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")
- upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).

While waiting for a reply, please monitor your temps with this free utility: HWMonitor CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting

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I've got an idea in my head of using a laptop in my car for media reasons. I'll be using a power inverter to power the laptop, and it will turn off while the ignition is off. I want the laptop to sleep when it loses AC power, and then I want it to wake when the AC power is restored. I can get it to go to sleep mode no problem. I just have no clue how to get it to wake up. Is there any software that could do this?
 

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Hi, I have been researching on how to launch a simple command prompt command and then pipe the results to a text file whenever my laptop is woken from sleep.

I am using Task Scheduler and triggering the action based on
Log: System
Source: Power-Troubleshooter
Event ID: 1

However, the action isn't being triggered and when I checked Event Viewer, I realised that Power-Troubleshooter with an Event ID of 1 doesn't seem to be triggered on every 'wake from sleep' event. Is this supposed to be the case ?

Any alternatives to trigger the action will be greatly appreciatred.

Answer:Power-Troubleshooter not triggered on wake from sleep

I did this type of thing on Windows 7 years ago. And like you, I found that the Power-Troubleshooter event wasn't always getting generated.

IIRC, I had to trigger on a Kernel-Power event too. I just checked my Event Viewer, and it looks like Event ID 107 of Kernel-Power in the System log is generated whenever the system resumes from sleep. Try triggering on that event as well.

I haven't tried writing a script like this on Windows 10 yet though. Please let me know if it works. I may need to do it myself real soon.

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Bought a new keyboard the other day and it has 3 extra buttons my old keyboard didn't have. Only a 4 el-dirt-cheapo - no manual or drivers etc...Power, Sleep and Wake Up.The Power Button shuts down the PC and I've found i can change the option under Power Settings in Control Panel.However the Sleep and Wake Up buttons do nothing. No options in Power Options and enabling Hibernate makes no difference.What is Sleep (as opposed to Hibernate)? And is there a way to enable it or will it be down to my Motherboard / BIOS?Windows XP SP-2

Answer:Power / Sleep / Wake Up Buttons on Keyboard

Have you checked in the Bios that Power Management is listed as User Defined?Hibernate means that all current data and settings are saved when you go into the mode; Standby is merely as it states.

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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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Was wondering if I set my powre button to 'sleep' for easy on and off for sleep (since I'm in class/mobile and on and off frequently to save battery) how can I HARD press the power button to shut off/poewr down the computer? Is there a way to do this?Also, if I have an extended 6Wh battery...is the time when both batteries are in....the time of hte larger battery or both batteries combined?

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Hi,
I've been getting persistent BSOD's when attempting to wake up my computer (Lenovo Twist u230) from sleep. I am also sporadically getting Kernal Data Inpage Error BSOD while using my computer.

My machine is Windows 8, installed from factory with a recent refresh done. SFC /SCANNOW and DISM both come up clean. All of my hardware diagnostics are also clean.

Help!

Answer:Driver Power State Failure on wake from sleep

Which hardware diagnostics have you done?

Please run Driver Verifier according to these instructions: Driver Verifier Settings

Just a guess at this point, but try removing Diskeeper to see if that helps.
If not that, then try removing the Citrix software to see if it helps.

Analysis:
The following is for informational purposes only.

Code:
**************************Fri Oct 11 09:56:37.534 2013 (UTC - 4:00)**************************
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\John\SysnativeBSODApps\101113-15578-01.dmp]
Windows 8 Kernel Version 9200 MP (4 procs) Free x64
Built by: 9200.16628.amd64fre.win8_gdr.130531-1504
System Uptime:0 days 20:21:57.335
Probably caused by :Unknown_Image ( ANALYSIS_INCONCLUSIVE )
BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa80036b7890, fffff800c68d07f0, fffffa800de92610}
BugCheck Info: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE (9f)
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for too long a time
Arg2: fffffa80036b7890, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: fffff800c68d07f0, nt!TRIAGE_9F_POWER on Win7, otherwise the Functional Device Object of the stack
Arg4: fffffa800de92610, The blocked IRP
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x9F
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: WIN8_DRIVER_FAULT
PROCESS_NAME: System
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: 0x9F_3_ACPI_ANALYSIS_INCONCLUSIVE
CPUID: "Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3317U CPU @ 1.70GHz"
MaxSpeed: 1700
CurrentSpeed: 1696
BIOS Version GDETA1WW (1.61 )
BIOS Release Date 09/14/2013
Manufacturer LENOVO... 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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hello
This is a problem with my Dad's PC, I am default tech support but this is beyond my knowledge. I don't have access to the PC all the time but have been going on with team viewer (thankfully, saves a long drive).

BSOD: Driver power state failure
This only occurs after the PC goes to sleep and is woken back up again, no issues at any other time.
The PC was upgraded from win 7 home to 10 a week or 2 ago.

I have tried updating windows (had to do 2 updates manually, it wouldn't install them!), checked for any driver errors in device manager and system information but no luck

Dump files and info attached (hope these are OKAttachment 33831Attachment 33832

edit:
forgot to mention, also edited the power settings within windows, set to high performance (was on balanced) and this hasn't fixed it.

Answer:BSOD: Driver power state failure, on wake up from sleep - since win 10

Please read BSOD Posting Instructions

Please fill in your system specsPlease go to this site and download the tool. The tool will give you detailed information about your system specs, please fill your system specs more completely in.How to fill in your system specs:
Attachment 33891
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Please let me know the difference between sleep button and power button

Is sleep button the one which will be on the keyboard?

On the CPU there will 2 buttons one will be to start the computer and another one to restart computer?

Can these buttons be used to work like to enter in sleep mode, hibernate mode etc(Making changes in power options in control panel)

I'm having windows 7 computer

Answer:Power button and sleep button

sleep buttons depend on the manufacturers to where they go. most laptops sleep function is assigned to an F key and used in conjuction with the function or "fn" button. usually on F2 or F3.
These buttons are not programmable via the power options in control panel.

if its a desktop and doesnt have a dedicated sleep button you can reasign the task to either the restart or power button within control panel and or set it to sleep/hybernate after a given time.

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Hi, I have T60 2007-FVG with winXP. for some time I have the following problem: a connected laptop shows "Diconnected network cable" error even if it's connected - every time when I power up the laptop or wake it from sleep mode.Reinstalling driver and reinstalling WINDOWS did not help! Also I do have the latest driver for the PRO/1000 PL Inter card in the laptop. If I go to network connections, switch off the ethernet controller and power it up, it connects ok. After sucessfull connect, if I disconnect and connect cable physically, it is working as proper (connects to internet). Please let me know how to fix it! Cheers, Askar

Answer:T60 (2007-FVG): "Disconnected network cable" ALWAYS on power-on and wake from sleep mode

I had a similar problem with both wireless and wired connections. I could, with a lot of effort reinstalling drivers make it connect but then it would forget the configuration. See my post where I detail the winsock repair tool from microsoft -- it may be that DHCP client is not starting. My original post on this shows how to test this. If starting DHCP Clinet lets yuo connect then the winsock fix should fix yur problem Carlos

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when I press power button to wake up lumia 535 it delays by 3 seconds and showing message resuming .I purchased lumia 535, 1 month back on january and this delay to wake up of screen has started ,could you please help me to solve it

Answer:When I press the power button to wake up my Lumia 535 it delays by 3 seconds and shows the message resuming, How can I fix this?

Did u install live lock screen or tetralockscreen? They could be the cause even if they were deactivated later.
This thread will be helpful to u.http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...ml#post2965578

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I've check all settings in windows and ThinkAdvantage. Just want to use power button to get to sleep. Now I can only use Fn+Moon, Please help. 





X1, T520, T61p, T60, X61t, T40

Answer:Power button won't get to sleep

Should be something override the button settings Thanks, 





X1, T520, T61p, T60, X61t, T40

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My system: Win 10 64 bit Retail, MSI B150M Mortar, Intel i5-6500, Samsung 512GB SSD, Corsair 2 x 4 GB Memory, etc.

Although my keyboard and mouse are allowed to wake the PC from sleep (in Device Manager), they don't wake the PC. Interestingly, pressing the "Power Button" on my Fractal R5 case does wake it up from sleep. Any idea about what's going on?

Answer:Only the Power Button Wakes PC from Sleep

Originally Posted by ChriskK


My system: Win 10 64 bit Retail, MSI B150M Mortar, Intel i5-6500, Samsung 512GB SSD, Corsair 2 x 4 GB Memory, etc.

Although my keyboard and mouse are allowed to wake the PC from sleep (in Device Manager), they don't wake the PC. Interestingly, pressing the "Power Button" on my Fractal R5 case does wake it up from sleep. Any idea about what's going on?



You also need to access the BIOS and setup to allow Wakeup from Keyboard/Mouse
NOTE: If you have a USB keyboard then you also need to setup for USB to wake up.

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My system: Win 10 64 bit Retail, MSI B150M Mortar, Intel i5-6500, Samsung 512GB SSD, Corsair 2 x 4 GB Memory, etc.

Although my keyboard and mouse are allowed to wake the PC from sleep (in Device Manager), they don't wake the PC. Interestingly, pressing the "Power Button" on my Fractal R5 case does wake it up from sleep. Any idea about what's going on?

Answer:Only the Power Button Wakea PC from Sleep

Originally Posted by ChriskK


My system: Win 10 64 bit Retail, MSI B150M Mortar, Intel i5-6500, Samsung 512GB SSD, Corsair 2 x 4 GB Memory, etc.

Although my keyboard and mouse are allowed to wake the PC from sleep (in Device Manager), they don't wake the PC. Interestingly, pressing the "Power Button" on my Fractal R5 case does wake it up from sleep. Any idea about what's going on?



You also need to access the BIOS and setup to allow Wakeup from Keyboard/Mouse
NOTE: If you have a USB keyboard then you also need to setup for USB to wake up.

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I'm running Win8 Pro 64 bit on a Dell Precision 490 desktop. I upgraded from XP so it was basically a clean install.

I have my power button configured to put the system to sleep and it will do that ONCE after I turn it on. After that, pushing the power button does nothing until the next reboot or power cycle. Going to Charms -> Settings -> Power -> Sleep always works.

This obviously isn't a critical problem, but it's really annoying because I'm in the habit of hitting the power button and usually it just doesn't work. Has anyone heard of this problem? Is there a fix?

Things I've tried:
- searching Google - can't find the needle in the haystack
- searching this forum - nothing that matches
- checking the Event Log - nothing interesting or suspicious
- apply all Microsoft updates - no change
- disable my Comodo Internet Security - no change
- change power options and then change them back - no change
- checked if I could stop and restart the power service - nope

Does anyone have any other ideas that I could try or tools to track what's going on?

Thanks,
Ed

Answer:Power Button Sleep only works Once!

do you have it set for both Plugged in and on battery?

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I set my Dell Inspiron laptop (Windows 8) to sleep after 15 minutes (never to hibernate) whether on AC power or battery.
This allows me to take out my laptop from my bag, open the lid, enter my pin and get to work quickly.
One thing that baffles me is that when on AC power, I have to press the power button to "wake" the laptop out of sleep
instead of just pressing a key on the keyboard. The power button is this tiny chicklet metal button that is awkward to press.
Any way to set Windows 8 to wake on keypress when on AC power?
Thanks

Answer:power button press to come out of sleep

You do not find it in Power Options to change power button from doing it? Only know ways if using an external USB device. Should be a sleep button or one of the F buttons or Fn.

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My system: Win 10 64 bit Retail, MSI B150M Mortar, Intel i5-6500, Samsung 512GB SSD, Corsair 2 x 4 GB Memory, etc.

Although my keyboard and mouse are allowed to wake the PC from sleep (in Device Manager), they don't wake the PC. Interestingly, pressing the "Power Button" on my Fractal R5 case does wake it up from sleep. Any idea about what's going on?

Answer:Only the Power Button Wakes PC from Sleep

ChriskK said:

My system: Win 10 64 bit Retail, MSI B150M Mortar, Intel i5-6500, Samsung 512GB SSD, Corsair 2 x 4 GB Memory, etc.

Although my keyboard and mouse are allowed to wake the PC from sleep (in Device Manager), they don't wake the PC. Interestingly, pressing the "Power Button" on my Fractal R5 case does wake it up from sleep. Any idea about what's going on?



You also need to access the BIOS and setup to allow Wakeup from Keyboard/Mouse
NOTE: If you have a USB keyboard then you also need to setup for USB to wake up.

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I have a X1 Carbon and pressing the power button does not make the computer sleep - although in the Power Options the computer is set to "Sleep" when the power button is pressed on battery or A/C.   Machine: X1 Carbon 3rd Gen (Type 20BS, 20BT) Laptop (ThinkPad)OS: Windows 10 (64 bit) 

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My wife's Mac Mini is so old Apple will not update the OS, stating the hardware is too old. I think Apple just wants us to purchase a new Mac. We didn't. I built her a new PC with a mix of older, but still good hardware.

So far so good but I have hit a snag. I can only wake the PC out of sleep when pressing the power button, not by pressing "any key" on the keyboard or mouse which I thought was normal.

We will use a USB type keyboard soon but for now the keyboard is an older Microsoft brand which uses a PS/2 connector, not a USB. I don't know if that might be the issue or maybe some power setting I've missed. In Power Options, Balanced is selected & under "Choose what the power button does" is set to "Shut down". I use these settings on my PC as well & pressing any key on the keyboard bring my PC out of sleep.

Any suggestions?

Answer:PC only comes out of sleep with power button, not keyboard (?)

The Keyboard item in Control Panel is not configured to wake the computer when you press a key on the keyboard.
The system should ideally wake up if the mouse is moved, however you can follow the steps mentioned below which will also help:

Open Device Manger by typing Devmgmt.msc into Start Menu
Expand Keyboards from Device Manger
Right click your keyboard or mouse , select Properties
Under the Power Management tab you will see the "Allow this device to wake up the computer " Check that , apply and save the setting .
Examine the BIOS settings of your computer for power features that disable or reduce power to ports that are used for your keyboard or mouse. Because BIOS access varies by computer, to resolve this issue, see the documentation that is included with your computer. Alternatively, contact your computer manufacturer for information about how to configure the BIOS.

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First off I'd like to say that I didn't really know where to post this and the last time I googled a similar result it was posted here, and it could potentially be a driver problem I guess, so please excuse me if this is the wrong section. I found these forums while searching the answer to my problem and the people seemed generous and helpful so I thought this would be a good place to ask.

Okay so I've googled and googled for hours to absolutely no avail, so I've tried everything I could think of without asking myself so here goes.

Let me start by stating my specific problem. My laptop will not wake up from sleep without hitting the power button. This means that my external keyboard, external mouse, touchpad, nor built in keyboard can wake it up. My old laptop also running Windows 7 did not have this problem btw. It is quite the annoyance because when I am at home I use my laptop at a desk with an external mouse, keyboard, and monitor.
Just bought this new laptop for graduation. It's a RF711-S02 by Samsung. I'll state some of the specs that could possibly be causing my problem. Processor is an Intel i7 2630qm, nVidia gt540m graphics card (which uses optimus technology, so when that's not on it uses Intel HD 3000), Windows 7 x64. If anything else is needed or relevant, just ask.

I have tried everything I could possibly find over several days and several hours in each day. I've tried the USBBIOSX stuff for the registry, updating all of my drivers, enabling my keyboard to wak... Read more

Answer:Laptop Won't Come Out of Sleep W/O Power Button

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

This workaround did the trick in Windows Vista so I'll post the link to see if it's of any help to you, it may work with Win 7: Disable Hybrid Sleep Mode in Windows Vista - How-To Geek

Have you tried tweaking your power plans, or switching them off, even? Disable Power Management on Windows 7 or Vista - How-To Geek

Another workaround that has worked for my wife's laptop is to unplug the power cord, remove the battery and hold down the power button for 30-60 seconds to drain the internal capacitors then insert the battery and restart.

Do you have Hibernation on your laptop? If so, you might want to disable it and just use Sleep.

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New TP X230, running Win 8 Pro (clean install).I have power options set to "Do Nothing" if the lid is closed, but to put the unit to sleep if I press the Power or Sleep button. (I don't know that the computer has a sleep button, so here I am referring to the power button.)The power button works to turn the unit on, including to wake it from sleep. (So I don't think there is a hardware problem with it.)But with the computer running, if I press the sleep button nothing happens at all, although I have it set to put the computer to sleep.What might be going wrong?  (And is there a sleep button?)

Answer:Power Button won't put my X230 to Sleep!

Hi, maiki
 
Yes, there is a sleep button. Depending on the behavior of your Fn keys, then you will either press Fn + F4 or simply F4 to put the machine to sleep. I would try to create a new power plan and have the same settings to see if you can get the proper power button behavior.
 
Hope it helps,
Adam





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I have a X1 Carbon and pressing the power button does not make the computer sleep - although in the Power Options the computer is set to "Sleep" when the power button is pressed on battery or A/C.  not sure what's going on, and I didn't see other users with this problem.  Thanks!

Answer:X1 Carbon won't sleep from power button

which version of the X1 Carbon do you have, and what OS?

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On my Windows 8.1, if i click on the power button on the start screen, there is no sleep button. There's just "Shutdown" and "Restart". Ive gone into Power Options like other people said but theres no sleep option there too.
I've also restored to factory settings and the sleep button was there for a few minuets but is now gone. I'm on a Surface Pro 3
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Answer:No Sleep Button On Power Options

Please see the following link: Power plans: frequently asked questions - Windows Help.
This should help you create a new power plan or edit an existing power plan.

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So I've had my Nokia Lumia 925 since December 2013 and it's been fine but recently its been acting up...
My headphone jack stopped working, my volume down button doesn't work 100%, and now my power button isn't working whatsoever!!
Any suggestions are much appreciated! I really want to keep using WPs!

Answer:My Power/Sleep button isn't working?

Should still be within the 1 year manufacturers warranty. I'd suggest taking back to the place of purchase or contacting Nokia directly.

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Hi. I pressed the power button once on my laptop to put it in sleep mode. Is this a safe thing to do?

Answer:Power button sleep mode question

Hi -
Do you mean it was an accident, or deliberate ??
I have never used Sleep Mode on any computer that I have owned -
The safest thing I always think, is to turn the computer Off once you are actually finished with it, or just let it go to screen saver if I am away for an hour -

Your computer / laptop can always wake from sleep mode in its storage bag if there is a scan scheduled for the Antivirus or similar.
If it is in a storage bag, the temperatures can get too high due to lack of ventilation and create problems.

My desktop is switched off at the wall every night, or if I am not using it for the day. The same for my laptop, powered off and left off unless it is wanted.

Since it only takes 30 to 60 seconds to power up I see no need for Sleep or Hibernation mode at any time -

I hope this covers your question -

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Using the keyboard sleep button used to put my system into standby and moving the mouse restored the desktop - now the button restarts the computer.I am on Windows 98SE and ACPI is enabled - any ideas anyone???

Answer:keyboard sleep button and power management

Control Panel, Power Options, Advanced tab

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I'm running Dell XPS 15 (9550) which I use for work. Finally our admins have upgraded McAfee which used to prevent Cretors Update from coming on my machine. Since a couple of days I'm running CU then!

I have "sleep" function linked heto t power button settings (in power settings) but it has stopped working since the CU upgrade. Now when I press the power button, the laptop y powers simply powers off instead of going to sleep.

I've checked the active power plan and all other power plans and in all of them the action bound to the power button is sleep. Seems like the power management bug...

Can anyone offer some advice on this?

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Pressing a key doesn't waken my computer; I have to press the power button. This started after I updated my Avast! which I then rolled back through System Restore, but the problem recurred today. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,

NVF

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my computer used to awaken automatically from sleep to the place it was left at. Now the computer restarts from scratch on awakening. Any ideas I use windows 98se and have checked and reset the power management. I have recently installed broadband but cant see any connection

Answer:keyboard sleep button and power management

Is your b/b working and is it modem or router?

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Hi, subject already sais it. T440p, Windows 8.1 64 bit: when I go to Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Power Options\System Settings and choose Choose what the power buttons do, no matter what I chose, pressing the power button has no effect. I always have to grab the mouse or use the keyboard. What's the issue here? Thanks

Answer:Power button does not shutdown/hibernate/sleep

Hi, I've got the same issue, did you solve it?

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I check the bios, and there is nothing about using the keyboard to wake up the cpu from sleep.

Answer:Only the Power Button Wakes PC from Sleep - Laptop

Open the Keyboard control panel item by typing keyboard into Start Menu.Click the Hardware tab, and then click Properties.Click the Change Settings button

Note: This step requires Administrator accessClick the Power Management tab, and then verify that the Allow this device to wake the computer is enabled.Click OK, and then click OK again.

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I recently upgraded from vista 32 bit to 7 64 bit and one of the first things I did was adjust the power options. I set power button to "shut off" I set the sleep button to "sleep" and I set closing my laptop to "do nothing" yet all 3 just make it sleep! I can see that everything is set the way I put it but it still falls asleep when I close the lid and when I push the power button even though I set it to do something else, any ideas?

Answer:power button just puts laptop to sleep

Try setting "when you close the lid" to Shut down.

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I did a restore of my x201 laptop and had problems getting the fingerprint software to work.  Following tech supports advice, I did the following:uninstalled both the CSS Password Manager and the Fingerprint SoftwareCleared the Security chip and the Fingerprint data in the BIOSreinstalled and activated the CSS Password Manager and the Fingerprint Software. Now I can use the fingerprint software fine, except when waking the computer from sleep mode or trying to use the fingerprint software to power up the computer instead of the power button. I checked the settings and I do have the "Use fingerprint scan instead of power-on button" chosen on hte Power-on security section checked. Clicking on the "manage fingerprint"  tab of the Power-on security section my fingerprints are listed. One thing I noticed, when I look under the TouchChip Fingerprint Coprocessor in the device manager, it will not allow me to check the  "Allow this device to wake the computer"   on the Power Management Tab. Any ideas on where to procede?

Answer:Fingerprint and power button/sleep problem

Anyone knows the solution, I face the same problem on my T420s after coming back from service depot..Please help.

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Hi all,
I have a Lenovo W510 laptop with Windows 10 Professional. I see in the power settings that I can configure the power button to put the laptop to sleep when pressed. I have it configured as such but when I press the power button, nothing happens. If I manually put the laptop to sleep via the start menu, it sleeps fine.
Am I missing something obvious?

Answer:Laptop power button and sleep settings

Originally Posted by Alectrus Hi all,
I have a Lenovo W510 laptop with Windows 10 Professional. I see in the power settings that I can configure the power button to put the laptop to sleep when pressed. I have it configured as such but when I press the power button, nothing happens. If I manually put the laptop to sleep via the start menu, it sleeps fine.
Am I missing something obvious? This is not a direct answer to your question.
Instead a suggestion ....... use the "When I close the lid " option to put computer to Sleep mode.
Would you prefer that instead of pressing the power button ?

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Hi all,

I have a Lenovo W510 laptop with Windows 10 Professional. I see in the power settings that I can configure the power button to put the laptop to sleep when pressed. I have it configured as such but when I press the power button, nothing happens. If I manually put the laptop to sleep via the start menu, it sleeps fine.

Am I missing something obvious?

Answer:Laptop power button and sleep settings

"I can configure the power button to put the laptop to sleep when pressed. I have it configured as such but when I press the power button, nothing happens."

Same on my HP. You just tap and release really quick to put to sleep and button will start blinking when sleeping. Can then shut lid and remains in sleep mode and will wake on lid open.

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Hi I bought a new hp laptop in November. Since i got it, ive beeb having the problem where it goes to sleep and will not turn back on. You would have to hold down the power button and completely shut down to get it to work again. Yesterday i changed the sleep options to never go to sleep. However, it still did. Also holding the power button down no longer turns it off. I know it is still in a sleep or hibernate mode because it is still charging devices like my phone. The battery seems to be inside the device and not removeable. Also i live in the arctic and cannot get to any store or repair place. Any help would be appreciated  Ps it is windows 10  

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Hi,I can start and wake up my laptop with the power button but I can't use it for shutdown/sleep. If i hold down the button it will force power off. I have set the button settings in windows energy manegment to shutdown on button press. Is this behavior by design or is it a bug?

Answer:VN7-592G Can't shutdown/sleep with power button

Hello, I would try resetting the battery using the pinhole reset button.

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I don't know how to wake my PC up without pressing power button. There's nothing wrong with doing it this way, it's just inconvenient. Can it wake on key press?

Answer:Waking from sleep requires power button (8.1)

Originally Posted by CaptainAhab


I don't know how to wake my PC up without pressing power button. There's nothing wrong with doing it this way, it's just inconvenient. Can it wake on key press?



Devices - Allow or Prevent to Wake Up Computer - Windows 7 Help Forums

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One of the minor annoyances for me in Vista is the power button in Start is set to place the PC into sleep. To turn the PC off it is necessary to select the smaller button to the right and chose "shut down"No longer, for those who want the Start power button to shut the PC down, this is the solution.Control Panel.System and Maintenance.Power options.Select your power option and choose "Change Plan Settings"Click "change advanced power settings".Maximise "power buttons and lid"Maximise "Start menu power button"Click on "sleep" which will bring up options and select "Shut down"Apply and OK.If you hover over the power button in Start now you will see it confirms the changed funtion to shut down rather than sleep. It sounds more involved than it really is.

Answer:Change the power button from "sleep" to "turn off"

Thanks for that another minor annoyance bites the dust:-)

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When I walk away from my computer, after a while the screen goes black like it does when it goes to sleep. Sometimes it does actually go to sleep and the power button blinks, then I just press it to wake it up. However the majority of the time the screen goes black but the power button stays lit up. When this happens, pushing the power button or any key will not wake it up. I have to push and hold the power button to shut it down then turn it back on. This happens multiple times a day sometimes and can get very irritating.  I do not get any error messages or anything. The only recent thing is the update to windows 10 and my internet connection is through a mobile hotspot on my cell. Any help would be very much appreciated! Thanks!!!

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hi guys,

i have a brother HL-1110 black laser printer that goes to sleep after 10 minutes and i have to then push the power button to make it wake up and print

its connected to a windows xp workstation

i have loaded the drivers that came with the printer off a dvd and there are no settings in the printer setup to turn off sleep or anything similar

i looked in the manual supplied and a pdf online but when i try fins sleep or turn off sleep nothing comes up
or very little on it...not saying how to turn off sleep mode

any help suggestions appreciated
 

Answer:HL-1110 goes to sleep and only power button wakes it up

If auto power is supported, it should be accessible via the drivers/software. At least in my experience.
 

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hi, i havent changed any settings, from the first time i received my X300. when i press the power button, the computer doesnt enter sleep (as its suppose to, according to the control panel preference). is this by design? anyone else experience this?

Answer:X300 press power button to sleep

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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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Hi
Neither power button led nor the power led on the lid blink (breathing light) after sleep mode. The other led lights are just fine but the power LEDs are not blinking at all. Even when I disconnect the charger it stays SOLID white and not blinking.What can be the problem?

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My current Win 7 installation was installed in July, 2013. From the time I installed it, I would put it into sleep mode by going to Start > Shut Down "arrow", and selecting Sleep every night. It would go to sleep and the power LED would flash. I would then press the power button the next day and it would wake up.

This worked perfectly until the last week or so. Now when I press the power button the power LED continues to flash for about 3 seconds, and then the light goes out. The only way I can get it to turn on is to press the power switch on the power supply to the off position, leave it off for a few seconds, flip it back to the on position, and then press the power button on the front.

When the computer comes back from this state, it acts like it's turning on from being fully turned off (I see the BIOS screen, etc.), but all the stuff I had open are still there. I guess this is like coming back from hibernation?

I don't know what happened to cause this. I have made no changes to the power configuration, no hardware changes, no driver updates. Maybe it was a Windows update that caused it?

How can I make the power button wake up the computer like it used to?

Thanks!

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brand new HP all in one. Windows 10. 3 days ago I was able to put this pc to sleep by going to the power button. Then it was gone. I have tried everything I found on the internet. I did get a hibernate button, which I didn't have, don't really want it but I would like to have the sleep mode button back.
thank you

Answer:My sleep mode option is gone from my power button, how can I put it back?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question brand new HP all in one. Windows 10. 3 days ago I was able to put this pc to sleep by going to the power button. Then it was gone. I have tried everything I found on the internet. I did get a hibernate button, which I didn't have, don't really want it but I would like to have the sleep mode button back.
thank you I'm guessing you've tried to restart the machine?
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My Computer wakes up from sleep only when I press the power button but not a button from my keyboard. It is still functional and I can use my computer but I would like to use the keyboard to wake up my computer. It is home built and Windows 7. Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:My Computer wakes up from sleep only when I press the power button.

Welcome fr4mindia.

My suggestion is to look in your BIOS to see if there is a setting to allow "Wake on Keyboard".

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Hi,

I've disabled the power/sleep button in the start menu a while ago to prevent my children from shutting down the computer. Now they are older and I want to get them to put the computer to sleep when they are not using it. Unfortunately, I can not remember how I disabled the power button. There are no group policies set and I couldn't find any settings on the registry (as suggested in your tutorials Power Button and Shutdown Options - Start Menu). Here is a screenshot of the situation:


https://www.nirvanaware.com/browser/...abledPower.jpg


Any ideas how I could enable this again?

Answer:disabled power/sleep button in start menu

Hi Tinschel,

Welcome to Vista Fourms.

You might see if this tutorial is what you did. To enable it again, you will just need to delete the ACSettingIndex DWORD in the registry.

Removing the Sleep function in the Shutdown menu

Hope this is it,
Shawn

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While I am shutting down my PC, my screen is turning off but my power button is still ON and also my keyboard led's were also kept ON. In order to shutdown completly I am doing it manually by pressing and holding the power button for 5 to 6 sec. I am getting this situation even though, I am turning my PC to sleep. It was not going to sleep, my power button is ON continously, it was not blinking as if in sleep mode. Eventhough I close my lid, it was not going to sleep as per my PC power settings (But my screen is getting OFF. Inorder to wake it up, I again has to manually turn OFF PC my pressing and Holding the power button). I have updated my Intel MEI (Current version - 11.0.0.1157). I have also updated Intel HD Graphics Family.  But I can see no improvement. Please help me out with a solution. 

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When you put machine in Sleep Mode on Windows 8.1 u1 and then press the power buttong instead of it starting back up and going to lock screen the machine shuts down.

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Hi,

I am new to windows 7 and i would like to change these settings:

ImageShack? - Online Photo and Video Hosting

I don't get why it's greyed out.

I have a samsung series 9. I have seen something about fast start, but I don't have that application. I removed all the bloatware from my pc.

Making a new plan won't fix this problem either.

I also can't get hibernate to work. It doesn't appear in the start menu.

Greets,
Remco

Answer:Power/sleep button, closing panel options greyed out

Hi

Since you have removed Fast start

lets try other way

Click start > run

type cmd.exe

Then type "powercfg -restoredefaultschemes"

and then reboot your system...

Let me know if this works

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While I am shutting down my PC, my screen is turning off but my power button is still ON and also my keyboard led's were also kept ON. In order to shutdown completly I am doing it manually by pressing and holding the power button for 5 to 6 sec. I am getting this situation even though, I am turning my PC to sleep. It was not going to sleep, my power button is ON continously, it was not blinking as if in sleep mode. Eventhough I close my lid, it was not going to sleep as per my PC power settings (But my screen is getting OFF. Inorder to wake it up, I again has to manually turn OFF PC my pressing and Holding the power button). I have updated my Intel MEI (Current version - 11.0.0.1157). I have also updated Intel HD Graphics Family.  But I can see no improvement. Please help me out with a solution. 

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Hello,sometime in sleep mode my Yoga fall into irresponsive mode without any possibility to do anything. The power button is simply not working - pushing it for more than 30 second not change anything... Yoga red light is slowly blinking, the fn key is lighting, the fan is working, processor is heating and this follows to full drain battery.Is any possibility to reset or reboot this "thermal brick" Yoga mode? Some computers and tablet have the hard reset button to help with such a situation - have Thinkpad Yoga similar solution (i.e. button combination invoking reset)?Thank you for reply.













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Answer:thinkpad yoga is not response to power button in sleep mode

Hi,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that your Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga becomes irresponsive while trying to wake up from sleep mode.
 
If your computer stops responding, press and hold the power button for four seconds or more. If the computer still is not responding, remove the ac power adapter and reset the computer by inserting a needle or a straightened paper clip into the emergency reset hole to turn off the computer.

 
Hope this helps!
 
Best regards,
Mithun.





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I left my laptop alone for a few minutes and when I came back, my display was off and the power led was blinking. I tried [ressing the power button, but the screen did not turn on and power led continued to blink. At the time the charging led was white, meaning the battery was fully charged. I waited a few days to see if draining the battery would allow me to turn the commputer on but that hasn't worked. Now, when I plug the adapter in and try to turn on the laptop, the charging led (now orange, not white) and the power led blink on and off simultaneously. I tried plugging the display to an external monitor too and since the computer has been stuck in this mode, nothing has shown up. I have viewed the HP page for hard reset but it did not work for me: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01684768 I have also viewed the HP led flashing page and tried the steps. They did not work: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01732674 Can anyone help me fix this asap? This laptop was going strong and I've taken really good care of it. I don't see why this computer should die on me after using it for 4 months. 

Answer:HP spectre x360 stuck in sleep mode. Power button led and ch...

Hi @fazeem,
 
Thanks for taking an interest in the HP Support Forums! This is a great location to get resolutions and interact with experts from the community. I understand that you  require assistance with the computer not working correctly after going to sleep mode. I?ll be very glad to assist you with this.
 
A commendable job was done by diagnosing the issue and trying all the troubleshooting steps before posting your question in the HP forums. It is always a great pleasure to work with tech-savvy and technically competent customers like you. Kudos to you on that score. We definitely value your relationship with HP tremendously. We appreciate you greatly for doing business with HP and I take it as a privilege to share this platform with you.
 
Please do a hard reset again.
It looks like a hardware issue with the unit.
Then try a bios roll back from this link: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02693833
 
If this does not work, please contact HP phone support to get the unit serviced. If the unit is under warranty, repair services should be covered by the manufacturer?s warranty. You could look up the unit?s warranty by visiting this link: http://support.hp.com/gb-en/checkwarranty/  and select the country of purchase and follow the on-screen instructions. Link to visit HP phone support: http://hp.com/contacthp Please select the country of purchase and follow the on-screen instructions.
 
Hope this helps. Let me know how this ... Read more

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Hi guys I used to be able to press the power button in the middle of my T510, (above the keys and below the screen) and it would put my laptop to sleep and bring it out of sleep too. For some reason it now doesnt do this anymore.  Very occasionally it will work b8t most of the time I have to to make it sleep by pressing Fn+F4 which is a little annoying. Can anyone suggest how I can make this work again or where you change the settings of these kinds of things]Thanks Alex













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Answer:Power button wont make t510 sleep anymore?

Hello mate, You can change that with power manager. Open it in advanced mode and under your current power plan, you can see Event. Expand that for the option Power button you have 4 choices : Do nothing, sleep, shut down or hibernate. Choose the one you want.You can do that under windows as well. Go to Control panel>Hardware and sound>Power options. On the left you can see Choose what the power button do. Go there and change the setting.





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I am unable to activate a dell M782 monitor from the power saving mode after the sleep button on the keyboard was pushed. I have unplugged the power from both the cpu and monitor, powered down both & disconnected the monitor cable. The error message says "monitor in power saving mode use pc to enable". Tough to do when the screen is black! I suspect there is a secret combination of keys that undo this but have no idea which ones to press in what sequence. Help!
 

Answer:can't activate monitor power after sleep mode button on kybrd pushed

Press the "on" button, or the "wake" button if there is one.
 

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Answer:Why isn't my Cherry Alpha Morph power button waking up after a few minutes during sleep?

The one I have does. Please take note that it is tactile-type and requires a "deeper' press of the button.
It also wakes up by pressing the Windows logo on the bottom bezel.

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Hi,

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 7.67.0.50. 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 have a T420 with a Mini Dock Series 3 (433710U).  The External Display is a 30" Dell U3011 monitor connected to the Dock via DisplayPort. As Im dealing with another issue (another thread) the Bios is set for Discrete Graphics only as the Optimus mode currently has a bug which cannot drive this 2560x1600 resolution display.  Now that I have a workaround, I have another problem. When the power savings in Windows7/Power Manager turns the display off (for me its set for 10mins), If I come back 20mins later, shake the mouse, the Dell Display acts like its turning on (LED light turns on blue to indicate signal) and then message flashes on the screen from the Dell monitor stating that its going to sleep.  So now I have a Black display (monitor went back to sleep). I can open the Lid on the laptop (forgot to mention I dont dual display, I just use the 30" exclusively and close the lid on the laptop on the dock) the screen on that shows up. Close the lid again, the monitor does the same thing where it acts like its turning back on and just goes back to sleep.  Someone mentioned a similar problem where they believe the laptop is not sending the correct DPI to the monitor causing it to not be able to display the output.  They mentioned that doing a CTRL+ATL+DEL when the laptop lid is opened, and then closing it again works.  Thats works for me, but only once.  After that, if it sleeps, I have no monitor to use.  Only way to c... Read more

Answer:T420 - external Display doesnt wake from sleep (when power savings shuts display off)

hey Dixit,curious to know, let's say if you uninstall Power Manager and use windows built in power management; does the same issue occur ? also what happens if the external monitor is connected directly into the T420's display and not with the docking station ?





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Hello guys,

I recently purchased a windows 8 tablet and it is great, my only problem is when it goes to deep sleep, i cant wake it up with the bezel button, i can only wake it up with bluetooth keyboard and that consumes and huge amount of battery,
i would like to how i can fix it, i attempted to do this with device manager but the majority of the devices are "greayed out" in the option of " Allow this device to wake up the computer".

Thanks

Answer:Wake up windows 8 with Bezel button?

Make and model number of the tablet?

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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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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 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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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 8.17.11.9621) 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

*bump*

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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
Bob

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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