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Windows 7: computer turns itself on when in sleep mode

08 Feb 2011   #1
computergeekguy

7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
computer turns itself on when in sleep mode

Hi guys

Like it says on my title. I put my computer into sleep mode when i am stepping away from my computer. It succesfully goes into sleep mode then i come back and it is on wanting a password. So i sit there wondering if i turned it off or not

Well i watched a few days later cause the problem still hasent stoped and i watched it go into sleep mode then a few minutes later turnes back on.

any feedback will be apreciated thanks


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08 Feb 2011   #2
DeanP

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1 OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.7
 
 

Your network connections may be interfering with Sleep Mode - check the settings.

1. Go to Start, type Device Manager and then press Enter
2. Expand Network adapters
3. Right click a network adapter and then click Properties.
4. Click Power Management
5. Make sure the box, Allow this device to wake the computer is NOT TICKED.

Apply this to all network adapters.

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08 Feb 2011   #3
fimble

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Hi computergeekguy.

You've got loads of people whose computers crash coming out of sleep mode very jealous!!
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09 Feb 2011   #4
computergeekguy

7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Hey DeanP thanks sooooooo much

That was exactly the problem My computer dosent wake itself up any more

also fimble ha ha ha funny coment
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09 Feb 2011   #5
DeanP

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1 OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.7
 
 

Glad I could help.

Let us know if you need anything else.
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21 May 2012   #6
Thlorian

Windows 7 - 64 bit
 
 
It worked!

Hey - thanks for this tip as well. I was also having this issue and it was a little frustrating. Your fix worked!

Thanks again . . .

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27 Jul 2012   #7
foxybrown

Windows
 
 

Hi, I'm having this same problem and I tried to complete the steps but my "network adapters properties" screen is empty with no options?
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19 Jul 2014   #8
Its No Use

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Uh... when I typed in Device Manager the second time, it said "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropiate permissions to access the item."

It shows me that error over and over.
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27 Jan 2015   #9
santafeumber

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

I did the above that was suggested on this Dell T-5400 workstation , and I thought it worked, but only to find it is turning itself on again at all hours. I went back and had another look in the device manager /network adapters and none of them are checked that allow the adaptors to turn it on.
Is there anything else I might try? thanks very much!
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