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Windows 7: never seems to hibernate

02 Dec 2010   #1
jamesvdm

 
never seems to hibernate

I have my laptop set to sleep after 15 minutes then hibernate after 6 hours, but it never seems to hibernate. If the battery is close to 0% it will hibernate automagically. Any tips?


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03 Dec 2010   #2
A Guy

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To find out what is waking up your Windows from sleep:

Start> Type CMD in search box> Click on CMD.exe in results above> Type in:

powercfg –lastwake

Enter

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To get the more detailed info on the device that wakes your Windows up during the sleep, and the most likely suspect, type:

powercfg –devicequery wake_armed

Enter

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If the PC was last awoken by itself, this will show what woke it.

A Guy


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03 Dec 2010   #3
jamesvdm

 

Thanks but there is no problem sleeping.

I discovered that my X300's default BIOS setting doesn't allow wake timers so it could never wake from sleep in order to hibernate.
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