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Windows 7: Windows 7 PC doesn't sleep properly

13 Oct 2012   #11
HoboMusashi

Windows 7 64-Bit
 
 

Major derp moment

It was utorrent the entire time. I'm so used to leaving it on and seeding that I completely ruled it out.

Sorry for wasting time!

Thanks again for all the help!


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13 Oct 2012   #12
AC

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

Glad you got it figured out.
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17 Feb 2015   #13
robbie303

Windows 7
 
 

All of a sudden, Windows 7 did not go to sleep at my PC.
Had this problem so many times already, so I became an expert in it.

Tried all of this without any result.
- showed the hidden Advanced Power configuration, sleep when sharing media...
- Removed all USB cables, keyboard and mouse from PC.
- Powercfg -energy showed that a USB device was preventing sleep.
- Followed all the possible setting in Advanced Power Settings

Then I did something that worked:
In the Bios, I disabled all the on board devices....
Then sleep worked again.
I tried to find out which device was the culprit, but sleep just kept on working correctly after all devices were enabled again.

Pffffff. Windows7 sleep must be 1 of the most persistent problems around.
Well, for now it's solved again, but for how long???
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