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Windows 7: Windows 7 shuts down randomly?

01 Nov 2009   #21

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wishb0n3 View Post
Power plan is set to Balanced

Turn off display 10 min

Sleep is 30 min

When i press the power button it shuts down.

Still dont get why it shuts all the way down. ANy ideas?
have you checked you adapter setting...???
do you have it set to awake by keyboard?
it does take the HDDs some time to restart... and come to speed.

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01 Nov 2009   #22

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sleek View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wishb0n3
so when i hit the power button it should just pop up where i left off right? not boot up my computer ( where windows pops up and i gotta put in my pw ) cause that is what happened. THanks
Yup. When in hibernation, it powers down almost everything in the computer but keeps power to the RAM so it keeps your session alive. When you hit the power button it powers everything else back up and restores your session without having to 'boot up'.
Actually Hibernation takes a snapshot of what inside the RAM, saves it to the HDD then shuts the whole computer down. No power to anything. But yeah it restores the session before it when into hibernation.
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01 Nov 2009   #23

Windows 7 RC 7100 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sleek View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wishb0n3
so when i hit the power button it should just pop up where i left off right? not boot up my computer ( where windows pops up and i gotta put in my pw ) cause that is what happened. THanks
Yup. When in hibernation, it powers down almost everything in the computer but keeps power to the RAM so it keeps your session alive. When you hit the power button it powers everything else back up and restores your session without having to 'boot up'.
Actually Hibernation takes a snapshot of what inside the RAM, saves it to the HDD then shuts the whole computer down. No power to anything. But yeah it restores the session before it when into hibernation.
Ok I was close-ish. Am i thinking more to the likes of Standby/Sleep?
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13 Nov 2009   #24

win7
 
 

if you're having the same problem as myself and many others then your PC isnt going to sleep or standy or hibernat it SHUTS OFF completely.

randomly.. sometimes every couple of hours, sometimes every few minutes, it shuts down and i have to wait a minute or two or three before i can turn it back on.

when its plugged into the power i usually have the power light on but not in this case, when this happens the light is off, like the laptop is totaly dead.

this is quite annoying and i hope someone finds a solution quick. i have toshiba satellite x200-15k which runned fine on both XP and Vista.

im typing fast before it SHUTS DOWN again!!
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22 Nov 2009   #25

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I think my laptop is doing this now too
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02 Feb 2010   #26

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Minotar View Post
The same place as last time,control panel >system and security>power options>edit plan>advanced options>sleep>hibernate after
Do this but instead of Sleep-> Hibernate After
go to Hard disk -> Turn off hard disk after -> Setting: "Never" (default is 20 min!)

That might fix it.
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17 Feb 2010   #27

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

I am having the same problem, it is not going to sleep or hibernation, it is shuting down completely. it is happening at random but i've noticed it also does it when i run the Windows experience index. Any ideas as this is starting to really piss me off
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21 Mar 2010   #28

Windows 7 Ultimate (64Bit)
 
 

I have the exact same problem, It is not in the Power save Options, it is NOT in the SLEEP OR HIBERBATE options, the computer is NOT GOING TO SLEEP OR HIBERNATE.....plz read again....and then again if needed still. The Computer is having complete unexpected loss of power....as in when we come back and press our power buttons, it doesnt restore you to desktop, it boots up all from the start of bios and boot up screen, Ok so now that we are past the "They dont know about power saving option ( 4 Year Degree in Computer Technologies and Communications...I think I know about power save options and I am sure that if the guy who started this post is smart enough to verify the email required to post here, he knows about them as well ^^ ) ANyhow, my specs are below, same exact problem, maybe to much power draw from my vid card? PCI Express 2.0 meaning it is powered by the PCI Slot, but that does not mean it isnt drawing to much from it, also, Power Supply Temp, as a Safety STandard most are set to power off in the event of Over heating, what do you guys think?
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21 Mar 2010   #29

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sleek View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sleek View Post
Yup. When in hibernation, it powers down almost everything in the computer but keeps power to the RAM so it keeps your session alive. When you hit the power button it powers everything else back up and restores your session without having to 'boot up'.
Actually Hibernation takes a snapshot of what inside the RAM, saves it to the HDD then shuts the whole computer down. No power to anything. But yeah it restores the session before it when into hibernation.
Ok I was close-ish. Am i thinking more to the likes of Standby/Sleep?
you are thinking sleep though and though
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19 May 2010   #30

Windows 7
 
 
Same Problem

I am having the same problem. I have checked all of my power options and everything. Even called the computer manufacturer(Dell) and they told me that it is a software issue. Hardware checked out fine. I can leave my computer on and come back to it and it will be completely turned off. I can also be using the computer and the screen will turn black and the computer shuts down. It do not go through the shut down process, it just goes blank as if it has completely lost power. Has anyone figured this out yet?
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