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Windows 7: A audio stream is currently in use PC won't sleep issue

10 Mar 2015   #1
viggys

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A audio stream is currently in use PC won't sleep issue

Hello all and if you can please help me out. I know what is causing this issue i love watching streaming movies and usually go to sleep with one on. Sometimes my PC will go to sleep other times not. Ok so i was trying to fix it so audio stream won't interfere with sleep mode which i have set to 2 hrs, average length of a movie. I have two part question for people who know what to do please. First off my PC info is on my profile for this site. I use chrome browser in case that is relevant. I was trying to do powercfg -requestsoverride i attached 2 screenshots on this thread before and after. It did not work so the exact command was
powercfg -REQUESTSOVERRIDE DRIVER Realtek High Definition Audio SYSTEM. As you can see in 1st screenshot this is what came up as causing this sleep issue. After cmd i ended up with 2nd screenshot override which did not override issue so my first question is how to remove this override LOL. Second being what would be the correct override to enter to prevent it from sleeping from audio stream. I tried to re enter original cmd to turn off override but it did not work.




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10 Mar 2015   #2
viggys

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Ok figured out how to remove the override.

To remove the power request override, use the -REQUESTSOVERRIDE option, but do not specify any type of override (System, Display, AwayMode) as in the following example:

POWERCFG -REQUESTSOVERRIDE PROCESS wmplayer.exe
Which did remove the Realtek driver but left these in as overrides maybe because they are not in use or uninstalled i can't figure out how to remove them. I tried to remove each one separately and as a whole with original command that put them all there. I am guessing it won't hurt to keep the overrides in. I even went to a system image from 2 days ago and they were still there which is weird because i did this today. Please let me know if i need to remove these because i can't LOL.


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