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Windows 7: After last Microsoft update, Win 7 won't hibernate

18 Jun 2015   #1
camner

Windows 7 Pro (64 bit)
 
 
After last Microsoft update, Win 7 won't hibernate

I have my Win 7 box set to sleep after 15 minutes and hibernate after 30, with "wake timers" disabled. After a recent Microsoft update (and subsequent restart), it won't hibernate automatically anymore. I have checked all the Power settings and none have changed from what I have described. It can still be manually hibernated.

Have others experienced this? How does one troubleshoot something such as this?


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18 Jun 2015   #2
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You can perhaps System Restore to a prior date and hide that update.

Also see Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems
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18 Jun 2015   #3
gregrocker

 

If that doesn't help what always works for me is in this list for troubleshooting Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems.

You can test each fix by setting timeouts to 1 minutes for sleep and Hard drive, and 2 minutes for Hibernate. Then wait 3-4 minutes to see if each works. Don't forget to set them back after you fix it.
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19 Jun 2015   #4
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Greg, what you linked is same as I did. Why is yours (or mine) named differently I have no idea. Are you changing what name is displayed on purpose? I just copy paste the address.
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19 Jun 2015   #5
gregrocker

 

Just noticed that. Thanks, GokAy. I'll edit the name now. I do often change the names of some links so I can drag them inline easier, but doesn't seem necessary here.
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