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Windows 7: Hard drive stops Windows 7 from sleeping

27 Apr 2012   #1
jbard

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
Hard drive stops Windows 7 from sleeping

Hi,

I have found something odd today. Normally my computer goes into hybrid sleep mode just fine. But I have just added an oldish SATA hard drive to the system, and now it won't go into sleep mode.

After selecting Sleep, the screen fades to black then immediately returns to the "computer locked" screen.

The drive itself seems to work fine, and the problem goes away after disconnecting the SATA cable from it.

Anybody got any ideas for this one?


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27 Apr 2012   #2
F5ing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Welcome!

Might want to check the properties for that drive in Device Manager.
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