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Windows 7: Media Center not going to sleep

09 Jun 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Media Center not going to sleep

Hi I notice my Media Center is on all the time even thought I have set at the power plan to hibernate after 15 mins of inactivity. Any tips on how to troubleshoot this problem?


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11 Jun 2010   #2

Win 7
 
 

Yes, search for MCE Standby Tool, this tool checks wether Mediacenter is idle or not, and tells Windows 7 to go to Sleep or Hibernate after x minutes of idle time, even if other services or programs keep the PC awake.

Also note that wireless mouses etc are notorious for keeping the PC awake (especially a Microsoft wireless mouse i have :-) )
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