Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Homegroup Setup O.K. - now Computer won't Sleep

30 Oct 2011   #21
HammerHead

win 7 X64 Ultimate SP1
 
 
USB Power

Device Manager --> Universal Serial Bus Controllers --> "Which ever hub your mouse and keyboard is attached to" --> Properties --> Power Management

Tic the box to allow the computer to turn off. Leave other box unticked.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
31 Oct 2011   #22
rcanino

Win7 Pro 64-bit sp1
 
 

Thanks Hammer -

I checked all the USB devices and they're all set up that way - "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" is checked and "Allow this device to wake..." is unchecked (grayed out). That accounts for all the ones that have a Power Management tab.

Both of my network adapters are set the same way under Power Management.

It's interesting you suggested this because when I look through the Event Viewer, under Application and Service Logs>Microsoft>Windows>Diagnostics-Performance I always get 3 or 4 errors whenever I try to enter Standby. One error is always Event 300 which is "Windows has resumed from standby." The other 2 are always Event 302, which is "This driver has caused a delay during standby while servicing a device." It's never the same driver(s) causing the delay.

I've googled Event 302 and haven't learned much yet other than this Event # seems to be used for a wide variety of problems.

I think this "delay" error refers to coming back from Standby, not going into it so maybe it's not relevant.

Anyway - Thanks again!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Oct 2011   #23
HammerHead

win 7 X64 Ultimate SP1
 
 
Toughie

"One error is always Event 300 which is "Windows has resumed from standby." The other 2 are always Event 302, which is "This driver has caused a delay during standby while servicing a device." It's never the same driver(s) causing the delay"

Well that would lead one to believe there is a driver problem. If the fault is varying between the drivers. They are probably not all bad. So it must be one that has some commonality. Check the ACPI Driver here is a clip of mine. It could be corrupt.

I apoligize for grabbing at straws. Attachment 181664
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

03 Nov 2011   #24
rcanino

Win7 Pro 64-bit sp1
 
 

Device Mngr reports "no driver files are required or have been loaded." I hesitate to run "Update Driver" from Dev Mngr (never trusted updating drivers that way). I checked MSI's site for anything new for my board and I'm up-to-date.

After looking further back in the log my guess is these driver "errors" aren't relevant to the Sleep problem. The log shows similar "errors" from months ago, long before I set up the Homegroup; at that time the machine never failed to enter Standby.

Thanks for your help HH - and to everyone else who responded.

I guess it's time to start over with the Homegroup. I'll remove it, make sure Standby works the way it always did and then set up the Homegroup again.

Hopefully that will do the trick.

Thanks again.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Nov 2011   #25
rcanino

Win7 Pro 64-bit sp1
 
 

Well I finally figured out what was wrong...

For some reason I thought I'd been running S1 all along so that's what I chose after I Cleared CMOS last month.

This morning I went through my notes of the build and I found I'd set it up using S3.

Once I switched to S3 my workstation's "insomnia" was gone. Now the machine sleeps on command without any fuss.

Thanks again for all your help - Everybody.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Nov 2011   #26
Dave Atkin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Good to hear that you got it resolved rcanino


Dave
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Oct 2012   #27
bg17

Windows 7 Home Premium *upgrade*
 
 

I know this is an old thread, but it's a good reminder for some of us. S1 is technically a sleep state, but as the OP noted not all hardware shuts off on the PC (for example, cooling fans). So it appears as though the PC may not be sleeping. S3 as noted above is the preferred sleep state.

I found this out too recently, when I set sleep type to S1 in the BIOS. I wanted the power light to blink on my pc, so I could tell it was on and in sleep mode. On this particular motherboard, S3 turns off the power light completely, and I wasn't used to that. S1 left the fans running, S3 shuts everything off.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Homegroup Setup O.K. - now Computer won't Sleep




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Unable to join homegroup, homegroup creating computer is no more
The computer that originally created the homegroup on my network is no more. It seems that because of this that my new computer is unavailable to join the homegroup that already exists. Other computers that were part of the homegroup before the "host" computer died are still part of the homegroup...
Network & Sharing
Homegroup Setup Problem
I thought setting up a Homegroup between two Win 7 computers was supposed to be easy, but so far no luck. I created a new Homegroup on one of the computers and joined it on the other. Both indicate that that are part of a Homegroup but when I click on Homegroup I get the message "No other homegroup...
Network & Sharing
Homegroup encountered an error / This computer cannot join a homegroup
I get a "Homegroup encountered an error" message when I try to join my laptop and desktop to a homegroup. It does not matter which one sets it up and which one tries to join. It errors in either direction. I have tried leaving and creating, no use. The desktop is wired to a Belkin 300N router and...
Network & Sharing
how to setup homegroup
hi! i have a problem here.. i would like to share printers and files using windows 7 homegroup function. i just bought a wireless router..but when i checked the network and sharing center i noticed that my computer is connected to network 5 and my laptop is connected to cw-8196..how could i fix...
Network & Sharing
Permissions mix-up after homegroup setup
hi guys :) hope i can get sum help with this I've got windows 7 on my PC and netbook and created a homegroup between them to share my documents, music n that...since then my main PC is playing up with certain applications saying i don't have sufficient permissions to do stuff. like in Firefox...
Network & Sharing
Can't setup Homegroup
When i was using Beta and RC, i just follow the on screen instructions and easily set up a home network. I just upgraded to RTM, and now homegroup won't let me create. When i click create home group, and check some boxes, i get an error saying "windows cannot set up homegroup on this...
Network & Sharing


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 18:17.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App