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Windows 7: computer won't sleep

08 Sep 2010   #1
Wicca

 
 
computer won't sleep

my friends computer will not sleep when firefox or internet explorer is opened
i have it set to go off in 3 mins but does not when they are opened
in media sharing i have allow computer to sleep so what is wrong


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08 Sep 2010   #2
HQuest

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 | OSX Lion 10.7 x64
 
 

Although Intel dislikes upgrading the INF files, I was able to fix my computer not sleeping problems by forcing a reinstall of Intel INF files (using -overall command line parameter & reboot).

Other than that, maybe you have some application running which is blocking the sleep feature.
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