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Windows 7: Computer immediately starts when entering sleep.


12 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit
 
 
Computer immediately starts when entering sleep.

Hi,


This problem has started recently. Moreover, new software and drivers have not been installed. When I put my computer into sleep mode, it immediately restarts itself, and when it restarts, it produces the “Windows Did Not Shut Down Properly” error.


Thanks in advance!


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12 Feb 2012   #2

Mac OS X 10.9
 
 

Try to updating the drive for your motherboard. It also might be a problem with Windows 7 that might fix it when it is re-installed.
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12 Feb 2012   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit
 
 

If you are referring to the BIOS, that is already updated to most recent.
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12 Feb 2012   #4

Mac OS X 10.9
 
 

Read this. This helped me when my computer did the same thing. Every things the same it just shows it in Vista.
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12 Feb 2012   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nckfrtg28 View Post
Read this. This helped me when my computer did the same thing. Every things the same it just shows it in Vista.
Thanks! When I get home I will try these and update if it fixes.
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18 Feb 2012   #6

Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nckfrtg28 View Post
Read this. This helped me when my computer did the same thing. Every things the same it just shows it in Vista.
Hi,
I tried all of the steps in the guide, and re-installed the operating system. Now, instead of the computer restarting, it refuses to enter sleep.
Thanks!
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27 Mar 2012   #7

Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit
 
 

Hi, I am unsure if I should create a new post. The problem has now started again! Can someone please help? It would be greatly appreciated!
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27 Mar 2012   #8
Microsoft MVP

 

Can you System Restore to before it stopped Sleeping?

Then save a Windows 7 backup image used for this purpose if Restore points go away.

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
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27 Mar 2012   #9

Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Can you System Restore to before it stopped Sleeping?

Then save a Windows 7 backup image used for this purpose if Restore points go away.

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
No, I tried all the steps in the guide listed above, including doing a system restore to a date when I know sleep worked perfectly fine. This is the frustrating part! Not even restoring it worked.
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27 Mar 2012   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Might start looking for corrupt system files and/or malware.

At an elevated command prompt try sfc /scannow.
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