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Windows 7: win 7 hibernates immediately when plugging off

12 Nov 2009   #1

win 7 hibernates immediately when plugging off


I just uploaded Win7 and I have a big problem.

It IMMEDIATELY hibernates the Laptop when pulling out the cord to run on battery.

I changed the advance battery settings that the Low level is at 10 and the Critical is at 5% instead the original 99-98% settings

If I turn back the Laptop again I'm able to run it for another 30-40 min, I didn't had the time to check it. (My battery is old, but with XP I was able to run for 40 min.)

And my power meter always shows 100% even if it shows 1h:37m or 37m to drain.

Any thoughts, ideas, suggestions well appreciated.

Compaq NX7400 Core2 4M 250GB

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12 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

I would go and check compaqs website to see if there is a new bios update and also check the bios to see what thats set to.
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12 Nov 2009   #3

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install

DarkXeno is giving good advice. If it does not work, the only advice I can give because I am not familiar with the problem is. Set your puter not to go into sleep or hibernate. Boot up. Then reset. computrs do whatever they want at times.
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13 Nov 2009   #4

Sulution Found!

Did Bios update, same thing, reset same thing, no luck. But thanks for the effort!
BUT Found the solution!>
In the local group policy editor>
Start>type gpedit.msc in the search box and select the group policy editor program.

Expand Computer Configuration>select Administrative Templates>All settings>

There is the Policy > Critical battery notification Action.

I set it to Take No Action.

So when I plug out the cord it stays on. I'm happy.

Then the problem!

Win7 Battery Meter thinks that my Battery is depleted, is in critical state, says 0min left (100% charged) although I know for sure that is still can do 30-40 min. So its completely inaccurate.

Any thoughts on this now? What's next?

Thanks guys!
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27 Nov 2009   #5

windows 7 ulitmate x86


I have a dell d630 with nvida m135 and a T7500 cpu. Installed W7 ultimate x86 and everything looks fine, but
whenever I use the restart funktion windows logs off, then shuts down rather harsh. All other
power funktions seem fine, hibernate and standby all work. Anyone saw this problem?
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