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Windows 7: computer wont stay asleep

18 Feb 2010   #1

window 7
computer wont stay asleep

my moniter is set to sleep after 5 minutes, the computer goes to sleep after 10 minutes, but 20 seconds later starts up again, then goes thru the cycle again

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18 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6

Hi nordic,

Try the solutions suggested in this article, and let us know if anything works for you! Good luck: Fix Windows Vista/7 Sleep mode from waking up by itself


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18 Feb 2010   #3
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Nordic, and welcome to Seven Forums.

In addition, this may help. The most common cause is the STEP SIX section below. It's for Vista, but still applies in Windows 7.

Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums
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