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Windows 7: Windows Does Not Start After Sleep


Windows Does Not Start After Sleep

Published by Lordbob75
29 Aug 2009
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Windows Does Not Start After Sleep

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There seem to be quite a few people with this problem, so I wrote this tutorial to quickly solve it. This is a problem with the Sleep mode that desktop computers use. Normally, Sleep is the only option, and Hibernate is not available to desktops. The problem appears to be caused by the Hybrid Sleep option (this simply sets the computer to sleep, but stores a hibernate file in case of a power loss). This tutorial will show you how to both enable Hibernate, as well as fix this problem.


Lets get started!

1) Open up Power Options by either searching for it from the start menu, or through the Control Panel

2) Select whichever Power Plan you use, and select Change Plan Settings


3) Make sure that the Sleep option is set to never, then click on Change Advanced Power Settings

4) Scroll down to the Sleep options, and Change "Allow hybrid sleep" to OFF


5) Select OK, then Save Changes. You are all finished!

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Please make sure to test this, and let me know if this does not work for you! I hope you like the tutorial, and I hope it fixed your problem!


~Lordbob
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30 Aug 2009   #1
Vann

Windows 7 Ultimate 7600 RTM x64
 
 

Um, unfortunately I still have sleep issues. ;(

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30 Aug 2009   #2
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Vann View Post
Um, unfortunately I still have sleep issues. ;(
That is depressing. What else is wrong with it?

~Lordbob
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30 Aug 2009   #3
Vann

Windows 7 Ultimate 7600 RTM x64
 
 

Yes it is. Mostly, when I return back from sleep I get a black screen. Hmm.
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30 Aug 2009   #4
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Vann View Post
Yes it is. Mostly, when I return back from sleep I get a black screen. Hmm.
I actually had the same thing happen to me this morning. Some time last night, my computer woke up, but when I looked, it was a black screen. It seemed that somehow it got changed to a different Power Plan. So you might want to check that too. I just set all mine to be the same, so you may want to try that.

~Lordbob
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31 Aug 2009   #5
Musy

Windows 7
 
 

well that was useful lord, but i don't think disabling the sleep option is the solution though
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31 Aug 2009   #6
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Musy View Post
well that was useful lord, but i don't think disabling the sleep option is the solution though
What do you mean? Disabling Hybrid sleep fixes this. Once you do that, sleep and hibernate both work.

~Lordbob
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31 Aug 2009   #7
Musy

Windows 7
 
 

my bad then
i thought you're disabling sleep in the computer
its sad though that some guys still has the same problem :S
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05 Sep 2009   #8
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

Well this is rather workaround problem than solution.I think offered sugestions cause more consuming energy by computer than on default settings during sleeping because not all computer components will be in sleep mode,I think only video card and monitor will be in sleep during sleep mode , remain computer components -not.
So before trying advices from this tutorial I'd prefer update drivers for chipset and BIOS
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05 Sep 2009   #9
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Flavius View Post
Well this is rather workaround problem than solution.I think offered sugestions cause more consuming energy by computer than on default settings during sleeping because not all computer components will be in sleep mode during sleep mode,I think only video card and monitor will be in sleep mode remain computer components -not.
So before trying advices from this tutorial I'd prefer update drivers for chipset and BIOS
The reason this is posted as a solution is because it appears to be a bug. We have not found a solution, but this works great.

I have also tried a BIOS update, as well as numerous other things, to no avail. This worked.

~Lordbob
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