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Windows 7: Windows won't sleep

26 May 2012   #1
TexTwil

Windows 7
 
 
Windows won't sleep

Hi,
when I click on Start/Sleep, my screen goes black but after 3 seconds it switches on again and the computer does not go to sleep.

Any ideas ?


Win 7 64bit


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28 May 2012   #2
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I'd try running the lastwake command to see if that will help identify what is waking the PC.

Lastwake Command

You may then be able to disable that device from waking the computer

Devices - Allow or Prevent to Wake Up Computer

A Guy
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28 May 2012   #3
TexTwil

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
I'd try running the lastwake command to see if that will help identify what is waking the PC.

Lastwake Command

You may then be able to disable that device from waking the computer

Devices - Allow or Prevent to Wake Up Computer

A Guy
It looks like it didn't even go to sleep:

Code:
C:\Users\Me>powercfg lastwake
Wake History Count - 0
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28 May 2012   #4
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

See if the steps outlined in this KB article help you.

Windows 7 does not go to sleep

A Guy
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29 May 2012   #5
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

One thing I didn't see see in the KB Article that you can check:

From an Elevated command prompt enter powercfg -requests

Power Availability Requests - Manage in Windows

If anything other than "None" is returned, it could be preventing sleep.
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29 May 2012   #6
TexTwil

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
One thing I didn't see see in the KB Article that you can check:

From an Elevated command prompt enter powercfg -requests

If anything other than "None" is returned, it could be preventing sleep.
Code:
C:\Windows\system32>powercfg -requests
DISPLAY:
None.

SYSTEM:
[DRIVER] \FileSystem\srvnet
An active remote client has recently sent requests to this machine.

AWAYMODE:
None.
This seems to be the same problem but it does not help in my case

I've disallowed all mice and keyboards to wake up the computer but it's still happening.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 May 2012   #7
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

TexTwil,
Code:
I've disallowed all mice and keyboards to wake up the computer but it's still happening.
Why?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 May 2012   #8
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TexTwil View Post
DISPLAY:
None.

SYSTEM:
[DRIVER] \FileSystem\srvnet
An active remote client has recently sent requests to this machine.

AWAYMODE:
None.
I had the same "[DRIVER] \FileSystem\srvnet" request you see, and it was preventing sleep for me.

I fixed this with one of these commands...I think the first command is the one that worked for me.
powercfg -requestsoverride DRIVER srvnet system
powercfg -requestsoverride DRIVER \FileSystem\srvnet system

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29 May 2012   #9
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

If David's fix doesn't turn out to be it.

Not sleeping due to : \FileSystem\srvnet

Or here, scroll down to Treating Insomnia

(iBoyd) » Windows 7 Power Management: Fixing PC Insomnia

A Guy
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 May 2012   #10
TexTwil

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
TexTwil,
Code:
I've disallowed all mice and keyboards to wake up the computer but it's still happening.
Why?
Because it what is advised in on of the links posted previously: Devices - Allow or Prevent to Wake Up Computer


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TexTwil View Post
DISPLAY:
None.

SYSTEM:
[DRIVER] \FileSystem\srvnet
An active remote client has recently sent requests to this machine.

AWAYMODE:
None.
I had the same "[DRIVER] \FileSystem\srvnet" request you see, and it was preventing sleep for me.

I fixed this with one of these commands...I think the first command is the one that worked for me.
powercfg -requestsoverride DRIVER srvnet system
powercfg -requestsoverride DRIVER \FileSystem\srvnet system

ok, I will try that


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
If David's fix doesn't turn out to be it.

Not sleeping due to : \FileSystem\srvnet
Already tried (see my previous post)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post

Or here, scroll down to Treating Insomnia

(iBoyd) » Windows 7 Power Management: Fixing PC Insomnia

A Guy
ok, I will try

thanks
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