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Windows 7: Computer when put into sleep, ends up shutting off instead

15 Jul 2014   #1

Windows 7 professional 64 bit
Computer when put into sleep, ends up shutting off instead

Windows 7 professional 64 bit , i put my computer to sleep and it take about 1-2 min then my computer shuts off completely and i have to turn it on by pressing the power button, and windows starts and says windows did not shut down properly, restart normally or safe mode , command prompt, why doesnt my comp goto sleep?

My computer always went to sleep before just started with this problem today!

Ive restarted it multiple times
Checked power option settings
Sfc /scannow
Scanned my hard drives
Reinstalled video drivers

Anyone please help, i hate shutting it down every time
Computer when put into sleep, ends up shutting off instead

My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jul 2014   #2


Hello Dyldonic,

Sorry to hear you are experiencing this issue.

It could be being caused by a few settings in the Power Options. Please carefully follow the steps below.

1. Click the Start Menu and select Control Panel.
2. Click System and Maintenance and then click Power Options.
(You now should be on 'select a power plan page)
3. Click change plan setting, next to the one which is currently selected.
4. Click change advanced settings.
5. Navigate to Power buttons and lid and expand the dropdown.
6. After expanding it, click on Power button action.
7. Click on settings and select the action sleep.

I hope this information helps to resolve your issue and if not, reply back and I'll help you further.

Thank you,
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Computer when put into sleep, ends up shutting off instead

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