|03 Aug 2014||#11|
Could this be the fix...? I hope so. :D
Ok, step-by-step it is then
Note: Elevated Command Prompt is shorthand for:
Open an elevated Command PromptProcess of elimination, the difficulty will be testing it since the forced test gave false hope on WMC.
You don't have to wait a day between each, that's what I would do trouble shoot the issue so that I knew which one solved the issue. The choice is yours how you test the suggestions.
Also, there is no particular order, I wrote them as I thought of them. There's one more, but it's a registry hack and I prefer not to offer those until it's the only option left. It's not clear that it would solve the issue anyway.
Day0: Collect information
Day1: Disable hibernation: powercfg -h OFF
Day2: Disable devices from waking the machine
Day3: Create a new Power Plan and make sure the Sleep settings > Allow wake timers are disabled for both DC & AC
Day4: MS Fixit: Power (ignore the battery notation)
Fix power consumption problems and extend the laptop battery life
Day5: Reset BIOS to defaults
Day6: Update BIOS and check other driver software:
Select Windows 7 (64 bit)
Sort by Date (newest)
Take this step slowly, one driver at a time. Windows Update should provide drivers n the optional updates offered, so going to the OEM is second choice.
DZ77BH-55K Technical Product Specification
Day7: STEP ONE of Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
Intel, Apple, Steam are all suspect, but don't limit disabling to those - follow the tutorial.
Day8: STEP TWO of Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
Day9: In Device Manager
My Desktop that I built has only ever had this issue once, it was a wake timer set by the Samsung Magician. It would wake-up within 30 seconds of going to sleep. I never did quite understand the reasoning behind that. I removed it from start-up, and disabled wake timers. I've never had a power/wake-up issue as tricky as this before.
(I went ahead and disabled WMC on my Desktop as well since I don't use it.)
I won't tweak/change anything else and we'll see if it stays asleep tonight. Hopefully I've finally laid this zombie computer to rest. lol
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