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Windows 7: After last Microsoft update, Win 7 won't hibernate

18 Jun 2015   #1

Windows 7 Pro (64 bit)
After last Microsoft update, Win 7 won't hibernate

I have my Win 7 box set to sleep after 15 minutes and hibernate after 30, with "wake timers" disabled. After a recent Microsoft update (and subsequent restart), it won't hibernate automatically anymore. I have checked all the Power settings and none have changed from what I have described. It can still be manually hibernated.

Have others experienced this? How does one troubleshoot something such as this?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jun 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

You can perhaps System Restore to a prior date and hide that update.

Also see Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jun 2015   #3


If that doesn't help what always works for me is in this list for troubleshooting Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems.

You can test each fix by setting timeouts to 1 minutes for sleep and Hard drive, and 2 minutes for Hibernate. Then wait 3-4 minutes to see if each works. Don't forget to set them back after you fix it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

19 Jun 2015   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Greg, what you linked is same as I did. Why is yours (or mine) named differently I have no idea. Are you changing what name is displayed on purpose? I just copy paste the address.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Jun 2015   #5


Just noticed that. Thanks, GokAy. I'll edit the name now. I do often change the names of some links so I can drag them inline easier, but doesn't seem necessary here.
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