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17 Feb 2009   #1

Windows 7
Windows 7 sleeping issues

Hi, i don't speak english so i'll try to explain the best i can

The issue that i have is that when my computer goes into SLEEP MODE for example when i close the lid it wont return to windows, the Display wont come back on. the only thing i can do it turn it off by force

i have windows 7 build 7000

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17 Feb 2009   #2

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot

Welcome !

Can you post more info on the machine and where you are setting the sleep options ? ?
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17 Feb 2009   #3

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu

Hi DMx, and welcome to the Seven Forums

I may be easier for members to assist if you take a moment to complete your system specs,

Click on the User CP button above the post and click on update system specs from the sidebar
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17 Feb 2009   #4

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by barman58 View Post
hi dmx, and welcome to the seven forums

I may be easier for members to assist if you take a moment to complete your system specs,

click on the user cp button above the post and click on update system specs from the sidebar
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17 Feb 2009   #5
black dog

7068 64 bit + XP Pro

I now use sleep mode rather than shutting down every night. I used to have the same problem as you until i went to my Bios and set it to Wake with a double mouse click . Occasionally it will Wake of its own accord, a couple of minutes after being put into Sleep, but only very rarely.
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18 Feb 2009   #6
Microsoft MVP

Vista and now 7 in 32 and 64 bit.

It was specifically a Dell and Acer problem. I had not heard of it on Toshiba until now. I am an unfortunate Acer owner and I am told there will be no fix for it. Many Tks Acer.
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18 Feb 2009   #7

Windows 7

I have same problem, when I put my laptop in sleep mode, it don't return when I press any key (incude Power button).

I think that problem is due Chipset driver. Is it true?
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18 Feb 2009   #8

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu


Many of these problems can be fixed with the correct (latest) chip set drivers or BIOS build for your system.

With desktop machines there will often be selectable options in the BIOS for the type of Sleep mode This is less likely with the cut down BIOS normal with a laptop but still worth checking.

The power options item in the control panel allows you to set exactly what mode windows attempts to enter on various actions such as closing the lid, for laptops you should also check any software supplied by the manufacture for this purpose

The cause of a lot of issues when Vista shipped was the Hybrid Sleep mode - this may be disabled using the advanced power options

The following tutorial at our sister site, (all vista users should be a member there ), gives a few suggestions for the sleep mode problems which are still valid with Windows 7.

This problem has a lot of variable and thus may need a little "trial & error" adjustment to setting to find the one that works for you have a look at the tutorial and the follow on links and you should be able to solve most issues

Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums
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