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Windows 7: computer not sleeping when it should be

29 Dec 2010   #1

Win7 Pro 64
computer not sleeping when it should be

i have my power plan set on power saver and when its plugged in (or not) and a certain amount of minutes has passed, it's supposed to go to sleep according to the settings i set it at.

but it doesnt.
recently, there are multiple days where i forget to close the lid and i sleep accidentally. it's supposed to sleep after 30 minutes but the next morning, the screen is just turned off (which is set to do so after 15 mins) and it's not in sleep mode...

is this a windows glitch ? does it have a fix??

Thank you for your help in advance

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29 Dec 2010   #2

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Most likely it goes to sleep then it awakes by the NIC, mouse or keyboard. This tutorial will help fix that problem

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