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Windows 7: Problems with Sleep mode in Win 7 RC

06 Jul 2009   #21
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by desertjedi View Post
Well instead of starting a new thread, I'll just add my name to "the list". Wake from sleep doesn't work on my newly installed RC 7100 OS. I haven't even checked what Nvidia driver version 7 installed.
This seems to be occurring a lot. Perhaps an error with the RC?
I will throw out that it is likely a video driver, because when I start from sleep my monitor does not even register a signal. So the video card is not waking...... Oh, idea. BRB and let you know.

~Lordbob


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06 Jul 2009   #22
7echno7im

Windows 7 7600.16384 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
This seems to be occurring a lot. Perhaps an error with the RC?
I will throw out that it is likely a video driver, because when I start from sleep my monitor does not even register a signal. So the video card is not waking...... Oh, idea. BRB and let you know.

~Lordbob

Yeah that is the problem I had on almost every build was the video card driver, specifically Nvidia. After getting that right all of my machines wake/sleep just fine. And they do quite often for backups, recording tv, etc...
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06 Jul 2009   #23
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 7echno7im View Post
Yeah that is the problem I had on almost every build was the video card driver, specifically Nvidia. After getting that right all of my machines wake/sleep just fine. And they do quite often for backups, recording tv, etc...
I would really like to use sleep mode for the fast startup, so I really want to get this working. I am playing around in Device Manager, hoping to get it working.

Anyone have a link to DLs of the Seven NVidia drivers? All of them I mean, not the latest.

~Lordbob
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06 Jul 2009   #24
7echno7im

Windows 7 7600.16384 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
I would really like to use sleep mode for the fast startup, so I really want to get this working. I am playing around in Device Manager, hoping to get it working.

Anyone have a link to DLs of the Seven NVidia drivers? All of them I mean, not the latest.

~Lordbob
heh, I sent it to you yesterday. I know you were busy with Linux though...

NVIDIA Driver Downloads - Advanced Search

fill in your info. Get the 186.06 NOT 186.16. They did not wake properly for me.
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06 Jul 2009   #25
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 7echno7im View Post
heh, I sent it to you yesterday. I know you were busy with Linux though...

NVIDIA Driver Downloads - Advanced Search

fill in your info. Get the 186.06 NOT 186.16. They did not wake properly for me.
No I got it, but it didn't work.

I am going to update my BIOS (turns out there were like 6 updates since I bought it), and then try it with new driver. No luck, and I will try the older. Get back in a little while with it.

~Lordbob
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06 Jul 2009   #26
usasma
Microsoft MVP

 
 

I had crashes with the beta and RC when attempting to sleep. Filed a bug report with Connect and was told that there's a specific section of the storage driver code that could cause this. The recommendation was to upgrade my RAID drivers to a Win7 version.

Highpoint isn't going to release Win7 drivers for my RAID card, so I had to buy another card.
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06 Jul 2009   #27
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

I updated my BIOS.

At first it seemed to work, then it BSODed.
Second reboot and tried again. Froze at startup.
Third reboot, worked fine. Tried sleep and BSOD.
Fourth: On that now. I ran chkdsk which is taking forever. So when thats done, I will try again. I think that will fix it.

~Lordbob
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06 Jul 2009   #28
7echno7im

Windows 7 7600.16384 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
I updated my BIOS.

At first it seemed to work, then it BSODed.
Second reboot and tried again. Froze at startup.
Third reboot, worked fine. Tried sleep and BSOD.
Fourth: On that now. I ran chkdsk which is taking forever. So when thats done, I will try again. I think that will fix it.

~Lordbob

Did you reset all of you bios setting to the default after flashing? Do you OC your rig? If you jumped 6 revision on a flash and didn't reset your BIOS to default I would recommend doing that. Some settings may or may not exist or work as they did on the old revision. I would reset the BIOS to default afetr a flash, especially that many revisions.

The only BSOD's I ever got on W7 were due to Overclocking my rig way too high.

As for the video driver, I would just run the uninstaller for the Nvidia driver int he control panel. Reboot, then install 186.06. Reboot.

As for existing power settings, I would restore any settings you have to default. Create a new power plan based on the one you want and save it and use it.

After all of that, I'll bet it will work fine.
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06 Jul 2009   #29
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

It all works ..... damnit.
It woke from sleep mode perfectly, then when I started my game, it crashed to a 1A. damn!

~Lordbob
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06 Jul 2009   #30
7echno7im

Windows 7 7600.16384 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
It all works ..... damnit.
It woke from sleep mode perfectly, then when I started my game, it crashed to a 1A. damn!

~Lordbob

Nice. If you are still using 7100 i would recommend going to a later build. A lot of the fixes past 7100 fixed a lot of issues with games.

If you are using 64bit, go to 7229. Everything works great and it will last till Aug 2010. I play games as well and I am using 7264 but will have to rearm it up until RTM is released.
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