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Windows 7: Auto-Hibernate

12 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7, 32 Bit

So my laptop auto-hibernates after 4 minutes IMMEDIATELY AFTER I installed the latest Windows 7 updates. I made sure it wasn't a power issue. I uninstalled 5 of the 11 updates (all it would let me uninstall). I don't have a restore point...So maybe not a Windows

My laptop was about 3 minutes into me waking it from hibernate, I put it to sleep, then turned it back on, and then it shut itself off almost immediately, which was at the 4 minutes mark of when it was woken up from hibernation. This 4 minute mark is where it always hibernates...even with sleeping in between.

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12 Jul 2012   #2

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Hello iarchitect and welcome to Seven Forums.

Try disabling the hibernate feature. If you actually use hibernate you could enable it again and it might do a "reset". If you don't use it leave it disabled. Added advantage is you'll gain about 75% of your total RAM in extra hard drive space.

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12 Jul 2012   #3

Windows 7, 32 Bit

Thanks much, I resolved the issue. I tend to have a hard time waking up in the morning so I tried to use a program to auto turn on my computer to a video. I tried this a month ago and it finally started to do something, so I uninstalled it. Thanks for the help though.
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