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Windows 7: Computer wakes 1 second after going to sleep

30 Aug 2012   #11

win-7 x64

Hi mgeocaris, all,

The only way I was able to fix the problem is by restoring my system from a backup.

Since then, I've re-installed windows updates & apps and all is still well. The only thing I have not done is update to the latest hardware drivers, so I suspect that's where the problem stems from.

mgeocaris, I get (or got - updates for our motherboard seem to have stopped dead in their tracks a few months ago) my driver updates from here:

Asus Z68 Series Information Thread (drivers, BIOSes, overclocking, reviews) **UPDATED 6/22**

I restored my system from a 6/1 backup, so I suspect the issue lays with one of the updates posted some time between 6/1 and 6/22. Some of the updates are from somewhat dodgy sources, so you might take a close look at that.

Let me / us know what you find, I'd really like to pin this down so I can update drivers. But at this point, since my system is stable and I don't have time to troubleshoot the issue, I'm just going to sit pat on drivers until the situation either works itself out or new drivers come out. Sorry I can't help more than that at the moment.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Aug 2012   #12

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Try looking under device manager and disabling all hardware except your keyboard from waking the computer. Do NOT disable all devices.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Sep 2012   #13

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64

You could also look in your BIOS settings and disable anything that is set to wake the computer.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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