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Windows 7: Sleep & Hibernation modes

26 Feb 2010   #1
mzee 80

Windows XP & Windows 7
 
 
Sleep & Hibernation modes

Ever since first installing Windows 7 I have experienced problems with both the Sleep and Hibernation modes. Having configured the the settings for these uncder Control Panel/Power options/Advanced settings it eems that these two modes then operate at the time intervals which have been configured.
However if I select Sleep from the Shut Down menu in order to introduce either mode immediately the display shuts down but re -appears within a matter of a few seconds. If the Hibernate option is selected again the display closes bt within 30 seconds the computer re-boots !
I have many endeavours to correct this all without success. The properties of the mouse in Device Manager reveal this is the only device where the power mangemeent tab is enabled. This is confirmed on running at he Command Prompt (run as an Administrator) the command poewercfg -devicequery wake -armed. Neither does the command powerfg -last wake reveal the source of ths involuntary waking or re-booting.
I would add that having also run the command powercfg -a this reveals that " the following states are available on this system: Standby (S3) Hibernate ie Hybrid Sleep". Reference to the bios settings also confirm that S3 is enabled.
Having re-configured the power options to Sleep and Hibernate as NEVER and permitting Hybrid Sleep the hibernate option disappears from the Shut Down menu. As a consequence of this on selecting sleep (assumed to be hybrid sleep) from this menu the display shuts down but now re-appears ater a 30 second interval.
Any suggestion for remedying this problem would be very welcome. I have assumed that Hybrid Sleep mode supplants both Sleep and Hibernation modes but under the re-configuration referred to in the last paragraph I would like this to be immediately effective on selecting Sleep from the Shut Down menu.
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26 Feb 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Does the computer wake up in 30 sec when it is shut down from the power plan? In other words, does the wake-up only happen when you manually sleep from the start menu?

I have had troubles like that before when my wireless adapter was allowed to wake my computer. Make sure that is disabled. It should look like this when you are done:

Sleep & Hibernation modes-capture.png


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26 Feb 2010   #3
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Welcome,

Here is a selecction from our fine tutorial collection. Hopefully it will help you as it has helped so many others.

Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums[11]=Power Management
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27 Feb 2010   #4
mzee 80

Windows XP & Windows 7
 
 

Many thanks for the responses. The wake -up only occurs follwing manually selecting sleep from the Start menu. I can confirm that the screen pictire for my wireless adaptor is as you depict. As previously indicated the mouse is the only device where the power management tab is enabled
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27 Feb 2010   #5
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Try opening an elevated command prompt and running sfc /scannow.
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28 Feb 2010   #6
mzee 80

Windows XP & Windows 7
 
 
Sleep & Hibernation modes

Results of scannow indicated no integrity violations. Reverting to my earlier post I was wrong in saying that when prograamed sleep closed the display screen that it did not return of it's own accord but remained closed indefinitely.
As matters stand having selected sleep manually the display sceen returns within a matter of seconds of closing as previously notified.
My desktop is configured to sleep after 15 minutes. This it does but I found yesterday it awoke of it's own accord some 15 minutes or more later. It is the failure of selected sleep as opposed to programmed sleep which I find to be the more irritating.
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28 Feb 2010   #7
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Welcome
Read this tutuorial applicable to both windows 7 and Vista.

I think that you will find that your computer wakes due to the nic card. You will have to disable it as shown in the tutorial.
Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums[11]=Power Management

I would try step 6, first. That is the usual cause.
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28 Feb 2010   #8
Romulinx2

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 

As has been said in previous posts, it is usually a device that wakes the computer from sleep mode. It could be one or more devices?
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02 Mar 2010   #9
mzee 80

Windows XP & Windows 7
 
 

I have painstakingly worked my way through all 13 steps detailed in the tutorial referred to with no success, that is to say that manual selection of sleep is followed by almost immediate waking whilst manual selection of hibernation causes the computer to re-boot after some 30 seconds. On the basis of the configured power option the computer does go to sleep as programmed but there follows a succession of wake and sleep periods at perhaps some 10 -15 minute intervals.
I have also run just about every possible powercfg command at the elevated command prompt in endeavours to locate the source of the problem experienced. The only device which has the power management tab enabled is my wireless mouse. This has been removed and substituted with a plain vanilla PS2 mouse but this makes no difference.
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02 Mar 2010   #10
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

You may need to do a repair install.

Repair Install
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