Guidelines On How To Fix Sleep Mode Within Windows 7

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Windows systems all include power management utilities; one particular utility is called sleep mode. This mode will essentially behave as a pause change to all computer activity, first saving all of your work then powering off. You can think about Windows sleep mode serving as your pause switch on a video game, DVR or DVD player; whenever you move your mouse, or touch your keyboard it'll resume where you left-off.

Quite often you are able to edit the power settings to go into sleep mode in a certain level of inactivity. It is a useful tool to help save power and also to minimize using your monitor. Often times however, users of Windows 7 or Windows Vista have encountered difficulties in which this mode either activates without activity or doesn't turn back off at all.

There are quite a few methods to fix sleep mode and we'll list probably the most common methods here in this brief article.

Problem - your computer 'wakes' without you touching the mouse or keyboard. This is usually brought on by your network card; here is how to repair sleep way of this issue:

The first step - right click "My Computer", and then click properties.
Second step - Visit device manager after which properties.
Third step - Click Network card about the Network Adapters and click on on the plus sign (+) to expand it.
Step Four - Right mouse click in your network card and then select properties.
Step Five - Click on the 'Power Management' tab and remove tick from the option to avoid your network card from waking up Windows.
Step Six - Click OK and done.

Problem - The computer won't fall asleep by itself, but the monitor does. This is mainly a problem with Windows 7; however it could also happen in other Windows versions. There are lots of reasons; you'll first need to find out which device is causing the problem.

Step One - First make certain all of your drivers are current or more up to now.
Step Two - Click your start button and then 'Run', type in 'CMD' and become certain to run as administrator. It should open a dialog box.
Third step - Key in this exact phrase (without quotes) 'powercfg -devicequery wake_armed'. This will highlight all of the devices that can wake up sleep mode.
Step Four - You might now disable a tool by typing in this command (without quotes, and where device ought to be replaced name of the device) 'powercfg -devicedisablewake device'.

If these methods don't fix sleep mode errors which you are having, you may have to contact the computer technical team to identify the problem.

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There are more methods to fix sleep mode if the solutions on this article didn't work for you. Please visit computertooslow.com to obtain more information and computer repair tips.

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This article was published on 2010/12/17