sleep

Forum discussion tagged with sleep.
  1. S

    [SOLVED] Laptop HDD - Putting system to sleep puts wear/stress on HDD?

    Hi all, I put my laptop on sleep often when I am not using it so save power and I have an HDD. Right now I am having concerns with it possibly failing and would like to use it for as long as possible before getting a new one. Does anyone know if using the sleep mode as in "windows stays on but...
  2. Doodlemachine

    Question Can't shutdown or sleep with Nvidia GPU installed (works with AMD)

    I have a very weird issue that I've never encountered. Long story short - Got a shiny new graphics card (Nvidia RTX 3070), computer won't shut down, restart, or sleep. It hangs at 'shutting down' and 'restarting' screens, and won't wake from a black screen while sleeping (the computer never...
  3. Nuke7777

    Question Download in sleep mode?

    Is it possible to download in sleep mode? Few months ago I gone through my new MSI B450 max BIOS setting when I built my first rig. And Now I remembered googling some setting that I didn't know and getting this result "Task while sleeping such as downloading" somewhere. Back then I did not...
  4. D

    Question Computer not waking/no signal after wake

    Hello, Out of the blue my PC does not wake or does not show input. For Months I have been using the power button to simply sleep and wake PC but all of a sudden it will put it to sleep but will not wake. When it is in sleep, I press the power button and the fans start and rgb of cooler turns...
  5. J

    Question PC Doesn't Restart or shutdown via Windows Power options ?

    I recently assembled a PC with the help of a friend. And I cannot get it to Shut down or Restart via the windows power options. Also can not get it out of sleep mode. Here are the specs: MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK ATX LGA1200 Motherboard Samsung 970 Evo 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive Kingston...
  6. N

    Question Monitor, Keyboard and Mouse not waking up when resuming from sleep

    I've been facing this issue for a while now regarding sleep mode. The PC enters sleep mode normally, but when I click the power button again to wake up the system, the keyboard and mouse stays off, and the monitor doesn't turn on. Everything inside the case turns on (fans, RGB), and if I power...
  7. carocuore

    Question Waking up by itself and noise coming from speakers

    Heyo I'm facing two issues with no apparent solution, first my computer randomly wakes up from sleep mode even though I'm not using it, I've always wondered if the cat was the culprit (by pressing keys or whatevs) but I made sure he couldn't enter my room -where my computer is- for one night...
  8. A

    Question Wake from Sleep with USB mouse (both wired and wireless) only works when laptop is plugged in ?

    Hello, I have a wireless mouse that connects to my Asus UX303LA laptop (on Windows 10) via its USB dongle. When the laptop is plugged in, I can wake it from sleep by clicking the mouse, but this doesn't work when the laptop is running off battery. I tried waking it with a wired USB mouse and the...
  9. H

    [SOLVED] System Power LED Blinks after shutdown, both online suggestions seem to be incorrect.

    Last night my case's power LED started Blinking after shutdown. The internet suggests that this can often indicate a power supply issue, while my motherboard manufacture handbook says that the only case for the power LED blinking is s3 sleep state. I'll address each of these why I feel it can't...
  10. wkwallst

    Question Win10 Sleep/Start Screen

    I know this maybe a silly question, but it bug me. When I logon from sleep mode I get a travel post card image/picture. I then have to click this to go to log in screen. Is there a way to by pass this and go direct to log in?
  11. K

    [SOLVED] My PC goes randomly into sleep mode

    Specs (5 year old system): i7 4790(nonk) 16gb ddr3 1866mhz Zotac Gtx 970 Asus z97a mobo Cooler Master hyper 212x cpu cooler Corsair CX600M PSU So since a week or so, my PC has been randomly slipping into sleep mode, its happening frequently now. It just goes into sleep mode and as soon as I...
  12. R

    [SOLVED] How can I modify the “schedule scan” to be disabled? (don't have permission to disable)

    After running powercfg /requests, it seems that \Device\HarddiskVolume3\Windows\System32\MoUsoCoreWorker.exe is responsible for my computer not being able to sleep/stay asleep. I've located the process to "schedule scan" within the task scheduler, but am unable to disable it as I get an error...
  13. D

    Question Sleep sometimes doesn't work and occasional crashes

    Build a PC in 2015. Win10 Pro Asus z93 Intel 4790k NVIDIA GTX 970 16g RAM Corsair AX 860 All has been really stable until recently. Windows update in march made my machine go batty, wouldn't boot (couldn't get to windows login. I resolved this (alot of troubleshooting) eventually. Said bad...
  14. G

    Question PC not waking up from sleep mode

    Hi all, I am new to the forum and am quite desperate for a solution. I looked at several threads before posting and tried a few things already, but nothing seems to work. The issue is that my new build PC is not waking from sleep mode - both, when put to sleep manually or when it goes to sleep...
  15. [SOLVED] Can't stop keyboard from waking up computer from sleep mode

    Hi guys. I recently bought a new keyboard. so I usually turn off my PC on Sleep Mode. But something wakes it up after some minutes. After researching a bit, I found out its the keyboard. WHAT I'VE TRIED: Uninstall Keyboard Driver, Reinstall it again. Changing Keyboards. Setting "Allow this...
  16. O

    [SOLVED] Offline Hard Drive keeps waking up constantly by itself ?

    Hello, I'm having an issue with one of my hard drives. It is a seagate 3TB HDD, used for storage for data not used frequently (I access it about 1h per day maximum) so I don't need it to spin constantly. First, I tried to put 3 min delay for the HDD to be put to sleep in windows 10 power...
  17. Z

    Question No sleep mode option on power button menu nor in power options' shutdown settings

    I noticed this problem just a couple of days ago and i really don't understand what's happening. For some reason, i don't have the sleep option anymore. I actually tried activating the option in the power options menu, but it's also missing there. I already tried also restoring the system to a...
  18. Z

    Question Front Panel Power led keeps blinking after shutting down PC

    So yes. This is something that began to happen like a week ago and i don't know why. I tried reconnecting the front panel connections but still the same. It doesn't go to sleep mode or hibernation, typing and clicking do not boot up the pc. Also, at the same time, the sleep mode option...
  19. shmu26

    [SOLVED] BSOD after waking up from sleep

    Every time I shut the lid, I get a BSOD when waking up. "Critical process died". New ASUS laptop X509JB with Windows 10 1909 I ran and installed Windows updates I ran intel driver updater, and MYASUS tool for checking system and BSODs, and ndivia updater. I see nothing marked in drivers I...
  20. J

    [SOLVED] Laptop goes to sleep with every option

    Hello, I have the ASUS ZenBook UM433DA-R7BVXSB1 and everytime I try to shutdown or restart (even after disabling fast-start option) it goes to sleep. The power button has a LED that blinks sometimes in this sleeping state. Whenever I press a key it turns back on and sometimes just stays in a...