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now go to (start menu) again to (start search) and type in power options click on. Next below hybrid is hibernate and i have it set to 60 minutes on mine. I've tried swapping positions of the RAM sticks, leaving power disconnected for 5 mins, unplugging the hard drives… I need to get some work done today! Originally Posted by wesley Yes! http://roguewb.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-home-premium-64-bit.html

Chrissy is currently pursuing an MS in Systems Engineering at Regis University and helps maintain RealCajunRecipes.com in her spare time. Did a disk cleanup and noticed I had about 2gig of Hibernate files. Just as I was going to give up I read your Mouse and multimedia and changed my power plan to balance and wow it worked. From a 5.8-inch OLED display, reports of wireless charging and even a 3D scanner for facial recognition, it's all here. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-performance/windows-vista-home-premium-wont-go-to-sleep/f8934471-cc38-4222-944b-d4fd768f54dc

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... The laptop's LEDs turned on (buttons for power, and A/V control), but nothing came on the screen. For more information about how to prevent software from opening with Windows, refer to the HP support article Preventing Programs from Opening when Windows Vista Starts.

I just bought a new PC quad-core with Vista. Reply YERBIE says: September 10, 2008 at 10:09 pm I am having this very same problem, it's such a hassle! Disconnect all non-essential connected devices (printers, scanners, USB drives). My machine, and I, can sleep now.Much appreciated!

I have my moniter set to 30 minutes. When I opened up my Firefox browser, it worked. Right-click on your network adapter entry and select Properties. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/vista-home-premium-wont-go-to-sleep-automatically Some of you say that the 2GB isn't so bad to use hibernate…but when you have a small hard drive you want as much free space as you can get!!

What's New? Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (4) Collapse - Thanks! In this state, the computer screen should go blank and the power light on the front of the computer should blink. I'll keep poking buttons and sometimes it will wake up.

Its best to disable everything first and turn devices back on one at a time which you require so that you identify any problems. https://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/280493-windows-vista-home-premium-wont-go-sleep-automatically.html System Manufacturer/Model Number * BFK Customs * OS Vista 64-bit Ultimate Win7 64-bit Ultimate XP SP3 32-bit Pro CPU Intel C2Q 9550 Yorkfield Motherboard ASUS P5Q Pro Memory 8GB Dominator 8500C5D Database Engineer in Belgium. I thought I'd post my fix in case anyone else is having the same problem.

Reply bruce says: February 17, 2008 at 12:16 am Why worry on putting computer to sleep in the first place. check over here Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum. Instead of stopping windows, my system only stops the signal to my monitor and keeps running so when I move my mouse the signal continues. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

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  7. Pressing the Sleep key on the keyboard or clicking the Sleep button from the Windows Vista start menu should cause the computer to enter a lower power state.
  8. Reply LIZ says: May 16, 2008 at 11:22 am I actually have a pretty different issue (unless you people have this issue too and just don't notice it because you walk
  9. Vista performance & maintenance Vista Home Premium constantly goes to sleep modeSince I have upgraded to Vista my computer will, on it's on, go into sleep mode at the most annoying

Next go to hard disk click + setting and change setting to never because when your system hibernates you want to power back on and you want windows to resume windows Somehow, that problem solved itself after a few months - probably through an automatic update. To check the high definition audio, click Sound, video, and game controllers. his comment is here She recently became co-lead of the SQL PASS PowerShell Virtual Chapter.

and it sleeps properly! allow hybrid sleep off. This pisses me off, obviously, since it's something i change according to battery power and other conditions.

You'll see a Power Management tab for these types of devices.

When I tried to wake it, all I got was a black screen. To wake the computer, move the mouse, press the sleep button on the keyboard or press the power button on the front of the computer. Next go to bottom of energy star click on change plan settings. She holds a number of certifications, including those relating to SQL Server, SuSE Linux, SharePoint and network security.

it goes to sleep fine when i manually do it, but it never goes to sleep automatically as it should, even when it's been idle for a long time. thanks. The display would go dark, but that was it; everything else was still on. weblink Click the plus sign (+) next to Sleep.

Everything was fine for some months, then my laptop refused to wake from sleep one day. so click on (start menu)in (start search) type in word-> device manager. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Reply wchp says: May 2, 2007 at 5:04 am Finally resolved my issue: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/934237 But… MS requires you call or email for the hotpatch and they send it to you as

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Vista Ultimate x86 SP1 on ASUS P5QL PRO and ATI Radeon Sapphire. About Chrissy LeMaire Chrissy is a PowerShell MVP who has worked in IT for nearly 20 years, and currently serves as a Sr. Printer is a HP Laserjet 1300 connected by USB. MCE STANDBY TOOL (MST) by R.

If any device is listed go back into device manager (type it into start menu) and locate the device -> Right click 'properties' -> 'Power Management' -> Deselect 'Allow this device