Troubleshoot Sleep Problems in Windows® 7
What are the different ways to troubleshoot sleep problems in Windows 7?
Windows 7 the latest Operating system works very quickly so that you are able to do your work effectively. As it is very responsive you could start your PC very soon. This Operating System functions with many applications and devices and provides flexibility to work. Windows 7 OS editions are designed in such a way that they work very fast in searching files, folders, applications within seconds. Windows 7 would also allow you to set automatic backup which would help you to save the data on the local drive. Windows 7 sleep mode would save the data to RAM and then it would switch to minimal power mode. When Windows 7 manages the switch back to normal power mode there would be a delay of 5 seconds. In case if any power failure occurs, then you would lose all the data which is not saved in RAM. Inappropriate settings in the power option interruption in the BIOS are some of the causes of sleep problems in Windows 7.
The following are the different sleep problems that occur in Windows 7 and tip to resolve them:
- Taskbar disappearance
- Causes and symptoms
- Tip to solve the issues
This problem mainly occurs when your PC awakes from sleep. The taskbar would disappear by leaving only the orb. Then, in order to resolve this issue you would have to restart the Explorer. For that, you would have to hold the three keys Ctr, Shift and Esc at the same time. By doing so, the taskbar would appear. When compared to reboot, this method is often faster.
Causes and symptoms
The sleep problem in Windows 7 system usually occurs due to the inappropriate settings in the power option and due to interruption in the BIOS settings. When this sleep problem occurs, sometimes your taskbar might be missing, then your PC would hang up for a long time. By seeing this symptoms, you would be able to understand that your Windows is suffering from certain sleep problems. Thus, you would have to check the power settings in the control Panel and BIOS settings in your PC to avoid these issues.
In order to solve the sleep problem in Windows 7 you would have use the Microsoft Event logs. Once you launch the View Event Log then it would review the critical errors in the last 24 hours by looking in the Windows log and by filtering the System log for the Kernel power entries. You could also make use of the toolset like Toolsetv10, Cisco tools which would help you to troubleshoot the sleep problems in Windows 7.
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