Windows® 7 Won't Sleep
Tipn on how to resolve Windows 7 won’t sleep issues?
Windows 7 is one of the best Operating System by Microsoft and there are many versions of Windows 7 available in 32 and 64-bit for Home and Business computers. There are many new features and tools included in Windows 7 to enhance your computing experience and to deliver a high performance. There are many hardware components in a computer to perform various tasks and each component remains active from the moment you turn on your computer. The power consumption increases when all the hardware components are working and you do not continuously work on the computer till you turn it off. Windows 7 is capable of managing hardware components in an optimum level. Sleep mode is a part of power management mode in Windows 7. The sleep mode temporarily turns off some components like hard disk, monitor etc. when the computer is idle. Hence, the power consumption is reduced and devices become more durable. Windows 7 wakes up the components from sleep mode whenever you move your mouse or hit a key on your keyboard.
Following are the sleep mode issues in Windows 7, its consequences and tips to fix these issues:
- Sleep mode issues
- Tips to fix issues
Sleep mode issues
Sleep mode feature has to be configured in Display properties and you can set a frame to enable the sleep mode on the computer. Sometimes, even after configuring the sleep mode, the computer does not go to sleep mode when it is idle. At times, you notice that the computer goes to sleep mode but wakes up automatically even if the computer is idle and automatically goes back to sleep mode after sometimes.
If the computer does not go to sleep mode, all the hardware components connected to your computer would remain active till you turns your computer off. Hence, the power consumption increases and all the components would be utilized to maximum level which increases the chances of hardware components faults.
To fix the sleep mode issues, you need to identify the cause of issue. There are many programs installed on the computer and some of those programs like antivirus program, PC tune up softwares etc. run background tasks, the computer would not go to sleep mode if any background tasks are being performed. Some antivirus software turns on the computer from the sleep mode to perform a scan. So, check the task scheduler in Windows 7 to know what all programs are scheduled to be performed and disable unwanted background tasks. You need to make sure that the sleep mode is turned on in display. Display driver issues, system freezing issues could also stop the computer from going to sleep mode. So, ensure that display driver is updated.
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