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My computer won't go to the sleep mode

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    My computer won't go to the sleep mode

    My computer is new and it used to to into the sleep mode. Now it says that
    there is something wrong with the ATA Channel 1 and the drivers may need
    updated. I am not sure what to do and I don't want to turn my computer off
    each night and I also don't want to download something harmful that I am not
    even sure what it is. any suggestions?

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    RE: My computer won't go to the sleep mode

    I have the same problem. The sleep used to work fine, suddenly around 2
    weeks ago it refused to go to sleep. The screen would shut off but
    everything else is still on. I tried using the hotfixes microsoft had, but
    all of them "doesn't apply" to my computer. I have a Latitude D630 with
    Vista Ultimate. Also updated my graphics card and the bios, no luck. I
    didn't install any software or hardware 2 weeks ago and there's no hardware
    issues, I ran a complete test on that...anyone with any ideas?

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    Re: My computer won't go to the sleep mode

    I had this problem come up, just could not understand why my system changed. I removed software, tried everything I could think of.. Anyway the problem for me was network sharing. When I enable share my media the system will not sleep.

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    Re: My computer won't go to the sleep mode

    Quote Originally Posted by starfox101 View Post
    I had this problem come up, just could not understand why my system changed. I removed software, tried everything I could think of.. Anyway the problem for me was network sharing. When I enable share my media the system will not sleep.
    I'm having the same problem. When I linked my xbox 360 to my Pc, afterwards it would not sleep. Is there any way I can resolve the problem? If so how do I go about it?

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    Re: My computer won't go to the sleep mode

    Quote Originally Posted by Mason85 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by starfox101 View Post
    I had this problem come up, just could not understand why my system changed. I removed software, tried everything I could think of.. Anyway the problem for me was network sharing. When I enable share my media the system will not sleep.
    I'm having the same problem. When I linked my xbox 360 to my Pc, afterwards it would not sleep. Is there any way I can resolve the problem? If so how do I go about it?
    Hello Mason,

    Double check with Step Two in the tutorial below and make sure that the "Multimedia Settings" is for "When sharing media" set to "Set to Allow the computer to sleep.".

    Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn

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    Re: My computer won't go to the sleep mode

    Thanks Brink thats done the trick, nice one

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    Re: My computer won't go to the sleep mode

    Quote Originally Posted by Mason85 View Post
    Thanks Brink thats done the trick, nice one
    You're welcome Mason. I'm happy to hear it is working now.

    Shawn

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    Re: My computer won't go to the sleep mode

    Having new problems with sleep mode, machine will either take a very long time to go into sleep mode or it takes so long that I just have to swicht it off at the button. I have run disk cleanup and checked my power settings. I have added a second monitor and switched to power saver mode, would this have anything to do with it? Could someone please help, thankyou.

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    Re: My computer won't go to the sleep mode

    Mason, if you are not using hibernation, then disabling hibernation may help.

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    Re: My computer won't go to the sleep mode

    thankyou that seems to have sorted my computers sleep problem now thanks.

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