Open an elevated CMD,
run powercfg -a >power.txt
report back with what is in power.txt ( >power.txt is just sending the
output to teh text file rather than to the screen. Makes it easier to
THis attempts to report back reasons power options may not be available.,
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|>Thread-Topic: Can't sleep
|>From: =?Utf-8?B?TWFyayBCb3dsZXM=?= <MarkBowles@discussions.microsoft.com>
|>Subject: Re: Can't sleep
|>Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2007 11:39:00 -0800
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no joy. It appears I have the very latest BIOS version (a relief I
|>have to risk breaking it!) I have played around with the BIOS settings to
|>if anything makes a difference but with no success. I came across the
|>following definitions of sleep elsewhere in this community:
|>S1 - ?
|>S2 - ?
|>S3 - ?
|>S4 - Hibernate
|>My BIOS settings seem to support S1 and S3, but no amount of tweaking
|>to make them actually work. It appears there are quite a few people with
|>or a similar problem.
|>> Mark Bowles wrote:
|>> > My Philips Freevents LS1400 won't go to sleep after I upgraded to
|>> > had no problems doing this with XP media center. I've checked device
|>> > for anything that might be stopping it, but when I try to sleep the
|>> > disappears, the monitor switches off but the computer is still
|>> > Furthermore if I move the mouse the screen comes back again, even
|>> > turned off it's ability to do that!
|>> > Please help. I used msinfo32 to get my BIOS version: American
|>> > 080011 26/10/05. Do I need to update it?
|>> I don't have to tell you that if done wrong, you will have a really
|>> fancy paper weight. when in doubt contact manufacturer. But it can't
|>> hurt if there is an update for it, right!