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Computer Won't Go Into Sleep Mode!

by vibeman / September 14, 2008 1:59 AM PDT

Lenovo Vista Home Premium 3000K Series.
When I try to put the computer into sleep mode it automatically opens up after about 10 seconds? Please assist with thanks.

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Just so you know.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 14, 2008 2:55 AM PDT

Devices and drivers can reply with "can't sleep now" and cause your issue. As noted with only the laptop you listed it will sleep just fine. I've seen it work.

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Computer Won't Go Into Sleep Mode
by vibeman / September 14, 2008 6:51 AM PDT
In reply to: Just so you know.

Bob I don't have a laptop, it is a desktop. When I press the sleep button the computer goes off and then comes back on after about 20 seconds.
Sorry I did not mention a desktop.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 14, 2008 10:07 AM PDT

Haven't seen the desktop versions. Here's a 3000 laptop...

But it doesn't matter much. Anything from a printer, USB or other device can (in the computer...) say "can't sleep now." The problem is that you have to think about what's plugged in or what software was installed recent.

Limeware and P2P users report this a lot too.

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