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What happened to Sleep Option

After the 11/24/2017 Windows 10 Upgrade my Sleep option is gone. My desktop will not go into Sleep Mode. The Sleep Option has disappeared. I have gone in the Power Options and the sleep option is gone as well, the only option is to turn off my Monitor timer. How can I get the Sleep option back?

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Is the REG fix not working either?

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Sleep option gone

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No there entire sleep option is gone. There is nothing to click on. I have been on the Power management and there isn't any sleep option anymore. The power Off option is just that Power off or Restart . I have even tried retoring my computer back to Nov 19th and the restore failed as well.

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That's why I supplied a link.

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It provided a few methods. Also sleep may vanish for other reasons but I thought we would start easy.

Go through the ideas at the link, try the REG item, reboot and re-test.

After that we have to check out the PC's BIOS and motherboard drivers. These are not automatic. I can't tell you why it doesn't work on your PC.

Post was last edited on November 28, 2017 7:06 AM PST

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sleep option gone.

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Thank you for the help. My display on my monitor has gotten 50% larger as well after the 11/24/2017 Windows upgrade. I have tried several things to try and reduce the size to no avail. This update did things to my computer that I don't like. My Windows 10 system was the free Windows 10 change offered when I had Windows 7. Can I go back to Windows 7?

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The display size issue is being traced to drivers.

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But many of today's owners are not IT staffers, gurus or wizards. I think Microsoft may have to eventually take over the area of drivers and demand the makers work with MSFT on a new standard.

I mean, do you really expect all users to know what their PC is made of and where to get drivers? I don't. That's why my friends in service stay employed just by hunting down drivers and setting the PC up for others.

As to going back to W7. Remember W7 does have the same issues about driver hunts. You have 30 days to go back to W7.

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No Sleep option, display size and Control Panel display new

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I've had the same sorts of issues, but despite the options in the link, (except for changing the registry, which I haven't tried), not one is possible.

The Configuration panel I now have is now just a series of large blue icons with grey writing on a white background. Completely different from what it was just a week ago before the upgrades started. When I open the System icon, it only has options for the screen and not the tower mode. OK, so it's in Spanish, but I don't suppose that makes any difference?

Fortunately, I was able to select the right resolution size for the screen, even though it still states that 1024 x 768 is recommended and I've had to manually change it to 1280 x 1024.

As just a mere user I'm fed up with forking out for someone to correct these technical issues each time they go wrong. Some product when it autocorrupts during updates!

There's a specific driver advertised on the web for the screen I have, but would this fix the Sleep and Control Panel issues?

Any ideas? Thanks in advance,


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Windows, Microsoft

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Is not an appliance OS and Microsoft hasn't gotten the message that folk want to just use the PC. Apple got that message and makes machines you just use without driver hunts.

You may want to change to Apple if you don't want to chase drivers and settings once in a while.

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Or dump windows

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No sleep option

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I tried your suggestion abot changing the Monitor's resolution and that really helped. Thank you for the suggestion. I was going to try the registry change solution but my computer's virus protection was very adament that the download/link that was sent to me on this site was unverifiable and could infect my computer. So I decided not to risk it.

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Not just you

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