Windows 10: Computer Shuts Down Instead of Going to Sleep

Discus and support Computer Shuts Down Instead of Going to Sleep in Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance to solve the problem; I have an ASUS Q550LF laptop running Windows 10, 64 bit. Instead of going to sleep, it shuts down. This happens whether I close the lid, let it idle... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance' started by jazzbazz7, Jul 29, 2020.

  1. jazzbazz7 Win User

    Computer Shuts Down Instead of Going to Sleep


    I have an ASUS Q550LF laptop running Windows 10, 64 bit. Instead of going to sleep, it shuts down. This happens whether I close the lid, let it idle for a while, or select sleep from the shutdown menu options. I've looked up the issue, and it seems to be fairly common, but none of the solutions I've found have worked.


    Things I've tried:

    • Changing the values in Power Options
    • Updating my IMEI driver
    • Disabling my IMEI driver
    • Checked the BIOS to make sure Power Saving mode is enabled


    Solutions I've seen that I can't do:

    • Roll back the IMEI driver to a previous version - I don't have a previous version of the driver to roll back to, and I can't seem to find one online, so I can't do that
    • Uncheck the 'Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power' option in the Power Management tab of IMEI Properties - This tab doesn't exist for me


    I'd greatly appreciate any help.

    :)
     
    jazzbazz7, Jul 29, 2020
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  2. Computer shuts down instead of going to sleep or hibernate

    Good afternoon,

    My pc shuts down instead of going to sleep. When I press the on/off button, the sleepbutton, close the lid, or click on 'sleep' in the startmenu, my computer "pretends" going to sleep: the ledlight on the case is blinking, as if the system is sleeping.

    But, when I want to wake up the computer, it does not wake up, but it restarts. All applications are closed, unsaved work is vanished, et cetera...

    The problem is there: 'fast boot' enabeled or not.

    The problem has arrived just a couple of days ago, just after a windows upgrade

    (which it does without my approval)

    What I have already tried (and failed):


    Who will help me?

    Sincerely,

    Brecht

    System configuration:

    Asus N551jk

    Intel Core I7

    Gefore GTX 850m

    Windows 10
     
    BrechtLauwers, Jul 29, 2020
    #2
  3. Sanchezoo Win User
    Desktop Shutting Down Instead of Going to Sleep

    After the recent Windows 10 update, April 2017, my computer started shutting down instead of going to sleep. My settings have not changed and are still set to go to sleep after 15 minutes. When the computer was updating it did get stuck on a reboot. I had
    to shut it down manually and restart it. After I did that I rechecked for updates and it said my computer is up to date.

    ***Post moved by the moderator to the appropriate forum category.***
     
    Sanchezoo, Jul 29, 2020
    #3
  4. Computer Shuts Down Instead of Going to Sleep

    Computer shuts down instead of going in to sleep mode

    Since two weeks my Dell laptop is shutting down every time when:

    • Closing the laptop
    • Pressing the power button short
    • Manually via the Start Menu
    All these options are set to Sleep Mode and not Shut Down.
     
    EgonMeijers, Jul 29, 2020
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