Windows 10: Problems with sleep mode

Discus and support Problems with sleep mode in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I just upgraded to Windows 10 and now my PC won't go to sleep automatically. I've tried a number of different things, which don't seem to help. I have... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by labulmer, Jan 13, 2020.

  1. labulmer Win User

    Problems with sleep mode


    I just upgraded to Windows 10 and now my PC won't go to sleep automatically. I've tried a number of different things, which don't seem to help. I have sleep at 30 minutes, I've run the power troubleshooter. I've checked in device manager, gone through and made sure all the devices are unchecked to allow them to wake up the computer, except for the keyboard and mouse.

    The last thing I did was the powercfg -requests, which shows
    EXECUTION: Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\SearchIndexer.exe (WSearch) Windows search is indexing. I guess I could turn it off, but I do use the search bar.

    Thanks in advance for any help!!!

    Windows Version 1909 (Build 18363.535)

    :)
     
    labulmer, Jan 13, 2020
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  2. Sleep mode

    Hi Adam,

    For us to better assist with your issue on sleep mode, we'd like to ask a few questions.

    • Have you made any updates to your computer before experiencing this issue?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?

    In the meantime, we suggest that you refer to this thread and follow the answer of Andre
    Da Costa to troubleshoot the issue with sleep mode missing.

    You can also refer to this article that was
    created by Andre Da Costa to enable sleep mode.

    Looking forward to you response.
     
    Reymichael Ros, Jan 13, 2020
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  3. Problem with SLEEP mode


    I have a refurbished Dell OptiPlex, 8GB 64 bit and have a problem with using "Sleep" mode. It works when I click on SLEEP, but then, when I switch off my screen or my wifi mouse, it loads again. This did not happen with Windows 7.

    Any ideas or suggestions please?
     
    jonestheword, Jan 13, 2020
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  4. Problems with sleep mode

    sleep mode

    Hi disgruntledWC,

    There could be other settings on your computer that triggers your computer to go on sleep even though the sleep settings is set to never. To ensure that the sleep and display settings are properly set, I suggest that you look into the Advanced Power Settings.
    Follow these steps:

    • Open Control Panel and click Power Options.
    • On your preferred plan, click Change plan settings.
    • Click advanced power settings.
    • Expand Sleep option, and make sure to set the following:
    Sleep after : Never

    Hibernate after : Never

    5. Click Apply, then OK.

    Please check also the screen saver option.

    • Navigate to Settings > Personalization > Lock screen.
    • Click Screen saver settings.
    • Set your Screen saver to None.
    • Click Apply, then OK.

    Once done, please observe if your computer still goes to sleep mode after a few minutes of inactivity.

    Looking forward to your reply.

    Regards.
     
    Vanessa Yar, Jan 13, 2020
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