Windows 10: What is my computer REALLY doing in sleep?

Discus and support What is my computer REALLY doing in sleep? in Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance to solve the problem; When I put my computer to sleep, I find that 5 minutes later it turns off. I looked in control panel power plan and I saw that the hard disk shuts off... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance' started by David Gordiienko, Jul 21, 2021.

  1. What is my computer REALLY doing in sleep?


    When I put my computer to sleep, I find that 5 minutes later it turns off. I looked in control panel power plan and I saw that the hard disk shuts off 5 minutes after my computer sleeps. So I wondered if I should change the setting so my computer could sleep longer. I wonder if that will fix my problem and if it is a smart choice.Also, when my computer sleeps, if there is a disc in the disc drive, it will turn on from time to time, spin the disc for a little bit, then go back to sleep. Why is it doing this, and is there anything I could do to prevent it? It keeps waking me up at night and is r

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    David Gordiienko, Jul 21, 2021
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  2. Argel Obm Win User

    Computer sleeping

    Hi,

    For us to better understand your concern, kindly answer the following questions:

    • When did the issue start?
    • Were there any changes made on your computer before encountering the issue?
    • What are the troubleshooting steps you've done so far?
    • Is you computer going to sleep while you're using it?
    • How many minutes does it take before your computer goes to sleep?
    Hope to hear from you soon.
     
    Argel Obm, Jul 21, 2021
    #2
  3. David Haz Win User
    After Windows 10 Anniversary Update Computer Not Sleeping

    Hello.

    Does disabling the HID-Complaint Touch Screen driver resolves the issue? If yes, we suggest that you disable it and see if your device go into Sleep mode after a period of inactivity.

    We also suggest to check if the settings of the Power Options of your device are set so that the device will go into Sleep mode after a period of time. You may follow the steps below to check is Sleep mode is enabled on your device:

    • Press the Windows button + X, then click on
      Power Options.
    • Click Change when the computer
      sleeps.
    • Change the settings to your preferred settings.

    Keep us updated on the results.

    Regards.
     
    David Haz, Jul 21, 2021
    #3
  4. What is my computer REALLY doing in sleep?

    Computer goes to Sleep mode automatically

    Hi Anthony,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community. Apologize for the inconvenience caused to you.

    I suggest you to follow the steps provided below if not tried already and check if it helps.

    • Navigate to Start>Settings>System>Power & sleep.
    • In the right pane, select Never from the drop down list for
      Screen
      and Sleep.
    • Close the dialog box and check for status.

    Hope the information is helpful. Keep us posted on the status for further assistance.
     
    Eeshwar Kumar, Jul 21, 2021
    #4
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