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So I have an issue, when my computer goes into sleep mode, the computer basically shuts down. It basically goes to sleep, and the light that blinks telling you its in sleep/stand by mode blinks darker and darker until the computer is finally shut off. Then when I turn the computer back on (attempt to wake it), it says the computer shut off incorrectly. Anyone know what could be causing this. The only thing I did was make it so my computer does not go into sleep mode, but thats more of a bandage fix.

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Originally Posted by gspin2k1;15406684 
So I have an issue, when my computer goes into sleep mode, the computer basically shuts down. It basically goes to sleep, and the light that blinks telling you its in sleep/stand by mode blinks darker and darker until the computer is finally shut off. Then when I turn the computer back on (attempt to wake it), it says the computer shut off incorrectly. Anyone know what could be causing this. The only thing I did was make it so my computer does not go into sleep mode, but thats more of a bandage fix.

Thank You

~G

See which one is applicable to you.

1. Make sure the motherboard BIOS is the latest.

If your system is overclocked and Fail to come out from hibernation with debug code stuck at E1/F1. Check the QPI/Vtt was too low, though the overclock was stable with the set voltage but the BIOS didn't like it. Increased the QPI/Vtt should solve it.

2. PC refuses to enter sleep/hibernate.

From command prompt type "powercfg -requests" to check what device and driver are preventing it to enter S1/S3.

Command prompt: c:\users\administrator> powercfg -requests

You should get 'none' or windows will tell you what device. Disable that device that is preventing it to enter S1/S3.

Also do this; type c:\windows\system32>powercfg -availablesleepstates to make sure you didn't disable S1/S3 in Windows or what the BIOS/motherboard is giving you.
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Originally Posted by Ken1649;15407785 
See which one is applicable to you.

1. Make sure the motherboard BIOS is the latest.

If your system is overclocked and Fail to come out from hibernation with debug code stuck at E1/F1. Check the QPI/Vtt was too low, though the overclock was stable with the set voltage but the BIOS didn't like it. Increased the QPI/Vtt should solve it.

2. PC refuses to enter sleep/hibernate.

From command prompt type "powercfg -requests" to check what device and driver are preventing it to enter S1/S3.

Command prompt: c:\users\administrator> powercfg -requests

You should get 'none' or windows will tell you what device. Disable that device that is preventing it to enter S1/S3.

Also do this; type c:\windows\system32>powercfg -availablesleepstates to make sure you didn't disable S1/S3 in Windows or what the BIOS/motherboard is giving you.


Tried the powercfg - requests cmd, but it says I do not have permissions required to perform this action. Kind of weird considering I am the administrator of the computer ( it's my home-PC). Also tried the "Admin" account, same issue.
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Originally Posted by gspin2k1;15408298 
Tried the powercfg - requests cmd, but it says I do not have permissions required to perform this action. Kind of weird considering I am the administrator of the computer ( it's my home-PC). Also tried the "Admin" account, same issue.

That shouldn't be a problem, make sure the path is correct, after that you should see NONE or it will display what device is preventing the sleep/hibernate cycle.
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This didnt work for me too... I also had problems before with S3. Mine just couldnt wake up from S3

It was a common problem with Asus P8P67 I read about it a lot. Maybe asus driver general problem?
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If the system was not overclocked, it should be hardware/firmware related and not supported by BIOS. I have had few of instances of incompatibility of HDDs and SSDs. I contacted the motherboard technical support with hardware details, they sent me an edited BIOS and it fixed it.
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had to run cmd prompt as administrator to do the powercfg thing. Did it everything said "none" in it.

the system is not overclocked

Specs on system are as below (Tron).

On another note another PC build I just did (also not OC'd) with an ASUS Sabertooth mobo is also doing the same thing. That PC is running a regular HD for the OS, this one is running an SSD for the OS (if it matters)
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Not sure if this is helpful, but figured I would post it in here in case anyone else has this issue in the future, they can cross-reference the other thread to see if it has been updated.

Microsoft Answers

Also, is your BIOS updated?
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