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You may experience the following issues on a desktop or a notebook computer that is running Windows 7 when you try to put the computer to sleep:
To fix this problem, try the following methods in the order in which they are presented until you resolve the problem.
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Disable devices by using Device ManagerYou can also use Device Manager to disable or enable a device to wake the computer. To do this, click Start, type device manager in the Start Search box, and then click Device Manager. Locate and then double-click the device that you want to disable or to enable. On the Power Management tab, click to clear or click to select the Allow this device to wake the computer check box as needed.
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For more information about the issues that are discussed in this article, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972664/ )A computer that is running Windows 7 appears to sleep, but then it immediately wakes
976034For more information about the Powercfg command, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976034/ )Get a detailed Power Efficiency Diagnostics Report for your computer in Windows 7
Powercfg Command-Line Options
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Article ID: 976877 - Last Review: January 26, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
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