Also, make sure there isn't an update waiting to install, hit win+x go
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to "Shutdown or sign out" and check whether any of the items say an
update is waiting. I have experienced that keeping sleep from working.
On 5/3/21, Bill White <email@example.com> wrote:
Hi again, Tom. Also, in whatever power plan you have chosen for your
go into advanced settings for that plan, and make sure wake timers are
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Tom
Sent: Monday, May 3, 2021 4:03 PM
Subject: Very Strange Computer Sleep/Wake Issue
In my 30+ years of working with computers, I have never seen an issue quite
this strange, and am hoping for an explanation or a fix from some of our
I have my Dell Windows 10 laptop set to go to sleep after I close the lid.
This worked relatively well until recently.
Now, my computer still goes to sleep at the set time after closing the lid,
but wakes up again about 2 minutes later, and then stays on continually
I have checked my sleep settings, and nothing seems to have been changed,
far as I can tell. In other words, my sleep settings are what they always
Has anyone on list experienced this issue; and, if so, what did you do to
Dr. Tom Behler from Michigan