Why can I not send Windows Vista Home Premium into sleep mode?

myke46 July 3, 2011
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What would keep a Windows Vista Home Premium from going to sleep? Even choosing the sleep function from the log off menu. Let me also mention that it doesn’t want to shut down sometimes.

  1. Anonymous
    July 5, 2011 at 1:19 pm

    If you have  media sharing turned on ( for xbox , ps3) Open control panel and goto
    Power Options > change Plan settings > Advanced Power
    Settings
    +SleepAllow hybrid
    Sleep > disabled Allow wake timers > disable/enable try both settings

    +USB
    USB selective suspend >
    ENABLE
    +When Shareing media 

    Set to allow the computer to sleep

    • Myke46
      July 10, 2011 at 12:38 pm

      Ha14,
      Thank You for your advice,worked like a charm.

      • Tina
        July 10, 2011 at 10:28 pm

        Thanks a lot for the feedback, Myke!