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What’s keeping your computer from going to sleep

Posted by Elon B. on July 8, 2012

You can run the following command from the Command Prompt (Start > Programs > Accessories, right-click on Command Prompt, and open it as an administrator)  Then type

powercfg -requests

This works on most Windows OS.

You can check out the command options here on technet

Try it an see what’s keeping your PC from going to sleep.


One Response to “What’s keeping your computer from going to sleep”

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