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No sleep option in Windows 7 after motherboard change

Q: No sleep option in Windows 7 after motherboard change

Hello there,

My motherboard and CPU were bad, so I changed them out for new ones:

Old board/CPU

ASUS M5A78L M USB 3
FX6300

New board/CPU

Intel Core i5 4460]
Gigabyte Z97 D3H

I was expecting for Windows to crash, and it did, but then it loaded the new drivers, and it shut off, then loaded and was working. I had to phone up to get activated - that was all good. But ever since this, there is no option to put my PC to sleep.

The only thing I can think of, is that the power switch LED is not plugged in properly/or to the right port or the power switch. Other than this, how can I fix my problem? Cheers, qwertyK

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A:“Sleep” not an option for “Lid close action” on Windows 8.

Hi bhalps, Welcome to 8 forums.

This tutorial might be able to help you, Power Options Menu - Add or Remove Sleep or Hibernate in Windows 8

Make sure the sleep states are not turned off in the BIOS power management.

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A:Windows 7-ish problem. Cannot change boot option

Best to clean the HD drive.

To clean install:
1) Clean the HD Drive, using Step one in this tutorial:
SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
than
2a) clean install with the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disk.
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A:Windows 8 Pro - Domain change option greyed out in System Properties

... but when I go to switch from the default workgroup to the domain in System Properties, the entire domain box is completely grayed out and inaccessible.  I am running the command
from a local administrator account on the computer with the <strike>appropriate permissions</strike>, not from a Live ID. 


Try using a domain administrator account (regarding appropriate permissions for network administration).
The local administrator account only has administrative access to local resources on the PC - i.e. does not have administrative privileges on the network
Regarding access and use of a domain administrator
account:
I.e. you're a user at your company - so you should contact your companys system administrator regarding company policy.


I.e. if this is BYOD (your own device) it will probably not be joined to the domain.
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Hello Decorlady, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You might consider giving Windows Live Mail a try instead. It is better in my opinion.

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A:How do I change Windows 7 sleep state settings(S3 to S1)?

Hello and welcome to the forum

I've seen this issue before and I don't know if there is a way to change the default Windows sleep state from S3 to S1.
I've never had a MB with the newer UEFI bios.
Also, never had one that enabled S1 and S3 without the option to choose one or the other.

I also would like to know if anyone has found an solution for this... registry tweek, etc.
I use Sleep and Hibernate all the time, and it's great when it works correctly.

I'm glad I don't have a MB/BIOS like this, and it just adds a requirement for me when choosing a new MB / Build.
From what I know Windows doesn't support changing the default state, and this BIOS doesn't allow selecting one for this MB...

@coffeetime
Is there a newer BIOS for your MB?
Maybe ask Asus about this, and refer them to this thread if that would help ?

You should be able to disable Hybrid Sleep in Windows Power Options / Advanced settings.
You should also be able to disable Hibernate (S4) in Windows with an elevated CMD powercfg.exe -h off
Hibernate - Enable or Disable

This won't solve your S1/S3 issue, but something you can try.
You could also try gathering a Sleep trace and see if one of the experts in the "Crashes and Debugging" sub-forum can help.
Gathering a Startup, Shutdown, Sleep, Hibernate, or Reboot Trace

Personally I don't like S1 sleep, and prefer using S4 hibernate (or turn the PC off) if S3 sleep doesn't work.
With S1 the fans run, more noise, more power used...

hope this helps,
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It sounds like your sleep state is now S1, and previously it was S3.
Check your BIOS settings.

I use S3, and don't like S1 for the reasons you see...fans run, light blinking...
Here is a link about sleep states.
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Why...did you replace the motherboard with an identical replacement?  What was going wrong...and what made you think that a MB replacement would solve it?
 
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A:Computer Sleep option gone

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Not sure what you mean - is it not showing here (I disabled hibernation )



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In looking at the link you provided, it says:






Quote:
The themes work on X86 or X64, SP0, SP1, SP2.
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A:Laptop's Sleep Option

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A:sleep option gone, mic not working, other

How long has the problem been occurring?

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A:I have no Hybrid sleep option

Hello Jonathan,

Do you have hibernate disabled? If not, then your computer (motherboard and/or BIOS) may not support this feature.

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A:Help please: I have no hybrid sleep option

You fail to mention which Plan you are on though.

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A:Sleep Option no longer available on laptop

Update the latest Display driver from the HP SUpport Downloads webpage for your model.

Enable hardware auto-updating via Windows Update (Steps 3 and 6)
then Check for Updates and install all Important and Optional, with reboots, until no more are offered.

Check in Control Panel Power Options to set Display for 20, Sleep 30 and then in Advanced under Sleep set Hibernate to 60.

If these are grayed out in Power Options this means the Display adapter is not sufficient.

Other solutinos for Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums

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A:Option to sleep is not there under Power Options

This usually occurs when your display adapter driver is not compatible.
Try checking to determine what states are available to you:

- Click Start Orb > type cmd in the search box > right-click cmd in results above > click Run as administrator
- At the prompt type powercfg -a > press enter

Read the results to determine what sleep states are available
Quoted from
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-desktop/windows-7-professional-sleep-mode-not-available/4dba343d-63e8-40d9-83b3-ba1afe411d60

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Do you leave any apps on screen and not minimized?

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Have you tried creating your own power plan?

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/118621-sleep-option-disabled-powercfg-cpl.html
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Please find me a quick solution.

A:Sleep option is greyed out! Cannot hibernate too!

  
Quote: Originally Posted by PowerInside


My sleep option in windows 7 ultimate is greyed out!!
Also, I have my graphics driver installed etc so please dont comment on that.


I get the follow error when I try to type "powercfg -Hibernate ON" in CMD and I don't know how to resolve it! Please help me , I need back sleep and hibernate!! (The sleep option is still greyed out after installing windows 7fresh install)

The error message : -

"The following items are preventing hibernation on this system.
There are one or more legacy driver installed:
GenPort2 "
Please find me a quick solution.



Quick solution is to un-install the printer software that is using "genport2" as indicated int the error message. What printer drivers have been installed?????

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A:Hybrid Sleep Option Grayed Out

Hi and Welcome to SevenForums,

Lets check your hibernation state. Please follow these steps:

1. Click Start Orb, in the search box type cmd
2. Right-click on cmd, and choose the option "Run as administrator"
3. In the cmd window that opens, type powercfg -a

Post the resultant output here.

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A:[SOLVED] Sleep option disabled?

Check your power options Control Panel>Power Options locate your power setting then select advanced power options and see if the sleep option is enabled. Plus you have Windows 7 RC1 upgrade to the final version of Windows RTM.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-sleep-option-disabled-636315.html
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Here's an interesting thing about this situation. When Hybrid Sleep is enabled, Hibernate is not disabled. Hibernate is just removed from the power options menu.

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[edit]
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/100136/vista-default-shutdown-option-sleep/
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It sounds like all of your device drivers are not installed.
Set your PC up so it will get drivers via Windows Update using this tutorial:
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Yes, you can set it to hibernate. Go to Control Panel > Power Options and for the power plan you're using click on "Change plan settings".

Then click on "Change advanced power settings", expand Sleep and set the Hibernation time. You can also configure other settings there.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-power-option-to-hibernate-not-sleep.1133601/
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A:Both case buttons shut down computer...no sleep option on either

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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/314947-both-case-buttons-shut-down-computer-no-sleep-option-either.html
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Bigmonty said:

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

One of the Sata connectors on the board was broken when I received it but as there were three others I have not sent it back, should I?
Click to expand...

If you have recived an item and it is faulty you should return it straight away. You never know that bit thats broken could come back and haunt you. , or quite possibale having some effect on the issue now...

Dan
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/computer-freezes-is-motherboard-only-option.557973/
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A:No option to disable required password waking from sleep in 1607

Originally Posted by ohante


My Toshiba updated to 1607 the other day and I found it wasn't sleeping with the timeout I have set in power options. So I created a new power plan and set the sleep timeout again. When I went to wake the system I found I'd forgotten to disable the option to require a password on wake up. But the option in the options for all my power plans is gone now.

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Thanks



Settings►Accounts►Sign-in options►Require sign-in

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Originally Posted by richc46


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HeyTheShadowFl

You can create a shortcut on your desktop for restarting your system

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A:Change the dual boot option screen.

What OS's are you dual booting with? As it stands now, what ever the 2nd OS is installed, that becomes the default dual-boot screen. Example if windows 7 is the primarey and then you install windows 8, the 8 dual boot screen is now the default. It's vise versa with 8 and dual boot with 7.

To answer your question; You can do with BCDEDIT or EasyBCD...

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In simple can be arrange files and folders like windows XP




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Hi.

The Change Settings goes gray after you click it. You will notice that your checkmarks are not grayed out, meaning you can check and uncheck programs in that list. So you are already in "change settings" mode. Just go ahead and make the changes you want.

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A:Solved: Upgrading a Dell Dim 8100 - is replacing the motherboard an option

The first thing to consider is if you install a new mobo then you will have reinstall windows and software.
Secondly as I understand it fitting an "off the shelf" mobo may prove differcult as Dell have there own custom mobos.
It might be easier to buy a new case, install new mobo etc and use what you can from the Dell pc, hard drive, optical drives, floppy etc
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-upgrading-a-dell-dim-8100-is-replacing-the-motherboard-an-option.482946/
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I struggled with this for some time but I found a way. If you have the background set to picture, set it to Solid color. Chances are it's black by default. This is forcing a white font color regardless what you select for a picture. Change it to say orange, which will make the font color black. Now change the background back to picture, and you should have a black icon font color.

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Assuming your single click still alows you internet access, go to Kelly's Korner and use line 215 right hand side to reset the Explore function.

-> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

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Is there any chance you can rewrite that and use more than 1 sentence to make it intelligible?

An occasional period would help. Maybe even some white space or multiple paragraphs.

http://www.sevenforums.com/sound-audio/202923-how-do-i-change-my-audio-jacks-under-one-playback-device-option.html
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see icon.jpg attached for example

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A:No option to change folder icon when connecting to a share

Hi, did you get a solution for this? I'm having the same issue.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/265310-no-option-change-folder-icon-when-connecting-share.html
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You can add your Usb (flash drive) to the 'send to' menu with Send To Toys
:: gabrieleponti.com ::
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More information pics here http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...-send-to-toys/

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A:Cannot change Power Option Button in Start Menu

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With it grayed out, it looks like you may have a group policy (option 4 or 5 below) set for this that prevents it from being changed.

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Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/309329-cannot-change-power-option-button-start-menu.html
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A:Unable to change from 'High Performance' power option

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A:No Option For Microsoft Product Updates on Change Settings?

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/331395-sleep-cmd-not-recognized-new-motherboard.html
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Hello Ryner, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you like, you could do a system restore using a restore point dated before this happened to undo and fix it.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/361488-download-theme-program-remove-my-option-change-login-icon.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-new-motherboard-doesnt-like-to-put-the-computer-into-sleep.976228/
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This might help a little: S3.

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/23087-change-default-sleep-state-s3.html
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For the icon, after you click on Change Icon, browse to

%SystemRoot%\system32\imageres.dll

that's where all the normal icons reside.

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Hey all I'm having a little challenge for you guys I quess It might not be that difficult but I don't know if it is possible Here's my situation I've got a laptop Acer and when I close the screen by default the laptop goes change Quickly mode sleep in to sleep mode which is a good Quickly change sleep mode thing Now I'm using my laptop also as a mediastreaming device dlna to my blu-ray player Now I would like to have for example a shortcut to prevent windows going in to sleep mode when I close the screen while streaming content to the blu-ray player This to prevent that the laptop stops streaming when I close the screen I Quickly change sleep mode would like to have this setting optional so when I don't stream content to the blu-ray player the laptop does go in to sleepmode when I close the screen Is there a way to make this happen By means of two shortcuts for example to prevent sleepmode and to restore sleepmode to default I hope someone knows a way Kind regards Asterix

A:Quickly change sleep mode

Hello Asterix,

As a workaround for this, you could setup two different power plans for this. Have one (ex: High Performance) set how you like when you use the computer normally, and the other (ex: Balanced) set to use for how you like when you are streaming.

Afterwards, you could use the tutorial below to create shortcuts to use to be able to easily toggle between using these power plans for this.

Power Plan - Create Shortcut to Change Power Plan

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hey guys

i just finished my build and i have no idea why i went for a motherboard with 2 slots for ram it can hold up to 16gb but luckly ebuyer sent me out an extra 4gb of kingston hyperx ram so i have 8gb all together but theres a problem theres 4 sticks !

obviously i wouldnt want to send it back so what do ya think either upgrade my motherboard and smash the extra 4 gb in there or keep to my original one i dont have money to blow atall im really struggling if its something that will really make a difference ill go with it if not then ill just keep to my original and when i come to buy a graphics card i will get a 2gb graphics card to help with gaming all i really do is gaming i dont really do anything else

thankyou for your time

A:Motherboard 4gb Max or change motherboard for 8gb ?

I'd go with 4 gigs until you had a major reason to believe it wasn't enough. If that ever happens, consider your next move. Most people do just fine with 4 gigs.

I considered 8 gigs on my 4 slot board but decided against it and don't regret it.

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