Understanding Computers/Sleep Mode


My old computer running Windows 7, would often wake itself out of sleep mode.  My new computer, also Windows 7, stayed in sleep mode (first 3 weeks of use), until after I installed my printer.  Now it too is waking itself up.  I'd put it in sleep to save power and keep the computer cool when not in use.  I don't shut down fully, because my work involves several files and programs that I'd rather not have to activate every time I come back to the computer.  Could the printer being installed be the issue?  No other installations were done between it sleeping and not staying sleeping.  The printer is completely turned off most of the time, especially overnight, when I'm wanting the PC to sleep.  Thank you for any ideas.

Hello Michael,
Thanks for asking this question.
Please try either of methods:
1. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/201424-computer-wont-hibernate.htm
2. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-desktop/windows-7-won

Hope it helps you.

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