How To Fix Windows 10 Sleep Mode Issues

Did your computer not goes to sleep? Do you have Windows 10 Sleep Mode Issues? Don’t worry, check out those causes from the settings which are a big reason for it. In this case, you can check out the hardware, configuration, and power options, because these are very important for sleep mode settings.

Here Some Points Listed To Fix Windows 10 Sleep Mode Issues

Here Some Points Listed To Fix Windows 10 Sleep Mode Issues


Probably, for the other reason, your PC doesn’t go to sleep, the reason is, if your PC gets installed, updates, or an installed app which required a restart.


To get the power options, go to the Control Panel > Power Options and click Choose when to turn off the display‘. At the right side of Put the computer to sleep, set the values rightly. The most important matter you should see, is your PC going to sleep too soon or it takes too much time to sleep?


You can start up your PC faster after shutdown, with the help of Windows 10 Fast Startup feature, it saves an image of the kernel and loaded drivers beginning with shutdown to the C:\hiberfil.sys. At the time when you shut down and restart your PC, to resume your PC the Windows loads the sleep (hibernation) file into the memory.


You may disable Fast Startup if you notice that your old PC does not go to sleep, navigate Control panel > Power Options, and tap on Choose what the power buttons do. Click on Change settings that are currently unavailable and to disable this feature unselect the Turn on Fast Startup. it may be solve issues for Windows 10 Sleep Mode.


If your PC does not go to sleep it can occur many problems very easily like as reduce power efficiency, crashes, hangs, and west battery life.

CHECK YOUR DRIVERS: Are you running with the latest version of Windows 10? Check your driver network, BIOS drivers, chipset drivers, and audio are up-to-date or not, if not update these.

Check The Version Number And Last Modified Date: From Nirsoft, download the DriverView utility, and there check the installation date, created or modified date, version number, and the digital signature of the drivers.

Update Your Drivers: Through the Windows Update, Windows will update your drivers, automatically. Microsoft verifies the drivers for your system and when the update is important, then it updates them, so it is an easy and safe method. Another method we also say you that is, you can update your drivers through the Device Manager, only right-click a driver and select Update Driver.

Check the Manufacturer Website: Almost every PC generally include a DVD and a support website which list all the compatible drivers (with their version number), just bookmark the site and check for any driver updates.

[Keep in mind, do not download third-party apps which claim to update drivers, the sources can give your system trouble.]

CHEAK FOR POWER REQUESTS: Your PC’s all installed software and drivers can affect the sleep mode because of their power request which makes it sleepless. In Windows 10 you can see the log of all power requests, only press Win + X and choose Command Prompt (Admin), and after that type this command,  powercfg   – requests. When you do this, it will present a list of active power requests, if you see that all categories are not empty then make a note of which causes power request.

CHEAK FOR LAST WAKE EVENTS: You can know which device participated in the wake-up event of your PC, for this use the command, powercfg   – lastwake.

Type the command, powercfg   -devicequery   wake_armed, and see the list of those devices which wake up the system.


RUN THE POWER TROUBLESHOOTER: If you had customized your power plan settings for the multiple tasks, it can present lots of sleep-related complication. You can rearrange it by Power troubleshooter, it reset the settings and suggests, in future how you avoid this problem.

Click on Settings > Update & Security and tap on ‘Troubleshoot‘, next scroll down and to launch Power troubleshooter, click on the ‘Power‘. When you complete the procedure, you can see the detailed information of all potential issues and their solutions also.

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CHECK THE COMPATIBILITY OF ATTACHED DEVICES: Many times users connect some devices to their PC, which are not appropriate (not compatible with the latest version of Windows 10), the devices can be scanners, webcam, gaming consoles, printers, and many more. The problem occurs because some manufacturers take much time to release updates and some times they release updates before they are compatible with newer Window’s version.

In the manufacturer website, check compatibility issues (if any), and if you do not find any there, just unplug the device and check the sleep problem continues or not.

RESTART YOUR PC IN SAFE MODE: Because of the difficulty between the hardware and software startup times, the sleep mode problem can happen. Restart your PC in Windows 10 SafeMode and check what’s the matter, your PC can go to sleep or no.

To launch Window search, at first press Win + S, next to open the app type System Configuration. Thereafter, tap on the Services tab and check Hide all Microsoft services and select Disable all. By this procedure, only necessary services will only run. After doing the procedures, open Task Manager and disable every app which set to launch at startup, and leave Task Manager and System Configuration. Finally, restart your PC, if it enters the sleep mode, it is assumed that an app or process is the reason behind the complication.


There is a big chance of losing your work in the middle of the task when your PC goes to sleep after a short period of inertia, but you can solve the problem.

CONFIRM WHETHER YOUR PC SLEEPS: When your PC’s machine entered in sleep mode, the PC can go to sleep mode continuously. if the internal temperature of your PC goes to a level above than it holds normally, then your PC will go to the hibernation mode, or it will shut down  PC to protect the hardware elements. If your

RESTORE PLAN DEFAULTS: Those people who had upgraded their PC to Windows 10 or updated in Windows 10, 1803 to 1809, the power-related settings may be treated as double-dealing. Solve it by opening Settings > System and under the Power & sleep settings click on Additional power settings. There, select Choose when to turn off the display, and next select Restore default settings for this plan.

This option if not available there or you think it does not work then click on Change advanced power settings. Next, in the new window which will appears there, click on Restore plan defaults. For every custom power plan, you can repeat this step.

CHEAK THE SCREENSAVER SETTINGS: For the incorrect settings configuration, the PC can go to sleep at random times or display gets turned off. To put your PC into sleep to preserve energy, you can use screensaver utility.

Go to Settings > Personalization and in the search bar, type in screen saver. There a popup window will appear, in the Screen saver dropdown menu choose None.


DISABLE THIRD-PARTY THEMES: A dozens of third-party themes are available in the Microsoft Store, and it could be a reason of your PC go to sleep at random times, and the thing you can do solve it that disables the theme and switch back to your PC’s default theme.

Go to Settings > Personalization and click on Themes‘, and next click the default Windows 10 theme and restart your PC, carefully.

REMOVE THE BATTERY: Suppose all the above-mentioned methods do not give you a proper solution of the sleep mode issues, and if you are using your laptop, then its battery may be a reason for the problem. A simple method you can try, just Shut down your PC and remove the battery of the laptop, must wait for a few minutes and re-insert the battery, and we think finally when you will open your laptop your problem will be seen solved.

CHEAK THE HEALTH OF YOUR WINDOWS PC: You can use troubleshooting steps to solve the problem of your PC’s random sleep or never sleeping trouble. Every PC manufacturer naturally includes their drivers and custom apps, and in Windows 10 PC these might be the reason for sleep mode troubles. We recommend you to check the health of your PC frequently, and in this segment, to access your PC’s battery health and take care of your PC’s health, you can run the SleepStudy command.

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