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Wakes from Sleep Mode, runs ~ 1 minute, then shuts down

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    Omak, WA
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    Windows 8.1 64 bit

    Wakes from Sleep Mode, runs ~ 1 minute, then shuts down

    A while ago I had a problem with a Computer running Windows 8 Pro x64 where it would wake up very early in the morning or various times at night. It wasn't nice since the computer is in my bedroom. Eventually, a Microsoft Support person disabled the Wake Timers but that didn't help. Finally, for no reason at all--maybe it was a Windows Update (don't know) but it stopped doing it.

    Recently, the computer has started to wake up on its own while in Sleep Mode, and then shut down in Hibernation Mode approximately one minute later after it has been in Sleep Mode for a while, apparently more than an hour or so. During the time the computer turns itself on, nothing is displayed on the monitor screen.

    I have attached two screenshots of the last recorded issue, one showing the General tab info and the other showing the Details tab info, for your reference.

    What is causing this problem?

    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Wake From Sleep Issue 1.JPG   Wake From Sleep Issue 2.JPG  

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Wakes from Sleep Mode, runs ~ 1 minute, then shuts down

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