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Windows 8 wont sleep or shut down properly

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    Windows 8 wont sleep or shut down properly

    I recently bought a new laptop which has windows 8 installed on it and at times when I put it into sleep mode the screen goes off but the computer is still running and I have to use the power button to turn it off(Which I don't really like to do). When I turn it off the same thing happens and sometimes when I'm lucky it will give me an error message .
    I have download all of the updates for windows 8 which did not solve it and I disabled fast bootup which didn't either I am just wondering if I download 8.1 will it fix it although I installed 8.1 on another laptop and the same thing happened and then I installed just 8 which gave me the same result.

    I am wondering if I could do anything about it or do I have to wait until microsoft fix it and if anyone else is getting the same problem.

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    Welcome to Windows Eight Forums, Everfader.

    For all to better help you please fill out your system specs in your profile.

    Have you checked to see if all your drivers are up to date?

    Not too many having trouble with sleep in 8, but many having problems with 8.1. Although a better system IMO, you may want to wait to upgrade. Please refer to the thread below. Probably one of the longest threads.

    Windows 8.1 refuses to sleep
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