Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums


Windows shuts down when closing laptop despite power plan

  1. #1


    Posts : 13
    Windows 8.1

    Windows shuts down when closing laptop despite power plan


    Hello,

    First of all, I'm Dutch and so is my Windows, so if some terms aren't quite as they should in English, I apologize and hope you still understand.

    I recently reinstalled Windows 8 completely because I bought an SSD for in my laptop. I exported my power plans I used before the reset (when Windows was still on the HDD) and imported them again after the reset. In every power plan, Windows should go to sleep mode when closing the laptop lid, but that's not what's happening. Instead, Windows shuts down entirely, but the power light on my laptop indicates it's in sleep mode (flashing slowly). I also tried the built-in power plans (after just adjusting the appropriate setting), but the same happens. When i change the setting to do nothing (instead of going to sleep mode), it acts like it should: it does nothing.

    I searched a bit around on the internet, but I can't find solutions or even someone else with the same problem. Pretty desperate, I refreshed Windows but even now thI recently reinstalled Windows 8 completely because I bought an SSD for in my laptop. I exported my power plans I used before the reset (when Windows was still on the HDD) and imported them again after the reset. In every power plan, Windows should go to sleep mode when closing the laptop lid, but that's not what's happening. Instead, Windows shuts down entirely, but the power light on my laptop indicates it's in sleep mode (flashing slowly). I also tried the built-in power plans (after just adjusting the appropriate setting), but the same happens. When i change the setting to do nothing (instead of going to sleep mode), it acts like it should: it does nothing.e problem still remains... So even more desperate, I make this thread and hope someone can help me!

    Thanks in advance,
    Japeroen

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 13
    Windows 8.1


    God dammit... Looked a bit around in the UEFI settings without changing anything, and now everything seems normal again...
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows shuts down when closing laptop despite power plan
Related Threads
Hiyo there. In the future I'm planning to build a new computer to replace this old hunk of junk and I'm curious as to one thing as I'm not entirely sure on this. Just how safe is using the High Performance Power Plan in Windows 8.1? You see, my current rig is running an old i5 661, normally...
How to View Power Plan Settings in a Text File in Windows A power plan is a collection of hardware and system settings that manages how your computer uses power. Power plans can help you save energy, maximize system performance, or achieve a balance between the two. This tutorial will show...
laptop shuts down when closing the lid in Performance & Maintenance
hello first of all i know all the settings, both in power option and advanced section all settings are set to "do nothing" when closing the lid but when i close the lid and open it later it turns on, in fact it was neither on nor sleep, power cable is connected always. i have hp probook 4520s...
I have an Asus K55N-DB81 running windows 8.1 and I decided to create a custom power plan. So I created one and went to "Advanced Power Settings" Option and then went to the Processor Power Management to change the Minimum CPU usage to 1% and the Maximum to 50%, I click Apply and Ok and X'ed out. I...
How to Add "Choose Power Plan" to Desktop Context Menu in Windows 7 and Windows 8 This tutorial will show you how to add a cascading "Choose Power Plan" context menu to the desktop of all users to make it easy to change your power plan to either Balanced, Power Saver, or High Performance at will...
What Power Plan do you use? in Performance & Maintenance
As title suggests, what power plan do you normally use on Windows 8? Do you switch between power plans depending on the situation at hand? I run Balanced most of the time, since my AMD CPU has Cool'N'Quiet technology, then switch over to High Performance when gaming.
How to Change Power Plan Settings in Windows 8 and 8.1 A power plan is a collection of hardware and system settings that manages how your computer uses power. Power plans can help you save energy, maximize system performance, or achieve a balance between the two. This will show you how to...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook