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laptop shuts down at night - supposed to stay in sleep

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    laptop shuts down at night - supposed to stay in sleep


    I have my power options set to sleep, yet at night when I dont use it, it will shut off. I cant for the life of me find the right setting for that! Drivng me crazy!

    Asus q501LA
    W8.1

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    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Attachment 55602 turn off hybrid sleep.
    EDIT: Stupid me should be on! For fast boot also.
    Last edited by Cliff S; 24 Dec 2014 at 04:58.
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    I did change the above settings. However, I took a nap for 2 hours. When I opened my laptop, it was shut down instead of in sleep mode...
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    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,290
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    I have no problem with sleep here are my settings:
    Attachment 55631Attachment 55632Attachment 55633
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    YES!!!

    I changed HYBRID SLEEP to ON.

    Left it alone with lid closed for several hours.

    It was still on, but just sleeping like I want.

    Thank You, Cliff!
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    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,290
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    You're very welcome and thanks for the rep. Happy and peaceful Holidays.
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