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IDT Audio CODEC preventing Windows 8.1 pro from sleeping

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    IDT Audio CODEC preventing Windows 8.1 pro from sleeping


    I've been trying to configure my brand new hp PC with Windows 8.1 pro to auto-sleep but I have been unable to do so. If it hit the power button or select sleep from the menu it will sleep, however.

    I ran powercfg/energy and it appears from the report that this is the issue:

    System Availability Requests:System Required Request
    The device or driver has made a request to prevent the system from automatically entering sleep.
    Requesting Driver Instance HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_111D&DEV_76E0&SUBSYS_103C2B04&REV_1001\4&3288eeae&0&0001
    Requesting Driver Device IDT High Definition Audio CODEC

    ****Does anyone have an idea why an audio codec would prevent sleep? Is there anything I can do? Thanks so much for your help!!

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Posts : 1,360
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise

    The first place to check is to see if any drivers need updating.

    Does anyone have an idea why an audio codec would prevent sleep?
    This a default setting in many operating systems to prevent the system from turning off while playing audio/video. Do you have Apps or Programs still open that would require the use of audio/video? Maybe Netflix? iTunes?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

IDT Audio CODEC preventing Windows 8.1 pro from sleeping
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