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Original title: What can I do to prevent a shut down when I put the system (Lenovo 3000 G530 running Windows 7 Home Premium) to sleep?

This has been happening since May of this year. I had cleaned a part that had a lot of built-up dust. After I turned on the laptop, I went ahead and put it to sleep. However, instead of the computer going into standby, it automatically shuts down. I might have something wrong, bit can someone help me with this situation?

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Hi,

 

Follow these methods:

Method 1: I would suggest you to run the Power troubleshooter to adjust your computer's power settings, and check if it works properly.
Open the Power troubleshooter
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Open-the-Power-troubleshooter

 

Method 2: You may also try creating or changing power plan.

a. Open Power Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Security, and then clicking Power Options.

b. Under the current power plan, click Change plan settings.

c. On the Change settings for the plan page, click on Change advanced power settings.

d. Adjust the sleep options in advanced power settings and check.

 

Method 3: You can restore power setting to default by executing the command from an elevated command prompt.

Open the Command Prompt window by clicking the Start button, clicking All Programs, clicking Accessories, right click on Command Prompt, and then select Run as administrator. Type the following command in command prompt and press enter.

powercfg.exe -restoredefaultschemes

 

Method 4: I would also suggest you to check if Windows is configured to hibernate after an idle time.

Check the section: How can I wake my computer from Sleep or hibernation from the link:

Sleep and hibernation: frequently asked questions
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Sleep-and-hibernation-frequently-asked-questions

 

Refer this article: Troubleshoot problems waking computer from sleep mode
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/266283

 

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