How to fix running apps closed upon sleep mode in Windows 10

I have bought a brand new Surface Pro 4 running Windows 10. I always use the Office 365 to edit my word documents and read Outlook message for a long time. After the tablet get 5 minute idle and run into sleep mode, I wake it up but my running software and applications have been closed completely. That lost valuable data and also tons of work. But the hibernation mode only works after 180 minutes. How can I change the power settings to resolve the problem? Continue reading

Windows 10 won’t sleep after fall creators update

I have upgraded my Windows 10 notebook to the recent Fall Creators update (1709), but I am unable to put the system into sleep mode. In the morning I open it up and get a blue screen with “needs repair” on boot. Because the system won’t go to sleep or wake up, and the battery life drain down to 0% level. I have to shut down properly and re-create my work space every day. There is no any 3rd party security software. Continue reading

How to Keep wifi connected/on during asleep in Windows 10

I had configured the setting to switch off the display about 5 minutes later on my Surface Pro 4. However, if the Windows 10 put the tablet into sleep mode, it also disconnect the wifi connection. If I am doing something over wifi, such as copy large files, sync dropbox, the process will be fail to finish in this state. It is very annoying that I have to move the mouse to prevent from losing wifi. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Fix Push Notifications Not Working in Sleep After Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Windows 10 and 8 has the Connected Standby feature to function your device in a low-power state and work more like a tablet or smartphone. And the Anniversary Update (Build 14393 Version 1607 or later) always block some of the less-valuable apps, services and activities for improving battery life while keep your PC has key connectivity with inernet. However, many background activities of the apps are suppressed and that casue problem, such as you are unable to receive new notifications from mail, skype and others and the syncing is also not working in sleep mode. Continue reading

Hibernate sleep missing and not work in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

I had setup Hybrid sleep mode on my Windows 7 computer which comes with the Intel i5 460m and 6GB RAM. I was able to restore any opened documents and programs from hard disk and resume my workd quickly if a power failure occured. However, after the device upgraded to Windows 10 and install the anniversary update, the Hybrid sleep is missing and will not work automatically. Continue reading

Fix Windows 10 won’t wake up from sleep mode problem

After my computer upgraded to Windows 10 pro, it could not wake up from sleep or hibernate mode, no matter plugging in the keyboard. All input devices became unresponsive. I pressed the power button and it still stucked on a black screen and nothing happened. The Hey Cortana was not turned on while there was not Skype running. I had to hold the power button down to force it to shutdown. How can I fix the issue? Continue reading

Wifi keep connecting on sleep mode

My new Surface RT device conect to wifi network at home and works fine. However, when I close the tablet and put it into sleep mode using power putton, the tablet stays connected to wifi. If I use Messaging, facebook or skype app, my friends sending me messages will think I am onine but actually I am offline. Is there a solution to make it disconnect wifi? Continue reading

Black screen after wake up from sleep mode

My Surface RT tablet seems to be not working since now. When I attempt to wake it up from sleep mode, a black screen just shows and nothing happens. Then I have to restart the Surface every time and login my account again. I find that a solution is to download and install the latest drivers for the display adapter from Windows Update control panel. I have done that but get the following error message: Continue reading