1.    03 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10

    Win 10 Laptop randomly starts itself after being hibernated.


    I recently noticed that whenever i hibernated my laptop, after a few hours when i would go to open it, my battery would be completly depleted even though i had it on full charge when i hibernated it...

    A few days later i found out, or what i thought was happening, that the laptop wasn't hibernating..
    Some times it would, sometimes it wouldn't..

    Today i found out that the laptop does hibernate, but randomly it boots itself up after a random number of minutes..

    First it boots up to the windows logo, then fades to a black screen, then powers off, and then in 5 seconds, it starts again, this time completing the boot and getting me back to how i left the laptop when i hibernated..

    This is getting increasingly annoying, and i can not figure out what is causing the problem..
    Anyone encountered it before?
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  2.    03 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10 pro 64

    Have experience exactly the same issue on an oldish HP Pavilion DV6 so I'm also hoping someone can shed some light on this.
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  3.    03 Sep 2015 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Posts : 1,385
    Windows 10 Pro (32-bit) 16299.15

    I don't know the answer I'm afraid, but the Event Log (and in particular 'Wake Events' might give a clue)
    Wake Source - Read Event Viewer Log - Windows 7 Help Forums

    I'm sure I've seen a case somewhere (maybe another Forum) where the person went into Device Manager, selected the Video Driver, and chose the option to Update it, which got rid of a similar problem.
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  4.    03 Sep 2015 #4
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by DavidY View Post
    I don't know the answer I'm afraid, but the Event Log (and in particular 'Wake Events' might give a clue)
    Wake Source - Read Event Viewer Log - Windows 7 Help Forums

    I'm sure I've seen a case somewhere (maybe another Forum) where the person went into Device Manager, selected the Video Driver, and chose the option to Update it, which got rid of a similar problem.
    From the best i can tell, the only devices waking up my laptop were the built in keyboard and mouse as per the cmd prompt command...
    Since i have been having problems with my synaptics touchpad driver, for now i have disabled it from having the ability to wake up my laptop.. which also means if my laptop goes into sleep mode, i cant wake it up using the mouse...

    I shall update this thread with my findings in 24 hours..
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