Windows 10: Putting computer in sleep mode stops viewing my connected mp3 player
Putting computer in sleep mode stops viewing my connected mp3 player
Just bought Lenovo notebook with Windows 10 Home.
On my old VISTA laptop, when I put my computer in sleep mode and then woke it up, I could always view my connected MP3 player and its files.
When I do the same with my new notebook, I have to unplug and re-plug the usb connector in order to view the mp3 files.
I tried fixing by going into device manager, power management for the USB hubs, and unchecking the "allow this computer to turn off..." setting.
I alsodisabled this:
I appreciate help, thanks
If you disable USB Selective Suspending and uncheck 'Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power', your MP3 shouldn't have any problems. Perhaps double check witch device you unchecked.
I unchecked power mgmt settings in device manager for usbs for all of them with power management tab and disabled the USB Selective Suspending. No fix. Other suggestions? ...Hasiel
Try disabling Hibernation mode in an elevated command prompt with powercfg /h off; if that doesn't work you may have to tweak some settings in your BIOS- specifically Power Management related settings. To get into BIOS/UEFI click the Windows icon, right click power and hold shift and click on Shut Down. When you power up your computer hold down F2.
Hi, tried both of your suggestions above. Turning off hibernate didnt work, and my Lenovo bios has no settings for Power Management.
Thanks for trying to help me, anyway.
Just did two different tests, and discovered that:
1. tried it on a second windows 10 computer in our house, and the PhilipsMP# player does not show in file manager after taking computer out of sleep mode ( the same thing as I stated above).
2. Tried it with another brand (Sansa Mp3 player) and it works perfectly even after waking computer from sleep.
Confusing that it works on my Vista computer and not our Windows 10 computers. Must be a Windows 10 issue with Philips GoGear MP3 players??
My last recommendations would be to update the driver for the MP3 on the properties page of the MP3 in device manager. Make sure to restart. If this either doesn't find an update or doesn't solve the problem then try deleting the driver and restarting. Best of Luck.
Final Report/ final outcome
Spent an hour with Philips chat, and we decided it was a MS10 problem.
Spent at least 2.5 hours with MS chat persons (2). It was decided that the MP3 player is incompatible with Windows 10.
I suggested that MS buy me a gold-plated MP3 player, next time, at the start of the chat.
They tried their best with remote assistance as I watched and learned what they tried.
That is the end of my MP3 saga
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