Windows 10: Windows-10 Standby: PC is not Really Sleeping. What's it Doing?
Windows-10 Standby: PC is not Really Sleeping. What's it Doing?
I have the "CPU Meter" gadget on my Windows 10 desktop. When I shake the mouse to wake the PC up from Standby, the multiple CPU spikes tells me that the computer was really active all the time. Not in a TRUE standby mode, like it used to be with Windows-7.
Does anyone know what component(s)/processes in our computers remain active and running, even when the machine is in Standby mode? I may just start shutting it down cold from now on, if there's some form of "data gathering" going on. Have always been sort of suspicious of Windows 10, because it was Free. Thanks in advance for any info.
Hi, not sure what you mean by the timing of the CPU usage spikes.
Do you somehow have a record of CPU use while the PC is supposedly in sleep mode?
You could of course monitor power use...
If there were data collection during sleep that implies power drain, disk activity, and then communication over the internet. Rumours of MS spying are overdone.
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