1.    10 Jun 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10

    Audio driver preventing computer from sleeping


    Hi there, I have an audio driver that is preventing my pc from going to sleep.

    When I run powercfg /requests it gives the following:

    DISPLAY:
    None.


    SYSTEM:
    [DRIVER] VIA HD Audio (HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_1106&DEV_0397&SUBSYS_1043836C&REV_1000\4&4ac9a6c&0&0001)
    An audio stream is currently in use

    I have tried powercfg /requestsoverride driver "VIA HD Audio" system, but it still shows when powercfg /requests is run.

    What else can I do to make sure this driver is disabled from preventing the computer from sleeping?

    Thank you
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  2.    11 Jun 2016 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1709 Build 16299.19

    Something must be keeping the audio alive. Do you have Hey Cortana on and in listening mode?
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  3.    11 Jun 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Posts : 5
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    Thread Starter

    How do I find out what is using the audio driver to keep the pc awake?
    How do I find the settings for cortana to check?
    Should not be listening as there is no mic connected to the system.

    When the system starts the audio driver does not show when powercfg /requests is done, it seems to appear some time later and or after the pc has slept.
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  4.    11 Jun 2016 #4
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    The Cortana settings are here:

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  5.    11 Jun 2016 #5
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    Ok mine looks like this:

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