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  1.    29 Oct 2015 #40

    The process you show seems to have something to do with your CPU, unless your username is the same as your CPU. Check that the CPU is properly cooled and the fan is running. Did you use the cooling paste properly?
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  2.    30 Oct 2015 #41

    peterweb said: View Post
    The process you show seems to have something to do with your CPU, unless your username is the same as your CPU. Check that the CPU is properly cooled and the fan is running. Did you use the cooling paste properly?
    Yes, my computer name is named by the CPU that's inside. And no it has absolutely nothing to do with that whatsoever. My CPU is cooled by a Noctua NH-D15 and is properly installed. This is a driver issue of some kind that doesn't like the hibernated state of fast startup. I just need a way to find out which driver is causing the issue.
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  3. Brink's Avatar
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       30 Oct 2015 #42

    Doc,

    You might see if troubleshooting with a clean boot may be able to ID a culprit.

    Troubleshoot Problem with Clean Boot in Windows 8
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  4.    09 Nov 2015 #43

    Hello TenForums,

    First of all thanks for all these tutorials they've helped me a lot.

    I have a question I strugle finding an answer to. Given that the hiberfile is written to the hard drive, I thought it would mean that the computer doesn't need to consume any energy at all between a shutdown and a fast startup. But the comments in this thread seem to point to the contrary.

    So my question is, does the pc still consume energy after shutting down with fast startup enabled? Does that apply to desktop pcs? What happens if I shut down a desktop pc with fast startup enabled and then disconnect it from the power source?

    Also, I would like to know the answer to those same questions but in regard to UEFI fast boot.

    Thanks in advance.
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  5. Brink's Avatar
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       09 Nov 2015 #44

    Hello Cocay, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Fast Startup is a hybrid boot with an effectively zero watt power draw when off. When turned on, the computer doesn't perform a full shutdown.

    You can read more indepth details about Fast Startup here:


    For more about Fast Boot, see: Fast Boot - Enable in UEFI Firmware Settings for Windows 8 and 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    Last edited by Brink; 09 Nov 2015 at 16:45. Reason: correction
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  6.    09 Nov 2015 #45

    Hello Brink, thank you for your welcome and your help =)

    I'm still confused. The first article you linked to seems to indicate that a computer shut down with fast startup enabled consumes no energy at all: they talk about resuming from a full power loss, or having "Effectively zero watt power draw when off", and show a video of a laptop whit its battery removed booting with fast startup.
    Yet, what you describe is a "very low power state", which is not the same.

    So what happens really? Is it a zero watt consumption state, as the article seems to say, or is it a low power state, as you say?

    Thanks.
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  7. Brink's Avatar
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       09 Nov 2015 #46

    Yep, effectively zero watt power draw.
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  8.    09 Nov 2015 #47

    Thanks for making this clearer.

    So, just to be sure, if I:

    -Enable Fast Startup
    -Shut down my desktop computer
    -Disconnect my computer from the power source, so it receives no energy at all
    -Reconnect it to the power source hours later

    Will I still benefit from Fast Startup when turning my computer on?
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  9. Brink's Avatar
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       09 Nov 2015 #48

    Correct.
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  10.    09 Nov 2015 #49

    Perfect! Many thanks, have a nice day =)
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