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Fixed: HP laptop/computer restart when Wake up (after Sleep of Hibernation)

HP BIOS Update

If you have a HP laptop and if you upgrade your Windows to version 8 or 8.1 then you might got into some problems with Sleep function.

For example, if you set your computer to go into sleep mode after some time of inactivity, then you try to “Wake Up” your computer … it’s not gonna happen. Instead, when is trying to wake up, some sort of errors will occurs and your computer is gonna be automatically reset. Of course, all your opened programs will be close, as well as all your current work.

And this problem was around since Windows 8. On the internet you can find a lot of different and crazy solutions but in my case none of them worked…

But today, I’ve managed it… and it was very simple. All you need is to update your BIOS version to the latest one: “F.50 REV: A PASS: 1Read More

Automatically “Sleep” issue in Windows 8.1


A lot of withsteps users came to me and ask for help having an issue with turning their computers to sleep automatically. Basically, there is a setting in Windows that will set your computer to sleep automatically when you are idle (let’s say for 15 minutes). But it doesn’t work …. any ideas how to fix this?

You can get some good help following this posts:

  • http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/28226-windows-8-1-refuses-sleep-3.html
  • http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/238ec268-a2dc-49ab-8a75-c185710e086a/windows-81-sleephibernate-issues?forum=w8itprohardware
  • http://superuser.com/questions/642922/windows-8-1-wont-sleep-when-idle
  • http://techreport.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=89967
  • https://www.google.com/#q=sleep+issues+windows+8.1