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KiwiG75
03-01-2013, 03:33 AM
My g75 takes about 5 minutes to recognise that the screen has been closed before it enters sleep mode. It also decides to wake itself up randomly for up to half an hour at a time when the screen is closed. Is there any way that I can prevent this happening? I do not want it to turn on while it is in a bag and overheat and I would prefer not having to have to shut it down each time that I put it into my bag.
(I know I can press fn+f1 to put it directly into sleep mode but this does not stop it from waking up randomly.)


Thanks :)


And no, I'm not willing to send it for RMA unless something major goes wrong with the laptop.

edit:
Yes, I have checked that it is set to go to sleep when the screen is closed, both on battery and on ac power.

Pitcher@asus
03-01-2013, 05:33 AM
please uninstall complete and reinstall power4Gear ustility and try again.

andiherbst
03-01-2013, 06:16 PM
Please do the following and post the results here:
Open the cmd.exe prompt in administrator mode and execute the following command: powercfg -energy

A report file is created; copy this file to the desktop to be able to open it.


Besides I suggest to do a clean install to kill all this ASUS bloatware that I suspect to cause your problems: Grab a win8 mdsn iso and you're ready to go. Messing around with power settings is a bad idea and so is power4gear. Let Windows do the energymanagement for you.

Another possibility would be a running process, that prevents the shutdown, so please check your autostart entries and assess yyour running processes.

Best