Hi, recently I've noticed that when I close my laptop that it won't go to sleep so when I went to change the "when lid closed" options in my power settings they wern't there. I also checked in the power button settings to the side. Any ideas as to why?
come to think of it, about 2 days ago hats when it started happening, that's also when I installed a few windows updates. Should I uninstall these through the update center? And yes the laptop will sleep via start > sleep or FN > F1 (sleep button)
I did some searching and a lot pointed to drivers.
But I did find a help on the Lenovo site that might work for you.
I tried to copy the url, but it does not lead to the page with the answer so I copied the text.
The following is from the Lenovo site:
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You: Your default Power Manager settings are missing
Lenovo: So far, you've told me that:
You want help with battery and power
You want help with Power Manager
Your default Power Manager settings are missing
Lenovo: You may restore the preconfigured Power Manager settings via the step provided below.
Type "powercfg -l"
Then type "powercfg -restoredefaultschemes"
Then type "powercfg -l"
Once you are done with the steps above, open your Power Manager and you would be able to see the default Power Manager schemes.
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I don't have a lenovo to try this with.
If this does not work I would see if I could do a system restore from before the last Windows update.
MCSE, MCSA, CCNA
Thanks for your research, and normally I think that would have worked. I think I have identified the problem, though, and I think it should be an easy fix as long as I can find the driver. The computer is actually not recognizing that I am closing the lid. Here is a screenshot of my device manager.