Powercfg shows an active remote client

Why won’t my computer go to sleep?

Check Power plans

Especially the Multimedia setting
Allow computer to sleep

I usually flip a couple of the timer settings, like minutes to sleep (example change from 30 to 25) and save the new updated profile.  Once that was all I did to fix it.

Run the Troubleshooter
Control Panel.

  • Type “Troubleshooting” in the search bar and press “Enter”.
  • In the “Troubleshooting” window, click on “View All” on the left pane.
  • Click on “Power”.
  • Click on “Advanced” and then click on “Run as Administrator”.
  • Click “Next” and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the troubleshooting process.

Follow the steps to check the network adapter powers settings:

Press Windows + X keys and click on Device Manager
Search for Network Adapter.

  • Right click on the Network Adapter that you use and click Properties.
  • Click on the Power Management tab.
  • Check the option “Allow the device to wake the computer”.
  • Click Apply and Ok to save the changes.

Got to Realtek site and see if they have a troubleshooter

Check Sling settings

Run as administrator

powercfg /requestsoverride driver srvnet system
alternate syntax

POWERCFG -requestsoverride DRIVER \FileSystem\srvnet SYSTEM

rem Windows 7 version
my runpoerconfig.bat file

rem powercfg ?

rem HID-compliant mouse
rem eHome Infrared Receiver (USBCIR)
rem HID Keyboard Device

rem run as administrator

Rem 1) Click the Start button .
rem 2 In the search box, type command prompt.
rem 3 right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.
rem Powercfg -devicequery all_devices_verbose
Powercfg -LASTWAKE
rem check Power.html FileSystem\srvnet
Powercfg -devicequery wake_programmable
Powercfg -devicequery wake_armed
rem pause
rem Powercfg -DEVICEDISABLEWAKE “HID-compliant mouse”
POWERCFG -requestsoverride DRIVER \FileSystem\srvnet SYSTEM
rem [DRIVER] \FileSystem\srvnet

rem Powercfg -devicedisablewake “Microsoft USB IntelliMouse Optical (IntelliPoint)”
Powercfg -devicedisablewake “HID-compliant mouse”
Powercfg -devicedisablewake “HID-compliant mouse (001)”
POWERCFG -requestsoverride
Powercfg -devicequery wake_armed


By default, Windows 7 will attempt to prevent system standby when connected to a remote share or file. Presumably, this is to prevent any ongoing file transfers over the network from failing due to the system unexpectedly entering standby. But there are many cases where the system is connected to a remote share and it is okay to enter standby. Windows 7 includes a setting to allow the computer to enter standby, but it may be missing from the advanced power options dialog box. you can unhide the “Allow sleep with remote opens” option AND set it to Yes for three default power profiles (Balanced, High Performance, and Power Saver) in Windows 7.  Go to this link for details on how: http://iboyd.net/index.php/2010/05/16/windows-7-power-management-fixing-pc-insomnia/

echo off

time /t
powercfg -requests | find ” ”
: Delay 30 seconds
ping -n 1 -w 30000 > nul
goto fooey

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