A Windows Vista-based computer does not go to sleep as expected when Sound Recorder is running

A Windows Vista-based computer does not go to sleep as expected when Sound Recorder is running

Article ID : 955079
Last Review : July 15, 2008
Revision : 1.1

SYMPTOMS

When Sound Recorder is running on a Windows Vista-based computer, the computer does not go to sleep regardless of how long the system is otherwise idle.

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CAUSE

This behavior is intended to prevent a recording failure that would occur if the computer went to sleep during a Sound Recorder session. Therefore, Windows Vista does not let the computer go to sleep when the Sound Recorder program is running.

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RESOLUTION

To work around this behavior, close Sound Recorder. Then, the computer will go to sleep as expected.

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APPLIES TO
• Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Business
• Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Enterprise
• Windows Vista Home Basic
• Windows Vista Home Premium
• Windows Vista Starter
• Windows Vista Ultimate

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