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Fix Windows 10 Won’t Wake Up from Sleep Mode

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After upgrade to Windows 10 Fall Creators update, many users got a wake up problem. Users Report laptop was working perfect before upgrading to Windows 10 Fall Creators update. But After system installed updates, Windows 10 Won’t Wake Up from Sleep Mode. After the Windows 10 system enter sleep mode, the keyboard and mouse can’t wake up the system.

You can hearing the computer are running Power still remain ON and even they’ll find that CPU and fan are working as well. but the screen remain black. You can only press the power button to force shutdown the computer.




Fix Windows 10 Sleep mode Issue

If you Are also Suffering With windows 10 won’t wake up by any keyboard key press or mouse clicks even when both are set to wake computer inside control panel. Here we have some Recommended Solutions to fix Windows 10 Won’t Wake Up from Sleep Mode issue. This issue mostly cause Due To the Fast Startup Feature, Incorrect power plan setup, corrupted or Outdated Display Driver etc. As windows unable to wake up, Simply press the power button to shutdown windows and start again. And Apply Bellow solutions to avoid this problem in feature.

Disable Fast Startup Feature

Number Of Windows users Report, Disable the Fast Startup Feature help them To Fix number of Startup Problems include Sleep Mode issue, Windows 10 Won’t Wake Up from Sleep Mode etc. Maybe the fast startup option makes Windows 10 stuck in sleep mode, which cause Windows 10 Won’t Wake Up from Sleep Mode. So you can disable fast startup in “Power Options” to fix computer won’t wake up after Windows 10 upgrade.

To Disable Fast Startup Feature open Control panel, Here change view type small icons and click on Power option.  Here Choose what the power button do in left panel.

Choose What The Power Buttons Do
Choose What The Power Buttons Do

Next click on change Settings that are currently unavailable. Scroll down and uncheck the box in front of “Turn on fast startup” and save changes. After you restart the computer, the Windows 10 stuck in sleep mode issues will be solved.

Turn off Fast Startup on windows 10
Turn off Fast Startup on windows 10



Restore Power Plan to Default Settings

Sometimes, incorrect power plan setting also cause Windows Startup problems, like System Wont wake up from Sleep mode, remain Black Screen. Restore the power plan to default settings is Very Helpful to fix this type of problems.

You Can Restore power Plan to Default Settings from control panel -> power options click on Change when the computer sleeps and click on “Restore default settings for this plan” then confirm the changes. Click on Save Changes and Restart windows. This will help to solve computer can’t wake up after Windows 10 sleep problems.

Restore Power Plan To Default Settings
Restore Power Plan To Default Settings

Run Power Troubleshooting Tool

Windows Have a build in Power Troubleshoot and help prevent computer problems tool. Which help to Find and fix problems with your computer’s power settings to conserve power and extend battery life. Running This Tool Also Helpful to fix sleep mode wakeup problems on windows 10.

You Can Run this Tool From Control Panel-> All Control Panel Items -> Troubleshooting ->All Categories and select power. Click on Advanced and tick mark on Apply repair automatically. click next and fallow on screen instructions to run the tool and fix different power option problems. Now Restart windows and check next time when windows goes sleep mode press the keyboard and check wake up issue resolved.

Run Power Troubleshooting Tool
Run Power Troubleshooting Tool

Adjust Advanced power Settings

If above methods doesn’t solve your problem, then Open the Control Panel and navigate to Power Options, then click on Choose when to turn off the display. Next, click on Change advanced power settings. Now scroll through the list until you find Sleep, and use the plus sign button to expand this section.

windows 10 sleep mode options
windows 10 sleep mode options

Adjust all these options to your specifications. It’s up to you whether you want your computer to go to sleep after a certain time, or never to enter sleep mode. Afterwards, click Apply and exit the menu.

Disable Hibernate option

Also Disable the Hibernate option, which prevent widows sleep mode. So there is no more sleep mode wakeup issue, black screen issue. open command prompt as administrator and type “powercfg/h off”and hit enter to disable the sleep mode in Windows 10 system.

Roll Back Display Driver

Also if you notice This sleep mode don’t wake up issue started after Recent Display Driver update, or the installed display driver is not compatible with current Windows version this can cause windows 10 won’t wake from sleep issue.




If problem started After Driver update then try Roll back Driver option, Which revert the current driver to previous version. You Can Use Roll Back Option From Device manager -> expend Display Adapters -> right click on install driver and select properties. Move to Driver tab and click on Roll Back Driver, Click yes select any reason why you are roll back the driver and fallow on screen instruction to Roll Back Current installed display Driver.

Roll back display driver option
Roll back display driver option

Update Display Driver

Also Old, Incompatible display driver cause this Sleep mode won’t wake up issue. Specially when you upgrade to latest windows 10 Fall creators update the current windows version is not compatible with the installed display driver version. Simply open Device manager, Expend display driver then right click the installed display driver and select update driver. Let windows to find and install latest driver software for you by click on Search automatically for updated driver software and fallow on screen instructions.

search automatically for updated driver
search automatically for updated driver

Or you can visit device manufacturer website and download the latest available driver software. Then open Device manager, right click the installed driver and click uninstall. Simply restart windows and next time install the latest driver software downloaded from device manufacturer website. That’s all this will fix windows 10 won’t wake from sleep if display driver cause the issue.

These are the most recommended solutions to fix windows 10 won’t wake from sleep mode issue. I hope after apply these solutions your problem windows 10 wake from sleep black screen, windows 10 won’t wake up from hibernation, Black screen after sleep mode issue get resolved. Still have any query, suggestion or feel any difficulty while apply these solutions feel free to discuss on comments bellow. Also Read Top 10 Hidden Features On Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

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