computer won't goto sleep IE screen turns off but the hard drives will not be

No matter what I put in power options, the computer won't go to sleep.

The monitor turns off but the hard drives, fan to continue working.

I can't force the drives to put beyond the control of the characteristics to uncheck in the power options.

The computer turns off when the power off but sleep option does not work.

Thanks for any help.

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Hello

Thanks for posting your question on the Microsoft community.

I would like to know some information about the problem so that we can help you better.

What is the brand and model of your computer?

Thank you for details on the question and your efforts to resolve.

This problem may be due to the following reasons:

-The drivers are not updated.
-Power option settings are incorrect.
-The devices connected to the computer are preventing it from going into standby mode.

I would suggest trying the following methods and check if it helps.

Method 1:
Run Troubleshooter of power and control.
Reference:
Open the troubleshooter of power
http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/open-the-power-Troubleshooter

If this does not help, use method 2.

Method 2:
Please use the suggestions in this article and check the issue.
Reference:
Windows 7 is not going to sleep
https://Support2.Microsoft.com/kb/976877

I hope this information helps.

Please let us know if you need more help.

Thank you

Tags: Windows

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