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Windows 7 Bug? Shuts down after 1st powerup after auto-hibernate due to critical battery level

Windows 7 Bug? Shuts down after 1st powerup after auto-hibernate due to critical battery level

I think I may have found a bug with Windows 7 (professional in my case) which deals with power management. In my power settings I have that Windows 7 will hibernate if my battery gets to a 'critical' level. If I drain my battery until this auto-hibernate happens then plug my power cord into the laptop (could be hours later) and power it back up, Windows 7 will resume and ask me for my login and immediately initiate a Shutdown after a successful login.

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Guest [Entry]

I had the same problem, found the solution at http://helpdeskgeek.com/windows-7/windows-7-computer-shuts-down-when-waking-from-sleep/
Guest [Entry]

"I had the same problem. Again.

I tried changing the power plan, creating a new one, reinstalling the UPS, etc, etc. But the thing is Windows won't let you change the values of ""Low battery level"" and ""Critical battery level"" no matter what you do.

I found out is something related with permissions in the registry. For some reason, they get screwed up. This is what I did to fix it. I don't take any responsability, of course. ;)

Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Power\User\PowerSchemes
Edit the permissions for HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Power\User\PowerSchemes. Go to Advanced -> Owner, and check ""Replace owner on subcontainers and objects"". Click ok.
Go to Advanced again, check ""Replace all child object permissions with inheritable permissions from this object"". Click ok.
Now you should be able to change the values without problem from Power Options.

Cheers."