An Investigation into My New Laptop’s Stubborn Refusal to Sleep

Why “Modern Standby” mode has been keeping me (and many others) awake at night

Image by Amberrose Nelson from Pixabay

Note to the reader: while this article is primarily focused on Windows, its lessons may apply to Linux as well. Macs don’t seem to have this problem, however, as Apple appears to have implemented Modern Standby fairly well on