Windows 10, why you no sleep?

A (minor) annoyance of my recent new build Windows 10 machine has been its inability to properly sleep. I’d hit Sleep, it’d go through the motions of spinning down fans and sleeping… and then immediately spring back into life.

I’ve actually put up with this for months, but yesterday spent some time working out what was happening, so for Future Howard’s benefit, here’s how to see what is keeping your machine awake.

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Festive Hacking

Happy New Year! Like many of you I spent the Christmas period enjoying food, drink and the company of friends and family. I also indulged my geeky side and did some experimenting with a Raspberry Pi, an Arduino and an LED light strip. Read on for what I built…
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