How to Rouse Asus ZenBook that Won’t Wake up from Sleep on Windows 10

Jun. 24, 2022 / Updated by Helia to Windows 10

"Asus ZenBook won't wake up on Windows 10" is the problem occurring after Asus ZenBook is upgraded to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update/Creators Update/Anniversary Update. Many Asus laptop users fall into confusion and feel annoying when they encounter this.

Power management or driver problems may be the cause of the wake-up issue on Asus ZenBook. Here are 4 methods to resolve the sleep problem of Asus ZenBook on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update/Creators Update/Anniversary Update. First of all, you need to rouse the Asus ZenBook from sleep. Take these steps:

Step 1. Force a shutdown by pressing and holding the power button for 10 seconds.

Step 2. Wait for 10 seconds to protect your mechanical hard disk.

Step 3. Restart your laptop.

And then follow the methods below to avoid this problem.

Method 1: Fix Wake-up Issues of Asus ZenBook by Power Options

You could follow the 4 steps below to set your Asus ZenBook power plans on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update/Creators Update/Anniversary Update:

Step 1. Right click the battery icon in the notification area.

Step 2. Select Power Options.

Step 3. Click Choose what the power button does or Choose what closing the lid does link in the left column.

Step 4. Change When I press the power button to Hibernate or Shut down.

Step 5. Change When I close the lid to Hibernate when the PC is running on battery and when it is plugged in.

Step 6. Reboot the laptop.


Note: Sleep allows a laptop to wake up quickly when you want to back to where you left off, while Hibernate, which uses less power than Sleep, can save the files automatically on hard disk, and then turns off the laptop if you leave for a long time.

Though Hibernate option will put off waking up the laptop, it can fix Asus ZenBook sleep problem immediately. You can also disable Sleep in Power Plan by changing Put the computer to sleep to Never.


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Method 2: Fix the Problem in Command Prompt

It could also help to solve the problem by running the Command prompt as an administrator with the following steps.

Step 1. Right click the Start.

Step 2. Select Command prompt (Admin).


Step 3. Type powercfg /h off.

Step 4. Press Enter.

Step 5. Restart the Asus ZenBook device.

This method might be helpful for some of the Asus ZenBook ultrabooks of laptops.

Method 3: Use Windows 10 Troubleshoot to Solve the Problem

Windows 10 can solve the Asus ZenBook sleep issues by its Troubleshoot option. Here are the steps:

Step 1. Open the Control Panel.

Step 2. Select Troubleshoot.

Step 3. Click System and security.

Step 4. Select Power to open a new dialog.

Step 5. Click Next and Windows 10 will detect and repair the problem automatically.


Method 4: Update the Drivers

Outdated drivers will cause annoying issues such as graphics error 43, a wake-up failure, a driver power state failure, etc. So you need to get Asus ZenBook drivers update, like Asus ZenBook UX305CA drivers, ZenBook Flip UX360CA drivers, UX303UA drivers, etc..

Driver Talent, which is an excellent driver manager, can help to find the outdated and incompatible drivers on Asus ZenBook, update the old version drivers and fix Asus ZenBook crash after sleep.

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It is important to check if the associated drivers on your laptop are up-to-date when you encounter Asus ZenBook crash that the PC won't wake up from sleep. So follow the steps below to update drivers on Asus ZenBook.

Step 1: Scan the Laptop for Outdated Asus ZenBook Drivers

Click Scan. Driver Talent will find all the outdated drivers automatically on your Asus ZenBook laptop.


Step 2: Update the Drivers

Click Update to download and install the latest or the stable drivers for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update/Creators Update/Anniversary Update.


Step 3: Restart the Laptop

Restarting the Asus ZenBook device to let the new-installed drivers take effect.

If you have any questions of fixing Asus ZenBook sleep problems on your Windows 10 Fall Creators Update/Creators Update/Anniversary Update, please comment in the section below. Any other Windows-related questions, see Resource Center section on this site.

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