Sleep Functions

#1
Hello,

I am using Windows 7 Home edition.

I have found that the turn off monitor and sleep functions do not work.

When I set these from edit plan settings and save changes it does not do anything. I have tried restarting my computer to see if this would work but to no avail. I have no programs on the task bar which might be keeping the computer awake!

Thanks,

Nevica
 


Veegertx

Extraordinary Member
#2
Control panel, Power Options
Choose Plan and then Change Plan Settings
You may need to Change Advanced Power Settings. Go through all settings there.

I use a .cmd file to set mine
Code:
REM High Performance
POWERCFG -SETACTIVE 8c5e7fda-e8bf-4a96-9a85-a6e23a8c635c
 
REM    ALL TO 120 minutes time and you can change.
POWERCFG -X -monitor-timeout-ac 120
POWERCFG -X -disk-timeout-ac 120
POWERCFG -X -standby-timeout-ac 120
POWERCFG -X -hibernate-timeout-ac 120
REM  or hibernate OFF
POWERCFG -H OFF
 


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#3
Hello,

What would I need to change in advanced power settings?

I find that the screensaver does not even work with a 1 minute setting? Any ideas?

Nevica
 


Veegertx

Extraordinary Member
#4
You've got something running preventing it. Use this utility to try and see
this is autoruns free Autoruns for Windows
Autoruns' Hide Signed Microsoft Entries option
 


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