How do I stop my computer from going to sleep?

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How do I stop my computer from going to sleep?

 

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Last updated December 10, 2018 Views 509,748 Applies to:
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You never want the computer to go to sleep?

Type Power Options into the start search box

Press enter.

Select ChangePlan settings next to the prefered plan that is selected

Set Put the computer to sleep - Never.

 

 

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Change Power Settings


How to:

  •  Set your computer to go (or not to go) to sleep after a specified period of inactivity. For more information, see Turn off a computer: frequently asked questions.
  •  Adjust the brightness of your display.
  •  Choose when to turn off the display during periods of inactivity.
  1.  Open Power Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Security, and then clicking Power Options.
  2.  Under the plan that you want to change, click Change plan settings.
  3.  On the Change settings for the plan page, choose the display and sleep settings that you want to use when your computer is running on battery (if applicable) and when it's plugged in.
  4.  For more options, click “Change advanced power settings.”
  5.  When you’re done click OK.

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