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How to Stop Computer Going into Idle Mode

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by NYCityGirl, Apr 7, 2013.

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  1. NYCityGirl

    NYCityGirl Thread Starter

    Feb 27, 2013

    I have a Dell XPS 435 MT Studio Desktop, with a Windows Vista OS. My computer goes into an Idling Power Mode and it does not allow me to turn on the computer, until I reboot several times. I have the computer setup power options never to go to sleep, but on occasions like today it suddenly went into idle power mode and I was unable to get the computer to turn on for about 90 minutes.

    Does anyone have a recommendations on how to prevent this from happening?


  2. scobareric

    scobareric Banned

    Feb 8, 2013
    Go to Start, type "power options," and hit enter. Click on "Change plan settings" for the power plan you are currently using and there should be a drop-down menu where you can change how long to wait before your computer goes to sleep.
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