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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

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    Hi:

    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?

    Thanks,

    NYCityGirl
     
  2. scobareric

    scobareric Banned

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    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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