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Sleep mode problem?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by wa0goz, Apr 14, 2008.

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  1. wa0goz

    wa0goz Thread Starter

    Feb 26, 2003
    I'm running WinXP Pro on a full size computer (not a laptop) and have
    started having a curious problem. When the screen saver goes on, after
    my 10 minute set time, all seem well except that when I move the mouse
    and the screen saver goes off, I'm at a screen that wants me to log on
    as one of the accounts. It's like the computer went into sleep mode.

    I went to the screen saver Screen Saver display screen and under
    Monitor Power I changed all of the settings (Power schemes, Turn off
    monitor, Turn off hard disk and System standby) to values and then
    changed them back to Always On, Never turn monitor off, Never turn
    hard disk off, and Never let system standby. and the hit Apply. That
    little maneuver did no good.

    If I turn the screen saver off, the computer never goes into this
    sleep mode. I've looked in Tweakui and could not find any setting to
    help me change this.

    Any help on how to keep this sleep mode from coming on when the screen
    save is used would be appreciated.

  2. cgesicki


    Feb 10, 2006
    This might work:

    go back into Power schemes then select the Advanced tab then uncheck the box next to "Prompt for password when the computer resumes from standby"
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