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05 Aug 2010  

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Vocalpoint View Post

...No matter what method of wake-up is done - the machine will only go back to sleep AFTER the idle time has elapsed for the power plan that's in play ("Balanced" for anyone who has not changed the Power plan) in this example - the machine will wait 30 minutes. In my case - the machine will never sleep since my machines are set to the High Perf power plan - and the sleep value is Never....


You do realize how easy it is to change the power plan settings right. I use the "balanced" plan, but I change almost every setting. Go to power options in control panel. Click Change plan settings, and the option you want is right there. There are even more options available by clicking Change Advanced Plan Options I'll admit it might look different on a desktop, but you should still be able to change the setting in less than two minutes. I sometimes change a setting for a short time period, then change it back, because it takes about 10 seconds for me to do.
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