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Windows 7: Windows 7 enters Power Save after 20 minutes

10 Sep 2010   #11

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)

You could also try updating the intel chipset driver.

Download the utility from intel here

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10 Sep 2010   #12
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit


Click settings in the left box.
Click the drop curtain in the right box and pick what you want if it isn't right.
Mine was Never by default.

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11 Sep 2010   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Thanks, it looks like it was the EPU telling the computer to go to sleep. Thanks so much, I've changed the settings and we'll see how it turns out.
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11 Sep 2010   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate x32

VLC will not make the screen sleep, or go on screen savor, Trust me its quite the video player
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12 Sep 2010   #15

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer

Great to hear it!
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