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Windows 7: Preventing Windows from disabling Aero when computer...

03 Nov 2009   #1
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 
Preventing Windows from disabling Aero when computer...

Is idle.

I know I've done this before lolz.

Thanks.


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03 Nov 2009   #2
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I haven't changed any default settings, and my aero never changes. Have you changed any power settings?
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03 Nov 2009   #3
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
I haven't changed any default settings, and my aero never changes. Have you changed any power settings?
Yup.

From 'Balanced' to 'High Performance'.
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03 Nov 2009   #4
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

If you change back to balanced, does aero still turn off? Have you checked the advanced power settings for high performance?
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03 Nov 2009   #5
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
If you change back to balanced, does aero still turn off? Have you checked the advanced power settings for high performance?
Yes, the only thing I've changed is Hibernation (set it to 'Never').

Here's a screen, let me know if you see something unusual:

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