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Windows 7: Balanced Active Power Plan?

02 Jun 2014   #21
DavidE

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Check your multimedia settings in advanced Power Options.
Let it sleep if when sharing media, if it isn't now.

I set the auto sleep time to 1 minute when I'm troubleshooting these issues - i don't want to wait 15 or more minutes ...

Close all programs such as Chrome, and everything - see if that helps to get auto sleep.
Maybe Chrome is playing media ?

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02 Jun 2014   #22
Alexey2912

W7 Pro 32bit
 
 

This is how it looks now


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02 Jun 2014   #23
DavidE

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Change plugged in to allow sleep - at least for now.
I don't have a laptop, so I don't have all your settings ...
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02 Jun 2014   #24
Alexey2912

W7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Thanks, Like this, done. Now what, should I close all running apps and see?

What if I am watching a movie, would it sleep after the specified time?


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02 Jun 2014   #25
DavidE

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I would close all apps to test it and see.
You'll have to test what is does when watching a movie, and when the movie ends ...
Let's just see if we can get auto sleep working, and then fine tune it to your preferences...
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02 Jun 2014   #26
Alexey2912

W7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Thanks again shall keep you updated.
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02 Jun 2014   #27
Alexey2912

W7 Pro 32bit
 
 

It goes to sleep after 30 mins with no app running.
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02 Jun 2014   #28
DavidE

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That's good news, now you know auto sleep can work.
Now you can set it back to Prevent idling to sleep when sharing media.
Then run your app (running a movie) and see if it stays awake till the movie ends, and then sleeps.

Some programs prevent idling to sleep no matter what the power plan (system) settings...
If a program like that is running, it will not auto sleep, even if no media is playing.

I can't speak for Chrome, I don't use it.
I know Arcsoft TME (HD PVR) does that.
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02 Jun 2014   #29
Alexey2912

W7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Prevent idling to sleep when sharing media for both on battery and plugged in?

Thanks.
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02 Jun 2014   #30
DavidE

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Your original default setting for battery allowed idling to sleep.
If you think your battery life is long enough to prevent idling to sleep and not have issues, try it.
You have to test your laptop for something like this...
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