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Windows 7: How can I make my computer go to sleep after 2 minutes?

10 May 2010   #1
madwh

Windows 7, OS X
 
 
How can I make my computer go to sleep after 2 minutes?

I'm running windows 7 and I want to make it go to sleep when it's at the login screen and no one touches the computer for 2 minutes.


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10 May 2010   #2
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Go to power options, change plan settings, advanced settings. From there, go to sleep and type in 2 for how long you want.

~Lordbob
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10 May 2010   #3
madwh

Windows 7, OS X
 
 

Yes but it didn't work in login window, that's what I want.
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10 May 2010   #4
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by madwh View Post
Yes but it didn't work in login window, that's what I want.
I see what you are saying.

So you don't have it set to log out after a period of time (screensaver), but want it to sleep after you are logged out, but NOT if you are logged in?
Let me look around.

~Lordbob
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10 May 2010   #5
madwh

Windows 7, OS X
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
but want it to sleep after you are logged out, but NOT if you are logged in
Yes, I want it to go to sleep when it's at the login screen. When it's like this:

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11 May 2010   #6
madwh

Windows 7, OS X
 
 

So no one knows?
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11 May 2010   #7
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Personally, I do not think it is possible, but I will bring in some more help.

~Lordbob
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11 May 2010   #8
madwh

Windows 7, OS X
 
 

I would really appreciate if you would help me resolve this Lordbob75, complicated to explain exactly why I need it but it's just a simple thing after all, making it go to sleep.
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11 May 2010   #9
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by madwh View Post
Yes but it didn't work in login window, that's what I want.


It cant. The power plan settings are per user, and so cant load till after you log on. IE if there were 2 users and one wanted 2 mins like you and one wanted 5, it couldnt do it. so after you log in it knows which is which

Ken
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11 May 2010   #10
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by madwh View Post
I would really appreciate if you would help me resolve this Lordbob75, complicated to explain exactly why I need it but it's just a simple thing after all, making it go to sleep.
I understand that.

It is an easy thing to set up the computer to sleep at a certain interval. However, the OS is not set up to go to sleep after it has gone into lock.

You can try setting the computer to go to sleep 2 minutes after it goes to screen saver with log in required?

~Lordbob
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