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Windows 7: why this software (don't sleep) doesn't work ?


05 Mar 2012   #1

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 
why this software (don't sleep) doesn't work ?

Hi

i can't understand why this software doesn't work under windows 7


the program is don't sleep ,it's portable and has some nice feature

i want to use it , bacause i have in my keyboard a sleep key , and sometime i stroke for error


so i set only blocking standby , but it doesn't work
what's wrong?
does it work to you?
it's portable , it doesn't write registry or other files

thanks
cheers

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05 Mar 2012   #2

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

You might want to ask the software developer why it might not work.
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06 Mar 2012   #3

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FliGi7 View Post
You might want to ask the software developer why it might not work.
did you test it?

thanks
cheers
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06 Mar 2012   #4

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit
 
 

Have you got the latest version which is 2.66. If you haven't then please download it and try again. It may work.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by drugo View Post
Hi

i can't understand why this software doesn't work under windows 7


the program is don't sleep ,it's portable and has some nice feature

i want to use it , bacause i have in my keyboard a sleep key , and sometime i stroke for error


so i set only blocking standby , but it doesn't work
what's wrong?
does it work to you?
it's portable , it doesn't write registry or other files

thanks
cheers
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Mar 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Just to let you know, you can go into your Power Options, click "Choose what the power buttons do" from the left, then just select "Do Nothing" for the "When I press the Sleep button" section. No need for that extra program.
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06 Mar 2012   #6

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CreepinJesus View Post
Just to let you know, you can just go into your Power Options, click "Choose what the power buttons do" from the left, then just select "Do Nothing" for the "When I preess the Sleep button" section. No need for that extra program.
but are you talking about the keyboard or the pc?

thanks
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06 Mar 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by drugo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CreepinJesus View Post
Just to let you know, you can just go into your Power Options, click "Choose what the power buttons do" from the left, then just select "Do Nothing" for the "When I preess the Sleep button" section. No need for that extra program.
but are you talking about the keyboard or the pc?

thanks
It's the same button as far as Windows is concerned.
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06 Mar 2012   #8

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

if you still don't have any luck with that program, you could try an alternative: insomnia

it's open source, portable, and comes in 32 or 64 bit flavours



i use it when i'm downloading from steam overnight - steam doesn't seem to keep the computer awake when downloading, which is crazy!
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07 Mar 2012   #9

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CreepinJesus View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by drugo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CreepinJesus View Post
Just to let you know, you can just go into your Power Options, click "Choose what the power buttons do" from the left, then just select "Do Nothing" for the "When I preess the Sleep button" section. No need for that extra program.
but are you talking about the keyboard or the pc?

thanks
It's the same button as far as Windows is concerned.
have on your keyboard a specific button to go stand by , or shut down?
for example a logitech keyboard

does it work for you?

thanks
cheers
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07 Mar 2012   #10

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CreepinJesus View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by drugo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CreepinJesus View Post
Just to let you know, you can just go into your Power Options, click "Choose what the power buttons do" from the left, then just select "Do Nothing" for the "When I preess the Sleep button" section. No need for that extra program.
but are you talking about the keyboard or the pc?

thanks
It's the same button as far as Windows is concerned.
yes thanks a lot!
+1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
if you still don't have any luck with that program, you could try an alternative: insomnia

it's open source, portable, and comes in 32 or 64 bit flavours



i use it when i'm downloading from steam overnight - steam doesn't seem to keep the computer awake when downloading, which is crazy!
thank
the program it's cool and works great
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