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Windows 7: Power Options - Add "System unattended sleep timeout"

Power Options - Add "System unattended sleep timeout"

How to Add or Remove "System unattended sleep timeout" in Power Options
Published by Brink
13 Aug 2012
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How to Add or Remove "System unattended sleep timeout" in Power Options

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"System unattended sleep timeout" is how many minutes the system will wait idle after waking up in an unattended state before automatically going back to sleep or hibernation.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the "System unattended sleep timeout" setting under Sleep in the advanced power settings of all power plans for all users in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.

You must be logged in as an administrator to be able to do this tutorial.


EXAMPLE: "System unattended sleep timeout" added to Advanced Power Settings
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Here's How:
1. Do step 2 or 3 below for what you would like to do.

2. Add "System unattended sleep timeout" to Advanced Power Settings
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.
Add_System_unattended_sleep_timeout.reg
download
B) Go to step 4.
3. Remove "System unattended sleep timeout" from Advanced Power Settings
NOTE: This is the default setting.
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.
Remove_System_unattended_sleep_timeout.reg
download
4. Save the .reg file to the desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to Merge it.

6. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC Windows 7/8) or Continue (UAC Vista), Yes, and OK.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.
That's it,
Shawn




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13 Aug 2012   #1
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

Great tutorial brink as always :-)


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13 Aug 2012   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Thank you Brian.
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