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Windows 7: Sleep : Disable in Shut Down Menu


15 May 2010   #9
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 
Sleep : Disable in Shut Down Menu

How to Disable the Sleep Option in the Windows Shut Down Menu

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13 Oct 2011   #10
Bristolred

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

This is now driving me up the wall

Early evening switched on the laptop and sleep was greyed out

Rebooted it 4 times in a row and it was still greyed out each time.

Went out for the evening, booted it up, sleep back to being active again.

As my laptop is 64 bit should I be using the Q Word 64 bit instead of the D Word 32 bit?

gpedit not being available is also very annoying


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13 Oct 2011   #11
Bristolred

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Looks like the mystery has been solved.

Sleep greyed out when battery charger mains lead in

Sleep becomes active when you take it out and you don't even need a reboot.

Is it a bug ? Anyone know?
At least my sanity has now returned
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13 Oct 2011   #12
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Bristolred,

My only guess is a possible option in your Advanced Power Plan Settings for what action to do when on battery and not plugged in.

Hope this may help,
Shawn
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13 Oct 2011   #13
Bristolred

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Thanks for the reply Shawn.

I'll have a look at the power options and see if I can suss it out.
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14 Oct 2011   #14
Bristolred

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Reset my power plan (balanced) to default settings then tried to turn things off and on etc. You actually get a few different options when the lead is in, and out.

As it is though I can't get the sleep option greyed out while in battery mode
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14 Oct 2011   #15
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Double check you "sleep" settings for "On battery" to see if you have them enabled.

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15 Oct 2011   #16
Bristolred

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Already tried that one Shawn with no luck.

I've got a few other registry tweaks on the go, and they work fine with the mains lead in or out, just this bugger with the lead out, won't take.

Very strange!
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21 Mar 2012   #17
drugo

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

wow love it

thanks a lot


is there a way to disable the lock option?

cheers
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21 Mar 2012   #18
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Drugo,

You might see if these may work for you to remove "Lock".

CTRL+ALT+DEL Screen - Add or Remove Lock Computer

and

Lock and Switch User - Add or Remove - Vista Forums
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21 Mar 2012   #19
drugo

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Drugo,

You might see if these may work for you to remove "Lock".

CTRL+ALT+DEL Screen - Add or Remove Lock Computer

and

Lock and Switch User - Add or Remove - Vista Forums
wow
thanks
and will disapear from the windows shut down menu?

thanks
cheers
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