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Windows 7: Computer Goes to Sleep When It Shouldn't

08 Sep 2010   #1
J Walker

Windows 7 Pro
Computer Goes to Sleep When It Shouldn't

I have all my power settings to never go to sleep and when I leave my computer on unattended for about 20 minutes I come back and see the password screen. That may be ok as long as I don't lose any work in progress, but I would like to control this or at least understand it. Thanks.

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08 Sep 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello J Walker,

You might check to see if you a screen saver enabled, or have password protection enabled for a screen saver. If you do, then you can just disable password protection.

Screen Saver Password Protection -Enable or Disable

Hope this helps,
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08 Sep 2010   #3
J Walker

Windows 7 Pro

I followed the instructions in the link and that surely should have fixed the issue with the log on screen. Thanks!
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08 Sep 2010   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Your're most welcome J.
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