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Windows 7: Is there a Sleep setting that can include a screen saver?

22 Jun 2012   #21
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Melissa2012B View Post
Yeah, if it powers off while asleep, it boots with the options of safe mode and all that, and I just have to tell it to boot normally.
If you use Hybrid sleep the PC would not crash when the power goes out (and it's sleeping).
Not crashing the PC is better IMHO.
It would Resume from Hibernate (you would not get the warning with boot options on the restart).


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22 Jun 2012   #22
Melissa2012B

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Interesting. well I don't think I'm risking the HD, because it's shut off sleeping, so I guess it's no big deal to leave it this way. And I put a bright yellow DVD cardboard in front of the switch now.
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