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Windows 7: My computor shuts down when playing games and screen goes to sleep

02 Sep 2017   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
My computor shuts down when playing games and screen goes to sleep

My computor shuts down when I am playing a game online and my screen goes to sleep. If I start safe mode I can play my game for hours but only on safe mode. Can anyone help

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02 Sep 2017   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 OEM

Hello, go to Control Panel/ Power Options and change your settings to never sleep.
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 My computor shuts down when playing games and screen goes to sleep

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