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Windows 7: Is there a way to see, when windows will go to sleep?

30 Jan 2015   #1

Server 2008
Is there a way to see, when windows will go to sleep?


I am not sure, if the question in topic name is clear. Let me explain:

In the power options, I set the time, after which my computer will go to sleep (when idle).
That means, if I stop doing anything, there must be a timer running to detect when the time I have set in the power option is reached. When - in the meantime - I do something at the computer, the timer must be reset. My question is now: Is there a way to read and display this timer?

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30 Jan 2015   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1

While this is not exactly what you might be looking for, it is a way of shutting the computer down after a certain time.

Is there a PC sleep timer to turn your computer off at a later time? - Computers - Windows 7
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30 Jan 2015   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit 6.1 Build 7601 (SP1)

MCE Standby Tool, when installed and left running on your PC, has a "Windows idle" tab/display which shows:

One or more program(s) require(s) the system: Yes or No
One or more program(s) require(s) the display: Yes or No

Time since last user input: X:XX:XX h:m:s
Time remaining until suspend: X:XX:XX h:m:s
System idleness: XX %

There's also a button called "Show sleep blockers" there as well. It's intended for Media Center Edition PCs but I have it running on my W7HP x64 system (for a different reason than yours).

It's free so you might want to take a look. BTW the screenshots on this page are out-of-date, and if you apply to W7 make sure you choose the right download file.

Slick Solutions - MCE Standby Tool
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01 Feb 2015   #4

Server 2008

Thanks maxseven, I installed this tools and will see if this works for me!
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