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Windows 7: Computer goes to sleep and I have to activate by click

04 Jan 2010   #1
Manutjee

 
 
Computer goes to sleep and I have to activate by click

Hi again,

I'm here with another question;
My computer goes to sleep after several minutes and I have to activate it by clicking on my left-mousebutton. Before today I just needed to move my mouse to activate my computer. Does anyone know how to change this?

And I'm also sorry for putting this in the wrong section... I did not know where to put this...

Thanks!


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04 Jan 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

I have an optical mouse, and to wake my computer I must hit a key or right click. Is it possible that in the past when you woke your computer by just moving the mouse, it was not actually asleep, but merely had the monitor turned off, as directed by the power option. I hope that you understand that everyone here is just trying to help and have to ask what might appear as foolish questions in order to ascertain all the necessary information.

All the best to you.
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05 Jan 2010   #3
Manutjee

 
 

I think my computer did go to sleep 'cause when I used to move my mouse, the screen turned on and I only needed to click on my account name. It's hard for me to explain, my English isn't that good...

By the way, I also wanted to add this; even when I am on Messenger my computer turns to sleep/off when I haven't touch my mouse in half an hour or so. So I think that has nothing to do with my monitor. I also wanted to know where I can change the delay/timer in my options... - If that's possible.
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05 Jan 2010   #4
ickymay

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

goto control panel\ power options and click "change plan settings" for sleep options :)
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05 Jan 2010   #5
Manutjee

 
 

Can you put a screenshot on? I can't find it, my computer is Dutch and maybe with a icon I can find it... :)
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05 Jan 2010   #6
ickymay

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Manutjee View Post
Can you put a screenshot on? I can't find it, my computer is Dutch and maybe with a icon I can find it... :)
here ya go Computer goes to sleep and I have to activate by click-sleep-options.jpg


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06 Jan 2010   #7
Manutjee

 
 

Thank you for the screenshot but the problem is my computer is dutch and I don't know where to find the control panel on my computer in Dutch - LOL!
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06 Jan 2010   #8
ickymay

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Manutjee View Post
Thank you for the screenshot but the problem is my computer is dutch and I don't know where to find the control panel on my computer in Dutch - LOL!
lol ok well the control panel link should be on your main menu after you click the start orb somewhere just below computer and above devices and printers, or another way to get there is right click your desktop and pick personalize then screen saver then click change power settings :)
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06 Jan 2010   #9
Dom

Windows Seven Ultimate
 
 

How's this?
One click
Computer goes to sleep and I have to activate by click-capture.png
Select what is shown below
Computer goes to sleep and I have to activate by click-untitled.png
:)


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06 Jan 2010   #10
Manutjee

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lil' Domii View Post
How's this?
One click
Attachment 45870
Select what is shown below
Attachment 45871
:)
I don't have that Icon and when I click on personalize I can't find the screensaver settings.. *sighs*
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