Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums


Keep loosing Date/Time- main screen- cannot log in.

  1. #11


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    [QUOTE=chuckster 125;262404]
    Quote Originally Posted by JustATest View Post

    also ,on the power option, its set to turn off display in 10 minutes and sleep in 30 minutes.

    Should I change it to much longer?
    set sleep to never and see what happens

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #12


    Posts : 6
    windows 8


    [QUOTE=caperjack;262508]
    Quote Originally Posted by chuckster 125 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by JustATest View Post

    also ,on the power option, its set to turn off display in 10 minutes and sleep in 30 minutes.

    Should I change it to much longer?
    set sleep to never and see what happens

    Thanks!

    Changed it last night. but turned the computer off.

    I'll leave it on all day today and see what happens after the display keeps going off in 15 minutes and the computer is set to never sleep.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #13


    Posts : 6
    windows 8


    Thanks!

    It's working fine now!

    From display off after 15 minutes to desktop when I want to use the computer again- no main screen, just opens up at the desktop.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Keep loosing Date/Time- main screen- cannot log in.
Related Threads
Hi, apologies if this has been covered before somewhere else. I am trying to remove the time and date from the lock screen. having searched I have seen several customisation options but the only one that actually covered this specifically was to make a change in regedit: ...
my other time when it used to be the same time. Would I be able to fix this? :think:
(At least the Recycle Bin can be removed without a registry edit hack. These have always been my top 2 peeves of Windows.) How please. From the desktop view I simply want to look down and to the right to see the “Sunday, September 8, 2013 – 2:17PM” I see now ... but have to move my mouse...
Dell Inspiron 3512 Win8 x64bit (Uninspiring laptop) The things we do for love -- my daughters new laptop I want to disable the splash screen (date + time) window -- permanently. (it only shows the date and time, nothing else) A Dell bloat feature that hinders productivity. Dell support...
New user - Time, date box in General Support
I have a new lap top with windows 8 :confused:. So much to learn! I do not know how to see the time and date. It suddenly appears on lower left for some reason but I cannot see where to access it when I want it. I am happy that I have found this forum as Windows 8 does not look like fun!!!! Thanks.
I kind of like the start screen now that I've gotten rid of the clutter, but I *really* like to see the large Date/Time I can see when I bring up the Charms menu. However, that vanishes the minute I click on anything else and it doesn't come up by default. Is there a way I can pin this to the...
Time and date frustration in Performance & Maintenance
Sorry, guys, it's me again with my noddy questions. Our new Windows 8 laptop has an irritating habit of allowing a big rectangular time and date box to pop up in the middle of doing something totally different. OK, it could be us accidentally doing something untoward on the touchpad, which...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook