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PC Goes to sleep even when changing power settings

  1. #1


    Posts : 10
    Windows 8 Pro x64

    PC Goes to sleep even when changing power settings


    Hey guys

    basically, if i have a video going, the computer will stay on, but if i have an app running, game, or i go idle from the pc, it will go to sleep after so and so minutes

    I have told it not to sleep in high performance settings, i have display and sleep to never, and in advanced i have hard disk to never, and sleep to never

    I cant figure out what keeps resetting it

    I did notice that after it sleeps, the power options have been reset to turn display off after 15 minutes, seems to constantly reset by something

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  2. #2


    I think you can check the 'Advanced Settings' in the power management. There is a options sleep/hibernate.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 10
    Windows 8 Pro x64


    nevermind i figured it out, it was the nvidia 3D Settings, they were set to adaptive power management, choosing performance fixed the problem
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

PC Goes to sleep even when changing power settings
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