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Laptop going to sleep regardless of setup

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    Laptop going to sleep regardless of setup


    I have looked at all the power settings and this laptop keeps going to sleep after 30 minutes. Also, once it's asleep I can't get it out of sleep mode without doing a forced shut down. What am I missing here? This was an upgrade to Win 8 Pro from Win 7 Ultimate, both x64.

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    That's what happens when your battery dies, you sure that's not what's happening?
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    Negative. It is not running on the batteries. The battery is in the laptop and charging. I am using the 'High Performance' setting in power management.
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    Quote Originally Posted by eastbayrae View Post
    I am using the 'High Performance' setting in power management.
    did you go in and do a custom and uncheck ,hibernation /sleep, shutting down harddrive,ect ect ,high performance still has sleep set at 30 minues ,unless you customise it .

    go to control panel,power option,clcik on create a power plan ,making sure to uncheck sleep
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    I am going to say this is fixed. I went back in and checked the screensaver one more time and it was set to 1min w/ password required. I had already changed this to 0min once before.
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    hope it keeps working for you ,good luck
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