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Windows To Go Sleep - Enable or Disable in Windows 8


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Windows To Go Sleep - Enable or Disable in Windows 8
This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable standby sleep states (S1-S3) on the Windows 8 Enterprise Windows To Go workspace USB flash drive.
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How to Enable or Disable Sleep in Windows To Go Workspace
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This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable standby sleep states (S1-S3) on the Windows 8 Enterprise Windows To Go workspace USB flash drive.
How to Enable or Disable Sleep in "Windows To Go" Workspace

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This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable standby sleep states (S1-S3) on the Windows 8 Enterprise "Windows To Go" workspace USB flash drive.

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OPTION ONE
Enable or Disable Sleep in "Windows To Go" using REG File


Note   Note
The .reg files below are for the registry key and value below.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Policies\Microsoft\PortableOperatingSystem

Sleep DWORD

0 = Disable Sleep in Windows To Go
1 = Enable Sleep in Windows To Go


1. While booted into the Windows To Go workspace USB flash drive, do step 2 or 3 below for what you would like to do.​
NOTE: This must be done in the Windows To Go workspace. It will not work if done in the Windows 7 or Windows 8 host pc.​
2. To Enable Sleep in "Windows To Go" Workspace
NOTE: This is the default setting.​
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​
Enable_Sleep_in_Windows_To_Go.reg
download
3. To Disable Sleep in "Windows To Go" Workspace
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​
Disable_Sleep_in_Windows_To_Go.reg
download
4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.​
5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to Merge it.​
6. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK.​
7. When finished, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.​
8. Restart the Windows To Go workspace to apply.​





OPTION TWO
Enable or Disable Sleep in "Windows To Go" using Group Policy

NOTE: This must be done in the booted Windows To Go workspace. It will not work if done in the Windows 7 or Windows 8 host pc.
1. From the Start screen, start typing gpedit.msc and press Enter when finished.​
NOTE: You could also press Windows+R to open the Run dialog, type gpedit.msc, and click/tap on OK.​
2. If prompted by UAC, then click on Yes.​
3. In the left pane, click/tap on to expand Computer Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, and open Portable Operating System. (see screenshot below)​
WTG_Sleep_GPEDIT-1.jpg
4. In the right pane of Portable Operating System, double click/tap on Allow standby sleep states (S1-S3) when starting from a Windows To Go workspace. (see screenshot above)​
5. Do step 6 or 7 below for what you would like to do.​
6. To Enable Sleep in the "Windows To Go" Workspace
A) Select (dot) Disabled or Not Configured, click/tap on OK, and go to step 8 below. (see screenshot below step 7A)​
NOTE: Not Configured is the default setting.​
7. To Disable Sleep in the "Windows To Go" Workspace
A) Select (dot) Enabled, click/tap on OK, and go to step 8 below. (see screenshot below)​
WTG_Sleep_GPEDIT-2.jpg
8. Close the Local Group Policy Editor window, and restart the Windows To Go workspace to apply.​

That's it,
Shawn


 
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