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windows 7 keeps going to sleep

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whenever i leave my computer dut i'm not using it it goes to sleep after about 30-45 mins i need it to stay on as i'm downloading windows 7 again as its always going corrupt so have been told to d… Read More
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7y, 8m agoPosted 7 years, 8 months ago
whenever i leave my computer dut i'm not using it it goes to sleep after about 30-45 mins

i need it to stay on as i'm downloading windows 7 again as its always going corrupt so have been told to download through torrents but it keeps falling a sleep and i don't want to sit here and wait for it to finish as i want to watch the arsenal vs spurs match
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7y, 8m agoPosted 7 years, 8 months ago
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#1
try going to control panel > power options and change sleep to never
#2
mine is doing that too just haven't bothered to fiddle with the options, i'm sure there's an option under power modes. When i get to my computer i'll have a look for you
#3
kelly1987
try going to control panel > power options and change sleep to never


thanks just done that
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mcnally32
mine is doing that too just haven't bothered to fiddle with the options, i'm sure there's an option under power modes. When i get to my computer i'll have a look for you


Yeah there is, we have to do it at work (pc world) cos all of our PC's/laptops kept going to sleep all the time
#5
kelly1987
Yeah there is, we have to do it at work (pc world) cos all of our PC's/laptops kept going to sleep all the time


lol

i changed it to never also do you need to change when to turn off display

btw have left rep for you both
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mcnally32
mine is doing that too just haven't bothered to fiddle with the options, i'm sure there's an option under power modes. When i get to my computer i'll have a look for you


it won't let me leave rep for you as i think i left it for you a couple of days ago sorry
#7
I had to switch it to never for the display too as it stopped dloads too (which I found rather stupid).
#8
Brb
I had to switch it to never for the display too as it stopped dloads too (which I found rather stupid).


thanks will do that but does that mean i have to leave my screen on because i was going to turn it off
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atigona
thanks will do that but does that mean i have to leave my screen on because i was going to turn it off


I turn mine off at the monitor - which doesn't affect dloads

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