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computer shuts down if unattended

by botanicaatlanta / February 7, 2013 12:12 AM PST

I just had a new Seagate 1TB hard drive and Windows 8 installed in my Toshiba laptop. I also had ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 installed. The only problem I have encountered so far is that the computer shuts down if unattended for about 30 minutes. Does anyone have any idea as to why this is happening and what I can do to prevent it?

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found it
by botanicaatlanta / February 7, 2013 1:17 AM PST

Nevermind, I found the setting under power options and changed it.

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Same shutdown issue with a Gateway NE56R
by killgranny / August 29, 2013 1:20 AM PDT
In reply to: found it

Hi, I have the same issue with a Gateway NE56R laptop that shuts off automatically after 30 minutes regardless if the laptop is idle or in use.

I have been in the Control Panel > Power Options settings countless times, adjusting them, disabling all options etc. but the same issue happens, tried different AC Power Blocks from other Gateway laptops, same issue occurs.

What did you do exactly to resolve your issue?

Thanks in advance.

Specs:
Gateway NE56R Q5WTC
i7-3840QM 2.80GHz
16 GB RAM
256 GB San Disk SSD

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