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disconnect when idel

by Nobody-cares / November 1, 2012 10:06 AM PDT

for the last few days my windows 7, 64 bit acer computer has returned to the log in page ( where you enter your password to log into windows ) when left Idle I like would like to turn this off as it happens when I turn on say my defrag program then turn off the monitor so as to let it run when i sleep.any help please.

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Read through ...
by Edward ODaniel / November 1, 2012 1:56 PM PDT
In reply to: disconnect when idel

these links and see if any apply to your specific problem. Follow the steps detailed for each rather than just looking at the first paragraph and saying "that isn't it" because one of them is probably the problem.

http://www.windowsitpro.com/article/laptops-and-notebooks/how-do-i-enable-disable-passwords-when-resuming-from-hibernate-standby-

http://windows.microsoft.com/is-IS/windows-vista/How-do-I-change-the-password-requirement-when-my-computer-wakes-from-sleep

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/29410/beginner-automatically-lock-your-computer-when-youre-away/

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no go
by Nobody-cares / November 1, 2012 4:17 PM PDT
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i did all this but it still returns it self to the log on screen if it idles for a time.

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Preventing computer from idling to sleep
by kc6qdi / November 24, 2012 3:16 AM PST
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You can adjust how long your computer waits before sleeping or hibernating—or prevent it from turning itself off altogether. But be careful. On a battery powered laptop, inhibiting sleep or hibernation can result in data loss if the battery dies. Here's how to prevent your computer from entering a power-saving state:


1.
Open Power Options by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Security, and then clicking Power Options.

2.
On the Select a power plan page, click Change plan settings next to the selected plan.

3.
On the Change settings for the plan page, click Change advanced power settings.

4.
On the Advanced settings tab, double-click Sleep, double-click Sleep after, and then do one of the following:

If you're using a laptop, click On battery or Plugged in (or both), click the arrow, and then click Never.


If you're using a desktop computer, click Setting, click the arrow, and then click Never.


5.
Double-click Hibernate after, and then do one of the following:

If you're using a laptop, click On battery or Plugged in (or both), click the arrow, and then click Never.


If you're using a desktop computer, click Setting, click the arrow, and then click Never.


6.
If you also want the display to stay turned on, double-click Display, double-click Turn off display after, and then do one of the following:

If you're using a laptop, click On battery or Plugged in (or both), click the arrow, and then click Never.


If you're using a desktop computer, click Setting, click the arrow, and then click Never.


7.
Click OK, and then click Save changes.

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