Tip 1: How to disable sleep mode on a laptop

bought a new laptop, tested, played, closed the lid, and he fell asleep.Or unplugged and left for a while - come, and he is back in hibernation, what to do?Just configure the sleep and hibernation.
As the issue most often occurs in people are newly purchased laptops - look at Windows 7, as the new laptops are almost always set exactly it.
Open "Control Panel", find the item "Power", choose it.
finds the active power plan (marked by a point), click next to it on the item "Change plan settings".
window opens with the possibility of setting the basic parameters of the power of your computer.There is also a setting that interests us you sleep mode well.Select the desired time interval for mains operation and battery life, we press "Save changes".Done.
If you must also configure Hibernate (deep sleep with a complete shutdown of the computer) for the CPU and video card, turning off the hard drive, as well as the reaction to the closing of the lid, etc.
- click on the item "Change advanced power settings."This will open a small window with the list of available for configuring.Each of them is also accompanied by the setting for mains operation and battery.

Tip 2: How to disable sleep mode

To save power consumed by a computer, in Windows operating systems provide a variety of measures, and one of the most frequently used is the sleep mode.It allows you to automatically or at the user's computer in operation, when the majority of its features is disabled, and power consumption is kept to a minimum, and in hibernation mode ("sleep") computer altogether disconnected, thus keeping the status of all open windows and applicationsto turn on when it can be almost instantaneously recovered.

However, in some cases, sleep mode may cause inconvenience to the user.To turn off sleep mode, try one of the following recommendations:

  1. Open the Control Panel, select "Power".The left side of the window that opens, click "Setting the Sleep."You can adjust the length of the period of user inactivity after which the system automatically goes to sleep.In particular, by selecting "Never" the user can refuse to auto-sleep mode completely.By clicking "Change advanced power settings" you can open the fine tuning mode switching power supply, allowing to specify system behavior in various situations, to enable or disable the need to switch to sleep mode, you set the timer out of hibernation, and set their values, and so on.

  2. Hibernate do not use all and its implementation system reserves on the hard drive is large enough amount of disk space.If you disable sleep mode of this kind, then occupied by the hibernation file (hiberfil.sys) will be free for user files and programs.Make it quite easy: Start - Programs - Accessories - System Tools - Disk Cleanup.In the window that opens, select "Clearing Hibernation files" and press «Ok».Hibernation file will be deleted, hibernation is disabled and the disk space freed.

  3. Another way to turn off hibernation mode involves using the command line, allowing you to use this in batch files.Just type in the command line or a window "Run" command powercfg -H OFF.

You can always return to the previous settings of the standard power plan by clicking on the button in the setup plan "to restore the default settings the plan."
Helpful Hint
to Access the power settings can be obtained without the control panel using the icon in the system tray.Click on the battery left mouse button and select "More power options".Here you can quickly switch between a power plan and set the brightness of the screen.


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