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Pc shuts down when in sleep mode

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November 22, 2010 1:12:34 PM

My pc shuts down by itself a period of inactivity, if i leave it to go watch tv when i come back sometimes its still open but often its close.

Any suggestions why?

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November 23, 2010 12:45:56 PM

What OS do you have?
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November 23, 2010 12:51:06 PM

Is your computer entering sleep mode?
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November 23, 2010 4:54:08 PM

buwish said:
What OS do you have?


Windows 7 Professional X64
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November 23, 2010 4:55:20 PM

database_89 said:
Is your computer entering sleep mode?


Yes it's entering sleep mode after 30 min
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November 23, 2010 6:07:56 PM

I have had a problem with sleep mode in WinXP, turned out to be a registry key had been changed somehow. I do not have Win7 so I cant be of much help, but have you checked your Power Options and see what the settings are for stand-by mode?
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November 23, 2010 7:00:29 PM

It's different in win 7 but my settings are for maximum power
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November 24, 2010 4:28:10 AM

No, i was wandering why it shuts down after maybe one hour, it never stays on if i do something else
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December 6, 2010 3:41:18 PM

Best answer selected by alex2399.
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