Learn how to set Windows 7 to not go to sleep when it’s idle.
Set Windows 7 to Not Sleep when Idle
- Open the Control Panel in the Start menu.
- Open Power Options in the Control Panel.
Note: If Power Options is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.
- Click Change plan settings next to the power plan you want to edit.
- Change the drop-down menu next to Put the computer to sleep to Never and then click Save changes.
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