Learn how to disable hibernation (sleeping) in Windows 7.
- 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.
- Select Change plan settings next to the power plan you want to set.
- Select Never in the drop down box(s) next to Put the computer to sleep and then click Save changes.
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