Why has auto power management stopped working?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by Malcolm H, Mar 2, 2008.

  1. Malcolm H

    Malcolm H Guest

    Until recently my Vista Home Premium based desktop machine has automatically
    entered 'sleep' mode after 30 minutes as set up in the power management
    dialog. Now, for no apparent reason, this has stopped working. The settings
    appear to be correct but now I can only enter 'sleep' mode manually. There
    have been no changes to the machine apart from the addition of Media Center
    Extender but the problem persists even if the MCE is not in use.

    Any ideas?
     
    Malcolm H, Mar 2, 2008
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  2. Mark L. Ferguson, Mar 2, 2008
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  3. Malcolm H

    Bob Guest

    Go to Advance Power Settings.
    Set hard drive to turn off a minute or 2 before sleep.
    Set Hybrid and Hibernate modes to "Never"
    Under USB settings select "Disable"
    Under Multimedia select "Allow ....."

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    Bob, Mar 2, 2008
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  4. Malcolm H

    Malcolm H Guest

    Thank you for that Mark. I tried the suggested resolution but to no effect!
    Still no auto sleep!

    Malcolm H
     
    Malcolm H, Mar 2, 2008
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  5. Malcolm H

    Malcolm H Guest

    Thanks Bob, but I can't find 'Advance Power Settings' in the Control Panel -
    Power Options.

    How do I get to Advance Power settings?

    Malcolm H

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Bob" <>
    Newsgroups: microsoft.public.windows.vista.general
    Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2008 10:42 PM
    Subject: Re: Why has auto power management stopped working?
     
    Malcolm H, Mar 3, 2008
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  6. Malcolm H

    Malcolm H Guest

    Sorry Bob, I've now found it!

    Malcolm H


     
    Malcolm H, Mar 3, 2008
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