Windows 10: Computer turns off display/goes to sleep when idle for a short time

Discus and support Computer turns off display/goes to sleep when idle for a short time in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Greetings, and thank you for reading this thread. As the title states, my computer will turn off the display or go to sleep (not sure of correct... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Renascentia, Aug 10, 2015.

  1. Computer turns off display/goes to sleep when idle for a short time


    Greetings, and thank you for reading this thread.

    As the title states, my computer will turn off the display or go to sleep (not sure of correct terminology) when I go idle for a short period of time. For instance, I get up to get a glass of water and when I come back, the screensaver is up and I need to re-enter my password. This problem arose immediately after the installing of windows 10 on my PC (upgraded from Windows 8.1 if that helps).


    I have already gone to control panel ~> power options but the thing is, even though I've already done that and set the options to "Never turn off display", "Never go to sleep" as shown in the screenshot, my PC still turns off display/sleeps after a short amount of time. Lastly, I hope I posted this in the right section and hope that someone can solve my problem.

    :)
     
    Renascentia, Aug 10, 2015
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  2. C6-01 turning off the display

    When idle/sleeping, my C6-01 shows the current time on its display.



    Is there a way to turn off the display completely, when the phone is idle, until I wake it up?
     
    svarshavchik, Aug 10, 2015
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  3. Why does my system go to sleep even after all sleep setting are turned off in Windows 10?

    My system Keeps going into sleep mode even after all sleep setting are turned off including in advanced power settings? Has anyone experienced this issue? My display is set to turn off after 10mins and after another 15mins during idle the pc goes to sleep.
     
    nathan5797, Aug 10, 2015
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  4. robgr Win User

    Computer turns off display/goes to sleep when idle for a short time

    Are you changing the correct power plan?
    Are you using a desktop or laptop?
     
    robgr, Aug 10, 2015
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  5. Desktop, not sure what you mean by changing the correct power plan. I'm changing the plan that I'm using.
     
    Renascentia, Aug 11, 2015
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  6. Is your screensaver starting and requiring a password to resume. To turn off uncheck


    Computer turns off display/goes to sleep when idle for a short time [​IMG]
     
    Torquemada, Aug 11, 2015
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  7. This solution worked for me! We overthought it a bit too much. Thank you Torquemada.
     
    Renascentia, Aug 12, 2015
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  8. gmopro Win User

    Computer turns off display/goes to sleep when idle for a short time

    What does that help? How do we stop the display from turning off after a minute. My settings are for 5 minutes!
    I dont use the screen saver anymore. This is so unstable! Windows 10 has had too many issues. I have tried all the troubleshooting, DISM.exe, scannow... nothing works ..it is unreliable. ...very unreliable. Doesnt do what i set it to do. Terrible.
     
    gmopro, Apr 4, 2018
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