Windows 10: POWER SETTINGS - IF WATCHING A VIDEO WILL POWER SHUT OFF ?

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  1. RAPXV Win User

    POWER SETTINGS - IF WATCHING A VIDEO WILL POWER SHUT OFF ?


    Hi,


    In the Power Settings, If I set the power to turn off in 1 hour, will it shut off even if I'm streaming a movie at the time?


    RAP


    Microsoft Windows 10 Home (64 bit).

    I upgraded my Win 8 machine to Win 10.

    Machine: Lenovo (i5) G500s Touch

    notebook (laptop).

    :)
     
    RAPXV, Apr 1, 2019
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  2. Ryan Mon1 Win User

    Can't Change Power Settings

    Thank you for the quick response. We will now move to the second phase of troubleshooting. We suggest that you follow the steps provided below:

    Method 1: Run the Power Troubleshooter.

    Windows 10 has a built-in troubleshooter to check and fix issues with your system's power settings. Here's how:

    • In the search box, type troubleshooting, and then click
      Troubleshooting
      .
    • Click on the view all option on the left panel.
    • Run the Power troubleshooter.

    Method 2: Customize Power options.

    If issue persists, the the following steps and check.

    • In the search box, type Power options, and then click.
    • Click on choose when to turn off display from the left pane.
    • Click on Restore default settings for this plan.
    • Click on Change advance power settings.
    • Scroll down and expand Power buttons and lid.
    • Expand Power button actions.
    • Click on the Setting and set it to Shut down.

    Update us with the outcome so we can provide further assistance.
     
    Ryan Mon1, Apr 1, 2019
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  3. Power settings

    Hello Cindy,

    Let's determine the cause of the issue. To get started, please provide the following information:

    • Do the power settings adjustments ever worked before?
    • Have you made any recent changes to the computer prior to the issue?

    Meanwhile, let's run the Power Troubleshooter. This troubleshooter will automatically troubleshoots Windows power plans and detects your system settings that can affects power usage, such as timeout and sleep settings, and screensavers.
    To do so, please follow these steps:

    • Open Control Panel.
    • Select View by: Small icons.
    • Open Troubleshooting.
    • Under System and Security, run the Power Troubleshooter.
    • Follow the on-screen instructions.

    Furthermore, you may try creating a new power plan on the computer and check if it works.

    For more information regarding sleep and other power options, you may check this article:
    Shut down, sleep, or hibernate your PC.

    We'll keep an eye out to your response.
     
    Antoneth Ber, Apr 1, 2019
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  4. POWER SETTINGS - IF WATCHING A VIDEO WILL POWER SHUT OFF ?

    POWER SETTINGS

    Hi Gerald,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community, we appreciate your interest in Windows 10.

    I understand the inconvenience that you are facing on Windows 10, we will help you with this issue.

    Let us know few thing to analyze the issue.


    • What is the make and model of the pc?

    • Are you able to wake the computer back from sleep?
    This issue might occur due to some corruption in the power settings.

    I suggest you to follow the methods below and check if it helps.

    Method 1: Let’s run Power troubleshooter.

    The power troubleshooter can automatically detect and fix any incorrect power settings. Refer to these steps to run this troubleshooter:


    • Select settings in the drop down menu below search and type
      Troubleshooting.

    • Click on Troubleshooting and select the view all option on the left pane.

    • Click on Power troubleshooter and follow the prompts.
    If issue persist, I suggest you to try method 2.

    Method 2: Create new Power Plan.

    Please refer to “Can I create a power plan?” section of the link below:

    Power plans: frequently asked questions

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/power-plans-faq#1TC=windows-8

    Note: Steps for Windows 8 or 8.1 applies to
    Windows 10.

    Hope the information helps. Let us know if you need further assistance. We will be happy to help.

    Thank you.
     
    JuzarAli1709, Apr 1, 2019
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