How do I Disable Sleep Mode on Windows?
Note: You must disable Sleep mode on the computer in order for Schedules Tasks to operate properly.
Turning Off Sleep Settings:
  1. 1.
    Go to Power Options in the Control Panel. In Windows 10, you can get there by right-clicking on. the start menu and click on Power Options.
  2. 2.
    Click Change plan settings next to your current power plan.
  3. 3.
    Change "Put the computer to sleep" to never.
  4. 4.
    Click "Save Changes"
This article shows how to turn off the sleep settings for different Windows versions (Windows 10, 8, 7) and Mac OS X.
To disable automatic Sleep on Windows 10
  1. 1.
    Go to Power Options in the Control Panel. In Windows 10, you can get there by right-clicking on the start menu and clicking on Power Options.
  2. 2.
    Click Change plan settings next to your current power plan.
  3. 3.
    Change "Put the computer to sleep" to never.
  4. 4.
    Click "Save Changes"
To disable automatic Sleep on windows 8
  1. 1.
    Bring up the Charms bar by pressing the Windows key and C together/swiping in from the right on a touchscreen.
  2. 2.
    Click or tap on Settings and then choose Change PC Settings at the bottom.
  3. 3.
    Go to Power & sleep in the left-hand menu and click 'Never'.
To disable automatic Sleep on windows 7
  1. 1.
    Open Power Options by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Security, and then clicking Power Options.
  2. 2.
    On the Select a power plan page, click Change plan settings next to the selected plan.
  3. 3.
    On the Change settings for the plan page, click Change advanced power settings.
  4. 4.
    On the Advanced settings tab, double-click Sleep, double-click Sleep after, and then do one of the following: a. If you're using a laptop, click On battery or Plugged in (or both), click the arrow, and then click Never. b. If you're using a desktop computer, click Setting, click the arrow, and then click Never.
  5. 5.
    Double-click Hibernate after, and then do one of the following: a. If you're using a laptop, click On battery or Plugged in (or both), click the arrow, and then click Never. b. If you're using a desktop computer, click Setting, click the arrow, and then click Never.
  6. 6.
    If you also want the display to stay turned on, double-click Display, double-click Turn off display after, and then do one of the following: a. If you're using a laptop, click On battery or Plugged in (or both), click the arrow, and then click Never. b. If you're using a desktop computer, click Setting, click the arrow, and then click Never.
  7. 7.
    Click OK, and then click Save changes.
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