How to put Windows 10 into Never Sleep mode

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In sleep mode, the PC enters a low power state, turns off the screen, and enters what is known as sleep mode. You can resume working on your PC or wake up your PC by pressing any key or the mouse. Typically, the default time a PC goes into sleep mode is set to 15 minutes. While it is a useful battery saving and power saving process, it can be problematic if you download a large file over the internet and the download is interrupted due to the loss of the internet connection due to sleep mode. Better to disable sleep mode in such cases for uninterrupted PC activity. Let's see how to disable hibernation in Windows 10.

Also Read: Fix Windows 10 Going To Sleep After A Few Minutes Of Inactivity

how to disable hibernation in windows 10

Step 1 - Press key Windows + i to open the configuration panel.

Or click the Windows icon and then click Settings.

Step 2 - In the pop-up system panel, click work

3 pass - Now, in the left menu panel, click power and dream.

4 pass - On the right side of the hibernation section, click on time options and select never from the drop-down menu.

Alternative method to disable hibernation in Win10

Step 1 - First, the search power options in the search box on the taskbar.

Step 2 - Now click power options from the search results you get.

3 pass - In the open window, click change when the computer sleeps in the menu on the left.

4 pass - Select Never from the two drop-down menus next to where it says to put the computer to sleep.

Note: - One important thing to note here is that these settings work based on the plans you are currently on. If you are currently in a power saving mode, these settings will only work in power saving mode. If you are in balanced mode, these settings will only be effective in balanced mode. To change the battery plan, simply click on the battery icon in the system tray and repeat the same steps for the plan you want to apply the settings to.

How to disable hibernation mode in Windows 10

You can also disable the hibernation function completely to disable the hibernation function on Windows 10 PCs. The only downside is that fast startup will also be disabled.

1. close cmd in the Windows 10 search box.

2. Right-click and choose run as administrator.

3. Now copy and paste the command given below and hit the Enter key.

powercfg.exe /h off

That's it, hibernation has been disabled on your system.

To enable it again, open Command Prompt again with administrator rights and run powercfg.exe / h.


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