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current power policy xp registry settings

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set the current power policy in the registry for windows xp
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HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Controls Folder\PowerCfg
" HKEY_ USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\PowerCfg



http://support.microsoft.com/kb/915160/en-us

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by:moorejc
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I have WIndows XP user who harddrive, and monitor powers off after 15 mins.  How can I disabled this in the registry.  
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Hi sullivanr6, thank you for the reply.  I thought their were about 8 power settings in the registry.  Do you know of any more settings?
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From what I recall there was a setting in which the value = 3 must be changed to 4.  HKCU\ControlPanel\CurrentlyPowerPolicy
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HKEY_ USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\PowerCfg

...expand the powerpolicies tab, there are 5 options
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