current power policy xp registry settings

Posted on 2008-10-21
Last Modified: 2010-08-05
set the current power policy in the registry for windows xp
Question by:moorejc
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HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Controls Folder\PowerCfg
" HKEY_ USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\PowerCfg


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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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