Power Management Group Policy

I am trying to create a group policy that will prevent my workstations from going into “standby” and always remain on. I have looked through numerous articles and tech blogs but haven’t been able to pin down a solution.

Workstations are all running Windows 7 Pro and the domain controller is a Windows Server 2008 SP2 64bit.
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Kent DyerIT Security Analyst SeniorCommented:
You maybe needing to deploy a preference file for the ADM file.


I have various DOMAINS using GPO to deliver Power Options.  I created a Machine Policy (Control Panel Settings, Power Options - add new Power Plan (Windows VIsta and later)

Ensure you either place this in correct OU to take effect - you could also create a security group if you dont want all PCs to get same policy...

You can set the different setting in there - mine are set to 'Update'.

Works fine

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