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Put Windows 7 to Sleep?

We have two computers with Win 7. My wife's was first, it came with Win 7.

If her's is not used for some period of time ( I think it's 15 - 20 minutes), it turns off.

I am looking for ways to save energy. I'd like my main computer (that is on 24 / 7) to act like that too.

I can't find how to do that. Maybe "Sleep" is the wrong term.

Amazing that is so difficult to find how to do. Maybe I'm stupid.

Certainly someone knows?

Thanks
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You will find what you are looking for in Control Panel > Power Options

You can also access the power settings by right-clicking on the desktop, chosing Personalize, accessing the screen saver settings and then the power settings from there.
Login as administrator.

Open Control Panel -> Power Options -> Change Plan Settings (next to your selected plan) -> Change advanced power settings (under "Put the computer to sleep")

This Advanced settings window will give you all the options available. Click on the + sign beside "Sleep" and then the plus sign beside "Sleep after". You can set it to Never or some time in minutes.
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@rkorts - Thank you, and I was happy to help you with this.

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