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REM Save the currently active scheme to "ActiveScheme" variable so we can restore it.
for /f "tokens=4" %%a in ('powercfg -getactivescheme') do @Set ActiveScheme=%%a
REM Set the Balanced power scheme to active so we can change settings
powercfg -setactive 381b4222-f694-41f0-9685-ff5bb260df2e
REM Change the necessary AC settings
powercfg -change -monitor-timeout-ac 30
powercfg -change -standby-timeout-ac 0
powercfg -change -hibernate-timeout-ac 0
REM Restore the power scheme
powercfg -setactive %ActiveScheme%
REM Disable the fire wall - use enable instead of disable to re-enable
netsh advfirewall set allprofiles state off
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Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.
One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.