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    How to make my Windows 7 PC to sleep if it is idle for some time and hibernate if it is idle for long time? Is that possible to do?

    I have Windows 7 PC and most of the time I ll forget to switch off my PC for pretty long time so it will be really good if it gets into sleep or hibernate mode when it is not used. How to do it? Can you tell me the steps to do it?



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    Re: How to make my Windows 7 PC to sleep if it is idle for some time and hibernate if it is idle for long time? Is that possible to do?

    Yes, It is possible to make your system go into sleep or hibernate mode when it is not used, you just have to change some couple of options from the power plan. Just follow the steps given below to make your system to go to sleep or hibernate mode.
    STEP 1: Open Control Panel -> Power Options.
    STEP 2: Check if it’s in High Performance plan if so then probably that’s the cause it is not able to sleep or hibernate state. To get the hibernate and sleep option simply select the Balanced option or you can also create the custom plans as needed.
    STEP 3: To create a new power plan of your own select “Create a power plan” from the left window of Power Options -> Give the power plan name.
    STEP 4: Now set the time limit for Dim the Display, Turn off display, Put computer to sleep, brightness and so on.
    STEP 5: Select “Change Advanced power settings” from the window and set each option with the desired time which is needed.
    In this way you can configure Windows PC for making it sleep or hibernate.
    Note: You should make sure that your PC supports sleep and hibernate option as some doesn’t support. So to check open cmd and type “powercfg /a” this will show if the hibernate and sleep options are supported or not.
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    Re: How to make my Windows 7 PC to sleep if it is idle for some time and hibernate if it is idle for long time? Is that possible to do?

    Hello my friend,

    It is good to think to turn off or hibernate your pc,when you are not using it.Because it saves power and your system also.
    To do the settings perform these steps:
    1)start->control-panel->edit plan setings
    2)now here you will get the options,to change the settings
    3)change the settings here,you can have two different optons one for battery and other for when your laptop is using power source.
    4)you can mention the time after how much time it will go to hibernate mode.

    ALL THE BEST.

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    Re: How to make my Windows 7 PC to sleep if it is idle for some time and hibernate if it is idle for long time? Is that possible to do?

    Dear,

    You can make your Computer or system in sleep mode.
    1. Click on the Start Menu.
    2. Click on the Control Pannal
    3. Click on the Power Option.
    4. Create the custom plan For the sleep Mode or for the Hibernet .
    5. Click on the Creat Power Plan.
    6. Set the limit for Dim Display Or Turn Off paln Or Put the computer in sleep Mode.
    7. Click on the apply option and click on the OK option

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    Re: How to make my Windows 7 PC to sleep if it is idle for some time and hibernate if it is idle for long time? Is that possible to do?

    My Dears,its possible am tell you the direct way to make pc sleep when its in idle position but dear its work only in window 7 becoz every window has diff features.>Go to start>There you will found programs > at in the last there is a option named shut down> don't be click on shut down.>click on the right side on it.>here you will find option:-1) switch User2) Log off3) Lock4) Restart5) Sleep6) Hibernateplease click on the sleep option hence your PC is gone in sleep .CTRL Z to make undoCTRL B to change your text style to Bold.

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    Re: How to make my Windows 7 PC to sleep if it is idle for some time and hibernate if it is idle for long time? Is that possible to do?

    Yes friend,
    Here you have clear explanation about power options in Windows 7.
    ~~> Click Start> Open Control panel
    ~~> Select Power options

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    ~~> Click Choose when the computer sleeps

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    ~~> Select Time
    ~~> Click Save changes

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    All the best

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    Re: How to make my Windows 7 PC to sleep if it is idle for some time and hibernate if it is idle for long time? Is that possible to do?

    Hi there,
    To make your system in sleep mode, do the following mentioned below -
    Click on the Start Button/Click on Control Pannel/Click on Power Option/Create a Custom Plan for Sleep Mode or Hibernate/Click on Create Power Plan/Set the limit of time to Dim Display or Turn off or Make the Computer to go to the Sleep Mode/ Click on Apply Button to apply the changes made/Click on OK button to done it all.




    Thanks.

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    Re: How to make my Windows 7 PC to sleep if it is idle for some time and hibernate if it is idle for long time? Is that possible to do?

    Follow these steps:

    1.Click START next go to shut down button.

    2.Now, shut down appears.point at SLEEP and click on his option.

    3.Wake your computer from sleep mode by jiggling the mouse.

    4.There may be a delay of a few seconds before your hardware powers on.

    5.All of your open programs are still open and your work is intact, just as you left it before the computer entered sleep mode.

    6.Configure your Windows 7 PC to go into sleep mode automatically when it is not used for a certain amount of time.

    7.Click Start and select Control Panel. Click System and Security. Click Power Options.

    8.A menu opens. Click on Choose when the computer sleeps and select the number of minutes of inactivity.

    9.You can also set a separate time interval to put your monitor into sleep mode.

    10.If you set both to 10 minutes, then your PC and monitor will automatically go into sleep mode after 10 minutes of inactivity.




    ALL THE BEST!!!!!

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    Re: How to make my Windows 7 PC to sleep if it is idle for some time and hibernate if it is idle for long time? Is that possible to do?

    It is good to think to turn off or hibernate your pc,when you are not using it.Because it saves power and your system also.
    To do the settings perform these steps:
    1)start->control-panel->edit plan setings
    2)now here you will get the options,to change the settings
    3)change the settings here,you can have two different optons one for battery and other for when your laptop is using power source.
    4)you can mention the time after how much time it will go to hibernate mode......................................

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    Re: How to make my Windows 7 PC to sleep if it is idle for some time and hibernate if it is idle for long time? Is that possible to do?

    Hi friend,


    Just follow these steps:
    go to
    ->start
    ->control panel
    ->power options
    ->create a power plan(you can find it in left frame options)
    ->set any name and select next
    ->now here use your required settings and click create button


    REGARDS.....................

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    Re: How to make my Windows 7 PC to sleep if it is idle for some time and hibernate if it is idle for long time? Is that possible to do?

    hi my dear friend.........for the sleep and hibernate selection ...follow the instructions




    fist click the start menu and open the control panel


    then click the system and security option


    and after click power options .....and choose the change plan settings


    and after that click the change advanced power settings option


    after that a windows will be opened,,,,,,,,in that window choose the sleep option and expand it


    then expand the sleep after option and enter the time in terms of minutes only


    and after expand the hibernat after option and also enter the time in terms of minutes only


    then click the apply button and after click OK .....


    ..........ALL THE BEST

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    Re: How to make my Windows 7 PC to sleep if it is idle for some time and hibernate if it is idle for long time? Is that possible to do?

    Hello friend,


    I have the solution for your problem just do as i say............

    1.Firstly go to the start menu.

    2.later go to the "Control Panel'.

    3.There you go to the 'system and security'.

    4.There you click on the option 'Power options'.

    5.Now you can able to see a dialog with a menu.

    6.There you click on the option 'Choose When Computer Sleeps'.

    7.Now there you can set the time.

    8.At last click 'Apply' and then 'OK".

    I hope it will help you.

    Have a nice day...........

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    Re: How to make my Windows 7 PC to sleep if it is idle for some time and hibernate if it is idle for long time? Is that possible to do?

    Hi Friend,

    Just Follow these steps to change the Sleep Mode option When Windows is Idle.

    >> Open Start Menu

    >> Select control Panel

    >> Go to Power Option.

    >> It will Display Two Options.

    >> 1) Balanced 2) Power Saver.

    >> Now in Balanced, Select Change Plan Setting

    >> Select Put Computer to Sleep and Select the time like 1 minute, 5 minute, 1 hour etc as per your desire.

    >> Press Save Changes Button.

    That's it

    All the Best

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    Re: How to make my Windows 7 PC to sleep if it is idle for some time and hibernate if it is idle for long time? Is that possible to do?

    Hi...

    First of all Go to Main menu

    Control Panel

    Select Power Options

    Click on choose When computer sleeps

    Set the time and save the changes .

    apply them .


    Thank you...

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    Re: How to make my Windows 7 PC to sleep if it is idle for some time and hibernate if it is idle for long time? Is that possible to do?

    Don't worry dear friend, we can set or change the power plan as we like it.. here is the procedure to do it..

    Click on Start > Control Panel > System and Security > Power Options

    In the left pane you can click Create a Power Plan.
    Now provide a name to your plan.
    change the settings of the plan.

    To keep your display turned on during presentations

    Change the Turn off display after setting to Never for both On battery and Plugged in.

    To keep your laptop awake during presentations

    Change the Put the computer to sleep setting to Never for both On battery and Plugged in.


    Finally click on Create...

    here is wonderful video to understand how to change power plan and how to create a custom power plan..



    happy to server you

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    Re: How to make my Windows 7 PC to sleep if it is idle for some time and hibernate if it is idle for long time? Is that possible to do?

    To make windows 7 PC to hibrnate after some time follow these steps
    Go to the start
    Then select the option control panel
    Then select Power Options
    Now select edit Powerplan settings
    Then select the advanced power settings next to power saver
    Now select sleep option and expand it
    go to the Hibernate opion and expand it
    Now change the time in on battery and plug in option
    then select Ok
    and Then select save changes

    Now your windows will hibernate after your system in idle for amount of time you set before.

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