Windows 10: Windows 10 Logs out automatically ( all sleep/logout settings off)

  1.    01 Jun 2018 #1

    Windows 10 Logs out automatically ( all sleep/logout settings off)


    Hi There,

    As the title implies, windows 10 automatically logs out. and I cant figure out why.
    This started happening in the last 2 weeks after a windows update.

    -I dont know exactly How long before it logs out but i assume more than 20-30 minutes of inactivity.

    -It's not THAT annoying because it only happens overnight , normally. BUt i'd still like to know why its logging out.

    I'm trying to find the one setting that's making this happen. I cant find it.


    -I've looked at all sleep and power settings. Everything is is set to NEVER in windows 10 settings.

    -in power options turn off display / put computer to sleep is set to never.

    -in advance power settings all sleep settings are set to NEVER ie: sleep , hybrid sleep, hibernate etc.. all set to Never.

    - I know about the System unattended sleep timeout. I did the whole regedit thing to show that setting in power settings. It was Set to 2 minute. I've change it to something ALOT longer like 100000000 minutes But it still logs out.

    -screensaver is turned off. and all checkboxes in screensave are off..

    -It's not a reboot or a BSOD because all apps and everything are exactly the same when I log back in

    -system restore / reinstall is out of the question right now. I dont think my computer is setup to do system restores anyways. and a reinstall is out of the question because i dont have time to figure out / download windows ( i've lost my windows disk/ usb drive , cant afford the time to reinstall all my work apps etc.. etc... )


    Not a super emergency but its driving me nuts that i cant figure out how to just completely Turn off windows 10 from logging out automatically.

    Thanks for any help
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  2. Caledon Ken's Avatar
    Posts : 9,730
    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1803
       03 Jun 2018 #2

    Hi sgtfrog

    What version and build of windows are you on?

    Windows Key + R, type winver, enter

    Have you tried disabling hibernation. I saw you set to never.

    At command prompt(admin) or Power Shell(admin)

    powercfg -h off

    This will disable Windows Fast Startup. You can re-enable by using command again with the word on instead of off.
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