Windows 10: Win 10 Unattended Sleep Timeout - Same as Vista, Win 7,8[.1] ? Solved

  1.    08 Jun 2015 #1

    Win 10 Unattended Sleep Timeout - Same as Vista, Win 7,8[.1] ?


    - Unattended Sleep Timeout key (introduced with Vista). Since the default timeout is 120 seconds, I changed that to prevent the PC from returning to Standby when it's running unattended overnight AV & MBAM scans.

    Is this option still available in Win 10? With Win 7 > Control Panel > Power Options > Change when the computer sleeps > change advanced power settings, here's a screencap that illustrates my question:

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Control Panel Sleep Timeout.png 
Views:	598 
Size:	39.3 KB 
ID:	21058

    The corresponding Registry Key is here in Win 7. Path is

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\238C9FA8-0AAD-41ED-83F4-97BE242C8F20\7bc4a2f9-d8fc-4469-b07b-33eb785aaca0\DefaultPowerSchemeValues

    Power Options:

    Registry Key Power Plan
    381b4222-f694-41f0-9685-ff5bb260df2e Balanced
    8c5e7fda-e8bf-4a96-9a85-a6e23a8c635c High performance
    a1841308-3541-4fab-bc81-f71556f20b4a Power saver

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Sleep Timeout.png 
Views:	32 
Size:	30.4 KB 
ID:	21059

    Does Win 10 have the default 120-second timeout value present and can it be modified as with Win 7?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 20,832
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       08 Jun 2015 #2

    Hello Voyager,

    I just checked the registry in Windows 10, and the System unattended sleep timeout option is still there. It will need to be enabled like in Windows 7 first. The tutorial below can do this for you.

    Power Options - Add - Windows 7 Help Forums
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    08 Jun 2015 #3

    Shawn



    That's the same Win 7 Tutorial I used a while back to add that into the Power Options dialog. Worked great.

    Are the Standby modes the same in Win 10 as Win 7)?

    S1 thru S4 ?

    - Voyager 1 ("Scoop" at the Win 7 Forum)
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 20,832
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       08 Jun 2015 #4

    You're welcome. Yep, still the same as below.

    http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...dows-8-pc.html
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
Anyone ran across a Windows 10 XML file generator for unattended setup? That Works!!!:D
I had a run on the preview 10240 by unattended installation. what I wanted to see is if I could create a golden image on one very old PC (HP Elitebook 6930p), sysprep it and afterwards apply that image by autoupdating the drivers to my Dell...
I just realized that certain programs recognize it as Vista. For example, I had to manually install all the drivers on my laptop because Lenovo System Update recognized it as Vista, and installing Vista drivers on 10 was not possible. Now Tomb...
I notice that the tablet/phone lock screen is still appearing for Desktop/Laptop installs and wonder why. Previously when I enable turning off the lock screen in gpedit.msc it turns off the lock screen timeout too. But on the latest build I...
Vista ISO in Chillout Room
I was just wondering if there are any Vista Business, Ultimate or Enterprise isos around although it would be better to post this on the vista forums I need to know.
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:42.
Find Us