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How to Add "System unattended sleep timeout" to Power Options in Windows 10

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The System unattended sleep timeout power setting is the idle timeout before the system returns to a low power sleep state after waking unattended.

System unattended sleep timeout is set to two minutes and not available to change in Power Options by default in Windows 10.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the System unattended sleep timeout setting in Power Options for all users in Windows 10.

You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to add or remove this setting in Power Options.


EXAMPLE: "System unattended sleep timeout" setting in Power Options
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Here's How:
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The .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

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

Attributes DWORD

1 = Remove "System unattended sleep timeout"
2 = Add "System unattended sleep timeout"



1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Add "System unattended sleep timeout" to Power Options

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Add_System_unattended_sleep_timeout_to_Power_Options.reg

download


 3. To Remove "System unattended sleep timeout" from Power Options

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Remove_System_unattended_sleep_timeout_from_Power_Options.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn