Windows 7 Thread, Power Plan keeps resetting in Technical; Hi all,
We have a Windows 7 machine setup as a display (it's connected to a plasma TV). For some ...
11th January 2011, 08:38 AM #1
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Power Plan keeps resetting
We have a Windows 7 machine setup as a display (it's connected to a plasma TV). For some reason, the power plan keeps resetting to default settings even though no-one can use the PC (there's no keyboard or mouse, we remote into it) and it's never turned off.
At first, I tried to set the the time-out settings to "never" as we don't want the monitor or the PC going to sleep, but the monitor setting kept going back to 20mins. So I tried creating a custom power plan, and now the PC goes back to the default plan.
I can't see why this is happening, the account the PC is logged in with has admin rights (to the PC) and its a tad annoying as the PC is used for a welcome theme'd display but turns off every 20mins.
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11th January 2011, 12:27 PM #2
Have you tryed adjusting the settings whilst logged on locally and not remotely? Also you could try manually editting the registry files.
11th January 2011, 12:47 PM #3
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Yep, the first couple of times were changed locally.
Good idea on the registry, I'll have a go.
11th January 2011, 12:53 PM #4
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