Lap Top Help Please.

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  1. Carol

    Carol Funster Life Member

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    Please can any one help me, sorry but can't figure it out, when my lap top is switched on but I leave it for a couple of minutes how do I stop the screen shutting down to quickly, now its going off after 1 minute and I would like it longer. (someone fiddled with it) and its driving me mad.
     
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    Start/control panel/power options you can change it there. :thumb:
     
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    Hi Carol

    Sounds like power settings or screen saver

    which version of windows does it have?
     
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  4. Carol

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    Hi Windows 7, have tried to look where to go but can't find it. thanks Carol :Smile:
     
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    Can't find anything that says Power options on Control Panel.
     
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    Control Panel/Hardware and Sound/Power Options/Edit Plan Settings.

    You can choose different options for when battery and mains powered.
     
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    Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Power Options..

    You can change it there...


    Dave
     
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    You may have to click on "Choose when to turn off the display" instead of Edit Plan Settings.
     
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    start/control panel/ then switch it to classic view you will then see "power options" :thumb:
     
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    Coor I have worked my way through and have found power options, which one do I select out of the options given please.
     
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    What are the options you are being offered?
     
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    Change plan settings is the way I do it.:Smile:
     
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    :Smile:The options are.

    Change battery settings

    Change what power buttons do

    change when computer sleeps

    adjust screen brightenss.

    Thanks
     
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    Choose.

    "change when computer sleeps"


    then you will see the times (minutes) for both battery and plugged in.


    Adjust the times to your preferences,

    then click "save changes" at the bottom... :thumb::thumb:
     
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    Thank you everyone for your help, made me explore the ins and outs of my computer a bit more, could not find the classic view Ken, but made me explore a bit more, but callumwa spot on and all sorted.

    Think I am going to put on my signature you are never alone with Fun. :thumb::Smile:
     
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