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How to Keep Windows 8 from Sleeping

1 Logon to Windows 8 computer with account that has administrative privileges.
2 Click on Start button and from the available options click on Control Panel.



3 On the opened Window click on More Settings from the list in the left bar.

4 On the next Window click on Power Options icon.




5 On Select a power plan Window click on Change plan settings link in front of the category which is selected by the radio button, for example Balanced (recommended) in this example.

6 On next Window click on Change advanced power settings link.

6 On Power Options box expand Sleep from the available list and then expand Sleep after.
7 Click on the available link and in Settings (Minutes) field input value 0 to disable sleep completely.

8 Click on Ok button when done.