Disable Sleep Mode In Windows® 7
What is sleep mode in Windows 7? Discuss tips to disable it and the difference between sleep mode and hibernate option in Windows 7.
You may need to set a number of settings in the system after you have installed Windows 7 in the system. One among these includes the power saving settings. The sleep mode is a system component that allows the system to save power. It is much useful in case of laptop to save its battery power. You can use this feature to ensure that your system is running in minimum power mode. The sleep mode keeps the programs as well as documents running in the system.
Following are tips to disable sleep mode and difference between sleep mode and hibernate options in Windows 7:
- Disable sleep mode in Windows 7
- Data saving
Disable sleep mode in Windows 7
It is possible to turn off or disable sleep mode in Windows 7 system if you do not want to use it. To do this, you need to follow some simple steps. First of all, go to the Start menu of Windows 7 system. You need to then access the Control Panel of the system and click 'Hardware and sound'. Select 'Power option' and click on the task, "Change when the computer sleeps". You need to then select "Put the computer to sleep" in the drop-down box. Here, you need to click the option 'Never'. Finally, click 'Save changes' and get the sleep mode disabled.
The sleep mode and hibernate option differs in data saving features. In sleep mode, all data in physical memory is kept in the internal memory. The whole system is placed in stand by mode in the sleep mode. You can get these applications activated immediately when your system is in sleep mode. The hibernate mode saves data in physical memory to hard disc drive after which your system is turned off.
Another difference between the sleep mode and hibernate option is regarding the restart process. The sleep mode needs to start the system again like newly boot system after it wakes up from an inactive state whereas, the hibernate mode boots up and loads back the state at the last hibernation.
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