Power: How to keep Windows 8 from sleeping

If you want to keep your PC awake at all times, learn how to prevent that Windows 8 falls asleep all the time.

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Steps to keep Windows 8 from sleeping

1. Open the Control Panel by clicking Control Panel tile in Start Menu.

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2. A control panel window opens. Scroll down and click on the More Settings.

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3. Next, click on the Large icons in ‘View by’ drop down menu located at the top-right corner.

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4. Next, click on the Power Options.

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5. Now click on the ‘Change when the computer sleeps’.

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6. Next, from the dropdown list select ‘Never’ next to Put the computer to sleep.

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7. Lastly, click on the Save Changes button.

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Sometimes the Windows 8 sleep feature might annoy you, in that case it is wise to turn off the sleep feature or simply increase the time it takes to put the computer to sleep.

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