The following article provides information on how to disable Power Management for troubleshooting or system use purposes on your Dell PC.
Power Plans and Settings is a tool within Windows 8 that allows you to configure various timed power measures to how you intend to use your computer.
For some PC uses and for troubleshooting purposes you may need to disable these settings.
I'll take you through this in the guide below.
To start go to the Start Screen.
Type control panel into the Search and press the ENTER key.
Go to Hardware and Sound.
Go to Power Options.
Select Create Power Plan on the On the left side of the open box.
Click on the High Performance radial button and give the test power plan a name and click on Next.
Click on how long the system's display should remain on and then click on the Create button to create your custom plan.
Go back to the Power Options window and select Change Plan Settings.
Select the blue Change Advanced Power Settings link.
Click on the + next to Hard Disk to expand the options open.
You need to change the time listed under Turn Off Hard Disk After to Never.
Change the Sleep options for the Hibernate After to Never as well.
Click on Apply and then OK. Close the window when your done.
The power plans and settings have been disabled at this point.
You can get a guide to reset the power plans on the link below :
Article ID: SLN152012
Last Date Modified: 07/24/2017 08:32 AM