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What to do if Windows 7 sleeps and disconnects from Internet?
On computer, if we leave computer for a while, computer will automatically go to sleep and turn off network. This also saves power, so what should I do if Windows 7 sleeps and disconnects from Internet? The following editor will share with you method to put Windows 7 to sleep and continue to connect to Internet.
1. Click "Start" and type regedit at command prompt to open system registry.
2. In registry, click to enter HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SessionManager\Power.
3. Right-click in an empty area of the right window, create a new "DWORD value (32-bit)" and name it "AwayModeEnabled".
4. Double-click AwayModeEnabled, enter "1" (hexadecimal) in Data Value, and click OK.
5. Close registry, open control panel and find power setting.
6. Locate power plan you are currently using, click "Change plan settings" and select "Change advanced power settings" in new window. Among them, "Turn off display" refers to how long display will automatically turn off, after which you can customize it according to your needs.
7. Locate Sleep option. For desktop computers, set Sleep After to Never. Similarly, for notepads, set to "Never".
8. Save settings. Locate your computer and click "Manage" to open "Computer Management".
9. Click "Device Manager" in left interface, select "Network adapter", right click and select "Properties".
10. Locate "Power Management" tab, uncheck "Allow computer to turn off this device to save power" and save settings. So hibernation in Windows7 won't turn off network.
Above are steps to set Windows 7 to always hibernate. If you don't want your computer to be disconnected from Internet after hibernating, you can configure it according to the above method.