How to permanently disable Sleep Mode in Windows 8.1

Description: This is an overview showing you how to permanently disable sleep mode in Windows 8.1.

  1. Tap the Windows + X key on your keyboard and select Control Panel from the menu that comes up on the bottom left of the screen.
  2. Select System and Security and select Change when the computer sleeps under Power Options.
  3. Click on the drop down arrow next to Put the computer to sleep: and move it to Never. Select Save changes.
  4. You have now configured your machine to never go to sleep!

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