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How to Disable/ Turn Off Sleep Mode on Windows 10

To turn off sleep mode on a Windows 10 PC, go to Settings > System > Power & sleep. Then select the drop-down menu under Sleep and choose Never. If you’re using a laptop, do this for battery mode as well.

  1. Click the magnifying glass icon in the bottom-left corner of your screen. This is next to the Windows 10 logo.
  2. Then type power & sleep into the search bar and click Open. You can also hit Enter on your keyboard.



3. Finally, click the drop-down box under Sleep and change it to  Your computer will not enter sleep mode anymore. You can also choose to adjust the number of minutes it takes before your computer goes to sleep after becoming idle.



How to Disable/ Turn Off Sleep Mode on Windows 11

You can just as easily disable Windows 11 hibernation mode at any time or remove the button from the power options. To do this, simply call up the power options as explained above and remove the checkmark next to “Hibernate”.


Turn On or Off Hibernate in Power Options



  1. Open the Control Panel(icons view) and click/tap on the Power Options
  2. Click/tap on the Change plan settingslink for your selected power plan (ex: “Ultimate Performance”). (See screenshot below)
  3. Click/tap on the Change advanced power settings (See screenshot below)
  4. Perform the following steps: (see screenshot below)
  5. Click/tap on Sleepto expand it open.​
  6. Click/tap on Hibernate afterto expand it open.​
  7. Select what you want for On batteryand Plugged in.​
  8. If you select Never(0 minutes) it will turn off hibernate. If you select any number of minutes, it will turn on hibernate after the specified minutes of being idle.
  9. Click/tap on Apply.​


  1. Perform the following steps: (see screenshot below)
    A) Click/tap on Batteryto expand it open.​
  2. B) Click/tap on Critical battery actionto expand it open.​
  3. C) Select what action you want for On batteryand Plugged in.​
  4. D) Click/tap on OK.​


  1. You can now close the Edit Plan SettingsControl Panel window if you like.



Disable Hibernation by Changing the Power Plan Settings

  1. You can disable the hibernation option by simply tweaking the Power Plan settings on your computer from the Control Panel.
  2. To scrape the hibernation option from your computer this way, first, head to the Start Menu and type Control Menu. Then, from the search results, click on the ‘Control Panel’ tile to continue.


  1. After that, on the Control Panel window, locate and click on the ‘Power Options’ to proceed.




  1. Next, on the ‘Power options’ screen, click on the ‘Change plan settings’ button present on the far right edge of the currently selected power plan for your computer.



  1. Then, on the next screen, locate and click on the ‘Change advanced power settings’ option to proceed. This will open a separate window on your screen.




  1. Then, on the separately opened window, locate and double-click on the ‘Sleep’ option to expand the section. After that, locate and double-click on the ‘Hibernate After’ option to expand the sub-section.




  1. Once the hibernate sub-section is expanded, click on the textbox following the ‘Battery’ option, then, type Never into the text field to proceed.



  1. Similarly, repeat the last step for the ‘Plugged in’ option as well, once tweaked, click on the ‘Apply’ button to confirm the decision. Next, click on the ‘OK’ button to close the window.




  1. And there you go, your PC will not go in hibernation automatically, until and unless you choose it to hibernate.







How to Enable or Disable USB Selective Suspend in Windows 10 via Control Panel

  1. Open Control Panel


  1. Click “Hardware and Sound”


  1. Press “Power Options”


  1. Click ” Change Plan Settings”

” Make sure you change the settings for your active plan, or all plans it’s relevant to.”


5.Press “Change advanced power settings”



6.Look for the USB selective suspend settings and enable or disable it

“You’ll find it under “USB settings > USB selective suspend setting”. There are two controls, one for battery power, and one for when it’s plugged in. Configure each to suit your preferences and press “OK”




 Disable Windows 10/11 USB Selective Suspending Setting using the Device Manager

  • Click the Start button.
  • Search for Device Manager.
  • On the Device Manager window, scroll down to Universal Serial Bus controllers.
  • Click the arrow to expand the menu.
  • Look for the Generic USB Hub or USB Root Hub drivers and right-click on them.
  • Select Properties.
  • Navigate to the Power Management tab.
  • Uncheck the box next to Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.
  • Click OK.
Updated on July 27, 2022

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