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Task Scheduler does not execute powercfg /setactive (profile)

I am trying to set up a XP SP3 laptop to run as a picture frame, and also have Skype on it with auto video answer. I also have Teamviewer on it to update pictures remotely. These all work fine. I ...
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When was the last awake from sleep?

I'm using windows 8.1. I know I can use powercfg /lastwake to see which device awake my computer. But I want to know When that happend Question How can I know when last awake has occured ?
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What does WindowsXP SetMonTime.exe command do?

I noticed on my Windows XP SP3 workstation a command runs at startup as follows: C:\WINDOWS\system32\SetMonTime 600 I searched on the net and there is absolutely no reference to what it is and what ...
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Changes made to powercfg.exe saved on your harddrive?

Seems like a silly question and I am about 80% sure it does, but I cant find it documented anywhere. Lets say 1 of my laptops is stuck in sleep mode, I remove the hard drive and put it in a similar ...
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Cannot open powercfg.cpl

I cannot open powercfg.cpl When i was opening control panel, windows explorer stopped working and shows "windows explorer is restarting". but control panel is not opening. I went to windows ...
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Setting Windows 8 to disable USB-wake by default for all devices - powercfg pipes?

I'm trying to keep all mice/keyboard/USB devices from waking a Windows 8.1 desktop without having to go back to device manager every time a device is plugged back in. UEFI dual bios (Gigabyte ...
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Windows 8.1 Hibernation / WOL issues. Last Wake command never works

I setup Windows 8 and had WOL working without issue. The machine would hibernate according to the Power Plan I setup OR by using the shortcut %windir%\System32\rundll32.exe ...
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Windows 8.1 64-Bit: Power Schemes gone

So I just ran powercfg /restoredefaultschemes because Windows 8.1 would not let me create new power schemes properly. The result was that suddenly all power schemes were gone. It looks like this (with ...
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powercfg.exe not working properly

os:Windows 8 pro x64 build 9200 (fully updated) I want to change the closing lid function through command line with powercfg.exe, so I gathered the required GUIDs and executed the following command: ...
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Windows 8.1 Won't Sleep When Idle

Ever since I upgraded to the Windows 8.1 beta (and even now with the Windows 8.1 RTM), my computer will not idle to sleep. This wouldn't be that much of a problem since I almost always remember to ...
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Windows 7 wakes immediately from sleep - no wake history

I have 64-bit Windows 7 Pro installed on a OCZ Vertex 3 SSD. The machine automatically wakes straight up from sleep, whether it happens when after the timeout set in power settings for sleep, or when ...
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On Windows 2003 how can I get the active power scheme using powercfg?

On Windows 7 I can use the parameter getactivescheme to get this information. How can I get it on Windows 2003? On Windows 7 I can run the following code: PS C:\Users\e> powercfg -getactivescheme ...
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My Windows 7 PC wakes up randomly and powercfg lastwake shows nothing. What to do? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Laptop randomly waking up = Hibernate / Low Battery? My PC wakes up from sleep randomly. I disabled Hibernation after Sleep. I am using Asus N53SV with Windows 7 64 ...
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Vista laptop keeps waking up a minute after I put it to sleep

I have used the command powercfg -lastwake to determine what is waking up my computer. Here is what it produces in prompt Wake History Count - 1 Wake History [0] Wake Source Count - 1 Wake ...
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Legacy Kernel Caller preventing sleep mode

I have a problem with Windows 7 not sleeping. PowerCfg -requests says a "Legacy Kernel Caller" driver prevents the sleep mode. This is not very helpful or informative. How do I get more details ...
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permission denied by powercfg on win7 while an administrator

I am trying to fix a friends computer which is constantly going to sleep on them and sometimes not waking up. Trying to launch power configuration from the control panel does nothing, and launching ...