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Anybody know of a program that can detect if you're viewing a video, and if you are, prevent the current power plan from turning off the monitor and/or putting the computer to sleep?

(For Windows 7, or one for Vista might also work.)

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I think some video players can disable those without extra tools. I think VLC is capable to do so and perhaps Windows Media Player too.

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I am pretty sure that you can set the power management to prevent the computer to go to sleep directrly in the power management console in Windows 7 itself.

Go in Customise your desktop and at the bottom right end corner, go to wallpaper and then, change your power settings. It might be as simple as that.

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    The question is for automation. Feb 2 '10 at 17:28
  • Sorry, I didn't realize that...
    – r0ca
    Feb 2 '10 at 17:47

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