You will need
  • A computer with preinstalled Windows.
To disable this option in Windows 98/Millenium/2000 you need to click the "start" button and open the applet "control Panel". In the opened window two click on the icon "power Management". Here you need to choose a scheme of power management settings that are optimal for your computer. Navigate to the line "Disable monitor" and select "Never". To save the settings, click "Apply" and "OK".
In Windows XP you should also run "control Panel" shortcut located in "start menu". Select "power" or "Performance and maintenance" and then "power supply". In the opened window go to the tab "power Schemes" and select the desired mode.
For a desktop computer it is recommended to choose "Home/desktop", and handheld devices "Portable". In front of the options "turn Off hard disks" and "turn Off display" select "Never". To save changes click "Apply" and "OK".
For operating systems Windows Vista/Seven in the "control Panel", you need to open "System and maintenance" and select "power options". In the dialog box select a power plan and click "Change plan settings".
Go to the applet "Additional options" and click "Edit". Here it is necessary to disclose the elements of the "Sleep after" and "Hibernate mode" to enable the option "Never".
Similar action is necessary to make the drop-down options, "hibernate after..." and "turn Off display after..." (display tab) - select the value "Never".
To close the current window and save the changes, click "OK" and "Save".