[thelist] Power Saving in Win 98

the head lemur headlemur at clearskymail.com
Mon Aug 20 09:51:46 CDT 2001

Screen savers are not the only evil feature of Windows. Power Saving will
drive you crazy in a small peer to peer environment.

<tip type="Power Saving Features Windows98">
By Default Windows sets machines as home/office. this turns the monitor off
after 15 mins. and harddrives off after 30mins.
This will lock up this machine after 2 hours and requires rebooting all
machines to re enable file and printer sharing.
When using Win98 is a peer to peer environment having one machine acting as
a file server Turn off Power Saving to this box.

Start> Settings> Control Panel> Power Managment>
Select = Allways On
System Standby = Never

Monitor = 15 Mins
Harddrives = Never

This will eliminate 90% of peer to peer network problems.


the head lemur
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