Upon purchasing your computer with the Windows OS Installed, by default, It's power plan setting Is set to Balanced. Depending on the manufacturer, the hibernate and sleep modes are also configured to turn off at certain Intervals. You can also create a plan of your own, based on your computing usability. Power plan settings can corrupt at the best of times, hence In this tutorial, I will show you how to troubleshoot your PC's power settings natively within Windows.
Before I begin, here's what I'm referring to. Open the Windows Settings and click on System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings, and the Power Options window will open as per the Image below.
You can select & configure any one of these power plans to turn off the display, sleep and hibernate as you please. For one reason or another, these settings can fail to serve their purpose. For Instance, I've personally experienced my computer to hibernate for no apparent reason. Moreover, the sleep functionality failed to take effect right after Installing a Windows Update.
As such, I will demonstrate how to troubleshoot Issues with your PC's power settings, by using the Windows built-In Troubleshooting utility. The process Is extremely simple, quick and can prove to be quite effective. So without further delay, let's rip Into this tutorial.