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Topic # 95070 26-Dec-2011 15:25
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Hi there,

Got myself the RV511-A07 Samsung model from Warehouse Stationery today. I've configured everything else, but I'm trying to disable, in the power options of the control panel, when the laptop goes to sleep on battery and plug. Its not giving me the option to say 'no, don't let it go to sleep'. Is there any other way to disable the sleep function? 


Also, when I go to changing what happens when I shut the lid, it dispplays what will happen but won't let me change the options: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v608/steviet/poweroptions.jpg


Click on changing settings currently not available, I get:  http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v608/steviet/printscreen2.jpg


Please help!!


- Stevie       

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  Reply # 561581 26-Dec-2011 17:43
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on the second screenshot there is a link which says "why can't i change this information?"

what does that one say?










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  Reply # 561593 26-Dec-2011 18:19
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  Reply # 561618 26-Dec-2011 20:10
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If you right click the power options and choose 'run as administrator' does it make any difference to the options?

Also, many laptops come with their own OEM power management software. See if you can find that in your start menu maybe somewhere under samsung.



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  Reply # 561626 26-Dec-2011 20:36
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There seems to be no 'run as administrator' when right clicking on power options in control panel (both views)

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  Reply # 561629 26-Dec-2011 20:50
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yeah, it's the oem software thing apparently.

you need to disable the Samsung Smart Start feature:

http://www.samsung.com/us/support/allQuestion.do?prd_mdl_name=NP-RV511I



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  Reply # 561644 26-Dec-2011 21:12
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Yay! Thank you :D Disabled Fast Start, and made the relevant changes. All good now. :)



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  Reply # 562150 28-Dec-2011 13:46
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"Thank you for your email Stevie, unfortunately sleep mode cannot be disabled entirely on this model."

What I receive from Samsung customer support. YET - I disabled Fast Start which enabled me to change the settings I inquired about with Samsung in the first place! Do they not know their own products? I dear hope they do....

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