Re: Sleep condition

Phil Cooper <pcooper@...>

Hi Jon,

I think I know the answer to this one! I have just bought a new Win7 PC and
a MKII, and had similar problems.
The answer is to go into your POWER SETTINGS, select the option that uses
more power, and then advanced options.
You should get a tree like structure open in a window, so navigate down to
where it says USB Ports, and then open that branch, and choose DISABLED.
I found that my USB ports were going to sleep, so I was losing my wi-fi
connection, my USB external HDD, and also the MH router.

If you can't find it, drop me a personal email to pcooper (at)
and I will go into the shack, write down all the steps and email them back
to you.
I only discovered this by chance, after I had gone into the device manager
and unticked all the boxes against each USB port to say DO NOT LET WINDOWS
Unticking those boxes doesn't appear to last, as I found out, and it was a
chance conversation with another Win7 user that lead me to the above action.

As I am still finding out things about Win7, I can't remember all the steps
involved, but drop me an email if you can't find the window I am on about.

73 de Phil GU0SUP

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