0 Replies Latest reply on Jan 30, 2014 4:15 PM by ASadani

    Replace Sleep with Shutdown tip for NUC Windows 7 Media Center Owners


      Since the new D54250WYK1 NUC has the built in IR, Here is a great tip that I found on the internet which changes the SLEEP to SHUTDOWN for windows 7 users. The typical power button on the nuc will put the PC to sleep. I like to shut down the unit to a closed state vs sleep.


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      Hi, I've found a possible solution.


      Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Power Options\Change when the computer sleeps\Change advanced power settings\Power buttons and lid\Sleep button action\Setting:

      don't have the "Shut Down" option.

      Possible solution:

      Run: Regedit

      Open: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Power\PowerSettings

      Then, click on every folder until you find one folder that contains the "FriendlyName": @%SystemRoot%\system32\powrprof.dll,-251,Power buttons settings

      mine is the folder: 4f971e89-eebd-4455-a8de-9e59040e7347

      when you find it, open it and search for the forder that contais the "FriendlyName": @%SystemRoot%\system32\powrprof.dll,-255,sleep button action

      mine is the folder: 96996bc0-ad50-47ec-923b-6f41874dd9eb

      then, open the forlder: DefaultPowerSchemeValues

      you will find 3 folders. For each folder you will have 3 "files". You need to change the value of the files (in every one of the 3 folders):

      AcSettingIndex: to 3 (it is by default to 1)

      DcSettingIndex: to 3 (it is by default to 1)


      Then, you go back to the Control Panel:

      Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Power Options\Change when the computer sleeps\

      and click on: Restore default settings for this plan


      and its done!!


      hope this helps... good luck.



      Amrit Sadani