Can't change Energy Saver settings

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Darkhawk, May 16, 2016.

  1. Darkhawk macrumors newbie


    Oct 17, 2009

    I'm doing something that requires my computer to be left on without going to sleep for about an hour. I go into Energy Saver and try to set Computer Sleep to "Never", or at the very least "3 hours". Yet every time I click out and go back, it resets to the default of 5 minutes. I found this out the hard way when I left my computer to go do something, then came back and found out the process was interrupted and the file corrupted. What the #$*#%&)

  2. chscag macrumors 68030


    Feb 17, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas
    I'm assuming you have admin permissions? Also, check the "schedule" box to make sure that there are no times filled in.

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