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    About a week ago my power management just stopped working. The monitor won't power down, the computer doesn't go to sleep, nothing. I have searched the net and tried many fixes and none have worked. I read that Google Chrome can do this which I had recently installed so I uninstalled it and even did a system rollback to the previous day when things had been working, and still nothing. The odd thing is it works when I am logged in as the Administrator. I tried exporting the Administrators PwrCfg key from that registry after giving my user full permissions on it and then imported it when logged in as myself, but that did not work either. I am running Windows 7 32bit on an HP Desktop system.
    Can anyone help??
    Thanks in advance.

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    Have a look through this article from the Windows Seven forums:
    How to Restore the Default Power Plan Settings in Windows 7

    You should also provide us with some very specific information on what you have already tried to do so we don't offer the same advice.
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    I have Chrome, as well as FF and IE installed and have had no problems with my power schemes, although this is on a 64 Bit laptop. Since my 32 Bit desktop is rarely used, I am unsure of the power scheme functionality on it. My wife's laptop is also 64 Bit although mine is Ultimate whereas hers is HP. It does not make sense that Chrome would cause this problem.

    It is possible your User Account has become corrupted although I would think this a long shot as well. This thread also talks about problems with a User account.
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