Disabling the Pause and Sleep keys

April 2018


Under many keyboard, there are shortcut keys for sleep and Pause. However these keys are sometimes annoying when pressed unintentionally as they turned off the computer.


  • Below is a tips of how to proceed to disable same.
  • Go to menu Start and select Control Panel.
  • In the Control Panel window, double click on the icon Power option

  • In the menu bar of power option properties, select Advanced.
  • Select the process that you wish and validate.

Published by deri58. Latest update on July 3, 2010 at 08:09 AM by deri58.
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