We recommend to change the default Power Options on your device when taking a secure exam to prevent your device from entering hibernation during the assessment. This may cause issues returning to the exam.
- Hover your mouse over the bottom right of the screen, or swipe from the right side if it is a touch screen machine, to produce the charm menu. Then, click "Search."
- Type Power Options, and then click the "Settings" tab on the right to bring up the below options. Then, select "Power Options" from the list to open the power settings.
- In this window, click the "Change when the computer sleeps" option on the bottom left to bring up a new window.
- Then, set the On battery and Plugged in sleep options to "Never."