WinSleep - A Windows Sleep Program by MollieSoft. Save money on electricity!

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   Current Version:, released March 22, 2019.

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WinSleep is a Windows utility that keeps your computer asleep when it's not busy.

  • Keeps your computer asleep (while not too busy) as much as possible during periods you specify.
  • Provides a detailed time-line graph showing when your computer was awake, asleep, or hibernating. WinSleep is the only Windows sleep program with this feature!
  • Sleep Journal shows when/why your computer woke up or went to sleep.
  • Provides convenient Sleep and Hibernate buttons for manual use when desired.
  • Shows the current CPU/Disk/Network usage percentages for your computer.
  • Define multiple sleep schedules (daily, weekly, or monthly timeslot), each with a designated sleep policy with its own cpu/disk/network usage limits.
  • Set wake schedules and an optional task to be run at each wake.
  • Saves money! A typical desktop uses 250 watts of electricity when awake, but only a few watts while asleep. Power companies (in the US) may bill at say 10 cents per kWH. This is .25 kWH @ 10 cents = 2.5 cents/hr you are saving while asleep. Say WinSleep sleeps your computer for half the day; this is $.30/day = $109.50 per year. The more you sleep, the more you save. (We didn't even count the power consumption of the computer monitor here.)
  • Helps prolong the life of your desktop computer. Your disk drive is not spinning, motherboard is not powered, fan is not running (and accumulating dust inside the computer casing), and your monitors are in standby mode.
  • A typical scenario - Windows Update may wake your computer at e.g. 2 a.m. - but WinSleep can put it back to sleep once the update processing is over!
  • Stay in touch with your WinSleep when you are away from home! The free program WinSleep Monitor can be installed on a remote computer to see when your home computer was awake or asleep.

Requirements: Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10

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Change Log: - Handle anomalous sleep/wake records. - More reliable read/write for configuration file. - Various minor stability fixes. - Some cosmetic fixes. - Added "Cancel Sleep Countdown if busy" checkbox to the Preferences dialog. If this is checked, and the machine then becomes busy during the Sleep Countdown, the sleep attempt will be cancelled. - Prevent spontaneous cancellation in Sleep Dialog when usage limits are exceeded. Minor stability fixes. - Fixed timeline issue for multi-day awake periods. - Fixed date limit issue in timeline for midnight power state changes. - Deactivate all schedules on Sleep Schedules remote update, then reactivate. - Added support for Monitor remote edit of Sleep/Wake Schedules. - Stay Awake period is now attached to the Wake Schedule instead of the associated Task. - Updates for Monitor - Respond to Monitor commands for Sleep and Hibernate (Monitor version or greater required). - Added support for WinSleep Monitor. - Added Preferences dialog for miscellaneous settings. - Added Show Help for Sleep Settings and Wake Settings windows. - Show history log in a separate view if desired; added Window menu button at top-right of secondary views, to assist navigation. - Added new "Graph Settings" panel to replace the time-line graph context menu. - Add missing program-end record in case of a forced shutdown; more robust config file read/write. - Added a Sleep Journal with wake/sleep reasons. - Show splash screen at program start. - Attach an optional task (run a program) to a Wake Schedule. - Added Wake Schedules, used to schedule daily/weekly/monthly wake timers.

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User Comments:

    I just wanted to email you to say that I think Winsleep is a really fantastic bit of software. I have been using it for around a year now, prior to that I had no end of problems trying to configure Windows 10 to wake and sleep at certain times. I have read forums and web articles but no matter what there was always an issue. With Winsleep I just set my schedules and leave it to it and can rely on it to sleep and wake my computer when I want it to. One of the best software purchases I have made.
        - Will M., November 18, 2021

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WinSleep Main Screen - Normal View

WinSleep Main Screen - Compact View

WinSleep Sleep Journal

WinSleep Sleep Schedules - Weekly

WinSleep Sleep Schedules - Monthly

WinSleep Wake Schedules

WinSleep Countdown Warning Dialog