How do I change the Power Off Timer setting in Windows?

  • You can use the printer software to change the time period before the printer turns off automatically.
    1. Do one of the following:
      • Windows 7: Click and select Devices and Printers. Right-click your printer name and select Printer Properties.
      • Windows Vista: Click and select Control Panel. Click Printer under Hardware and Sound, then right-click your printer name and select Properties.
      • Windows XP: Click Start and select Printers and Faxes. (Or open the Control Panel, select Printers and Other Hardware if necessary, and select Printers and Faxes.) Right-click your product name and select Properties.
    2. Click the Optional Settings tab, then click Printer Settings. You see the Printer Settings window:
    3. Select the time period you want as the Power Off Timer setting.
    4. Click Apply.
    5. When you see the confirmation message, click Yes, then close the Printer Settings window.
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