The next new Powertoys for Windows 10 will be one to keep your PC awake

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The developers of Microsoft’s PowerToys are looking to add a new tool to the collection.

Powertoys already include a tool to rename files, a keyboard manager and application launcher, image resizer, colour picker, microphone muter, and more.

Now Microsoft is looking to add one which stops your PC from sleeping, useful if you have a big download or rendering job for example.

Microsoft writes:

This feature would prevent the OS from going to sleep with the options to set a timer for when it can go back to sleep

The issue also included the following mockup.

It shows that the utility will also include a timer, which would allow you to terminate the keep awake feature automatically.

The current version of PowerToys can be found here.

via GHacks

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