Windows: Disable Sleep Button

By Xah Lee. Date: .

Press ❖ Window and type “Control Panel” to launch it.

Windows 10 Control Panel 2021-05-08
Windows 10 Control Panel

Click on “Power Options”.

Windows 10 Power Options 2021-05-08
Windows 10 Power Options 2021-05-08

Click on “Show additional plans”, then click on “change plan settings”.

Windows 10 edit power settings 2021-05-08
Windows 10 edit power settings 2021-05-08

Click on “Change advanced power settings”.

Windows 10 disable sleep button 2021-02-20
Windows 10 disable sleep button 2021-02-20

Using Microsoft PowerToys to Disable Sleep Key

If the sleep button does not show in the Power Options dialog, you can use Microsoft PowerToys to disable it.

Microsoft PowerToys

Windows Keyboard Shortcut Guide