Windows settings

Turn off sleep mode

To prevent Windows from entering sleep mode while recording data, set the Screen Off and Sleep Mode settings to None in the Settings> System> Power & Sleep tab as shown below.

Prevent Automatic Windows Updates

Windows Automatic Updates may cause the Vital Recorder program to stop working.

You can use the following program to force Windows automatic updating to stop..

http://greatis.com/blog/stopupdates10

Even if you stop Windows automatic updating, we recommend that you keep your Windows secure by performing periodic manual updates at the time between data recording.

Do not prompt for password when logging in Windows

Right-click the Windows Start button and click Run (R) or press Windows Key + R to bring up the Run window.

Enter “control userpasswords2”.

Turn off the "User must enter username and password to use this computer (E)" option. If you click OK, you may need to enter your current password once.