HOW TO CONFIGURE PC POWER OPTIONS

Did you know you can choose the action for your computer when you press the power button , when you close your laptop . To change this just follow the below simple steps.

  • Click Start > Control Panel > System and Maintenance > Power Options . OR just  click on the battery icon in the task bar and click on “more power options

  1. From the Select a power plan page, click Choose what the power buttons do from the list on the left panel.
  2. On the Define power buttons and turn on password protection page, you then have the option of choosing what happens when you:
  • press the power button
  • press the sleep button
  • close the lid

For each of the above options, you can choose different action when the computer is either On battery or Plugged inwhich include ;

  • Do nothing
  • Sleep
  • Hibernate
  • Shut down

Then click on “Save changes”

You can Also Read ; BASIC TIPS TO EXTEND LAPTOP BATTERY LIFE

N : B Check this box “Require a password (recommended)” : so that any time the computer goes into a power saving mode you will enter your administrator password to continue.

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