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Microsoft Windows Vista On Demand by Steve Johnson - Perspection, Inc.

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Controlling Power Options

WINV-2.1, WINV-7.1.3

You can change power options properties (New!) for a portable or laptop computer to reduce power consumption and maximize battery life. For example, if you often leave your computer for a short time while working, you can set your computer to go into standby, a state in which your monitor and hard disks turn off after being idle for a set time. If you are often away from your computer for an extended time, you can set it to go into hibernation, a state in which your computer first saves everything in memory on your hard disk and then shuts down. To help you set power options, you can choose one of ...

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