Chapter 8. Using Windows 7 Maintenance Tools
This chapter provides information and commands concerning the following topics:
Controlling Power Settings with powercfg
The powercfg.exe utility is a great tool for setting power settings on Windows 7 computers. You can view the power settings without administrative privileges, but the powercfg commands that modify settings must be run from an elevated command prompt.
This section shows you the settings to
• Query the power settings with powercfg
• Modify the power settings ...