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Windows® 7 Visual™ Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 11. Getting More Out of Your Notebook PC

Windows 7 comes with many new features for notebook PCs and has support for Tablet PCs built into the operating system (except for the Starter and Home Basic editions of Windows 7). If you use a notebook PC regularly, then you will appreciate Windows 7 features such as using an alarm to warn you when your battery power gets low, improving battery life with a custom power plan, and defining what action Windows 7 performs when you press the notebook's power buttons. You also learn about advanced notebook features such allowing wake timers, controlling the processor speed, and GPS settings.

Windows 7 also enables you to set up your notebook with a special configuration whenever you use your notebook ...

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