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Friday, November 25, 2011

How To Change Power Saving Settings In Windows Vista

Description: This article will show how to change the default power saving settings in Windows Vista.
  1. Click on the Start button
  2. In the search bar over the Start button type "power options"

    power options

  3. Click on "power options" to open
  4. In the power settings window there are 3 preset plans, select one of these or select "customize" to create one to fit your needs.

    Select a power plan

    • On this screen there are settings for when the computer goes to sleep and when the display is to turned off. There are more options available by clicking on "change advanced power settings"

      change settings

      select time
    • Here it is possible to customize several more advanced settings such as when the hard drive powers down to sleep etc.

      power options

  5. Click on "OK" to save settings.
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