Chapter 2. Learning the basics
To put the computer into standby state, do one of the following.
• Click start and select Stand By from the Turn Off Computer menu.
• Press Fn + F1.
Note: Wait until the power indicator light starts blinking (indicating that the
computer is in standby state) before you move your computer. Moving your
computer while the hard disk is spinning can damage the hard disk, causing
loss of data.
To wake the computer, do one of the following.
• Press the power button.
• Press any key on the keyboard.
Shutting down your computer
If you are not going to use your computer for a day or two, shut it down.
To shut down your computer, click start and select Turn Off from the Turn
Off Computer menu.