The device must be on before you can initiate Standby.
If a critical battery level occurs while the device is in Standby, the device initiates Hibernation
and the information stored in memory is saved to the hard drive. The factory setting for critical battery
action is Hibernate, but this setting can be changed in advanced power settings.
To exit Standby, briefly slide the power switch.
The function of the
Hibernation instead of Standby.
In all Windows operating system windows, references to the sleep button apply to the
Switching the screen image (fn+f2)
if a monitor is connected to the device, pressing
to monitor display to simultaneous display on both the device and the monitor.
Most external monitors receive video information from the device using the external VGA video standard.
hotkey can also alternate images among other devices receiving video information from the
The following video transmission types, with examples of devices that use them, are supported by the
LCD (device display)
External VGA (most external monitors)
Decreasing screen brightness (fn+f3)
Increasing screen brightness (fn+f4)
Initiating QuickLock (fn+f6)
QuickLock protects your information by displaying the operating system Log On window. While the Log
On window is displayed, the device cannot be accessed until a Windows user password or a Windows
administrator password is entered.
Before you can use QuickLock, you must set a Windows user password or a Windows
administrator password. For instructions, refer to Help and Support.
To use QuickLock, press
instructions on the screen to enter your Windows user password or your Windows administrator
password and access the device.
Chapter 8 Pointing devices and keyboard
To reduce the risk of information loss, save your work before initiating Standby.
hotkey can be changed. For example, you can set the
to switch the screen image among display devices connected to the system. For example,
to decrease screen brightness. Hold down the hotkey to decrease the brightness level
to increase screen brightness. Hold down the hotkey to increase the brightness level
to initiate the QuickLock security feature.
to display the Log On window and lock the device. Then follow the
alternates the screen image from device display
hotkey to initiate