28 - Power management
This computer has a built-in power management unit that monitors
system activity. System activity refers to any activity involving one or
more of the following devices: keyboard, mouse, hard disk,
peripherals connected to the computer, and video memory. If no
activity is detected for a period of time, the computer stops some or all
of these devices in order to conserve energy.
Disable Fast startup
Your computer uses Fast startup to start quickly, but also uses a small
amount of power to check for signals to start. These checks consume
If you prefer to reduce your computer's power requirements and
environmental impact, turn off Fast startup:
If Fast startup is off, your computer will take longer to start from Sleep.
Your computer will also not start if it receives an instruction to start over a
network (Wake on LAN).
1. Open the Charms and search for Control Panel.
2. Open System and Security > Power Options.
3. Select Choose what the power buttons do.
4. Select Change settings that are currently unavailable.
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