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Power Options missing from Start Menu in Windows 10

The upgrade process to Windows 10 Creators Update v 1703 went smoothly, but I noticed one thing. There were no Shutdown, Restart, Sleep, Hibernate options in the Power Options menu. In short, the Power Options had gone missing! Clicking on […]

How to find out Battery Usage of each app in Windows 10

You can extend Windows 10 battery life by finding out which programs & apps are consuming more battery and draining thus battery, via the Battery use applet of the Settings app. Find out Battery Usage of each app From the […]

Windows will not wake up from sleep mode

There may may be times where you may find that, try as you may, your Windows 10 / 8 / 7 computer does not wake up from Sleep mode. Moving  the mouse or pressing keyboard keys just does not help. […]

How to change Battery Saver Mode settings in Windows 10

Windows 10 brings with it multiple new features and Battery Saver mode is one of them. When, in the active state, the feature conserves battery life by limiting the background activity and adjusting the hardware settings. It then displays information […]

Power Kit: Windows freeware for scheduling power tasks

Power Kit is a useful app that allow users to schedule tasks on their Windows computer. It is designed to better organize the precious time of users, and to give the power user something new to play around with. The […]

Surface Pro 3 shuts down when I click on Sleep

Although I had set my Surface Pro 3 to Sleep when I closed the lid, I found that whenever I opened the lid and pressed lightly on the Power button, all the open windows and programs would be shut down. […]

Windows laptop will not hibernate

Fix: Windows laptop will not Hibernate

There have been cases when users have found that their Windows laptop just will not hibernate. If you are facing this issue with your Windows 8  or Windows 7 laptop, then you may try some of these troubleshooting steps. Windows laptop […]

InstantGo Power State in Windows 10/8.1

InstantGo in Windows 8.1, replaces the Connected Standby of Windows 8. The feature as we all know defined how a device could handle sleep mode since, it allowed devices to run continually and keep alive the network connection even when […]

Sleep Mode not working in Windows 8.1 / 10

Many a times, we need to put our Windows computer into the Sleep Mode, so that we can instantly wake and use it when we need it, without losing the time required for booting it. But sometimes, Windows will not Sleep.  If […]