Posts under Power tag.

How to Backup or Restore default Power Plans in Windows 10

In this post we will see how to manage, customize, rename, change, backup, restore create new Power Plans using the Command Line in Windows 10/8/7. A Power Plan is a collection of hardware and system settings that manages how computers […]

Sleep Mode not working in Windows 10

Many 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 Windows […]

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 […]

How to change Windows 10 Lock Screen Timeout Period

Does your Windows 10 computer turn off display after being locked for 1 minute? You can enable Console Lock Display Off Timeout in Windows Power Options and change Windows 10 Lock Screen Timeout Period, by following this tutorial. Windows 10/8 […]

Troubleshoot Power Plans in Windows with PowerCFG Tool

If you need to troubleshoot or know more about the Power Plans in Windows 10/8/7 then you may need to use the PowerCFG powerful command-line tool. This tool helps you in diagnosing power-management issues. PowerCFG Tool You can disable and […]

Windows 10 will not wake up from Sleep Mode

There 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. If you face this issue, […]

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. […]

What is Windows Kernel Mode Power Manager?

Windows uses power management technology to reduce power consumption for PCs in general and battery-powered laptops in particular. For example, a Windows computer can be put in a sleep or hibernation state. Windows Kernel-Mode Power Manager A complex power management […]

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 10/8/7 laptop, then you may try some of these troubleshooting steps. Windows laptop will not Hibernate […]

Windows Sleep Study Tool

Find what drains Device Battery with Windows Sleep Study Tool

Windows Sleep Study Tool is a new tool from Microsoft that helps you study what exactly is draining your battery power in a Windows 10/8.1 InstantGo supported computer. InstantGo, as we explained earlier, is a new power mode on select Windows 8/8.1/10 […]

InstantGo Power State in Windows 10/8.1

InstantGo in Windows 10/8.1, 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 […]