Posts under Power tag.

Give your Windows PC insomnia !

There may be times that you do not wish your computer to sleep. The default power settings for Windows are set up so a computer will go to sleep after the stipulated minutes of inactivity, thus saving power.

Should you hibernate or shutdown Windows PC at night

A question most energy conscious folks have! Should I hibernate or shut down my Windows PC at night? Which is better? In this article we explore both options and then you can decide for yourself. Hibernate or Shutdown If you’re […]

Microsoft Hohm will help you save energy & money.

Microsoft Hohm is a free online beta application that helps you save energy and money. With Microsoft Hohm you can better understand your home energy usage, get recommendations to conserve energy and start saving.

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Manage Windows Vista Power Schemes Effectively & Efficiently

Most mobile users have Windows Vista on their portable Laptops and as such, it becomes imperative to them to make their battery stretch as far is possible. Fortunately, Vista Is Green; and has great power management schemes. Manage Windows Vista […]

Power Management Improvements in Windows 7/8/10

Microsoft has designed Windows 7 with a strong focus on reducing the overall power consumption by investing in key areas of the platform including performance optimizations, idle resource utilization, device power management, and key end-user scenarios. Power Management Improvements Windows […]

Power Button action and settings in Windows 7

The default setting in the Windows 7 start menu power button displays Shutdown action. But should you wish to, you can change what the Power Button does from Shutdown, to Switch User, Log off, Lock, Restart, Sleep or Hibernate in Windows 7. […]

Why does laptop display dim automatically in Windows 10/8/7

Windows 7 introduced several new power saving measures, in order to extend battery life of your laptop. One very visible feature is the way the laptop screen dims after a set period of time. These power saving features have been […]