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  1. System Enable or Disable Show Battery Estimated Time Remaining in Windows 11

    If you have a Windows 11 device that runs on battery power, you can check the battery status to see the estimated time and percentage remaining battery life left to know when to charge the battery. If you only want to see the percentage of remaining battery, you can disable showing the...
  2. System Review and Apply Energy Recommendations in Windows 11

    Starting with Windows 11 build 22623.885 and Windows 11 build 25247, is beginning to roll out Energy Recommendations in Settings. You can review and apply these recommendations to improve the energy efficiency of your PC and reduce your carbon footprint. Reference...
  3. General Enable or Disable Efficiency mode Confirmation Dialog in Windows 11

    Efficiency mode is helpful when you notice an app consuming high resources and would like to limit its consumption so that the system gives priority to other apps which will lead to faster foreground responsiveness and better energy efficiency. When you turn on Efficiency mode for an app or...
  4. System Reset and Restore Power Plan Settings to Default in Windows 11

    A power plan is a collection of hardware and system settings that manages how your computer uses power. Power plans can help you save energy, maximize system performance, or achieve a balance between the two. A power plan is also known as a power scheme. Changes made to a power plan settings...
  5. Devices Change Turn Off Hard Disk After Idle Time in Windows 11

    The Turn off hard disk after setting in Power Options lets you specify the period of inactivity before the disk is automatically powered down. Having your HDDs automatically turn off after being idle can help save energy and extend the battery life. When you or anything tries to access a HDD...
  6. Devices Enable or Disable USB Selective Suspend in Windows 11

    USB selective suspend is the ability to power down and later resume an idle USB device while the computer to which it is attached remains in the working state (S0). For energy-efficient operation—especially on mobile PCs—all USB devices and drivers should support selective suspend. Powering down...
  7. System Add or Remove Power Button on Sign-in Screen in Windows 11

    The Power button on the sign-in screen can allow users to sleep, hibernate, shut down, or restart the computer without having to sign in to Windows. The Shutdown: Allow system to be shut down without having to log on security policy setting determines whether a device can be shut down without...
  8. System Check Battery Status for Estimated Time and Percentage Remaining in Windows 11

    If you have a Windows 11 device that runs on battery power, you can check the battery status to see the estimated time and percentage remaining battery life left to know when to charge the battery. See also...
  9. System Change Lock Screen Timeout to Turn Off Display After in Windows 11

    Console lock display off timeout is the amount of minutes Windows will wait idle with no activity while on the lock screen when a user locks the computer before timing out and automatically turning off the display. The Console lock display off timeout setting is set to 1 minute by default for...
  10. Personalization Add or Remove Power Button on Start Menu in Windows 11

    The Power button on the Start menu allows you to quickly open Sign-in options, Sleep computer, Hibernate computer, Shut down computer, or Restart computer from the Start menu. If wanted, you can completely remove the Power button from the Start menu. See also...
  11. System Generate Sleep Study Report in Windows 11

    Starting with Windows 8.1, a software tool, SleepStudy, became available as an inbox component in all Windows PCs that support the Modern Standby (S0 low power idle) sleep state. SleepStudy can measure modern standby performance with minimal impact. The SleepStudy tool provides overview...
  12. Personalization Add "Turn off display" Context Menu in Windows 11

    By default, You can specify a screen timeout for how long the PC sits inactive without user activity before all connected displays automatically turn off. When your display turns off, you would just need to move the mouse, touch the touchpad or touchscreen, click a mouse or touchpad button, or...
  13. System Turn On or Off HDR on Battery in Windows 11

    HDR content offers better brightness and color capabilities compared to traditional content (sometimes called standard dynamic range [SDR] content). Traditional content typically shows details in a bright part of a scene or a darker part of a scene but not in both parts at the same time. For...
  14. Devices Turn On or Off USB Battery Saver in Windows 11

    USB battery saver will stop USB devices when your screen is off to help save battery life. This will show you how to turn on or off USB battery saver for all users in Windows 11. You must be signed in as an administrator to turn on or off USB battery saver. Option One: Turn On or Off USB...
  15. System Enable or Disable to Allow Wake Timers in Windows 11

    A wake timer is a timed event that wakes the computer from a sleep or hibernate state at a specific time to perform scheduled tasks. Important wake timers includes things like a required reboot after a Windows update. They supersede all other settings. This tutorial will show you how to enable...
  16. System Find Wake Timers in Windows 11

    A wake timer is a timed event that wakes the computer from a sleep or hibernate state at a specific time to perform scheduled tasks. Important wake timers includes things like a required reboot after a Windows update. They supersede all other settings. This tutorial will show you how to get a...
  17. System Find Wake Source for Windows 11 Computer

    When you put your computer to sleep or hibernate, many sources (ex: device or wake timers) can wake the computer. See also: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/design/device-experiences/powercfg-command-line-options#option_lastwake...
  18. Devices Enable or Disable Device to Wake Computer in Windows 11

    When you put your computer to sleep, a device can automatically wake the computer if the device is currently configured (allowed) to wake the system from a sleep state. Some devices may support waking the system from a sleep state, but are not currently configured to wake the system. See also...
  19. Devices Get List of Devices that Support Waking Computer in Windows 11

    When you put your computer to sleep, a device can automatically wake the computer if the device is currently configured (allowed) to wake the system from a sleep state. Some devices may support waking the system from a sleep state, but are not currently configured to wake the system. Knowing...
  20. System See Active Power Plan in Windows 11

    A power plan is a collection of hardware and system settings that manages how your computer uses power. Power plans can help you save energy, maximize system performance, or achieve a balance between the two. A power plan is also known as a power scheme. Changes made to a power plan settings...
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