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Changing the Power Management settings

How do I change the power settings on my notebook?

This article explains how to adjust the power saving settings under Windows XP. Here you will be able to set how long it is before your screen saver comes on as well as more advanced features such as screen turn off and system shut down as battery life reduces.

Step 1: Left Click on Start
Step 2: Left Click on Control Panel and ensure you are switched to classic view
Step 3: Double Left click on Display
Step 4: Left Click on the screensaver tab
Step 5: left Click on the power button
Step 6: Select the power schemes tab

Under the power schemes tab there are options available to modify the time delay before the notebook performs a power saving task on battery or mains. Advanced users mightlike to explore the other options in this window such as critical battery alerts.

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