Articles tagged: sleep

How Can I Keep My Laptop Running With the Lid Closed?

The default configuration for most Windows laptops is to go into standby when the lid is closed. We’ll look at how to change that.

Should I Turn My Computer Off at Night?

Turning your computer off at night might be appropriate. But is it saving energy? It’s hard to say.

Why Is My Laptop Running Slower When It’s on Battery?

Laptop settings control power use when running on battery. Your choices affect performance and how quickly you’ll need to plug in again.

Tip of the Day: Leave Your Laptop Running When Plugged In

Sleep, while more reliable than in the past, can still be a problem if you expect your machine to stay on when plugged in.

Tip of the Day: Control Your Laptop’s Power Button