Articles tagged: sleep
Laptop settings control power use when running on battery. Your choices affect performance and how quickly you’ll need to plug in again.
Sleep, while more reliable than in the past, can still be a problem if you expect your machine to stay on when plugged in.
Depending on your usage, turning your computer off at night might be appropriate. But is it actually saving energy? In the long run, it’s hard to say.
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.