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Add Reserve Battery Level to Power Options in Windows 10

Add Reserve Battery Level to Power Options in Windows 10

How to add Reserve Battery Level to Power Options in Windows 10

In Windows 10 you can add the "Reserve Battery Level" option to the Power Options applet of the classic Control Panel. It specifies a percentage of capacity when the reserve battery warning is shown to the user. It is a hidden option that is not visible by default.

Add Device Idle Policy to Power Options in Windows 10

Add Device Idle Policy to Power Options in Windows 10

How to Add the Device idle policy option to Power Options in Windows 10

In Windows 10 you can add the "Device idle policy" option to the Power Options applet of the classic Control Panel. It determines whether conservation idle timeouts or performance idle timeouts are used for devices that are integrated with Windows kernel power manager device idle detection. It is a hidden option that is not visible by default.

Change System Cooling Policy for Processor in Windows 10

Change System Cooling Policy for Processor in Windows 10

How to change System Cooling Policy for Processor in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can specify the System cooling policy setting for active or passive cooling.  Starting with Windows 8, devices that have thermal management capabilities can expose these capabilities to the operating system with a special driver. A driver that has passive-cooling capabilities implements the PassiveCooling routine. A driver that has active-cooling capabilities implements the ActiveCooling routine. In response to changes in computer usage or environmental conditions, the operating system calls one (or possibly both) of these routines to manage thermal levels dynamically in the hardware platform.

Add Power Options Context Menu in Windows 10

Add Power Options Context Menu in Windows 10

In this article, we will see how to add a useful Power Options context menu to Desktop. It will allow accessing various power options quickly and adjusting your current power plan settings. It is faster than changing them in Settings or using the classic Control Panel.

Add Energy Saver to Power Options in Windows 10

Add Energy Saver to Power Options in Windows 10

In Windows 10, it possible to add the "Energy Saver" option to Power Options in the classic Control Panel. It will allow configuring the display brightness level and battery charge level at which Energy Saver is turned on.

How to Change Power Button Action in Windows 10

How to Change Power Button Action in Windows 10

In Windows 10, it is possible to set the default action for the hardware power button of your PC or laptop. When you press it, the operating system can perform one of the following actions: do nothing, shut down, turn off the display, sleep, or hibernate. Let's see how to configure this feature.

Optimize Battery Life For Video Quality in Windows 10

Optimize Battery Life For Video Quality in Windows 10

There is a new option in Windows 10 which allows optimizing for battery life or video quality when watching moves and videos. It can be activated when your device is unplugged and using battery power. Let's see how it can be done.

Add Require a password on wakeup to Power Options in Windows 10

Add Require a password on wakeup to Power Options in Windows 10

In Windows 10, it possible to add the "Require a password on wakeup" option to Power Options in the classic Control Panel. It will allow you to manage your user account's security protection using a familiar way that you are used to from Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.

How to disable or enable Fast Startup in Windows 10

How to disable or enable Fast Startup in Windows 10

The Fast Startup feature, which was introduced in Windows 8 RTM, is enabled by default in Windows 10. When enabled, it saves a part of your memory (loaded system files and drivers) to a hibernation file after the user session has ended. This allows your computer to start much faster than normal. However, there are plenty of cases when Fast Startup creates issues and needs to be disabled. In this article, we will see how to disable or enable Fast Startup in Windows 10.