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Always show the battery icon. Folding the laptop should stand by. Stand by should lock the computer so other people can't use it while you're not there. The power button should turn off the computer.


Open the display properties.

Open the power options properties.

Select the advanced power options properties.

This completes the advanced power options properties.

Always Show Icon

Always show the battery icon, even when the battery is full.

This is the full battery icon in the bottom right corner of the desktop.

This completes always showing the icon.

Prompt For Password

Stand by should lock your computer, even if you don't have a password.

If you don't do anything on your computer for a few hours, the power scheme stands by and locks your computer. Unlock your computer by entering your password, unless you don't have a password, then you don't have to enter anything.

This completes prompting for a password.

Power Buttons

What should it do when you close your laptop computer or fold your laptop computer?

What should it do when you press the power button and hold it down for a few seconds?

Computers don't have sleep buttons, what should it do when you press the power button?

Closing or folding a laptop and holding or pressing the power button can stand by, hibernate, or shut down by turning off the computer.

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