To get access to all the settings of sleep mode, right click mouse on the desktop and select the context menu item "Personalize" (Windows Vista and 7) or "Properties" (for Windows XP earlier).
Select "screen Saver" and click the active link "Change power settings". In the new dialog box, click "setting sleep mode" and select the required value for the command "put the computer to sleep". So you activate automatic transfer of the laptop in this mode.
You can set your laptop so that it goes into standby mode when you close the lid, and when opened again returned to operational status. To do this in the "Screensaver" dialog "Personalize", go to settings, power options.
From the menu in the left part of the window, select "Action when closing the lid", and then check the value of "Sleep" for the corresponding parameter. If you need to protect computer data from unauthorized persons, but here, activate the command on the prompt password upon awakening. Then when the laptop from sleep mode to start the system without a password will not be possible.
In addition, you can assign the power button laptop system action "hibernate". To do this, set the value of "Sleep" for the corresponding parameter in the same dialog where you set up the action of your operating system when you close the laptop lid.
Setting auto-sleep mode can be performed not only on laptop but also on my desktop. User actions in this case will not differ from that described above.
After performing all necessary settings, do not forget to confirm changes by clicking OK or Apply, otherwise the new settings will not take effect.
Advice 2: How to put the computer in sleep mode
Sometimes it is convenient to suspend the computer (for example, at lunchtime), and then enable it at that point when you left it — with running programs and open documents. To do this in the Windows operating system provides sleep mode.
You will need
- - administrator rights.
Go to "start menu" and find "control Panel". Click "Hardware and sound", and inside it, find "choose what the power button". It is in the list, in the left pane of the window. Can also click on the desktop shortcut "My computer" and select in the left part of the tab called "control Panel".
Select which action the computer performs when you press the power button — that is, "Sleep." Now every time you press the power button on the system unit, the operating system will suspend the job and off. Make the required settings in the item "Password protection when waking". If you select "Request password", and the password to your account is not specified, the operating system will ask to ask it.
Password try to create a hard, that he was neither what is, and was a kind of combination of uppercase and lowercase letters. Click on the "Save changes" and you will return to the previous section. Go to "setting sleep mode" and set the required parameters. So you can leave the computer in sleep mode it will leave on their own after a given idle time.
When you activate sleep modeand the operating system saves the current data to the hard drive. Frequent "visiting" a sleeping modeand on the hard drive lots of space on the hard drive will go to the storing of temporary files, therefore you should not keep the PC on modee sleep — Wake. Try to use this function on the computer in extreme cases. Typically, the computer needs regularly to rest that all the components do not overheat and worked in normal modeE.