Windows 7 includes power plans that can help you maximize your computer’s performance or conserve energy. You can apply an existing power plan, such as Balanced, or customize a power plan by changing the settings. These settings are referred to as power options.
To change the power options associated with a power plan:
- Click Start, type Power Options and click the Power Options link.
- Click the Change Plan Settings link for your current plan. From here you can change basic settings.
- To change advanced settings, select Change Advanced Power Settings.
- Select the power options you want to use.
- Click OK.