Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Power options, part of Learning Windows 8.
Today's computers and especially portable devices are designed to be power friendly …so that they don't consume a lot of energy when they're not being used. …And as a result, there's not really a strong need to power down your computer …or device altogether. But there are situations where you may …want to put your device to sleep in order to preserve the battery or even shut down …the computer all together. Let's take a look at the various power …options that are available within Windows 8. …I'll go ahead and swipe inward from the right side of the display in order to …bring up the charm bar. And then from that charm bar, I'll tap …the settings button. I'll then tap the power option and you'll …see that there are several options available Sleep, Shut Down, Update and Restart.…
Let's start off with the Sleep option. This is very straightforward. …If I want to put my computer to sleep so that it is using less power, I can simply …tap that Sleep option, and you'll see that the device goes to sleep. …
- Changing your environment and customizing live tiles
- Using gestures
- Creating and using a picture password
- Using Windows applications
- Working with media
- Accessing and personalizing the desktop
- Working with the File Explorer
- Changing Windows settings
- Backing up your files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started with Windows 8
2. Using Windows Applications
3. Working with Media
4. Working with the Desktop
5. Managing Your Computer System
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