View the selected Power mode on your Windows 10 PC, choose a Power mode , edit a Power mode, define what the power button does when pressed, and require a password with the computer wakes from sleep. Learn how to create a Power Plan, review other Power options such as when to turn off the display or put the computer to sleep.
- [Voiceover] Have you ever left your computer…for a period of time and when you came back to it…noticed that it had turned itself off…or gone to sleep or the screen had gone dim?…This happens because, by default,…certain power options are configured…when Windows is installed.…These options are stored in pre-configured power plans.…Let's take a look at those.…In the Search the web and Windows box…at the bottom of the screen type power options.…Notice the two power options shown here.…
One is available in System settings…and the other in Control panel.…Since Control panel is more comprehensive…go ahead and click that one.…You can always return here…and explore System settings later.…From here you can see which power plan…your computer is configured to use.…This one is Balanced and yours likely is too.…Although you don't have to make changes right away…to this particular power plan,…go ahead and click Change plan settings…to see what's available.…As you can see here the…plan has specific settings already configured.…
Expert author Joli Ballew then explores important backup and recovery options, including how to configure and use System Restore. She shows how to remove all the unnecessary and unwanted software and then add your desired software and apps.
The course wraps up with some advanced tasks, including setting program defaults, configuring virtual desktops, adding users, and configuring family safety and security settings.
- Registering a new PC
- Connecting to networks
- Installing updates
- Setting up backups
- Creating a recovery drive
- Installing software
- Setting program defaults
- Adding users
- Configuring Family Safety
- Accessing media