Set Power Button Functions in Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Crystal, Eng, Anonymous

Welcome to VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to set functions to the power button on a Windows 7 computer.

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Steps

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    Click on the Start button in the lower-left corner of the screen, then click "Control Panel".
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    Once the window opens, click on "Hardware and Sound".
    A new section will open.
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    Click "Power Options".
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    On the left side of the window, click "Choose what the power buttons do".
    In this section, you can change the functions of the buttons on your computer.
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    For example, if I press the power button, the computer will shut down.
    If I press the sleep button, the computer will sleep. This can be changed by clicking on the drop-down arrow.
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    For example, it can be set to "Do nothing" when the power button and the sleep button are pressed.
    If these changes are saved and the power button is pressed, nothing will happen.
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    The next section is "Password protection on wakeup".
    If "Require a password" is selected and the computer goes to sleep, when the computer is woken up, the system will require a password. If "Don't require a password" is selected, the system will not require a password. Click "Save changes" to save your settings.
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    Close the Control Panel window.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to set functions to the power buttons on a Windows 7 computer.
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Recent edits by: Eng, Crystal, Lukward Thomason

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