Power Management

Windows 2000 Professional offers enhanced power management features that enable the operating system to control the use of power by computers and hardware. Power management in Windows 2000 Professional is based on the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) specification, which enables reliable power management through improved hardware and operating system coordination. Refer to this chapter for power management information, procedures to customize power settings, and techniques to troubleshoot power management problems.

In This Chapter

Quick Guide to Power Management

Overview of Power Management

Power Management Features

Understanding the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface

Using the Power Management Interface

Troubleshooting Power Management