Power Management in Windows 7 Overview

Applies To: Windows 7

Today, more organizations are focusing on power management as a way of reducing costs. They need to lower costs, such as their electricity bills, associated with running their client computers. Additionally, IT pros need to quickly identify and resolve energy inefficiencies on individual client computers.

Windows® 7 power-management technologies provide platform and processor efficiencies that reduce power consumption, helping lower energy costs. Windows 7 also provides diagnostic tools that enable IT pros to better manage and troubleshoot power management on client computers and to extend the time that users can work on their computers.

This white paper describes power-management improvements in Windows 7. In this document:


For a complete view of Windows 7 resources, articles, demos, and guidance, please visit the Springboard Series for Windows 7 on the Windows Client TechCenter.
For a downloadable version of this document, see the Power Management in Windows 7 Overview in the Microsoft Download Center (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=151753).