Power Management (NDIS 6.20)

This section describes the power management interface that was introduced with Windows 7 and NDIS 6.20. Starting with NDIS 6.20, power management enhancements are supported that reduce computer power consumption.

This section includes the following topics:

Starting with Windows 7, Native 802.11 Wireless LAN network adapters must support the NDIS 6.20 power management interface. For more information, see Wake-on-Wireless LAN.

Note Starting with NDIS 6.30, the NDIS power management interface has been extended. For more information about the NDIS 6.30 extensions for power management, please review the information at Power Management (NDIS 6.30 and Later).