How to change Start menu power button default action in Windows Vista?
By default, the Start Menu power button in Windows Vista is set to sleep mode. While this may go fine for some, you may want the power button to put your PC in hibernate mode or, more likely, you would like the power button to simply shut down your PC.
You haven’t yet changed the Start Menu power button default action? Are you still shutting down your PC every night despite knowing the fact that it is a multi-mouse-click process? In simpler words, it’s a waste of time. Reconfiguring the Start Menu power button will probably save a few seconds off this daily process.
You may not know how to go about making the changes in the Start Menu power button. Under such cases, following steps will guide you through the process. Here’s how:
- Click on the Start button and then click on Control Panel.
- Double-click on Power Options.
- Under Balanced, click Change Plan Settings.
- Click on Change Advanced Power Settings.
- Click on the (+) sign next to “Power buttons and lid”, from here you can change the options:
- Power button action – Changes the hardware power button action
- Start menu power button – Changes the power button on the Start Menu
- Click on OK and close the Control Panel Window.
Isn’t the process simple and easy to understand? Don’t you think the above-mentioned steps have simplified your task? If you find these steps a bit hard to understand, you can go for a video solution that is posted below.