Power Policies in Windows ® XP Registry
Tips to manipulate power policies in Windows® XP registry
Windows® registry is a type of database that stores the options and settings of the Microsoft® Windows® operating system. With the Windows® XP registry, you can change the settings of the operating system installed on your PC. If you are bored seeing the same icons on the desktop of your Windows® XP PC, you can change the icons with the help of Windows® registry. With the power policies in Windows® XP you can change and control the settings of your system. You can change the display of your system, set timings for standby, shutdown and restart and also manage the hard drive with the power policies.
The following are the tips to manipulate power policies in Windows® XP registry:
- Change the preferences
- Creating registry files
- Modify power schemes
- Disable Power Management of a Network Adaptor
Change the preferences
It should be noted that the power policies are set as per your preferences. In order to set that, you should right click, go to properties, click the screensaver option and click the power option and change the settings according to your preference.
Creating registry files
Once the power schemes are set according to your preferences, you should create registry file for each policy and you just have to double click on the option you want to set. This will enable to create your own power schemes and change it whenever you want to.
If you need to modify the power schemes, you should create registry file for each scheme. Suppose there are six power schemes for Windows® XP, you should have six registry files for the six power schemes. The version should be changed and the link should be changed and pasted.
If you want to display the power management in your system you just have to change the settings of the Network Adaptor. To disable the power management, click on the properties tab of Network Adaptor, then click the power management option and then turn off the device.