So I was looking through the Windows 7 power options via Control Panel today, and I realized I had a couple of unresolved questions as to the nature of various choices. I was wondering if someone could give me a clear and concise explanation of the difference between the following four selections:
Turn off hard disks after...
For example, regarding option 4 - does this mean that after the elapsed time limit, the computer will go into standby, hibernate, sleep, or just turn off? Below is an image of the options (albeit on a Windows XP system, but I think the same concepts should apply):