If my screen turns off due to power saving settings in Windows 8 the PC gets locked also. Is there a way to delay the locking another minute? I have no screen saver set (where the lock setting would ...
Windows XP didn't have Aero glass and other visual effects and shadow indexing (for fast search) that probably consume extra power in Windows 7. I wonder if disabling some of those features will save ...
Some OEM include energy saving apps that can switch off certain devices such as webcam or optical drive. Is there any brand-agnostic app out there that can do it? If the list of disabled device is ...
At my work most people use laptops, in combination with a stand-alone Dell LCD (connected through a VGA cable). Problem: if you unplug your laptop from the display, the display doesn't go to sleep ...
I keep a PC running 24x7 as it handles several light (processor-wise and disk-wise) tasks and acts as a jumping point into my network from outside. I'd like to keep it as energy efficient as possible. ...
I want to be able to substantially throttle down the CPU on my desktop, which due to space constraints is in our bedroom and the wife is suspending it each night because of the fan noise. I've tried ...
I am working on a traffic surveillance project which performs various image processing tasks with a number of visual sensors and a computing platform. My basic task in the project is the power ...
Is there any software for Windows 7 which can show a computer's energy usage in real-time? I am currently using Battery Bar, which gives an estimated discharge rate, but this is essentially an average ...