Vista shut off with sleep default

By gulabg
Oct 31, 2010
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  1. This may be very easy for most of you, but I am having a problem, that needs
    to be solved.

    Some how it suddenly started that when I try to shut off my lap top with Vista
    operating system, the default appears to be "Sleep" mode. in the options window.
    I would like to change that to "Shut off" mode.

    Please let me know how I can achieve that?

    Many thanks.

    Best regards,
  2. Tazo The Vault

    Tazo The Vault TS Member Posts: 32

    Right click your taskbar and go to properties. The option to change your power button action should be there.
  3. JasonWinTeam

    JasonWinTeam TS Rookie Posts: 24

    In order to change your options, complete the following steps:

    Go to Control Panel \ Power Options \ Change Plan Settings \ Change Advanced Power Settings. Once you get to this dialog, browse down 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

    I hope this helps.
  4. gulabg

    gulabg TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 49

    You guys are wonderful.
    I wish I knew that much. I really do not know how to find anything in these embedded menus.
    I guess that I am getting old.
    Many thanks for helping this confused person.
    Best regards,

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