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APM power down option for Laptops?

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c627627

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trents

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APM? Advanced Power Management?

Those kinds of features are generally found in enthusiast class motherboard bioses. I would not expect to find them in a laptop, unless it was a gaming class laptop, perhaps.
 
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c627627

c627627

c(n*199780) Senior Member
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Thank you trents.
Thank you very much.

I will get back to image program makers with this, hopefully they can figure out why shutdown/reboot upon completion does not execute when booting from a DOS stick to image a partition...
 

trents

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_Power_Management

So I guess it depends on what they were referring to when they used that term. My laptop in bios has two options that might fit into that category: 1. Power Saving Energy Mode and 2. Wake on Lid Open. I was having trouble with not being able to get it to come back on once it went into sleep/hibernation mode even though those things were turned off in Windows Power Options. So I guess the API stuff was not working like it should. I had to turn off those things in bios. I think the term also may include C states, Speed Step and turbo modes that we tinker with in overclocking in enthusiast environments.