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I have an hp laptop and there are three power options. the one i have currently set and it is balanced between computer power and computer performance. the one i want is the one where the battery last longer and the computer performance is a little less. which one would be better and what is computer performance and will it slow down the internet.

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Set it up so when it's on AC power, nothing is shutdown. On battery, I set mine to shut down after 30 minutes of inactivity.

I never let power mgmt turn off the hard drive in either mode. It doesn't save much when on battery, and usually causes problems with certain programs.

Internet access wouldn't be affected by these settings.

Another power setting that should not be on, is found under

Control Panel/System/Device Manager/Network Cards.

Right click on the network cards, go to Properties/Power Management.

Clear the boxes that allow the computer to turn off the card. Another setting that's more trouble than it's worth.

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How do I get my hp pavilion a1030n out of power save mode???


In order to help users save electricity and battery charge, Windows operating systems include a setting that puts the computer into standby mode if it's left idle too long.

While usually a helpful feature, it can sometimes interrupt long processes like virus scanning or downloading long files.

However, you can easily change these settings, and there is even a way to have your computer automatically switch between settings depending on how you are using it.

Click the "Start" button and select "Control Panel." Wait for the "Control Panel" window to open.
If it is not already, set the "View by" drop-down menu to "Category."


Click "System and Security," then "Power Options." This displays a list of the default power usage plans that Microsoft and HP add to your computer.

The plan with the filled dot on its left is the one you are currently using. Click the "Change Plan Settings" link to the right of the active power plan.

The drop-down menus following "Put the computer to sleep:" allow you to determine how long the computer will wait when left idle before automatically going into standby mode.

If you have a laptop, choose different settings for when the computer is plugged in or running on its battery.

If you want to computer to always remain on, select "Never" from the menu.

http://www.whatthetech.com/2010/11/22/how-to-adjust-power-settings-in-windows-7/
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Which operating system >???
Learning how to use all of the settings and what they mean can help extend the life and speed of a computer.
The sleep, hibernate and shutdown settings can help save energy when your computer is not in use.
These modes are used when you are away from the computer for an extended period of time. The sleep mode will store any open information on the hard drive while the computer switches to a lower power level, but it allows you to turn the computer on and resume work where you left off.
Changing these settings in your computer is easy.
Click on the computer's start button.
Find the Control Panel option and select it with your mouse.
Select Power Options.
You will see several options.
There should be an option that is already highlighted or selected.
This is the current setting on your computer. Click on Change Plan Settings.
Your current settings will be displayed. Click on Change Advanced Power Settings.

Choose settings. Click on the plus signs in the new dialog box.
This will display any options that are available.
You will be able to change your sleep, hibernate, and shutdown settings.
For instance, you can choose to have your computer hibernate at a certain time, or even wake up at a certain time.
If you have a laptop, it will also give you the option to set these while plugged in, or if on battery mode.
Click on the Restore Plan Defaults button if you want to reset all changes back to the default setting for your computer.

Click the "OK" button when you are done selecting your settings.
Select the Control Panel box that still shows your basic power settings.
Click on the "Save Changes" button.
Exit the Control Panel.
Your settings are now saved and are in effect.

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The HP Recovery Partition that comes pre-installed on most new HPs is like built-in insurance if your system becomes unstable or fails.
If the problem is severe enough, you may not be able to start the HP Desktop Recovery Manager from Windows but you can start it manually by following the steps below.

Disconnect all peripheral devices and power on the computer.
Press the F11 key after the computer first powers on to start the HP Recovery Manager.

Follow the on-screen instructions to back up recoverable files on the hard drive to an external drive or media.
Continue following the instructions to recover the hard drive to its original factory condition.
Click "Finish" when the recovery is complete.
Reconnect devices and reboot the computer.
Reinstall software and update Windows and HP to current settings.


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Accessing the recovery partition on your HP Pavilion laptop allows you to restore your computer to speed it up, eliminate a virus or repair your Windows operating system.
The Recovery Manager program makes it possible to restore your laptop to its settings as of a previous date or restore your computer to its original factory settings, which will erase all of your installed programs and personal data.
Using the recovery partition allows you to bypass the hassle of keeping track of recovery discs, which could be damaged in storage, rendering them useless when you need them.

Turn on or restart your HP Pavilion laptop.
Press "F11" when the "Press <F11> for recovery" message appears during the HP Pavilion boot process.
Select "Recovery Manager" from your list of recovery options and press "Enter."
The Recovery Manger program will open on your screen, and you can begin the recovery process.
Access Recovery Manager Within Windows
Click the "Start" icon or "Start" button in the lower left corner of your Windows home screen.
Click "All Programs" and then "Recovery Manager."
Click "Recovery Manager" again to open the Recovery Manager program on your HP Pavilion laptop.
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Which operating system ??..

HP Pavilion Recovery Partition
Accessing the recovery partition on your HP Pavilion laptop allows you to restore your computer to speed it up, eliminate a virus or repair your Windows operating system.
The Recovery Manager program makes it possible to restore your laptop to its settings as of a previous date or restore your computer to its original factory settings, which will erase all of your installed programs and personal data.
Using the recovery partition allows you to bypass the hassle of keeping track of recovery discs, which could be damaged in storage, rendering them useless when you need them.

Turn on or restart your HP Pavilion laptop.
Press "F11" when the "Press <F11> for recovery" message appears during the HP Pavilion boot process.
Select "Recovery Manager" from your list of recovery options and press "Enter."
The Recovery Manger program will open on your screen, and you can begin the recovery process.
Access Recovery Manager Within Windows
Click the "Start" icon or "Start" button in the lower left corner of your Windows home screen.
Click "All Programs" and then "Recovery Manager."
Click "Recovery Manager" again to open the Recovery Manager program on your HP Pavilion laptop.
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or
While restarting the computer keep tapping on the F10 key
on the next screen you will find start system recovery , and on the next screen you will find advanced options
in advanced option you will find an option for Destructive Recovery.. click that

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Disconnect all peripheral devices and power on the computer.
Press the F11 key after the computer first powers on to start the HP Recovery Manager.

Follow the on-screen instructions to back up recoverable files on the hard drive to an external drive or media.
Continue following the instructions to recover the hard drive to its original factory condition.
Click "Finish" when the recovery is complete.
Reconnect devices and reboot the computer.
Reinstall software and update Windows and HP to current settings.


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Click "Yes" when prompted, to confirm.

Power on your laptop, and press the "F9" key when you see the logo screen.
A menu will pop up with a list of three options.
Select the "Restore Factory Settings" option (which is the last one in the menu).

Select "Yes" when prompted, then hit the "Enter" key to confirm the reboot.

Wait about 30 seconds for the system to restart, then agree to the licensing agreement when prompted.

Confirm your name, password and time and date when prompted.
Then wait as your computer configures.

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