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Right-click the
Power meter
icon
, and then select
Power Options
.
2.
In the left pane, select
Require a password on wakeup
.
3.
Select
Change Settings that are currently unavailable
.
4.
Select
Require a password (recommended)
.
NOTE:
To create a user account password or change your current user account password, select
Create or change your user account password
, and then follow the on-screen instructions. If you do
not need to create or change a user account password, go to step 5.
5.
Select
Save changes
.
Using the power meter and power settings
The power meter is located on the Windows taskbar. The power meter allows you to quickly access power
settings and view the remaining battery charge.
To view the percentage of remaining battery charge and the current power plan, place the mouse
pointer over the power meter icon
.
To use Power Options, right–click the power meter icon
, and then select an item from the list. You
can also type
power options
in the task bar search box, and then select
Power Options
.
Different power meter icons indicate whether the computer is running on battery or external power. Placing
the mouse pointer over the icon reveals a message if the battery has reached a low or critical battery level.
Running on battery power
When a charged battery is in the computer and the computer is not plugged into external power, the
computer runs on battery power. When the computer is off and unplugged from external power, the battery
in the computer slowly discharges. The computer displays a message when the battery reaches a low or
critical battery level.
Computer battery life varies, depending on power management settings, programs running on the computer,
screen brightness, external devices connected to the computer, and other factors.
Factory-sealed battery
To monitor the status of the battery, or if the battery is no longer holding a charge, run HP Battery Check in
the HP Support Assistant app.
1.
Type
support
in the taskbar search box, and then select the
HP Support Assistant
app.
– or –
Click the question mark icon in the taskbar.
2.
Select
My PC
, select the
Diagnostics and tools
tab, and then select
HP Battery Check
. If HP Battery
Check indicates that your battery should be replaced, contact support.
The battery[ies] in this product cannot be easily replaced by users themselves. Removing or replacing the
battery could affect your warranty coverage. If a battery is no longer holding a charge, contact support. When
a battery has reached the end of its useful life, do not dispose of the battery in general household waste.
Follow the local laws and regulations in your area for battery disposal.
ENWW
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