Turns power management on and off, reports the status of power management,
and sets levels of power conservation.
To display the current power setting, use the following syntax:
Conserves power when applications and hardware devices are idle. In
some cases, performance may be affected if an application is active
instead of idle. Use MAX for maximum power conservation. Use REG,
the default setting, to balance power conservation with application
and device performance. Use MIN if the performance of an application
or device is not satisfactory when you specify MAX or REG.
If your computer supports the Advanced Power Management (APM)
specification, STD conserves power by using only the
power-management features of your computer's hardware. If your
computer does not support the APM specification, STD turns off power
Turns off power management.
You must use the <DEVICE> command in your CONFIG.SYS file to install
the <POWER.EXE> device driver before you can use the POWER command.