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70-680 Configuring Windows 7 Lab Manual

LAB 16
CONFIGURING MOBILE OPTIONS
Exercise 16.1
Overview

Configuring Power Options
In Exercise 16.1, you examine the power settings used in the default power plans provided in Windows 7. 20 minutes

Completion time

Question 1

How many power plans are available for your selection in the Power Options control panel? Three plans

Table 16-3 Default Windows 7 power configuration settings
Setting Turn off the display Put the computer to sleep Balanced 15 minutes 30 minutes Power Saver 10 minutes 20 minutes High Performance Never Never

Question 2

How do the different settings enable the Power saver plan to be more energy efficient than the Balanced plan? By using the power saver plan it shuts things off more quickly, so you aren’t wasting energy while not being on the computer.

you never have to worry about energy so nothing will try to limit you.Question 3 How do the different settings enable the High performance plan to achieve greater performance levels than either of the other two plans? With the high performance settings. Table 16-4 Default Windows 7 advanced power configuration settings Setting Require a password on wakeup Turn off hard disk after Wireless Adapter Settings \ Power Saving Mode Sleep after Allow wake timers USB selective suspend setting Power button action Link State Power Management Minimum processor state System cooling policy Maximum processor state Turn off display after When sharing media When playing video Balanced yes 20 Maximum Power Saver yes 20 Maximum High Performance yes 20 Maximum Never Enable enabled Shut down Moderate 5% Active 100% never Prevent idling to sleep Optimize video quality 15 enable enabled Shut down Maximum 5% passive 100% 5 Allow sleep balanced Never Enable Enabled Shut down Off 100% Active 100% 15 Prevent idling Optimize video Question 4 Which of the settings on the Advanced settings tab enables the High performance plan to achieve greater performance levels than the Balanced plan? Minimum processor state Question 5 Which of the settings on the Advanced settings tab enables the Power saver plan to conserve more energy than the other two plans? .

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showing the power plans you created. 20 minutes 8. by pressing Alt+Prt Scr. and then paste the resulting image into the Lab16_worksheet file in the page provided by pressing Ctrl+V.2 Overview Completion time Creating a Custom Power Plan In Exercise 16. Take a screen shot of the Power Options control panel. you create power plans for your company’s desktop and laptop workstations.Exercise 16.2. .

70-680 Configuring Windows 7 Lab Manual Question 6 Which of the settings you configured in both of your new power plans will prevent the computers from operating at peak performance levels? Maximum processor Exercise 16. In Exercise 16.exe Now that you have created power plans for your company’s desktop and laptop computers. you must determine how to transfer those plans to other computers.3 Overview Using Powercfg.3.exe command line utility to export your power plans from your NYC-CLa workstation and import them on NYC-CLb. you use the Powercfg. 10 minutes Completion time Table 16-5 Custom power plan GUIDs Power Plan Name NYC-CLa Desktops NYC-CLa Laptops GUID New1 New2 .

and then paste the resulting image into the Lab16_worksheet file in the page provided by pressing Ctrl+V. showing the successful import commands. by pressing Alt+Prt Scr. Take a screen shot of the Command Prompt window.11. .

and you lost the recovery key. your director wants you to examine the BitLocker feature included in Windows 7. you would not be able to get anything back. For Exercise 16. 10 minutes Completion time Question 7 Under real world conditions.4 Overview Using BitLocker In addition to investigating power settings.4. why would it be unwise to store the recovery key on the computer? If something happened to the computer.70-680 Configuring Windows 7 Lab Manual Exercise 16. you will use BitLocker to encrypt an external drive connected to your workstation using a password. .

by pressing Alt+Prt Scr. and then paste the resulting image into the lab16_worksheet file in the page provided by pressing Ctrl+V. . Take a screen shot of the BitLocker Drive Encryption control panel.11. showing that BitLocker is turned on for external drive.