This week setting of the week is called “Change Start Menu power button” which allows you to configured the start menu shutdown button in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. You can find this setting under User Configurations>Policies>Administrative Templates>StartMenu and Taskbar. If you have setup your computer to support Hybrid-Sleep then you should consider configuring this option to help…
My recent Group Policy showing how to apply different power plan’s in Windows using Group Policy during different times of the day has picked up some traction and it has now been re-blogged twice.
First mention was on the Green IT Strategy (see below)
See the whole article at http://www.greenitstrategy.com/blog/67-power-management/162-alan-burchill-how-to-use-group-policy-preferences-to-manage-windows-power-plans
And the second has been on the Microsoft Group Policy Team which has re-published my article in full… AWESOME!!!!
See the whole article at http://blogs.technet.com/grouppolicy/archive/2009/09/30/configuring-a-power-plan-with-group-policy-preferences-by-alan-burchill.aspx