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==Windows==
 
==Windows==
[[image:Sc-power-man.png|right|thumb|350px|Software Center dialog]]
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[[image:Sc-power-man.png|right|thumb|350px|Software Center dialog on Windows 7]]
 
Most [http://microsoft.com/windows/ Windows] computers at [http://wpunj.edu William Paterson University] are managed with [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_Center_Configuration_Manager Microsoft SCCM]. To ensure changes to power management are retained over time, follow the below steps.
 
Most [http://microsoft.com/windows/ Windows] computers at [http://wpunj.edu William Paterson University] are managed with [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_Center_Configuration_Manager Microsoft SCCM]. To ensure changes to power management are retained over time, follow the below steps.
 
#Click the Windows button in the lower left > Search "Software Center" (Alternatively located in All Programs > Microsoft System Center 2012 > Configuration Manager > Software Center)
 
#Click the Windows button in the lower left > Search "Software Center" (Alternatively located in All Programs > Microsoft System Center 2012 > Configuration Manager > Software Center)
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#Place a check mark next to "Do not apply power settings from my IT department to this computer"
 
#Place a check mark next to "Do not apply power settings from my IT department to this computer"
 
==Mac==
 
==Mac==
[[image:Energy-saver-settings-os-x.png|right|thumb|350px|Energy Saver preferences]]
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[[image:Energy-saver-settings-os-x.png|right|thumb|350px|Energy Saver preferences on OS X]]
 
To find Energy Saver preferences:
 
To find Energy Saver preferences:
 
# Click the Apple logo in the upper right>Click System Preferences
 
# Click the Apple logo in the upper right>Click System Preferences
 
# Click Energy Saver
 
# Click Energy Saver

Revision as of 14:54, 10 July 2014

Windows

Software Center dialog on Windows 7

Most Windows computers at William Paterson University are managed with Microsoft SCCM. To ensure changes to power management are retained over time, follow the below steps.

  1. Click the Windows button in the lower left > Search "Software Center" (Alternatively located in All Programs > Microsoft System Center 2012 > Configuration Manager > Software Center)
  2. Click on the Options tab
  3. Expand Power Management
  4. Place a check mark next to "Do not apply power settings from my IT department to this computer"

Mac

Energy Saver preferences on OS X

To find Energy Saver preferences:

  1. Click the Apple logo in the upper right>Click System Preferences
  2. Click Energy Saver