This is Part 2 of the write- up for IdeaPad Series Lenovo Energy Management for Windows 7 : Power Options.
To activate this, go to
Control panel --> All Control Panel Items --> Power Options --> Tab Lenovo Energy Management
Click on Enable Button.
For this walkthrough the Lenovo Energy Management (LEM) Version 6.016 that works with all IdeaPad systems running Windows 7 was used.
LEM provides a fast switch with four predefined Power Schemes denoted by four icons.
To see which plan your laptop is under, look for the orange indicator. Each scheme presets your laptop to charge to a certain threshold.
Energy Star Display Settings
Energy Star System
High Performance Display Settings
High Performance System Settings
Balanced Display Settings
Balanced System Settings
Super Energy Saver
Note that if you choose Super Energy Saver cheme, you will get the following alert:
and you have to accept that you have admin rights at every change.
Super Energy Saver Display Settings
Super Energy Saver System Settings
If you choose Super Saver Setting an extra menu Advanced Settings comes on. Users have experienced no audio from their systems after choosing this option, so do check that your audio settings are switched on here.
Note: In Windows Power Setting there are a few options for you to adjust.
windows default is all sleep ... i prefer to set these more different ...
These let you create a power plan that complement Lenovo Energy Manager settings but these are separate.