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jypeter [Creating folder shortcuts on the desktop]
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 In the //View// tab, you should also **uncheck** the option //Hide extensions for known file types// In the //View// tab, you should also **uncheck** the option //Hide extensions for known file types//
 ===== Checking power settings and activating hibernation ===== ===== Checking power settings and activating hibernation =====
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 +<note tip>You may want to use different settings for
 +  * a **desktop** that is always connected to a power source and the LSCE network
 +  * a **laptop** where you want to spare the battery
 +    * You can also spare a laptop'​s battery by disabling Wifi and Bluetooth when you don't need them
 +</​note>​
  
 Go to the Power panel: ''​Win''​+''​I''​ => //System// => //Power and sleep// Go to the Power panel: ''​Win''​+''​I''​ => //System// => //Power and sleep//
  
-  * Check/​choose when the screen and PC should go to sleep +  * Check/​choose when the **screen** and **PC** should go to sleep 
-    * <wrap em>If you have to maintain a network connection</​wrap>​ (ssh, cygwin/X, etc…) you have to set up the options so that the computer will **never** go to sleep (at least not when it's connected to a power source, for laptops!) ​+    * <wrap em>If you have to maintain a network connection</​wrap>​ (''​ssh''​''​VcXsrv''​, etc…) ​**you have to** set up the options so that the computer will **never** go to sleep (at least not when it's connected to a power source, for laptops!) 
 +      * Select **Never** in the //Sleep// pull-down menu 
   * Go to //​Additional power settings// => //Choose what the power button does// => //Change settings that are currently unavailable//​   * Go to //​Additional power settings// => //Choose what the power button does// => //Change settings that are currently unavailable//​
-    * Select when the computer should sleep, hibernate or shutdown +    * Select when the computer should sleep, hibernate or shutdown, depending on buttons/​keys you use 
-    * If you have a laptop, it's really useful to enable //Hibernation// when you press the //Sleep// button of the laptop (''​Fn''​ key and the function key with a moon logo). When your laptop is in //sleep// mode, it will still use some of the battery, but no power is required for the //hibernation// mode.+    * If you have a **laptop**, it's really useful to enable //Hibernate// when you press the //Sleep// button of the laptop (''​Fn''​ key and the function key with a moon logo).\\ When your laptop is in //Sleep// mode, it will still use some of the battery, but no power is required for the //Hibernate// mode.
  
 [[https://​support.microsoft.com/​en-us/​help/​13770/​windows-shut-down-sleep-hibernate-your-pc|More details]] [[https://​support.microsoft.com/​en-us/​help/​13770/​windows-shut-down-sleep-hibernate-your-pc|More details]]
  
-Tech note: if you want to save space and remove the hibernation file (C:​\hiberfil.sys) on a desktop because you know that you will never use hibernation, you can just type ''​powercfg -h off''​ in a cmd shell (''​powercfg -h on''​ to re-activate). You should always use hibernation on a laptop, for performance reasons+Tech note: if you want to save space and remove the hibernation file (C:​\hiberfil.sys) on a desktop because you know that you will never use //​hibernate//​, you can just type ''​powercfg -h off''​ in a cmd shell (''​powercfg -h on''​ to re-activate). You should always use hibernation on a laptop, for performance reasons
  
 ===== Using keyboard shortcuts ===== ===== Using keyboard shortcuts =====
other/win10config.txt · Last modified: 2020/01/10 14:04 by jypeter