Select the Start menu Power button action (on battery)

This policy setting specifies the action that Windows takes when a user presses the Start menu Power button. If you enable this policy setting select one of the following actions:-Sleep-Hibernate-Shut downIf you disable this policy or do not configure this policy setting users control this setting.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Power -> PowerSettings -> A7066653-8D6C-40A8-910E-A1F54B84C7E5 # DCSettingIndex

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    System -> Power Management -> Button Settings


* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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