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How do I change the battery power plan while using a "desktop"

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I’m building a Windows 7 Pro 32-Bit SP1 image and I’m using a Virtual Machine (VMWare VSphere) to accomplish that. I’m trying to adjust power settings and I can for the desktop but I have no option to adjust them for battery or Laptop.

I’m trying to figure out a way to modify battery power plan settings even that Windows does not see that I have a battery.
Any help would be appreciated.
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Question by:SRCL
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by:shbasm
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it is better to make two images one for desktops and one for laptops
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If you are going to consider making a single image, then look at using GPO/Startup/Logon Scripts to mange Power Options.....

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Power is controlled in 2 spots on windows 7-

-Group policy where johnb6767 described

-local client machine, control panel, power.
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To elaborate....

Start/Logon scripts, could use powercfg.exe to set these , and in the sxcript have it detect desktop/laptop, and set accordingly....
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