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What are the power options in Windows 10?

Different power options in Windows 10

Click Start  

Click Power  


This menu will appear above:



Sleep; Clicking on sleep mode will temporarily put your PC to "sleep" awaiting your return exactly as you left it. you can quickly reopen all files and "wake up" your machine without restarting the PC

Shut down; Clicking "shut down" will completely shut down your computer. Be sure to save your work.

Restart; Clicking on restart will close all your programs your working on and will restart Windows automatically.


For a few other options


Click on Start  

Click on Your personal Icon 

This menu will appear: 


You can sign out / Log off your account or Switch Accounts.


For assistance please contact the IT Help Desk by calling 573-341-4357 (HELP), visiting the IT Help Desk on the first floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library, or submitting a ticket online at: http://help.mst.edu




Keywords:shutdown, restart, signout, sleep, turning Windows 10 off   Doc ID:64852
Owner:Connie G.Group:Missouri University of Science and Technology
Created:2016-07-07 13:25 CDTUpdated:2018-08-17 09:52 CDT
Sites:Missouri University of Science and Technology
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