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Re: [wuhu_software_group] WUHU feature request - re standby

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  • Mike
    It s the computer that s burning the watts (right now), with little to no activity. -Mike
    Message 1 of 25 , Sep 28, 2009
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      It's the computer that's burning the watts (right now), with little to no activity.

      -Mike

      >
      > I just let the computer run and shut off the monitor.
      >
      > Bob T.
      >
      > Jim wrote:
      >     
      > Mike, you can save a lot just by using the correct video settings, particularly for
      > screensaver mode.
      >
      > Monitor your power usage with the kill a watt meter, select different screensaver pictures
      > and watch what happens when to the power level when you test the screensaver, try each
      > one and note which uses the least power, set your activity timeout short, like 5 minutes, and
      > perhaps set the screen to power off after like 10 or 15 minutes of no activity, this should
      > save you some power.
      >
      > I found on my server I could cut power form over 120 watts to only 59 watts by using the
      > correct screensaver picture.
      >
      > -Jim-
      >
      > Mike wrote:
      >     I'm trying to reduce the energy usage of my computer (when not in use), and tried to
      >     select Standby. But when the computer comes out of Standby, I notice that WUHU
      >     does no try to query the WS-23xx console to get updates - much like when WUHU first
      >     starts up.
      >    
      >     I would like to request a WUHU feature enhancement - could WUHU query the console
      >     (when a PC comes out of standby) for updates and log and forward as appropriate. I can
      >     then use the console as a temp storage while I'm saving energy when the computer is
      >     not in use.
      >    
      >     -Mike
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