[gptalk] Group Policy Setting to Configurate a Enterprise Power Scheme for XP SP2 workstations

  • From: jfvanmeter@xxxxxxxxxxx
  • To: "gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 17:31:52 +0000

hello everyone, i've been tasked with designing a away to configuration power 
management option for 40K XP SP2 workstations. I've attached the spreed sheet 
that I use to check for various policy settings and could not find one.

Google turned uip that if I was running vista, I could go green from group 

The thought I have is to create a custom adm file to configure the following 

HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\PowerCfg with reg_sz being 0

Standby detection threshold values (for the system, monitor, hard disk?System 
hibernates, Turn off monitor, Turn off hard disks fields, respectively)  
HKCU\Control Panel\PowerCfg\PowerPolicies\n\Policies 
Then I could have to capture the correct Binary-encoded parameters for the 
settings that I want. 
I'm also sure there would be a way to script this and make a wmi call, to 
configure the settings.  Does anyone know of or have a adm file that will 
control the power manage option to turn off a monitor and spin down a hard 
and a xp sp2 workstation? Or a better way to do the same thing?

Thanks for any help you can give me. --John
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