You can copy an existing power scheme to save time if you are creating a new power scheme with similar properties. This is especially useful for more complex power policies.

In this tutorial, we are going to:

  1. Copy an existing power policy
  2. Update the properties for the new power policy

To copy an existing power scheme:

  1. Select the power scheme to copy.
  2. Click the Copy button.
  3. In the Copy Power Policy dialog, rename the the power policy.
  4. Update the values for Turn off display:, Turn off hard disks:, Standby:, Hibernate: and Prompt for password when computer wakes up
  5. Click OK to save the new power scheme.