Controlling Computer Power

The power button does not directly control power to the computer. Instead, when you slide the power button toward the front of the computer and then release it, the button momentarily closes the power switch on the system board. The power switch sends a signal to the power management controller, signaling the controller to initiate a change of state of the computer's power. The resulting power state depends on the present power state. The following subsection gives a description of the power states.

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