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Power point action button

Q: Power point action button

Hi all

I have created a family video in Mpeg and doing some baby pitures in Powerpoint. The video I add in an action button and hyperlink it. This is what i do:

PP and video files saved in MyDocument under a folder name baby.
the action button hyperlink to C:\Mydoc\baby\video and it work when i'm viewing it in my notebook.

Problem now when i burn into a cd and in other notebook (i burned both the PP and video together) the hyperlink still point at drive C where everything is in the CD. How can I solve this link problem?

Thanks.

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A: Power point action button

http://www.rdpslides.com/index.html = pretty reliable source for PowerPoint issues, IMXP.

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I'm putting together a training module for my workgroup using Power Point. The presentation has about 8 slides. Each slide has a 2-3 minute video for my audience to view. I would like to delay the appearance of the navigation control (advance to next slide action button) until after the video has played. I can't seem to find how to animate an action button. Is this possible to do?

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Hi, I really miss the functionality of XP allowing you to set the power button action to ask what you want to do.Unfortunately, Vista seems to have gotten rid of that option, while leaving the ability of the popup ask what wou want to do(shown in this short JScript)(new ActiveXObject("Shell.Application")).ShutdownWindows();Is there a way to "remap" the power button? I've tried to use autohotkey, but it doesn't seem to support the power button...Thanks,-Matt

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I don't like it either. I haven't come across a hack yet. I let you know if I do

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Only 3rd party solutions at this time.
For example: ClassicShell. It is highly customizable.

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Any ideas please?

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Hi all,

I'm configuring a custom power plan on a notebook.
For this power plan i would like to modify the behaviour of the lit.
For some reason its impossible to change this behaviour (Windows will not let me).

After i click the Administrator option to "Modify settings that are currently unavailable.", i get a message stating: "Information about your powerplan is unavailable. Acces denied."

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I have a power point presentation in 2003. I want to convert it to power point 2010. What do I need to do?

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: 2003 power point to 2010 power point

Open the Powerpoint 2003 file with Powerpoint 2010 and save as a Powerpoint 2010 file.
 

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I am trying to set up a button in Excel. I need the button to activate a formula in a seperate cell and put the result in a different. Now I'm using a 1 or 0 to activate the formula. I've searched Excel help and can figure out how to do this. Help.
 

A:Excel - button to take an action - how to?

I'm not quite sure I follow you.

Are you looking to copy the result of a formula from one cell to another? If so, we're going to need more details from you of exactly what you're expecting it to do. ie. Will it always copy from A1 to F2, for example, or will it always copy from the selected cell to a cell 3 columns over?

Let us know.
 

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A:The Execute/Action Button is Missing

Hello. Just checking again to see if anyone has a possible solution. I need help right away! I didn't mention this previously but I'm using a laptop. If you need any other information, please let me know. Thank you!!!

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Hello. I have a laptop and a desktop computers, both running Windows 7 Pro x64. On laptop, I can set the sleep button to Shut Down (I guess, I don't have the laptop here now so I cannot confirm). I would like to set the DESKTOP computer's sleep button action
to Shut Down, but this option is not available (I have disabled hibernation, so sleep is the only option in advanced power settings -> sleep button action for me). I don't have a Power button on my keyboard nor on the remote control,
only Sleep buttons and I do not want to use S1 nor S3. I want the computer to shut down when I press these buttons. Is there a way? Registry etc?
Thank you in advance for your kind replies.
Tomas.

A:Sleep button action -> Shut Down, HOW?

Hi Tomas
If you are referring to the Start/Power Button.
Right click the Start Button and select Properties.
In the Power Button action drop down menu, select the Shut down option.
Apply/OK.
Regards,Ronnie Vernon MVP – Windows Desktop Experience

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I have noticed that the start button (bottom left) has stopped showing anything when I hover over it, same as the action center. I cant even get the action center to open up.  Also when I right click on the start button (bottom left) I only get a limited number of options. WHat can I do to fix this? I tried contacting HP Tech Support and they were no help what so ever! Total waste of my time! Thanks in advance!

A:Start Button and Action Center not working

By not identifying your HP notebook you are not helping either one of us. Post the product number or the complete product name in your next response. Are you using some internet protection software? Did this happen after some event, such as clicking on a mail from someone you don't know or a website button? I suggest using System Restore and selecting a system checkpoint dated before the issues began. Are you familiar with the system restore utility that is part of Windows? If you are not, then perhaps you should consider using the USB recovery media that you should have created by now. You can use it to return you PC to the state it was in when it was delivered to you. Another option is to use Reset. 

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I have noticed that the start button (bottom left) has stopped showing anything when I hover over it, same as the action center. I cant even get the action center to open up.  Also when I right click on the start button (bottom left) I only get a limited number of options. WHat can I do to fix this? I tried contacting HP Tech Support and they were no help what so ever! Total waste of my time! Thanks in advance!

A:Start Button and Action Center not working

By not identifying your HP notebook you are not helping either one of us. Post the product number or the complete product name in your next response. Are you using some internet protection software? Did this happen after some event, such as clicking on a mail from someone you don't know or a website button? I suggest using System Restore and selecting a system checkpoint dated before the issues began. Are you familiar with the system restore utility that is part of Windows? If you are not, then perhaps you should consider using the USB recovery media that you should have created by now. You can use it to return you PC to the state it was in when it was delivered to you. Another option is to use Reset. 

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Let's say I used the following command to uninstall OneNote from Windows 10 Pro machine


Code:
Get-AppxPackage *onenote* | Remove-AppxPackage
It did what it was supposed to do and successfully uninstalled OneNote. However, I notice that the "Note" button still persists in the Action Center notifier popup. Once OneNote is uninstalled, clicking on "Note" makes Windows to offer installing an application from Store.

Is there any civil way to remove that "Note" button from Action Center? I know that I can hide it by collapsing the button stack, but what about the complete removal?

A:Removing button from the Action Center area

This is an old thread, but I have the same issue. Anyone know how to kill-off the "Note" button still in the Action Center?

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Hi,

We received a CD from our niece with pictures on it using Power Point but we do not have the program. Any chance of another program reading this disk? Can I convert the files to something another program that we do have (i.e. Windows Media Player) can read? Thanks, in advance, for any help you can provide.

Brett
 

A:Power Point Pictures, no Power Point

Originally posted by Brett:
Hi,

We received a CD from our niece with pictures on it using Power Point but we do not have the program. Any chance of another program reading this disk? Can I convert the files to something another program that we do have (i.e. Windows Media Player) can read? Thanks, in advance, for any help you can provide.

Brett Click to expand...

You can download PowerPoint Viewer from the Microsoft website.

http://www.microsoft.com/office/000/viewers.asp
 

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I want to create a button that will toggle hide files and folders. Or a shortcut say, or may be registry key change pair files.
Some folders such as svn are hidden, so I need to keep switching it off and on frequently. because i don't like to see those ini files and other system files.

Regards.

A:Hide files action button/shortcut/command ?

Hello Akshay, welcome to the Seven Forums.

Check the tip given in this post out: Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide

Kari

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Is there any way to use this button for something else than MaxxAudio EQ? It's one of the 3 additional QuickSet (?) buttons.
Not only there are better apps, but only one of the setups gives natural sound (Music) and changing doesn't help.
But that's not an issue here. I would love to use it to start any other app/script, but there is not mapping apps that support them and even if they could (like SharpKeys) the button is probably seen as unknown...

Anyone managed to do it? Or is it impossible?
And no, I don't mean Shortcut key as I know that it can be easily mapped to any action.

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ch3mn3y,Unfortunately, My database does not provide any information on remapping the equalizer on systems.

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Hello Group,

Powerpoint 2007 PC Vista

Single slide with video selection menu

Playing video, full screen, kiosk mode.

Inserted a return arrow in lower right corner with action to restart video selection menu slide, so that user can interupt video and make another selection if desired.

The problem: the arrow is not visible. How to make the arrow visible during a full screen video play?

Some sort of layering technique, with the arrow on top? Or somehow change full screen pixel dimensions to slightly smaller than physical full screen size so that the return arrow can be seen ?

Hope someone can help ... thanks for looking in.

Charles
 

A:Powerpoint 2007: Action button not visible during video

I don't think there's an option to bring anything in front of the movie while it's playing in fullscreen mode
But you can place your movies each on a separate slide, have them run (automatically non-full screen mode), resize each one so that it covers most of the slide leaving a small empty part of the slide for a button that will hyperlink to the first slide

In the first slide, put thumbnails for the movies, each one of hyperlinking to the slide where that movie is, so it will give you the effect you're looking for

Hope this helps
 

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I have been using my Lenovo Y500 laptop for 5 years and there was no problem like this. Yesterday I got a new SSD to replace my hard drive and after some problems, I managed to install windows and started using it.However, there is a problem. When trying to open the laptop with power button, it no longer boots. It just gets stuck on Lenovo logo screen.The only way to get past this is pressing restore button, which opens something called Novo button menu Where I have to select "Normal startup" to start my OS. Which is kinda annoying.What could be the problem here?

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Hi every one,
Recently I purchased new PC,
After installing windows XP Pro SP3 I found that there is a missing button in Power option properties. The missing button is (When I press the sleep button on my computer), I can find only (When I press the power button on my computer).
My system configuration is as follow
Mother board Gigabyte EP45-UD3R Rev 1.1
My graphic card is ATI Radeon HD 5670
Windows XP SP3
RAM 4Gb Kingston DDRII
CPU Core 2 Quad 2.66 GHz
It worth saying that I can shutdown, hibernate or put my PC into sleep mode, so the functions are working but only the button is missing.
I will appreciated very much if some can advise me how to restore the missing button. Is there some option in BIOS that will enable this button?
I contacted Gigabyte customer support, but they directed me to Microsoft, I also contacted ATI but they directed me to Microsoft or BIOS settings. In my BIOS I can't find any option that may affect this button. Any advise will be appreciated
Best regards

A:[SOLVED] Button of (When I press sleep button) is not available in my Power option pr

Does the case actually have a separate Sleep Button? I suspect it's not even connected, as the motherboard manual doesn't show a connection for a Sleep Button, only a Power Button.
Windows Power Options won't list it, as it doesn't exist.

If you have a Sleep Button on the keyboard, it might not be listed in Power Options either. That would be up to the Driver software to add that option. You may have to use the software that came with the keyboard to configure the sleep button on the keyboard.

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any thoughts greatly appreciated ( be gentle and plz anwser in plain simple terms as im not a techhead)
 

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I know this is possible, because I've done it before (a long time ago). How do I change which browser comes up when pressing the web browser button that's to the right of the power button?  Google doesn't have an answer. 











Solved!
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A:Reset button acts as power button

It shows the proper connections on page 15 of the manual.

Neither the power on or reset button need any polarity concerns when connecting, they are both use open/closed type switches.
http://ftp.gigabyte.com.tw/support/user_pdf/7ixe4_10_4.pdf

The reset connector is label RE, THE power connector is labeled PW.
 

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A:A25-S2792 doesn't power up yellow light flashes after pressing power button

The motherboard is bad. Have you tried reseating the memory?
 

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Hello,
After putting my computer into sleep mode last night, I was unable to get it to boot into windows this morning. When i pressed the power buttong, everything turn on and working (all fans are functional, gpu power led is on, all hard drives & cd drives are functional. But the problem is, the screen to my monitor is blank. I also noticed that my usb aren't working (mouse connection light isn't on). I tried a soft power off by holding down the power button but no luck. The system does not turn off no matter how long I hold it. The only way to turn it off is by pulling the power supply cord or turning the power supply switch off.

My pc build:

AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz Socket AM3+ 6 core processor
ASUS ENGTX 560 DCII OC/2DI/1GD5 Geforce GTX 560
ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 Motherboard
COOLMAX ZU-700B 700W ATX 12V Power Supply
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2x4GB) 240-pin DDR 3 SDRAM 2133 (PC3 17000)
Prolimatech PRO Panther 120mm CPU Cooler
NZXT Phantom PHAN-001RD case


THE PROBLEM: Computer turn on with everything running as usual, but shows blank screen on monitor. Cannot soft power off by pressing power button.

Things I tried:

Clear CMOS by removing battery and switching pins
Running with 1 4GB RAM instead of 2, move the ram around the slots & alternate which Ram is used.
Check my monitor by testing it with another computer
Tried pulling the PS plug and holding the computer power button for 1 min
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A:Windows 7 blank screen after sleep mode (unable to power off with power button)

Hello,

Is it possible that you can test with another compatible PSU? I would strongly suggest doing so.

Also try the following steps:
?Make sure that the (internal) speaker is connected to the motherboard
?Remove all memory and attempt to boot the PC
?You should get the no memory beep errors

If the Power Supply is in working order and no beeps are present then it can be indicative of a faulty motherboard.

For troubleshooting purposes it may be a good idea to remove the components from the case and bench test to rule out a short.

How to Bench Test / Troubleshoot Your System

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recently bought a Dell Inspiron 14 5459 on June 12, 2016 and first thing I noticed is that to turn on the laptop I need to press and hold down the power button at least for 3 seconds in order for the laptop to boot up, this seems strange, I brought up this issue at the Dell Store where I bought the laptop and the sales people there told me that they noticed this in most Inspiron models.  Is this normal?

A:Dell Inspiron 14 5459 power button needs 3 seconds long press to power up?

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
This is unusual we would suggest you to check with another system to see if the same happens.
Kindly provide us with the service tag and email address.
Thanks
Robin

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Hello,

Hoping someone here can offer some advice? I own a Dell studio xps 435t-9000 that is a couple years old. I recently replaced my harddrive and since then (don't know if it's a coincidence or not) I'm having another problem. After I installed it, the first time my computer went into sleep mode/hibernation I couldn't wake it up. Power light was flashing white. Eventually I shut it down manually and then it wouldn't boot. Had a solid amber light, no power except the power supply. Fans not working. I unplugged everything and made sure it was all good. Wouldn't start. Left it overnight and plugged it in the next morning. Started up. Worked great for about 7 hours and then just randomly shut down, no errors or anything. Same deal. Wouldn't start, amber solid power light. Let it sit for awhile, reseated everything and wouldn't start.Gave up for awhile, tried a few hours later and it started. I read a few boards pointing to the power supply being bad or not powerful enough. However, I replaced the power supply about 6 months ago with a Corsair 600 which is plenty power. Could still be an issue perhaps but seems odd it would die in that little time. I also replaced my graphics card if that matters. Finally the last time I checked all the plugs I also took out the board batter for a few minutes to try and "reset" things. Not sure if that matters, either.

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A:Dell XPS random shutdown won't power on solid amber power button

Memory can cause the problems you are having. Make sure the memory is seated , Then run a memory program such as memtest on It let it run for a while and see if it shows you any errors.Also check and make sure you are not having a overheating problem
 

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Why does shutting down the computer, removing the AC Adapter, removing the battery (if it is a laptop), and holding down the power button for 30 seconds fix problems in one's computer. I was recently corrected in a post of mine that this does not actually do anything unless one removes the 3 volt battery from the motherboard, but I know this is not true from experience. Here is the correction I am referring to from a more experienced member:








  
Quote: Originally Posted by TVeblen


I'm sorry, but I feel I need to correct misinformation. Lots of folks read these posts.

The motherboard has a 3 volt battery installed in it. This battery provides just enough power to retain all of the BIOS settings regardless of the state of the main power or the power supply. Following the steps above will not reset the BIOS or the CMOS chip.

You can reset the BIOS defaults by selecting that option from within the BIOS settings. Usually on the Exit menu.

To reset the CMOS (Clear the CMOS chip) there will be either a jumper on the motherboard to perform this function with, or newer boards have an actual reset button.

The above procedure will work to restore the BIOS defaults if you add the step:
2b - remove the 3v battery.
But it will not clear the CMOS.


The reason I know that doing the hardware reset I described initially works:

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A:Shut down computer, remove all power sources, hold down power button

Further information; this is what my manufacturer of my laptop suggested for my USB issues View Document. After step B. of the power cycle directions, my computer works fine.

Edit: I have skipped all the steps prior to the power cycle, and it still fixes my problem. It is not a software update that is fixing the problem.

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Dell Optiplex 360 does not power on. There is no audible click when the power button is pressed. I have gone through the following Dell Troubleshooting Videos and articles. 
My PC Won't Turn On! (Official Dell Tech Support)
No Power? Learn about Dell's Built In Self Test for power
No POST, No Power, No Video on a Dell Desktop Computer

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Hi, so I have had a powering issue with my previous power supply which was the Corsair CX600W so i purchased a newer power supply - the EVGA SuperNova G2 550W. I unhooked my old psu, hooked up my new one and the PC turned on and I turned it back off from the power button on the case. I also hava a boot drive problem so I unplugged the sata cables from my SSD and wanted to try to turn on the PC with only my HDD. I did this with the PSU switched off and the power cord unplugged. When I tried turning the PC on again the PSU made a clicking noise and nothing turns on. The motherboard Led's are lit up so it is definitely getting power but when I go to turn the computer on it just makes a quick clicking noise and nothing turns on. Any help is appreciated, thanks!
 

A:Power Supply makes clicking noise when I press power button

You may just need to drain the power off from the power supply and try again. Unplug the power to the power supply, press and hold the power button for 30 seconds, then plug it back in and try to turn on the computer again. If that doesn't put the old power supply back in and see if the PC works, or was the old one dead? If the PC works with the old one and not the new one then you may have gotten a faulty power supply.
 

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My g570 laptop is 4 years old, so probably time for a new one...BUT I'd like to get some more life out of this if I could.  Currently I'm running only on battery power. The power button (upper left right above the F1 key) is solid white however when I plug it in...it'll start charging for about 10 seconds and then it stops charging and the power button starts flashing white.  I've tried the shutting down, taking out the battery and pressing the power button and also holding the button to discharge. Still the same outcome. I've also tried turning it on with the battery removed and just the AC power source and it turns out and makes it past the Lenovo splash screen but loses power before getting to the windows loading screen.  Any other suggestions? Or should I just assume the charging circuit on the motherboard has failed and I should rescue my data while I can?

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I have had my Hp laptop for 3 years now. It has been working perfectly, up until 2 weeks ago. It would not turn on when I clicked the power button. After clicking the power button, 15 minutes later I noticed it just came to life. Sometimes it doesn't turn on at all for days, but sometimes I click the power button and it boots within 15-30 minutes. When i click the power button, nothing happens at all for that duration. No fans, no lights nothing. The only light on is the power cord button that is always on when i plug it in. I did replace the power cord, and tried cleaning out the insides, it did nothing. Should i just replace the motherboard?

Ps. Hp pavilion dv6-6c43cl

A:Hp laptop takes 15 minutes to power on after clicking the power button

See if your mobo has a power switch on the actual board itself. Power it on that way and see if the problem persists

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Hi guys, my new ThinkPad P71 is a few days old.The power button works fine to turn it on from scratch.But when I hit the power button to make it sleep, it doesn't respond to power option configuration for shutdown, sleep, hibernate etc.Am I missing something or is there a Lenovo configuration overriding it? (closing the lid does put it in sleep mode.)Setting attached. Appreciate the help. Thanks,Darren.

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My laptop will no longer turn on.  When the AC adapter is plugged in, the LED light is white indicating power is arriving at the laptop. However, nothing happens when I push the power button. Troubleshooting steps I have completed already include: Hard reset (several times including after each step below)Tried starting without the batteryRemoved all removable components and reseated themRemoved all removable components as well as bottom cover. Cleaned with compressed air. Put everything back.Nothing appears wrong and nothing happened between the last time it turned on and this time that I am aware of. The laptop is out of warranty, and I am pretty handy with computers. Is there anything that can be suggested short of a hardware replacement that would help get this resolved? TIA

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Just got a dell inspiron running vista home premium 64. works fine, except each morning the power button is blinking blue and unit has to be unplugged- mouse does not wake it, pressing power button kicks all the cooling fans into high gear, but nothing more. i suspect that this happens when unit goes into sleep or hibernate mode. under 'power plan', "dell recommended" is checked.

ideas?

thank-you for any expert advice that you can offer

A:Dell- blinking power button- vista power mgmt?

Is it a desktop or Laptop?

Dell desktops are well known to have dodgy power units (hardware) installed.

Have you tried a cold reboot to see what happens?.....If you continue to have power issues call the Dell customer support and they'll send you a new power supply (for desktop).

Not sure about the laptops though.

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Please let me know the difference between sleep button and power button

Is sleep button the one which will be on the keyboard?

On the CPU there will 2 buttons one will be to start the computer and another one to restart computer?

Can these buttons be used to work like to enter in sleep mode, hibernate mode etc(Making changes in power options in control panel)

I'm having windows 7 computer

A:Power button and sleep button

sleep buttons depend on the manufacturers to where they go. most laptops sleep function is assigned to an F key and used in conjuction with the function or "fn" button. usually on F2 or F3.
These buttons are not programmable via the power options in control panel.

if its a desktop and doesnt have a dedicated sleep button you can reasign the task to either the restart or power button within control panel and or set it to sleep/hybernate after a given time.

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