Critical battery notification action

This policy setting specifies the action that Windows takes when battery capacity reaches the critical battery notification level.

If you enable this policy setting, select one of the following actions:
-Take no action
-Sleep
-Hibernate
-Shut down

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, users control this setting.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Critical Battery Notification Action


  1. Take no action
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Power\PowerSettings\637EA02F-BBCB-4015-8E2C-A1C7B9C0B546
    Value NameDCSettingIndex
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value0
  2. Sleep
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Power\PowerSettings\637EA02F-BBCB-4015-8E2C-A1C7B9C0B546
    Value NameDCSettingIndex
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1
  3. Hibernate
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Power\PowerSettings\637EA02F-BBCB-4015-8E2C-A1C7B9C0B546
    Value NameDCSettingIndex
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value2
  4. Shut down
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Power\PowerSettings\637EA02F-BBCB-4015-8E2C-A1C7B9C0B546
    Value NameDCSettingIndex
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value3


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