After Power Failure

In computer BIOS settings for Intel desktop boards, After Power Failureis a power management option that will set the mode of operation if a power loss occurs. Users can select the following settings:

  • Stay Off: Keeps the power off until the power button is pressed.
  • Last State: Restores the previous power state before power loss occurs.
  • Power On: Restores power to the computer.

See “The System Boot Process Explained” in Webopedia’s Did You Know…? section.

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