Hints and tips for DOS


 Hints and tips for DOS


You can use the ThinkPad(R) Configuration Program from the DOS prompt. To start the program, do the following:

  1. For Windows(R) XP, click Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Command Prompt. For Windows 2000, click Start -> Programs -> Accessories -> Command Prompt.
    The DOS prompt window appears.
  1. Type PS2 ? at the DOS prompt.
    The ThinkPad Configuration online help appears:



C:\>PS2 ? 

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Command Syntax: PS2 [Parameter1] [Parameter2] [Parameter3]

Following are available [Parameter1].
For the complete command syntax, type 'PS2 ?

1.Power Management related




  1. Select an item from the menu, and follow the instructions on the screen to set the features.
    You can also create a batch file to match your operating environment. For example, here is a batch file you might create to extend your battery's operating time:




    @Echo Off

    Rem SAMPLE:Set the parameters to provide maximum power utilization.

    Rem =============================================================

    PS2 PMode Custom DC > Nul
    PS2 LCd 3 > Nul
    PS2 DISK 3 > Nul
    PS2 POwer 5 > Nul
    PS2 SPeed Fixed Slow > Nul
    PS2 IR Disable > Nul