How to access and use Presentation Settings in Windows

When presentation settings are turned on, your laptop stays awake and system notifications are turned off. You can also turn off the screen saver, adjust the speaker volume, and change your desktop background image. Your settings are automatically saved and applied every time you give a presentation unless you manually turn them off.

If you are giving a presentation, and you don't want your screen to "time out" or go black in the middle of your presentation, then you may want to turn on the Presentation settings on your Windows laptop. 

To do do so, through the Control Panel, open Windows Mobility Center







In the Presentation Settings tile, click on the Turn On button. This will turn on the Presentation Settings.



(Additionally, to change settings, you can also type presentationsettings.exe in Start Search and hit Enter.)


Change the settings to what you want them to be, while giving a presentation. Click on the "OK" button when you are done.



You can also create a desktop shortcut for it using the path as  C:\Windows\System32\PresentationSettings.exe .

If you wish to, you can also use the commands presentationsettings /start and presentationsettings /stop to control Presentation Settings or Mode from a script.




Keywords:presentation settings "presentation settings” “screen saver" airmedia   Doc ID:78207
Owner:Dave B.Group:UW Stout
Created:2017-11-13 08:58 CSTUpdated:2017-11-14 19:34 CST
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