How to change power and sleep button feature in Vista

In Windows Vista the power and sleep button behaviour can be changed. The default behaviour is when you press power button the computer shutdowns and when you press sleep the computer goes to sleep.

Vista Power and Sleep button

This default settings can be changed through the Power and Sleep button settings and this can be accessed through Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Power Options -> Choose what Power buttons do

When you press the power button you can set it to Do Nothing or Sleep or Shutdown

Power button Vista

When you press the sleep button you can set it to Sleep or Do Nothing

Sleep buttons Vista

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