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.