Change power options for certain programs running?

I was wondering if it was possible to have specific power options for programs such as anti virus or media player. I'm using a windows 7 Home Premium. Both software is by microsoft incase that matters. I wish to have the computer recognize those programs and let the computer still run while the lid is closed. I don't want  to waste power with the screen on uselessly, and screensavers aren't suitable for me because i do browse youtube quite often and they start to bug me.

orksecurity5 years ago
Most laptop PCs can be configured to go into lower-power modes when the lid is closed. See your machine's setup menus.