Gary Verdun - Belton TX,
Richard Schuckle - Austin TX,
Dell Products L.P. - Round Rock TX
The present disclosure describes a system, method and software for informing an information handling system user as to the effect or consequences of changing operational characteristics of an information handling system component. In particular, the present disclosure provides a method for communicating the effects of user preference settings in an information handling system. The method provides for the display of a component control for a selected component operable to effect a user preference setting concerning the selected component. The method also provides for the display of an operating status for a component related to the selected component, the operating status resulting from effecting the user preference setting on the selected component. As a result, when a user changes one or more operational aspects of a component, the user is presented with the consequences of such changes on the operating status of related system components.