1

Out of nowhere power plan stopped working, looks like it just stuck on power saver. All I did was connected from work for few minutes, when came home logged in and it was on "High performance" but works like on "Power saver". I can change it but nothing happens. Tried creating new plan (and deleting it). Installed all updates, restarted, disconnecting all usb devices\power supply\monitor.

C:\WINDOWS\system32>powercfg -l
Existing Power Schemes (* Active)
-----------------------------------
Power Scheme GUID: 381b4222-f694-41f0-9685-ff5bb260df2e  (Balanced)
Power Scheme GUID: 6b9d1846-9700-477a-98e2-05ce313dbcb5  (My Custom Plan 1)
Power Scheme GUID: 8c5e7fda-e8bf-4a96-9a85-a6e23a8c635c  (High performance) *
Power Scheme GUID: a1841308-3541-4fab-bc81-f71556f20b4a  (Power saver)

Power Efficiency Diagnostics Report

I am out of ideas and unable to find solution online.

1
  • 1
    Can you verify there are no 3rd party programs associated with power/power plans? I've been seeing a lot of laptops with OEM software that will attempt to control this stuff for you. – Wutnaut Sep 29 '14 at 17:53
1

You can reset your Power Plans to default by doing the following;

  1. Open the command prompt
  2. Type powercfg -restoredefaultschemes then press Enter
  3. Close the command prompt by typing exit then pressing Enter

If that doesn't restore them, try running System File Checker by doing the following;

  1. Open an elevated command prompt as an administrator
  2. Type SFC /SCANNOW then press Enter

After the scan completes, reboot and see if the power plans are fixed.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.