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Switch to your own Power plan.

This tweak can help switch to a Power plan that is designed to balance energy conservation with performance, save energy, or maximize system performance.

Tweak for : Windows Vista
Power plan are combination of hardware and system settings that can help you maximize your computer’s performance or conserve energy. Per user energy consumption can be managed from Balanced, Power saver, or High performance plans. These plans are designed to balance energy conservation with performance, save energy, or maximize system performance. If the designed plans don’t meet your requirements, you can create one for yourself.

To access the “Power Options” window go to Start > Control Panel > Hardware and Sound. Here, double-click on “Power Options” to select your preferred plan or create an own.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, to take control on the power schemes, assign permissions to yourself or to everyone in the group. Then, right-click and modify the String value “ActivePowerScheme”, in the right panel, with value of any of the three power plans. The relative values are as below:

Power Plan
Value
Balanced
381b4222-f694-41f0-9685-ff5bb260df2e
Power Saver
a1841308-3541-4fab-bc81-f71556f20b4a
High Performance
8c5e7fda-e8bf-4a96-9a85-a6e23a8c635c

Refresh view of your system for the changes to take effect.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

Power Plan is set to 'Power Saver' mode.

Power Plan is set to 'Balanced' mode by default.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type 'regedit'.

Second, go to registry path listed above and click on Edit and select 'Permissions'.

Third, add Everyone to the groups with Full Control permissions.

Now, right click on the String value 'ActivePowerScheme' and select 'Modify'.

Finally change the value data as per the list above for 'Balanced', 'Power Saver' or 'High Performance' accordingly.

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