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Power management set to high performance by default

  1. #1

    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1

    Power management set to high performance by default

    hi, i have Asus N550LF, always on boot or when i unplug the charger power management set to high performance which is causing the battery life to decrease ( wear level 7%), since i found out H.P. causes this i always set it to Balanced but its annoying to do it every time i boot up, any way to set it to default?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit

    This tutorial may help you:

    Power Plan Settings - Change in Windows 8

    Also if you have a program that has a Turbo function, turn it off.
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  3. #3

    power4 gear

    Hi Mashari,
    Asus uses its own built in power config utility, open it up and have a look at its settings.
    Ive actually removed mine and just use the MS version, see Nuccii's post/link for more details.

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