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W8 64, how to get High Performance option.

  1. #1


    Posts : 214
    Windows 8.1 x64 with 8.1 Update

    W8 64, how to get High Performance option.


    Hi

    I have a W8 64 PC, when I got to Power Options there is no "High Performance" just Balanced and Power Saver,
    when I go to "Change Advanced Power Settings" the drop down box has "High Performance" but I cannot get it set to be the power setting I use.

    How do I get High Performance as my Power setting?

    thanks

    Daniel

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Daniel,

    Double check using the tutorial below to see if it may be able to help. You should able to click on the "Show additional plans" arrow to then be able to see "High Performance" to select (dot) it as your default power plan.

    Power Plan Settings - Change in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Posts : 214
    Windows 8.1 x64 with 8.1 Update


    Hi

    I am so embarrassed, I cannot believe that I did not see the "Show additional plans" link.

    Thanks for you excellent help (again)

    Cheers

    Daniel
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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