How to Restore Power Plan Settings to Default in Windows 10

November 15th, 2017 by Admin Leave a reply »

How do I restore default power settings in Windows 10? Windows lets you change the power plan settings to reduce the amount of power your computer uses or maximize performance. If you’ve messed up the power plan settings, here are 2 simple ways to restore power plan settings to default in Windows 10.

Method 1: Restore Power Plan Settings to Default from Power Options

  1. Open the Control Panel and switch the View by mode to Large icons, and then click on Power Options.

  2. Click on the Change plan settings link to the right of your current power plan.

  3. Click on Restore default settings for this plan.

  4. A new window will pop up, and ask you if you are sure about the choice. Click Yes.

  5. Now you’ve restored the current power plan to default settings.

Method 2: Restore Power Plan Settings to Default from Command Prompt

  1. Open the Command Prompt. Type the following command and press Enter.

    powercfg –restoredefaultschemes

  2. Now you have successfully reset the power plan settings on your computer.