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Change System Cooling Policy for Processor in Windows 10

Change System Cooling Policy for Processor in Windows 10

How to change System Cooling Policy for Processor in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can specify the System cooling policy setting for active or passive cooling.  Starting with Windows 8, devices that have thermal management capabilities can expose these capabilities to the operating system with a special driver. A driver that has passive-cooling capabilities implements the PassiveCooling routine. A driver that has active-cooling capabilities implements the ActiveCooling routine. In response to changes in computer usage or environmental conditions, the operating system calls one (or possibly both) of these routines to manage thermal levels dynamically in the hardware platform.

See Active Power Plan in Windows 10

See Active Power Plan in Windows 10

A power plan in Windows is a set of hardware and system options that defines how your device uses and preserves power. There are three built-in power plans in the OS. Your PC can have additional power plans defined by its vendor. Also, you can create a custom power plan that will include your personal preferences. Today, we will see how to quickly find the active power plan which is currently used in Windows 10.

Save Power Plan Settings to Text File in Windows 10

Save Power Plan Settings to Text File in Windows 10

A power plan in Windows is a set of hardware and system options that defines how your device uses and preserves power. There are three built-in power plans in the OS. Your PC can have additional power plans defined by its vendor. Also, you can create a custom power plan that will include your personal preferences. Today, we will see how to save all power plan settings to a text file to quickly review them in a useful way.

Rename Power Plan in Windows 10

Rename Power Plan in Windows 10

A power plan in Windows is a set of hardware and system options that defines how your device uses and preserves power. There are three built-in power plans in the OS. Your PC can have additional power plans defined by its vendor. Also, you can create a custom power plan that will include your personal preferences. Today, we will see how to rename a power plan in Windows 10.

Restore Default Power Plans in Windows 10

Restore Default Power Plans in Windows 10

A power plan in Windows is a set of hardware and system options that defines how your device uses and preserves power. There are three built-in power plans in the OS. Your PC can have additional power plans defined by its vendor. Also, you can create a custom power plan that will include your personal preferences. Today, we will see how to restore any missing power plan in Windows 10.

Enable Ultimate Performance Power Plan in Windows 10 (Any Edition)

Enable Ultimate Performance Power Plan in Windows 10 (Any Edition)

With Windows 10 Spring Creators Update version 1803, Microsoft introduced a new power scheme - Ultimate Performance. It is designed to reduce micro-latencies and will require the system to consume more power to give full performance. This power plan is not available on systems powered by batteries (such as laptops). Unfortunately, Microsoft has restricted the new power scheme to a new edition: Windows 10 Pro for Workstations. With a simple trick, you can get it enabled in ANY edition of Windows 10 version 1803.

How to Delete a Power Plan in Windows 10

How to Delete a Power Plan in Windows 10

A power plan in Windows is a set of hardware and system options that defines how your device uses and preserves power. There are three built-in power plans in the OS. Your PC can have additional power plans defined by its vendor. Also, you can create a custom power plan that will include your personal preferences. If you have power plans that you no longer need, you can delete them. Here is how it can be done.

How to Create a Power Plan in Windows 10

How to Create a Power Plan in Windows 10

It is possible to create a custom power plan in Windows 10. By default, Windows 10 includes power plans like High Performance, Balanced, Power Saver, etc. These plans are designed to quickly let you switch power consumption of various hardware in your PC and system power settings (like display, sleep timings, etc). You can define your own power plan with your personal preferences, without changing options of the default power plans.

How to Export and Import a Power Plan in Windows 10

How to Export and Import a Power Plan in Windows 10

If you are customizing power plans included in Windows 10, it can be useful to export them to a file. Using that file, you'll be able to restore your power plan settings quickly after reinstalling the OS, or deploy it on multiple PCs. Here is how it can be done.

How to Restore Power Plan Default Settings in Windows 10

How to Restore Power Plan Default Settings in Windows 10

By default, Windows 10 come with three power plans: High Performance, Balanced, and Power Saver. These plans are designed to quickly let you switch a group of hardware and system power settings (like display, sleep, etc). Your PC can have additional power plans defined by its vendor. These power settings affect how long your battery lasts and how much power your PC consumes. It is possible to customize these power plan settings. In this article, we will see how to revert your customizations and restore the power plan defaults in Windows 10.