Always On USB

Specifies whether USB power is supplied when computer is in standby mode, in hibernation mode, or turned off.

Possible Always On USB mode include:

-iPod® or iPhone™ digital devices
-BlackBerry® smartphone
-Others
-Automatically detect device

If you enable this policy setting, USB power is supplied even when your computer is in standby mode. And you must select the Always On USB mode.

In some systems, Always On USB is disabled when the system is in hibernation mode and turned off unless you enable "Enable even when the computer is in hibernation mode or turned off".

If you disable this policy setting, USB power is not supplied when your computer is in standby mode, in hibernation mode, or turned off.

Supported on:
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Lenovo\PWRMGRV\Global
Value NameAlwaysOnUsb
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

Always On USB :


  1. iPod® or iPhone™ digital devices
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Lenovo\PWRMGRV\Global
    Value NameAlwaysOnUsb2
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value2
  2. BlackBerry® smartphone
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Lenovo\PWRMGRV\Global
    Value NameAlwaysOnUsb2
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value3
  3. Others
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Lenovo\PWRMGRV\Global
    Value NameAlwaysOnUsb2
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1
  4. Automatically detect device
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Lenovo\PWRMGRV\Global
    Value NameAlwaysOnUsb2
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value4

Enable even when the computer is in hibernation mode or turned off.
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Lenovo\PWRMGRV\Global
Value NameAlwaysOnUsb4
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0

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