Select an active power plan

This policy setting specifies the active power plan from a list of default Windows power plans. To specify a custom power plan, use the Custom Active Power Plan setting.

If you enable this policy setting, specify a power plan from the Active Power Plan list.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, users control this setting.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Active Power Plan:


  1. Automatic (recommended)
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Power\PowerSettings
    Value NameActivePowerScheme
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    Value381b4222-f694-41f0-9685-ff5bb260df2e
  2. Power Saver
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Power\PowerSettings
    Value NameActivePowerScheme
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    Valuea1841308-3541-4fab-bc81-f71556f20b4a
  3. High Performance
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Power\PowerSettings
    Value NameActivePowerScheme
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    Value8c5e7fda-e8bf-4a96-9a85-a6e23a8c635c


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