Some branded laptops show only two power options in Windows 7 : Balanced and Powersaver. The High performance options can not be found! This tutorial shows, how you can easily enable this high performance power option in all Windows 7 laptops.
Here is a HP laptop showing only two power options: Powersaver and Balanced. There is no High performance option:
You can not even enable it from advanced power options from Control Panel. You can see the option there, but on “Save changes” button, nothing will happen:
Here is an easy way how you can enable this High performance power option in Windows 7 laptops in one single step.Advertisement
Press Windows logo key plus X key from laptop’s key board; the Windows mobility Center will open. Select High performance from the power option there:
It will work and the power menu on clicking the battery icon in taskbar will now show “High performance” and other (usually “Balanced” power options!) :
Do not think too much for the lost option. You can get it back again by pressing Windows key and X key from keyboard and launching the Windows mobility center.