How to Change Power Plan Settings in Windows 8 PC?

It’s been a year now since the launch of Windows 8, but there are users who are still not able to fine certain settings feature in the Windows 8 OS. Novice is generally the one who still are not able to figure out how to change the power plan settings and troll here and there. In this tutorial we will be discussing about how to change power plan settings in Windows 8

If you have any issues with the set power plan then, here is the tutorial how you can figure out where to look to make changes in the power plan settings on Windows 8 PC.

Steps to make Changes in Power Plan Settings in Windows 8 PC

  • Click on Power icon on the taskbar or open control panel. Open Charms bar using Win + C and type in control panel and
  • click on the icon in the right side screen
  • In Control Panel go to All Control Panel and open Power plan
  • Here you can see two modes i.e. Balanced and High Performance. If you are Laptop user then High performance option will drain a lot of power

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  • Select you power plan option by hitting on the Change Plan Settings
  • Next you will find different power options like when to turn on or off your display, sleep mode, or hibernate mode.
  • Click on the drop down menu and select your time appropriately.
  • Now moving on to Advanced power options. Click on the Change Advanced power option link at the bottom.
  • Next click on Change settings that are currently available, this will enable you to make changes in the advanced settings in Windows 8. Here you can see various options and use the drop down menu to enable to change the existing settings.
  • There are settings like require password when wakeup from sleep.
  • Once you have changed the settings, to save the changes click on OK.

So, this was how you can make some changes on Power plan settings in Windows 8 PC.

Upon following the steps described above you can now make changes in your power plan settings as per your need. Choose you plan according to best system performance with energy efficiency.


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