Extend laptop battery life; troubleshoot power problems with Power Troubleshooter

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Since automated troubleshooting solutions were introduced by the Microsoft Fix It team, they have become very popular over time. These automatic troubleshooting solutions help you solve Windows problems with a single click. If your computer has power problems and you want to extend your laptop’s battery, you should try this TTY.

Power Troubleshooting

February 2021 Update:

We now recommend using this tool for your error. Additionally, this tool fixes common computer errors, protects you against file loss, malware, hardware failures and optimizes your PC for maximum performance. You can fix your PC problems quickly and prevent others from happening with this software:

  • Step 1 : Download PC Repair & Optimizer Tool (Windows 10, 8, 7, XP, Vista – Microsoft Gold Certified).
  • Step 2 : Click “Start Scan” to find Windows registry issues that could be causing PC problems.
  • Step 3 : Click “Repair All” to fix all issues.


This Power Troubleshooter automatically corrects problems with Windows power plans and detects system settings that may affect power consumption, such as timer and sleep settings, display settings and screen savers, and resets them to their default settings.

You can have problems automatically scanned and corrected, or you can choose and select the settings you want to correct. Once this option is selected, Power Troubleshooter starts the analysis and displays the results.

If you click Next, the problems are corrected and you get a report.

This power troubleshooting fixes the following problems :

    • The wireless adapter is not optimized to save power
    • The screen saver is used instead of hibernating the computer.
  • The minimum processor status is set too high
  • The display brightness is set too high
  • The power plan is not set to the most efficient power plan.

You can download it from Microsoft.

Windows 10/8.1 integrates this tool. In Windows 10 Settings > Update & Security > Troubleshooting > Power.

With the PowerCFG tool you can also repair PowerPlans under Windows.

Learn more about power consumption and Windows 7 computer usage patterns and power plan FAQs.

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