13 Dec '14, 4am

Switch Power Schemes From The Keyboard

This is a repost of something I wrote three years ago. I thought it was worth a revisit. <—————————————————————————————————————-> This idea came from a technet article about changing power schemes in Windows 7. I got rather sick of choosing plans from the systray (notification area). I found it a little clumsy and clunky trying to manage it with a trackpad or mouse all the time. Besides that, I will jump at just about any chance or excuse to make something like that happen from the keyboard instead. If you do this at a cmd prompt: powercfg -l it will list all the plans that are available. Usually it will be three, unless you've made some of your own, which is what I did. You'll get an output that looks a bit like this: Existing Power Schemes (* Active) —————————————————- Power Scheme GUID: 381b4222-f694-41f0-9685-ff5bb260df2e (Balanced) * Power Scheme GUID: 8c5e7fda-e8bf-4...

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