1.    17 Apr 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2016
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    Advanced Power Options under Build 1703 - Where did they go?


    Prior to the Build 1703 "upgrade", my Power Options > Advanced Settings had many more settings, for example, maximum CPA power levels, and graphics utilization. They are gone now, and only items such as "close lid" and "power button", brightness settings, remain. The new "Battery Saver" feature is lame in comparison. Anyone have an answer whether I can still install all of the old Advanced Settings? Battery life just dropped in half. Thanks.
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  2.    17 Apr 2017 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    S/E England
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    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)

    Have a look in 'Change plan settings' for your currently selected power plan and click its 'Change advanced power settings'. There are a lot of options available there.
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  3.    17 Apr 2017 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Trnava
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    Windows 10.4 Home 1709 x64

    You might be missing power management driver, make sure, you have the latest drivers, from April 5th.

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  4.    18 Apr 2017 #4
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    Thanks for the replies. I will try downloading the drivers and finding the power management driver to see what I can do with it. As for the "advanced settings", most of them disappeared. I had great power plans set up, but with the "Creative" Win10 upgrade last week, it wiped out all of them (as well as wiping out some other stuff I had set up, such as KeyTweak).
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  5.    18 Apr 2017 #5
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    Thread Starter

    Hello. I installed all of the driver packages (two of them). the "advanced power settings" in the Power Plan settings have not changed at all. How do I otherwise manage CPU power, etc., like I used to do in the "advanced power settings"? Is there a power management utility somewhere else in Win10 build 1703?
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