Windows 10: Default Power plans deleted, need restore Solved

  1.    16 Jan 2018 #1

    Default Power plans deleted, need restore

    Hi, I messed up at some point when trying to configure my power plans and I got the default plans "High performance" and "Power saver" deleted. I wish to restore them. I've already looked in reset and restore power plans to default setting section of tutorials in this forum, and tried typing "powercfg -restoredefaultschemes" on cmp, but all that did is delete all custom plans I made and reset the "Balanced" default plan. That is the only plan I have now. Any solutions or links, please?
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       16 Jan 2018 #2

    Did you really mess things up or have you merely updated to Ver 1709? In Ver 1709, Power saver & High performance power plans are disabled.

    If you click on your Taskbar [System tray] power icon, you'll probably now see this -

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    Windows 10 now seems to be moving in the direction of 'adjusting' a single core power plan [called Balanced] instead of relying on having different plans for different circumstances. There is some useful information in

    Change Power Mode Level [slider] - TenForums
    Power plans disappeared after Windows 10 Fall update (1709) - Super User
    Missing Power Plans on Dell Laptop after FCU Solved - Windows 10 Forums
    New power settings [Ver 1709] - RawInfoPages
    Customize the Windows performance power slider - Microsoft Docs
    Introducing Power Throttling - Windows Experience Blog
    Introducing Power Throttling - TenForums

    You can still create your own custom power plans if you want to so you can create power saver & high performance equivalents.

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  3.    16 Jan 2018 #3

    That display I only noticed yesterday, but the plans I deleted about a month ago. thanks anyway
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  4.    16 Jan 2018 #4

    A ok I kinda found a solution, I create a new custom plan and naming it accordingly when choosing a basic plan Click image for larger version. 

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