"Max Processor State" removed from Processor Power Management


  1. Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       #1

    "Max Processor State" removed from Processor Power Management


    Hi,
    My computer has issues with overclocking and overheating and I had found that the most reliable fix was to lower the max processor state to something more manageable (100% to 80%, etc). However, the option to do this in "power plan" settings has been removed somehow, perhaps in a recent update. In addition, a fix I found online meant to add the option back doesn't work for me (there is a forum post here with this same fix and another option, which also didn't work): Add/Remove "Max Processor State" (Laptop Overheating Fix) - YouTube
    I'm assuming there is a recent update that changed this, but even on the video I linked people say the fix worked more recently, so perhaps that's not the case. Is there another way to get "max processor state" setting back? Alternatively, is there a different way that I can change the same or a similar setting? This is very frustrating especially since the setting was there for me and now disappeared seemingly for no reason
    Thanks.
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  2. Try3's Avatar
    Posts : 7,774
    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 20H2 Build 19042.928
       #2

    Check your computer maker for any bios update or hardware driver update.

    Denis
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  3. lx07's Avatar
    Posts : 5,479
    2004
       #3

    It has been removed - you can add it back in registry and it still works (at least for me on 1903)..

    Add or Remove Maximum processor state from Power Options in Windows
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