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How to Add or Remove "Video playback quality bias" in Power Options in Windows


The Video playback quality bias. setting under Multimedia settings in Power Options allows users to specify the policy to bias video playback quality.

Users can specify the following policies below:

Video playback power-saving bias. = Video playback quality would be biased towards battery life.

Video playback performance bias. = Video playback quality would be biased towards performance.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Video playback quality bias. setting under Multimedia settings in Power Options for all users in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

You must be signed in as an administrator to add or remove this setting in Power Options.


 CONTENTS:

  • Option One: Add or Remove "Video playback quality bias." in Power Options using Command Prompt
  • Option Two: Add or Remove "Video playback quality bias." in Power Options using REG file


EXAMPLE: "Video playback quality bias." in Power Options
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Remove 'Video playback quality bias' in Power Options in Windows OPTION ONE Remove 'Video playback quality bias' in Power Options in Windows
Add or Remove "Video playback quality bias." in Power Options using Command Prompt

1. Open an elevated command prompt.

2. Type the command below you want to use into the elevated command prompt, and press Enter.

(Add - default)
powercfg -attributes 9596FB26-9850-41fd-AC3E-F7C3C00AFD4B 10778347-1370-4ee0-8bbd-33bdacaade49 -ATTRIB_HIDE

OR

(Remove)
powercfg -attributes 9596FB26-9850-41fd-AC3E-F7C3C00AFD4B 10778347-1370-4ee0-8bbd-33bdacaade49 +ATTRIB_HIDE

3. You can now close the elevated command prompt if you like.






Remove 'Video playback quality bias' in Power Options in Windows OPTION TWO Remove 'Video playback quality bias' in Power Options in Windows
Add or Remove "Video playback quality bias." in Power Options using REG file


The downloadable .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\9596FB26-9850-41fd-AC3E-F7C3C00AFD4B\10778347-1370-4ee0-8bbd-33bdacaade49

Attributes DWORD

1 = Remove
2 = Add


1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Add "Video playback quality bias." to Power Options

This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Add_Video_playback_quality_bias_to_Power_Options.reg

download


 3. To Remove "Video playback quality bias." from Power Options

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Remove_Video_playback_quality_bias_from_Power_Options.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. When prompted, click on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn