Add AHCI Link Power Management to Power Options in Windows 10

    Add AHCI Link Power Management to Power Options in Windows 10

    How to Add 'AHCI Link Power Management - HIPM/DIPM' to Power Options in Windows 10
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    13 Mar 2017
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    How to Add "AHCI Link Power Management - HIPM/DIPM" to Power Options in Windows 10

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    The AHCI Link Power Management - HIPM/DIPM power option allows you to configure the link power management mode for disk and storage devices that are attached to the system through an AHCI interface. AHCI Link Power Management is a technique where the SATA AHCI controller puts the SATA link to the internal HDD and/or SSD disk into a very low power mode when there.

    You can use the following settings:

    Setting Description
    Active Neither HIPM or DIPM allowed. Link power management is not used.
    HIPM HIPM (Host Initiated Link Power Management) only is allowed
    HIPM + DIPM HIPM and DIPM are allowed
    DIPM DIPM (Device Initiated Link Power Management) only is allowed
    Lowest HIPM, DIPM, and DEVSLP (if DEVSLP is supported by the storage device) are allowed.

    This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the AHCI Link Power Management - HIPM/DIPM setting under Hard disk in Power Options for all users in Windows 10.

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


    EXAMPLE: "AHCI Link Power Management - HIPM/DIPM" in Power Options
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    Here's How:
    Note   Note
    The .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\0012ee47-9041-4b5d-9b77-535fba8b1442\0b2d69d7-a2a1-449c-9680-f91c70521c60

    Attributes DWORD

    1 = Remove "AHCI Link Power Management - HIPM/DIPM"
    2 = Add "AHCI Link Power Management - HIPM/DIPM"



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


     2. To Add "AHCI Link Power Management - HIPM/DIPM" to Power Options

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

    Add_AHCI_Link_Power_Management-HIPM-DIPM_to_Power_Options.reg

    download


     3. To Remove "AHCI Link Power Management - HIPM/DIPM" from Power Options

    NOTE: This is the default setting.

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

    Remove_AHCI_Link_Power_Management-HIPM-DIPM_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. If 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


  1.    26 Jul 2017 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2015
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    Win 10 Pro x64

    Will there be any downsides to turning this to active? I kept receiving "Reset to device, \Device\RaidPort0, was issued." errors in the event log and someone recommended me to do this.
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  2.    26 Jul 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040
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    Hey Bob,

    If you have any issues, you can always set it back to its default setting.
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  3.    2 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Dec 2013
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    Hi Shawn,
    Thanks a lot for this nice tutorial and the reg files, great help
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  4.    2 Weeks Ago #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    Glad it could help mate.
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