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How to Add or Remove Wireless Adapter Settings in Power Options in Windows 10

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The Power Saving Mode setting under Wireless Adapter Settings in Power Options allows you to control the power saving mode of wireless adapters.

The strength and performance of your wireless network will decrease as you increase power savings, but your battery life will increase.

There are four power saving modes available to select from:

Power Saving Mode Description
Maximum Performance Achieve maximum wireless performance and no power savings.
Low Power Saving Achieve minimum power savings.
Medium Power Saving Balance between performance and power savings based on network traffic.
Maximum Power Saving Achieve maximum power savings.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove Power Saving Mode under Wireless Adapter Settings 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: "Power Saving Mode" under "Wireless Adapter Settings" in Power Options
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Here's How:
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The .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\19cbb8fa-5279-450e-9fac-8a3d5fedd0c1\12bbebe6-58d6-4636-95bb-3217ef867c1a

Attributes DWORD

1 = Remove "Power Saving Mode" under "Wireless Adapter Settings"
2 = Add "Power Saving Mode" under "Wireless Adapter Settings"



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


 2. To Add "Power Saving Mode" under "Wireless Adapter Settings" to Power Options

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

Add_Wireless_Adapter_Settings_Power_Saving_Mode_to_Power_Options.reg

download


 3. To Remove "Power Saving Mode" under "Wireless Adapter Settings" 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_Wireless_Adapter_Settings_Power_Saving_Mode_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