Windows 7 - Restore the default power schemes

December 2016


You have tweaked the power schemes settings and you want to have them restored to default !


Open the command prompt, in administrator mode:
  • Click on Start> type "cmd" in the search bar and press CTRL+Shift+Enter.
  • Type the following command:
    • powercfg -restoredefaultschemes
  • Press Enter to validate.

Related :

This document entitled « Windows 7 - Restore the default power schemes » from CCM ( is made available under the Creative Commons license. You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly.