Windows 10 Power Settings Not Working - Solved

Do you wonder why your Windows 10 power settings not working after the update? In most cases, it seems that the specific power-related settings might get corrupted. The Windows OS is always handy when it comes to troubleshooting. You can make use of the Power troubleshooter to fix the issues automatically. Continue reading the instructions on this page to learn more about troubleshooting the power settings issue.

Solution 1: Run The Power Troubleshooter

  • To begin with, open the Start menu by pressing the Windows key.
  • Click the Settings icon in the Start menu to open the Settings app.
  • Alternatively, launch the Settings app by pressing the Windows + I shortcut keys.
  • Click the Update & Security tab in the Settings window.
  • Select the Troubleshoot option from the left-side panel.
  • Choose Power troubleshooter from the available list and click the Run the troubleshooter button.
Windows 10 Power Settings Not Working

Solution 2: Customize Power Options

You can enable Fast Startup to fix the power settings issue on your Windows 10 computer. But customizing the power options might help you resolve the Windows 10 power settings that are not working on your computer.

  • Open the Start menu and type 'Power options' in the search field. Hit the Enter key to open the Power options window in the Control Panel.
  • Navigate to the left-side panel and click on Choose when to turn off display.
  • Select the option Restore default settings for this plan.
  • Click on Change advance power settings and then scroll down the page.
  • Expand the Power buttons and lid tab and the Power button actions as well.
  • Select the setting and set it to Shut down.

This should fix the Windows 10 power settings not working issue.

Solution 3: Run The System File Checker

  • First, click the Windows icon to open the Start menu.
  • Type 'cmd' in the search field and hit the Enter key.
  • Click the Command Prompt tab from the search result.
  • Select the Run as administrator option.
  • If the device prompts for User Account Control, click the Yes button.
  • In the Command Prompt window, type 'sfc /scannow' and hit the Enter key.
  • Wait for the System File Checker to scan and repair the corrupted files causing the power issues on your computer.

If still Windows 10 power settings not working problem persist, contact our technical experts for assistance in resolving it.