How to activate the maximum performance power scheme in Windows

The advice to enable the "Maximum Performance" power scheme can be found not only in the context of increasing the performance of your laptop or PC, but also to solve problems with any device that turns off and sometimes helps.

In this easy tutorial on how to enable this power scheme and how to add "Maximum Performance" to the list of available power schemes of Windows 11 or Windows 10 if it is not in it.

Activate or add the “Maximum Performance” feeding scheme

The basic steps to enable the "Maximum Performance" power circuit, provided it is available for selection, are as follows:

  1. Open the control panel and go to “Power”, or press the keys Win + R on the keyboard, enter powercfg.cpl and press Enter.
  2. Click on “Show additional diagrams”.
  3. If the “Maximum performance” option is available in the list, select it. If not, the solution is further down the article.

However, as you can see from the screenshot above, the "Maximum Performance" option may not be available in the list of power schemes. In this case it can be added. For it:

  1. Run the command line as administrator. PowerShell or “Windows Terminal” will also work, in Windows 10 and Windows 11 they can be run from the right-click menu of the Start button.
  2. Enter the command.
    powercfg -duplicatescheme e9a42b02-d5df-448d-aa00-03f14749eb61

    and press Enter.

  3. When the command has been executed successfully, close the command line.
  4. Go back into power settings and select "Maximum Performance" which should now be listed.

By the way, you may be interested in knowing how to comfortably change the power schemes of your laptop.

If you need to remove this or another power scheme in the future, go to the power window and click "Power Scheme Settings" to the right of the scheme you want to remove.

In the next window, you will be left to select “Delete Circuit”.

If you still have questions about Windows power diagrams, ask them in the comments, we will try to solve them.