Exporting Power Plan Schemes
- Click on the Start button and type “power options” in the search box.
- Click on “Power Options” from the search results to open the Power Options window.
- Click on “Change plan settings” for the power plan that you want to export.
- Click on “Change advanced power settings” to open the advanced settings.
- Click on “Export power plan” from the list of options.
- Choose a location where you want to save the file and give it a name.
- Click on “Save” to save the file.
Importing Power Plan Schemes
- Click on the Start button and type “powercfg” in the search box.
- Right-click on “powercfg” from the search results and select “Run as administrator”.
- Type “powercfg -import [filename]” in the command prompt window, where [filename] is the name of the file that you want to import.
- Press Enter to import the power plan scheme.
- Close the Command Prompt window.
- Open the Power Options window to see your imported power plan.
- Q: Can I import power plans from Windows 10 to Windows 7?
- A: No, the import and export feature only works between the same operating system.
- Q: Can I export multiple power plans at once?
- A: Yes, you can export multiple power plans by repeating the steps for each plan.
- Q: Will my power plan settings be lost if I import a new power plan?
- A: No, your current power plan settings will be replaced by the imported power plan settings.
- Q: Can I import power plans from another user account?
- A: Yes, you can import power plans from another user account if you have administrator privileges.
- Q: How can I delete a power plan that I imported?
- A: Open the Power Options window, click on “Change plan settings” for the imported power plan, and click on “Delete this plan”.
By following these simple steps, you can easily transfer or backup your power plan settings on your Windows 7 computer. Keeping a copy of your power plan schemes can help you restore your settings if they ever get lost or corrupted.