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Windows 7: Using I change to Battery Power my desktop screen changes

02 Aug 2010   #1

Using I change to Battery Power my desktop screen changes

Hi I just purchased A New ASUS notebook and every time I switch to battery power my laptop (Background) changes.. I would like to know how to stop this??


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02 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate

When you unplug your notebook, the desktop wallpaper changes?
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05 Aug 2010   #3


Yes, that is correct and I want to know how to stop that??
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05 Aug 2010   #4

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Win 10 Pro x64

See if this helps,

Power Plan Settings - Change
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05 Aug 2010   #5

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

Do you use the a slideshow background?
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10 Aug 2010   #6
Suburban Atlas

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

It's built into Asus's bloatware. When you change the power management type, it'll change as well I take it? It does this on my Asus laptop; you just have to change the settings to use a different theme then the one you are using.
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13 Aug 2010   #7


Thank you Surban Atlas it was the Asus bloatware causing the problem.. Also thank you to everyone for there help with this...
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13 Aug 2010   #8

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

Glad you figured it out. Bloatware can cause all kinds of strange behavior.
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30 Sep 2011   #9

Windows 7 Professional

I know this thread is outdated, but perhaps this reply will help others in the future.

I had this exact issue and was looking into it. I understand that it's due to ASUS's pre-installed software - the ASUS Power4Gear Hybrid application, to be exact - but I actually do like the software, so I'm keeping it.

However, if you have an issue with the desktop changing when the laptop is unplugged, you can do this:
1) Go to your laptop's Power Options (in the system tray located in the bottom right corner, click on the battery icon)
2) Click on the "More power options" link
3) Click on the "Change plan settings" link for Power4Gear Battery Saving
4) Click on the "Change advanced power settings" link
5) Locate "ASUS P4G Power Setting" and click on the + sign
6) Locate "Battery Saving Desktop" and click on the + sign
7) Next to "On battery," select "Disable"
8) Click the Apply button, click the OK button, then close all the windows you opened

Now when you unplug your laptop, it should no longer change the desktop settings.

Hope this helps!
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