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Windows 7: Is there a quicker way to switch between win7 power options

06 May 2011   #1

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Is there a quicker way to switch between win7 power options

I regularly need to switch between "power saver" and "high performance" on my vaio laptop. I do this via going into "power options" and selecting the appropriate option when i require it. What I want to do is add a shortcut to the desktop or windows toolbar, but i cannot find a method to do this. Any ideas?

Thank you

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06 May 2011   #2

win7 ultimate / virtual box

check out this tut from brink
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06 May 2011   #3


If you have the Control Panel items folding out as a Menu from your Start menu (rightclick on Menu>Properties>Customize) then you can simply drag the Power Options choice onto the desktop as a link.

If not, in Control Panel change View Options to Large Icons then drag Power Options onto desktop.
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09 May 2011   #4

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Thanks ickymay,

Your link for a solution worked brilliantly.

I dough my cap to you.

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