How to reset Power Settings to Default using Command Prompt

Description: This article contains steps to reset the Windows power settings back to default settings through command prompt.

  1. Click on Start.
    Windows Start Button
  2. Locate the search box.
    Windows Search Box
  3. Type in CMD then click on CMD on the top of the list.
    Windows Search, CMD
  4. This will open the command prompt, type in powercfg –restoredefaultschemes then press the enter key.
    Command Prompt Window
  5. After pressing the enter key it will go to a new line, you have just reset the power settings on your computer.
    Command Prompt Window