How to Add or Remove ‘Device idle policy’ from Power Options in Windows

The Device idle policy setting in Power Options determines whether power savings (conservation) idle timeouts or performance idle timeouts are used for devices powering down while the system is running. This is for devices that are integrated with Windows kernel power manager device idle detection.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Device idle policy setting under Balanced in Power Options for all users in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

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