How to Add or Remove “Power button action” from Power Options in Windows 11 or 10?

In Windows 10 and Windows 11 PC, it is possible to set the default action for the hardware power button in the “power button action” of your PC or laptop. When you press it, the operating system can perform the following actions: do nothing, shut down, turn off the display, sleep, or hibernate. Many windows 11 and Windows 10 users face difficulty setting up this feature. This article will guide you on how to Add or Remove “Power button action” from Power Options in Windows 11 or 10.

This article was written for Windows 11 and Windows 10 users, but it’s also helpful for windows 8, windows 7 users. Let’s start it.

Adding “Power button action” to Power Options on Windows 11 and 10?

To add the missing “Power button action” in Power Options on Windows 11 or 10, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, open the elevated Command Prompt.

Step 2. After that, copy and paste the following on the prompt and then hit the Enterkey on the keyboard to execute the command:-

REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\4f971e

That’s it.

After the above steps, the missing “Power button action” in Power Options is restored immediately.

What are the steps for removing the “Power button action” on Windows 11 and 10 Power Options?

To intentionally remove “Power button action” in Power Options on Windows 11 or 10, do the following steps:-

Step 1Open Command Prompt with administrative privilege.

Step 2. Then, type the following and hit the Enter key on the keyboard:-

powercfg -attributes SUB_BUTTONS 7648efa3-dd9c-4e3e-b566-50f929386280 +AT

That’s it.

The “Power button action” under Power Options on Windows 11 or 10 is immediately removed when you complete the above steps.

Now, you can enjoy this feature on your PC or Laptop according to your need.

These steps are also helpful in windows 8 and windows 7.

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