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Serious Power option reset of Maximum Processor State

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Serious Power option reset of Maximum Processor State

#1 Post by nick8545 » Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:03 pm

Thank you all in advance for any help you can provide. I am new to this forum and I just do not know where else to turn or at least point me to the correct forums to post.

I just got my new T420 and I cannot enjoy it for the following reason. Under power options, I created a custom balanced profile and set my Processory Power Managment settings to

-100% for Maximum processor state on battery and plugged in.... and

-5% for Minimum processor state on battery and plugged in.

Everytime i put my computer to sleep, hibernate, restart, shutdown, etc the maximum processor state always resets to 5% on on both plugged in/battery,

This means I cannot enjoy my new PC at full 100% processor state ever. Is there a startup program that affects this? I am running NVidia 4200 and Intel chips.

Is there a chance the Lenovo Thinkvantage power manager is interfering? Even the advanced settings. I have troublkeshooted every setting on both to still get the same result.

Is anyone aware of have any input onto this?

Thank you so much in advance. I am really desparate. :catsad: Lenovo support has not experienced this problem prior when I called prioirty support.


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Re: Serious Power option reset of Maximum Processor State

#2 Post by The Spirit of X21 » Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:53 pm

I would just try removing the Thinkvantage power manager to see if that helps. You can always re-download it from Lenovo.
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Re: Serious Power option reset of Maximum Processor State

#3 Post by GomJabbar » Sat Jan 28, 2012 10:37 pm

Often such issues are addressed in BIOS updates, Windows updates, or Lenovo updates.

If you have the T420 and not some variation...
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/researc ... MIGR-77167

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