Windows 10 or 11 will display the error “There are currently none power options available”. This could be due to an insufficient account-related authorization, a corrupt power plan, or another problem with Windows.
This troubleshooting tutorial will help you fix Windows 10’s “There are currently not power options available” error.
For errors that occur on standard Windows accounts, it is best to ask someone with administrative rights to your computer to fix them.
Start the Windows Power Troubleshooter
Windows 10 and 11 come with a built in troubleshooter to detect and fix power-related issues on your computer. To run it:
Right-click the Start button and select Settings.
Go to System > Troubleshoot.
Select Other/Additional troubleshooters.
Select Power > Run/Run the troubleshooter.
To resolve any issues that the Power Troubleshooter detects, follow all instructions on screen.
The Local Group Policy Editor is available here
A group policy setting can be used to block power options access for computers running Windows 10 Pro and 11. It is possible to disable and check the policy by clicking here:
Press Windows + R to open a Run dialog box.
In the address bar, type gpedit.msc Open Field and press Enter.
Go to User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Start Menu and TaskbarYou can find the navigation section to your left.
Double-click the Remove and prevent access to the Shut Down, Restart, Sleep, and Hibernate commands The right pane is for policy settin.
Click the radio button to the right Not Configured or Disabled.
Select Apply > OK.
Modify the Windows System Registry
To make these tweaks, you can use Windows 10/11 Home Edition’s Registry Editor. You should always Make a backup copy of your system registry before you begin.
Press WindowsKey + R, regedit, Enter.
Paste the following code into Registry Editor Address Bar and hit the Enter key Enter: :
Right-click the Policies Choose the folder in the top pane New > Key.
Please name the folder Explorer.
Right-click the Explorer Folder and choose New > DWORD (32-BIT).
Please name the entry NoClose. 0.
Restart Windows Explorer using Task Manager (check the steps) 6–9 above).
You can restore power options to default settings
Next, return the Windows power plans settings to their default settings. Check if this makes any difference. You can do this by following these steps:
Open the Start menu, cmd Enter the search box and choose Run as administrator.
The elevated Command Prompt console will display the following:
Resolve local security policy conflicts
Windows 10 Pro and 11 Pro may also show the error “There are currently none power options available”. This can occur due to insufficient permissions in a misconfigured local policy. Here are some suggestions:
Type secpol.msc Press the Run button and place it in a box Enter.
Go toSecurity Settings > Local Policies > User Rights Assignment You can find the navigation section to your left.
Double-click the Shut down the system Policing on the Right Pan.
Select the Add User or Group button.
Do not forget to hold the Ctrl Select and key Administrators,, Backup Operators, Users Select the search results from the drop-down menu. Then, select Find Now.
Windows 10 and 11 may experience strange anomalies due to corrupt system files. Check the following: SFC (System File Checker), and DISM System cleanup tools From an elevated Command Prompt consol:
dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth
Windows 10/11: Update
Windows 10 and 11 operating system updates could include a software-based solution to the error “There are currently not power options available”. To check:
The Windows Settings app is now open.
Select Windows Update.
Select Check for updates.
Let us suppose that Windows Update detects updates Download and install These can be used.
The Operating System can be rolled back
Use the Windows 10 and 11 have the System Restore option To revert your operating system back to the time you were able to access power options with no errors. How to do this:
Open a Run box, type rstrui, Enter.
Select Next Click on the System Restore popup window.
Make sure to check the box beside Show more restore points Pick a restore point. Pick a restore point Scan for affected programs You can check which programs could be affected by reversing the system back to the timeframe you choose.
Select Next Continue readin.
To rollback your computer, follow the instructions on screen.
Register for a new Windows account
Simply create and change to a Windows account. This will allow you to determine whether the error message “There is currently no power option available” was caused by profile corruption. How to do this:
The Settings app can be opened on your computer.
Go to Accounts.
Select Family & other users.
Scroll down Other users Choose and Add account.
Select I don’t have this person’s sign-in information.
Choose Add a user without a Microsoft Account.
Make a second username and password, and then choose Next.
Open the Start menu, Select your Windows profile picture and then sign in to the account that you have just created.
Windows 11/10’s “There are currently not power options available” error can be fixed if you take the time to apply these fixes. In most cases, the Power troubleshooter can be used. You may also need to check the Local Group Policy editor or modify the system registry. You won’t need to create a brand new account or perform a factory reset.