How To Fix Laptop Lagging After We Unplug The Charger Windows 11

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You are not alone if you run Windows 11 and have noticed that your laptop lags after unplugging the charger. This problem can be annoying, especially if your laptop needs to function properly on battery power. Fortunately, there are numerous solutions available to deal with this issue and guarantee that your laptop operates at peak efficiency even while not attached to the charger. We will look at four efficient ways to solve laptop lagging in Windows 11 after unplugging the charger in this blog post.

Modify Power Plan Settings

  1. In the menu, choose "Power Options" by pressing the Windows key plus X.
  2. Choose "Balanced (recommended)" or any other power plan in the Power Options window besides "Power Saver."
  3. By the chosen electricity plan, pick "Change plan settings" by clicking there.
  4. At this point, select "Change advanced power settings."
  5. Locate and expand the "Processor power management" option.
  6. The "Minimum processor state" and "Maximum processor state" settings should be set to 100% for both "On battery" and "Plugged in."
  7. To save the changes, click "Apply" and then "OK".

Turn off background programs

  • To access Windows Settings, press Windows key + I.
  • Access "Privacy" and choose "Background apps" from the menu on the left.
  • Untick the box next to "Let apps run in the background."
  • Turn off superfluous programs that you don't require operating when on battery power by scrolling down to "Choose which apps can run in the background."

Update graphics drivers 

  1. Right-click the Windows icon and choose "Device Manager."
  2. Boost the category "Display adapters"
  3. Your graphics card will appear when you right-click it and choose "Update driver."
  4. Select "Search automatically for drivers" to enable Windows to locate and install the most recent, compatible drivers.
  5. Once the update is finished, restart your laptop.

Performance-Based Visual Effects Adjustment

  • For the System window to appear, use the Windows key + Pause/Break.
  • Select "Advanced system settings" from the menu on the left.
  • Click the "Settings" button in the Performance section of the System Properties box.
  • To turn off all visual effects, select "Adjust for best performance". If you'd like, you can manually choose which visual effects to turn off.
  • To save the changes, click "Apply" and then "OK".


On Windows 11, experiencing laptop slowdown after unplugging the charger can be annoying, but it doesn't have to be a constant problem. The four ways listed above can help you solve the issue and experience a smoother computing environment even when using battery power. Your laptop's responsiveness and latency issues can be greatly reduced by modifying power plan settings, turning off superfluous background apps, updating graphics drivers, and optimizing visual effects for performance.

Keep in mind that regular maintenance and software updates are necessary to keep your laptop functioning at its best regardless of the power source. You can keep your Windows 11 laptop working smoothly both when it's plugged in and while it's running on battery power by following these instructions.

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