Power management setting affecting my Saitek products in Windows 8.1.
Posted by Lalo Galvan on 27 January 2015 02:35 PM


Start Registry Editor. To do this, swipe in from the right to open the charms, tap or click Search, type regedit.exe in the search box. Or, type regedit.exe at the Start screen, and tap or click regedit in the search results.

  • In the navigation pane, find the registry key that corresponds to the problem device. To do this, follow these steps:


  1. Tap or click the arrow next to the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder to expand it.

  2. Expand SYSTEM.

  3. Expand CurrentControlSet.

  4. Expand Enum.

  5. Expand USB.

  6. Locate the folder whose name contains the VID and PID that you noted in step 6 (for example, locate VID_1234&PID_5678), and then expand that folder.

  7. Expand the folder that matches the Instance ID from step 6.

  8. Tap or click Device Parameters.

  9. In the details pane, right-click or press and hold EnhancedPowerManagementEnabled, and then click Modify.

  10. Change the Value data to 0, and then tap or click OK.