Windows 8 - Cannot Open Change Advanced Power Settings link

This is a computer I have put together which was running Windows 7 and has been upgraded and running Windows 8 for two weeks with no problems.  When I went to review the advanced power settings nothing happens when I click on the link for change advanced power settings.  You can see the screen flash very quickly but the power options dialogue does not appear.  Any idea what applet runs this dialogue so I might try running it manually?  Any ideas on troubleshooting this?  Thanks for any insight.
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aadihCommented:
Do you have the appropriate ("right") power manager driver for Windows 8?
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SbovinoAuthor Commented:
I am assuming so.  How would I determine that?
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aadihCommented:
Look in the Device Manager.  (Not knowing your PC, the answer is generic).
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SbovinoAuthor Commented:
The PC in question is at home.  I will check later.  I am assuming Windows 8 loaded the corrective drivers?  It this dependent on the particular motherboard?
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I have this Device for Power Management and it was different for Windows 8 than from Windows 7 on the same machine.

Windows-8-Power-Management-Device
Windows 8 also comes with a Power Management application (Control Panel, Power Options) but I think the Power Management Device must be correct first.

.... Thinkpads_User
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I am assuming Windows 8 loaded the corrective drivers?

Not necessarily.

It this dependent on the particular motherboard?

I don't think so. It is related to the CPU and APCI. In your machine this may be related to the motherboard.

... Thinkpads_User
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Stef95Commented:
I would go Lenovo website and get the relevant windows 8 drivers i had upgraded my PC from win 7 to win 8 and had to go and download the relevant drivers for alot of things, thankfully in the bottom right where PC issues is windows gave me a direct solution and allowed me to download the correct drivers
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aadihCommented:
It's not clear that the PC is Lenovo.
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Stef95Commented:
Infact go to your start menu search power and on the right hand side select settigns, this should give you a load of power options in there go to change plan settings and change advanced power settings this should be it
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SbovinoAuthor Commented:
I will post back later when I get to the PC.  I will download updated drivers.  This MB uses an Intel chipset and there appears to be updated drivers available.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I posted from a Lenovo setup just to show where in Device Manager the PM device would show up. I know the computer above is not a Lenovo.

... Thinkpads_User
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aadihCommented:
The Lenovo comment was only in relation to "I would go Lenovo website," Thinkpads_User.

Your comment (as I read it) was in relation to showing the location in device manager and the importance of having a "Windows 8" -- not Windows 7 --driver. :-) )
 
I am sorry for the misunderstanding. :-(
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SbovinoAuthor Commented:
Thanks, Updated drivers solved the problem.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@Sbovino - Thanks for the update and I was happy to help.

.... Thinkpads_User
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