The Windows® Desktop Activity Moderator uses its own driver and service to help increase
battery efficiency when a laptop screen is on, ensuring
consistent, long battery life for devices that support connected standby.
Connected standby occurs when you have your device powered on with the screen turned
Note: This feature does not apply to Windows® servers or virtual machines.
You can change the Service Control Manager configuration to keep this service
Open a command prompt with administrative privileges on the device.
Enter the following command:
SC CONFIG "dam" START= DISABLED
The message for a successful outcome is the following output:
[SC] ChangeServiceConfig SUCCESS
By running the command, you disabled the Desktop Activity Moderator service and driver.
Updated 24 days ago