Other Alerts


This policy manages "Other Alerts".

User Controlled : Allow the system user to select whether this alert is displayed or suppressed. (This is the default value).

On : This alert must be displayed if its condition is detected.

Off: This alert must be suppressed if its condition is detected.

Note: Selecting "Not Configured" or "Disabled" will have the same effect.

Supported on: Dell Power Manager (when the system BIOS supports Advanced Charge)

Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
Value NameOtherAlertsGroup
Value TypeREG_SZ
Enabled ValueTrue
Disabled ValueFalse
Enable policy:
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
Value NameAlertsPolicyVersion
Value TypeREG_SZ
Value1.0.0

Select the policy configuration for each alert:

A USB Type-C device you connected to your system was not recognized. Try reconnecting the device. If Windows still does not recognize it, your device may not be working properly.


  1. User Controlled
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameUsbDeviceNotRecognized
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueUserControlled
  2. On
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameUsbDeviceNotRecognized
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueTrue
  3. Off
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameUsbDeviceNotRecognized
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueFalse

An incompatible device was attached to your USB port. Your port is intended to be used with USB data devices only.


  1. User Controlled
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameUsbPortIncompatibility
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueUserControlled
  2. On
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameUsbPortIncompatibility
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueTrue
  3. Off
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameUsbPortIncompatibility
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueFalse

An incompatible device was attached to your DisplayPort. Your port is intended to only be used with video devices.


  1. User Controlled
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameDisplayPortIncompatibility
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueUserControlled
  2. On
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameDisplayPortIncompatibility
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueTrue
  3. Off
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameDisplayPortIncompatibility
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueFalse

An incompatible device was attached to your Power port. Your port is intended to only be used for power.


  1. User Controlled
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NamePowerPortIncompatibility
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueUserControlled
  2. On
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NamePowerPortIncompatibility
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueTrue
  3. Off
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NamePowerPortIncompatibility
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueFalse

An incompatible device was attached to your DisplayPort over USB Type-C.


  1. User Controlled
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameDockPortDeviceIncompatibility
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueUserControlled
  2. On
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameDockPortDeviceIncompatibility
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueTrue
  3. Off
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameDockPortDeviceIncompatibility
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueFalse

Your port does not provide enough power to operate the attached device. If possible, attach a power adapter to the external device.


  1. User Controlled
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NamePortPowerCapabilityBelowDeviceRequirement
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueUserControlled
  2. On
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NamePortPowerCapabilityBelowDeviceRequirement
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueTrue
  3. Off
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NamePortPowerCapabilityBelowDeviceRequirement
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueFalse

Some of the ports on your system have been disabled and re-routed to your docking station.


  1. User Controlled
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameDockAttachmentDisabledSystemPort
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueUserControlled
  2. On
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameDockAttachmentDisabledSystemPort
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueTrue
  3. Off
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameDockAttachmentDisabledSystemPort
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueFalse

Your system is experiencing a thermal issue. Position your system to the center of the charging mat to resolve.


  1. User Controlled
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameWirelessChargingThermalIssue
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueUserControlled
  2. On
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameWirelessChargingThermalIssue
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueTrue
  3. Off
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameWirelessChargingThermalIssue
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueFalse

The charging mat is not charging your system at optimal efficiency. Position your system to the center of charging mat for best charging efficiency.


  1. User Controlled
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameWirelessChargingCoilOffset
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueUserControlled
  2. On
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameWirelessChargingCoilOffset
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueTrue
  3. Off
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Dell\CommandPowerManager
    Value NameWirelessChargingCoilOffset
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueFalse


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