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Windows 7: Monitor wont shut down


06 Sep 2009   #1

Windows 7 RTM 7600
 
 
Monitor wont shut down

hi
i am using windows 7 2-3 month, firs i used 7 RC bulid 7100 which was ok, and than i install 7600 which also works fine. both are x64.
now and than i am having problem with my monitor. in power option i set up that he turn off after 10 minutes of inactivity, and after 10 minuts its turned off, but 2 sec later hi is turned on! practicly it turn off for 2 secound only.
i try evrything, new drivers, check running programs, check start up programs, but nothing

any ideas?

bte its notebook MSI GX701-092EU


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06 Sep 2009   #2

 

try to remember what you just installed or a new driver.
nothing else... try RESTORE back before this problem occured.
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06 Sep 2009   #3

Windows 7 RTM 7600
 
 

already tryed... program by program and evrything was normal, eaven after restart, problems started from next day :s
totaly confusing... I hope that wont be problem in final version...
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06 Sep 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)
 
 

Did you try to go back in time to an earlier configuration before this problem started by using "system restore"? That may undo some hidden system alteration that is causing the problem.
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12 Nov 2009   #5

 
 

The same problem on this notebook (MSI GX701). Tried many versions of windows 7, but all of them has this problem. I note one thing: when windows 7 is clean (installed drivers only by windows) all works perfectly, but when I installed nvidia driver (GF9600m GT for windows 7), problem is appeared. Tried to install alternative drivers and driver special for this notebook (from official site)… No changes.

Help please! Sorry for my English
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15 Apr 2010   #6

Windows 7
 
 

I have the same problem. I used Vista, everything worked, and now I've upgraded to Windows 7 Ultimate, and I have the same problem. Any solution?
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15 Apr 2010   #7

 

I get the same thing with my PC, running Windows 7 Ultimate x64; it doesn't happen very often, and I'm using my computer most of the time so it doesn't bug me.... But perhaps it's something with the power management setup in Windows 7. I'd say all we can do is wait for MS to find the cause and release a hotfix to resolve the issue...
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15 Apr 2010   #8

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mirko SRB View Post
hi
i am using windows 7 2-3 month, firs i used 7 RC bulid 7100 which was ok, and than i install 7600 which also works fine. both are x64.
now and than i am having problem with my monitor. in power option i set up that he turn off after 10 minutes of inactivity, and after 10 minuts its turned off, but 2 sec later hi is turned on! practicly it turn off for 2 secound only.
i try evrything, new drivers, check running programs, check start up programs, but nothing

any ideas?

bte its notebook MSI GX701-092EU
When it turns itself back on, is it by any chance running the screen saver?

Many moons ago, there was a problem with some crappy screensavers not checking monitor status before starting and if the "monitor off" timer was less than the "start screensaver" timer, the montor would actually turn back on to run the screensaver.

This is only an experiment... but have you tried setting the screensaver to 9 minutes with the monitor at 10?
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16 Apr 2010   #9

Windows 7
 
 
No screensaver

I have the screensaver turned off, and the problem occures.
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16 Apr 2010   #10

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by d4rkmorgoth View Post
I have the screensaver turned off, and the problem occures.
Ok, never mind... The point was not whether you had a screensaver installed or not... it was the setting of the timers. The timers still run, even if there is no screensaver.
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