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Windows 7: Monitor sleep shortcut?

13 Jun 2015   #1
RogerR

7 x64 Ultimate
 
 
Monitor sleep shortcut?

Prelude:

My monitor power button is broken so I leave it powered and it goes to sleep after 15 minutes. That's all good except there are times when I want it to sleep 'now'. Its a big bright screen and lights up the room and it can seem a long 15 minutes until it dims.

If I use the Windows sleep shortcut, it puts the whole computer to sleep and then my wireless mouse and keyboard don't respond to wake it up.

Question: Is there a shortcut that will just put my monitors to sleep?

I found this program but Avast flagged it as infected.


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13 Jun 2015   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Roger,

You might see if this below for a turn off display context menu may help.

Turn Off Display - Add to Desktop Context Menu in Windows

OR

Lock Computer and Turn Off Monitor - Add to Desktop Context Menu
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13 Jun 2015   #3
RogerR

7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

That actually worked! Perfect.

Thanks, Brink.
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13 Jun 2015   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome. I'm glad it worked for you.
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