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Windows 7: Screen goes black after 10 minutes - HELP please

02 Dec 2009   #1
sushiman

Windows 7 Premium
 
 
Screen goes black after 10 minutes - HELP please

Have a new HP 300 Touchsmart computer ( less than a week old ) and I have disabled the screensaver thinking it would solve the problem I am having , but the problem still exists . While I am watching a Youtube or other video the screen will dim slightly and a few minutes later go black . If I move the mouse the screen will return to normal . Anybody know how I might be able to fix this via some setting or other way ? Thanks in advance .


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02 Dec 2009   #2
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

IF you already checked it's not screensaver, then it have to be power options. See attached image.

Kari


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02 Dec 2009   #3
belikexp

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Change your power plan. Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Power Options

Aww Kari beat me to it.
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02 Dec 2009   #4
sushiman

Windows 7 Premium
 
 

Kari and Belikexp - arigato !

I am now using the computer in Japanese ( live in Japan with Japanese wife ) so sometimes can't read all the instructions / icon titles / etc...Going to upgrade to Ultimate soon so I can operate in English . In the meantime , I may be asking some " dummy " questions here on the forum . Cheers !
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02 Dec 2009   #5
Cohen

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Signature Edition
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sushiman View Post
Kari and Belikexp - arigato !

I am now using the computer in Japanese ( live in Japan with Japanese wife ) so sometimes can't read all the instructions / icon titles / etc...Going to upgrade to Ultimate soon so I can operate in English . In the meantime , I may be asking some " dummy " questions here on the forum . Cheers !
Dummy questions is fine, we like to help everyone.

See you around a little bit more often.
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