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Windows 7: Monitor and sleep mode

21 May 2010   #1
putts832

W7 64 bit
 
 
Monitor and sleep mode

I would like my monitor to stay on all the time. I have set all the area's that I can find to leave the monitor on in W7. But after 15mins. the monitor will turn off. Is there a area that I might have missed? Thanks!


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21 May 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Did you go to control panel>power options>display settings>turn off monitor (never)

Power Plan Settings - Change
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21 May 2010   #3
putts832

W7 64 bit
 
 
Monitor

I did that and I also went one step belond that and did each power setting. Setting the display, HDD, sleep mode and saved all the setting. The monitor still turns off, LOL.. I just built this computer a month ago and I am using a ASUS MB M4A79XTD EVO. I posted a note to their forum asking if the MB BIOS has any controls that make the monitor turn off. No reply back yet?? My monitor is a Samsung SyncMaster 216W. Using W7 it's a PnP setup. I check to see if there are any drivers for the monitor on Samsung's drivers updates, and of course there are none. So the only way I can see to control this problem is using W7's setting.
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20 Dec 2012   #4
demongorgan

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

does the monitor itself not have a menu button? it might be getting controlled?
also i found the driver for your monitor
Support - LCD 216BW | Samsung Monitors

bottom of the page, click "manuals and downloads" then the blue driver button, then the blue .exe button, if you still cant find it i will host on my mediafire acc for you
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