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Windows 7: Multi-Monitor Blanking in Windows 7

20 Dec 2010   #1

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Multi-Monitor Blanking in Windows 7

Can someone suggest me on how to blank screens for a multi-monitor setup?

I have used IOCTL_VIDEO_SET_OUTPUT_DEVICE_POWER_STATE for windows XP and it works just perfect for me. This has been deprecated in Windows 7. Is there something similar I can try for windows 7?

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20 Dec 2010   #2

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Hi Sanj Gupta, welcome to the Seven Forums.

I'm not sure if I underdstand you correctly. Here's instructions how to blank all displays with mouse click: Help - Screen Blanker Utility - Is there One ?

Kari
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20 Dec 2010   #3

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Ahh. My bad. By that, I meant programmatically.

I know that way. Could you suggest me some other way which could be a part of my own script? Maybe some APIs I can use?
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