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Windows 7: Monitor keeps shutting down, it shouldn't

05 Sep 2010   #1
stlolth

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 
Monitor keeps shutting down, it shouldn't

I've set the power options to never shut down the monitor, yet every 15 minutes or so of being idle it shuts down. Any thoughts?


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05 Sep 2010   #2
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

hi have a look at this sites tutorials>>
https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/?filter[2]=Power%20Management
i would set the power settings to default then reboot then change power settings to your choices reboot then see if that helps
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05 Sep 2010   #3
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

also have a look at this thread i posted on how to do a energy report using cmd

energy report using cmd
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05 Sep 2010   #4
CreepinJesus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Are you sure it's not the monitor itself shutting off? I know a lot of modern screens have 'power save' modes and shut off the screen, but I don't think they go off when there's still input from the computer... worth checking the screen's menus for though.
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05 Sep 2010   #5
stlolth

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brianzion View Post
i would set the power settings to default then reboot then change power settings to your choices reboot then see if that helps

that did the trick! thank you!
thanks creepin jesus for your reply as well.
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05 Sep 2010   #6
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stlolth View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brianzion View Post
i would set the power settings to default then reboot then change power settings to your choices reboot then see if that helps

that did the trick! thank you!
thanks creepin jesus for your reply as well.
no worrys some times its best to set things to default and reboot windows resets the reg keys then. (if you feel like to rep me much appreciated)
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