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Windows 7: Display turns off after a couple of hours idle?

09 Aug 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Display turns off after a couple of hours idle?

I have my power settings set to never sleep and to never turn off the display.

I left my computer on for a few hours without touching anything and the display eventually went off

I was just wondering, why is it doing this if I set the settings to never. It sort of worked because it didn't turn the display off after 15 minutes, but a few hours later

Is there something on windows that turns the display off if it's been idle for 3hours+
This is just something I'm curious about

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09 Aug 2013   #2

Windows 7 Pro, 64 bit

Perhaps you have made changes to the wrong power plan in Windows?
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09 Aug 2013   #3

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Some displays have their own power saving systems, have you checked the monitor's settings?
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