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Windows 7: How to put screen after 2h to sleep and NOT turn it off?

03 Mar 2017   #1

win7pro 64bit
How to put screen after 2h to sleep and NOT turn it off?

How can I put my current screen/monitor into sleep mode (e.g. after 2h) and NOT turn it off completely (after 2h) ?

When I go to Control Panel--Hardware and Sound ---Power Options and switch for example to my currently active "Balanced" plan then I have the choice:

what to do with display/monitor:

Turn off the display after 2 hours
...or NEVER

I found no option put display to sleep after 2 hours


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03 Mar 2017   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

You might be able to burrow down the advanced power settings...I haven't done so for years so I cannot remember if one can fine-tune the settings more to your liking.
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 How to put screen after 2h to sleep and NOT turn it off?

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