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Monitor sleeps much earlier than it is set to in Power Options

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#1 Sylveon Fetish

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Posted 01 August 2016 - 06:44 PM

I have my monitor to turn off after 45 minutes in Power Options, but it turns of Much quicker. My screensaver is set to display after 10 minutes, the monitor shuts off less than a minute later, before the entire screensaver plays once. There is nothing else anywhere I can find that would cause this to happen. Password Protect on Wake is not set to enable. so that is not it. I Googled the problem but only Windows 10 results showed up in Google. There was nothing regarding this problem and Windows XP. Even adding "Windows XP" in quotes did not seem to phase Google into forcing a "Windows XP' only results.


Any ideas on what the problem could be?

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Posted 01 August 2016 - 09:16 PM

Have you tried any process of elimination to narrow down the cause? Without a screensaver, does the monitor wait the full 45 min when the computer is inactive? Tried behavior with a different screensaver?
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#3 Chris Cosgrove

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Posted 05 August 2016 - 05:02 PM

Have you checked the monitor's own control menu to see if there is a 'sleep' setting set to 10 - 15 minutes ?  If there is, this would activate before the 'sleep' command from your computer.


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