I have Windows 8 installed. How can I turn off the monitor when the computer is in lock mode (windows+L)?
I'm using a netbook and I can't turn the display off since there is no power button for that. I'm doing this to try to save power.
This works for me in Win7, but not tested in Win8 so far (so that bit's up to you! :)
You can also use NirCmd to achieve the same thing. However, since a single
Note: In the download package you'll get 2 EXEs, so you can use the console mode nircmdc.exe as well instead of the normal nircmd.exe
A purpose-built utility for this is the Monitor Off Utility: