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Win8 on laptop: lid turns off only the monitor

I have an Asus S400CA with Win8. When I'm home I access it with VNC. I'm trying to config its power settings so that, when it's plugged on AC, when I lid close it, only monitor is turned off and ...
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New GPU - monitor stuck in power save

I have a Samsung syncmaster 2443NW monitor - currently I'm borrowing a LG Flatron w2246 (although this is in no way a long-term solution). I used the monitor's manual to check the monitor - apparently ...
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How to put external monitor into power save mode with rMBP?

I have a retina MBP (running 10.8.4) and a Dell ST2210b monitor. The two are connected via HDMI (high speed and I think version 1.4 w/ Ethernet). The problem I'm having is that when putting my Mac to ...
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laptop mode in Linux vs solid state drive (SSD) [closed]

I have a device running Ubuntu 10.04 with SSD drive and want to optimize its power consumption. As far as I understood laptop mode documentation, it is intended for conventional disk drives. Does it ...
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Windows 8 command for putting the computer into sleep [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I put the computer to sleep from Command Prompt/Run menu in Windows Vista? With shutdown /s /t 0, I can shutdown immediately. But which command I need to switch ...
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How to identify cause of system lock on debian squeeze?

I have a desktop system at work with debian squeeze installed. Every couple days or so, when I come in in the morning, the system appears to be asleep and won't wake up. I suspect it goes into power ...
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Win 7 laptop reboots when monitor is off

I have an MSI laptop that runs Windows 7 32 bit version. Recently it has a tendency to reboot when I come back to use it after the screen has switched off. When I get back, there is the blue screen ...
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Linux: CPU core shutdown instead of sleep state

In Linux you can shut down CPU cores (or physical CPU's) with echo 0 > /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu1/online Assuming that the hardware fully turn off the CPU and cuts power to it would it not be better ...
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Wireless printer going offline upon entering power save mode

I recently bought a printer, a Samsung ML1865W wireless laser printer. It works very well, wirelessly until after a while, it goes to power save mode when the printer goes offline. I then cannot ...
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Switch off Sandy Bridge core(s) in Linux?

I am looking at various laptops at the moment and it's appealing to get a quad core (2720QM) when I need the power (yes, I have an application that can utilize many cores in parallel just fine). But, ...
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Stuck in power saving mode

I've got an LG monitor I tried attaching to my laptop for dual monitor goodness and it worked fine but when I tried attaching it back to the desktop it stuck in "Power Saving mode" and wouldn't go ...
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How to interpret powercfg output and what to do about it

I just now performed this command in the command-line in my Windows 7: powercfg -energy This will analyze the system for 60 seconds and generate an HTML file under your personal folder, detailing ...
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utility to troubleshoot PC not going idle

I have Windows 7 x64 installed and sometimes it will not go into an idle state allowing for the monitor to turn off. I keep shutting down services and programs, but I can't pinpoint what is causing ...
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When I lock my screen on my MacBook Pro my running application automatically closes after a while

First I must said that I have been asked this question in different form in this topic. but my problem didn't solved yet. When I want my laptop do a long schedule thing (like get all Mac OS X new ...
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Consolidating network devices to save on power bills

I currently have a Cable modem (with VOIP) which my Dlink DI-614+ (revB) plugs into. Into the Dlink I have my network printer, and my Vonage DLink VOIP box connected. I would love to consolidate ...