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How to put Windows to sleep when monitor (HDMI) is turned off?

I have a HTPC (Intel NUC) connected to TV via HDMI. Is it possible to put Windows to sleep when the TV is turned off? It seems that Windows does have built-in detection for when monitor is turned ...
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Windows 8.1 power plans: No password prompt when monitor wakes but password prompt when PC wakes

Is it possible to get Windows 8.1 to not ask for a password when the monitor comes out of power saving mode, but still ask for a password when the PC wakes from sleeping? Setting the "Turn off the ...
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Bootcamp on iMac

My windows 8.1 installation does not seem to honor power settings. The display shuts off after about 1 minute of inactivity regardless of what power settings are set to. Does anyone have any ideas on ...
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“Check Signal Cable” when computer is off - how to make it just a blank screen?

I upgraded the graphics card (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670) driver tonight, and I'm having this odd problem. State: monitor is on and computer is off Before update: the monitor went into sleep mode(?) and ...
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How to prevent Windows 8.1 from gathering windows onto a single display when sleeping?

Whenever my laptop sleeps, it gathers all my windows onto the primary monitor. How can I prevent this behavior? I setup my workspace in a very specific way, and it's super frustrating to have all the ...
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Can't block computer turning off its monitor

I have a computer running Windows 7 to display advertisements, so, I don't want it going to sleep mode or turning of the screen. I tried a lot of ways to do but unfortunately, it's not success: 1. In ...
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External monitor not going to sleep

I have an Acer Aspire 5750g, my problem is that when my laptop goes to sleep or shut down, the external monitor keep saying that no input and won't go to sleep mode.Everytime I have to turn off the ...
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1answer
456 views

Kubuntu won't resume from sleep

I am running Kubuntu 13.04 on an Acer Aspire One D270-1375 10 inch netbook running the Plasma Netbook. Kubuntu goes to sleep fine, but when I push the power button to resume it I get multicolored ...
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Haswell HD graphics 4000 - Monitor doesn't sleep on power off

I have new PC with Haswell HD graphics 4000 connected to a Dell HD display via HDMI cable The monitor that came with my computer doesn't sleep on shutdown or computer standby. This is particularly ...
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“Put display to sleep” hot corner not working

Does "put display to sleep" hot corner require some other specific settings? All hot corners work perfectly except for this one. Instead of putting the display to sleep it dimms the keyboard. What's ...
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Why does my display remain blank (black..like disconnected to cpu) after being put in sleep mode?

After putting my laptop in sleep mode, there is completely blank screen (like display is not connected to cpu). I shut down my laptop and restart but my screen remains blank. Nothing shows on the ...
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Weird monitor issues related to sleep

About a week ago, the monitor did not return when the system spooled up from sleep. Actually, the monitor still had a green (connected) lite and when you turned it off, and then back on again i would ...
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Why does this monitor go to sleep but won't wake up, event though all related power options are turned off?

We have a machine, Windows 7 (64-bit) with ASUS motherboard, in our building that only sometimes seems to go to sleep, but won't wake up. The machine is still running but shaking the mouse or hitting ...
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windows 8 monitor turn off or enter sleep mode

I installed a retail version of windows 8 x64. However, after the installation process my crt monitor shuts down or enters in sleep mode and I'm unable to turn it on. Every time I turn on computer ...
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0answers
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monitor goes to sleep and won't wake up

We have about 80 systems running ubuntu 12.04 64bit desktop edition. We are facing a strange problem. Everything works fine except that after the monitor goes to sleep, if we don't wake it for long ...
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2answers
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Keep Mac running with display off

How can I keep the Mac running (not going to sleep) with its display turned off without having to go to Energy Saving settings to set display sleep to low and computer sleep to high? I tried the ...
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Is there a way to force the monitor to power off in Windows 8?

I have googled this a bit and looked at powrprof.dll and PsShutdown but I haven't found a way to do exactly what I want to do. You know that power save option that lets Windows turn off your ...
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Why is my computer going into sleep mode without even displaying BIOS?

My grandparents have a HP Pavilion a6603w desktop computer with a HP w2007 monitor. This week, out of nowhere, the computer stopped booting up. I looked at it the following happens: Whenever you turn ...
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How to find out which program prevents monitor going to sleep on Windows XP?

On a machine running Windows XP I have the problem that the monitor often does not enter standby/sleep mode. I guess this is caused by some program that is running, because it reliably works if I ...
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shortcut to put monitors to sleep [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Turn off display in Windows 7 without additional software I have windows 7 installed with two monitors connected to it. I want to create a shortcut that will put both ...
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How To Wake Up Laptop Without Switching On The Screen?

I have setup a schedule for disk defragmenter but in Task Scheduler i cannot see the option for a laptop waking up and not switching screen. Since my laptop has always its lid closed, i don't want the ...
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Shut down the monitor in a MacBook Pro, without to put it to sleep?

How do I set the monitor to shutdown in a MacBook Pro? I do not want the computer to stop running; I do not wish it to go to sleep.
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Stop Mac OS X from un-muting sound when display returns from sleep

I keep my Mac muted at all times; the display turns off after 10 minutes of no use (to save power). This is a good feature, but it "unmutes" the sound when I return. How can I stop it from doing this ...
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1answer
527 views

Laptop will not properly go to sleep or wake up from sleep mode

I have a Toshiba A505 laptop with Windows 7 SP1 and Nvidia Geforce 310M with driver version 266.58. The issue I am having is that the laptop doesn't always properly go to sleep or properly wake from ...
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1answer
499 views

Monitor not “waking up” Not sure if harware or settings

Running Win 7. After manually puttinng computer to sleep, oftentimes when I move the mouse to wake up, the screen remains black and I can't hear computer ramping up. Does not happen all of the time. ...
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How do I prevent Ubuntu from putting my monitor to sleep?

Ubuntu 10.04 Under Preferences > Power Management I have changed the settings to never put the computer to sleep and never to put the display to sleep. My display still goes to sleep and I am ...
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1answer
790 views

Problem when waking the computer from sleep mode

I have a HP Pavilion dv6-2188la and when it wakes from sleep the monitor flashes (screen flickers), and every time it flashes (2 seconds) it returns me to the beginning of the password field making it ...
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Mac Mini - Monitor gets no signal everytime Mac wakes from sleep

Everything works fine until the Mac goes to sleep, then upon waking it the monitor (Wacom Cintiq interactive pen display) gets no signal and I have to unplug it from the back of the mac and plug it in ...
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1answer
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Computer Flashes Out?

We have a strange problem with our computers at my school. They are all Latitude 2100 Netbooks. At random points (I can't seem to find a pattern) the screen will turn a single color (red, green, ...
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Monitor sleep in Windows XP does not work. Is there an add on to force it?

I have an EEE box with XP Home and a DVI connected TFT, and it does not sleep the monitor. It only starts working after I go to the energy control panel and turn it off and on again. Then the timed ...
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Dell LCD displays don't sleep when disconnected

Many of my co-workers use laptops. When they disconnect them and take them home, the external Dell LCD displays (1907FP, 1908FP, 2007WFP, etc.) stay on, with a graphic indicating that there is no ...
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Can Windows Defrag while Laptop is Closed?

Can I run a Defrag and close the laptop lid? Or will my computer not defrag when it is in sleep mode? If not, can I turn of the monitor of my laptop when it's not in sleep mode, like, 0 brightness?
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Monitor sleep on iMac with Ubuntu 9.04 (jaunty)

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 9.04 (jaunty) on my iMac (specifically iMac8,1, aluminum). In gnome-screensaver-preferences, I have the screensaver set to come on after 1 minute, and then in ...