turn off monitor question

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by VenomXt, Sep 4, 2004.

  1. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    ok i have a question. when i go to bed i watgch tv shows on my monitor and fall alseep watching them. ok i want my monitor to turn off eventually to save on wear and teart and such.
    i allready have power options enabled to turn it off after a hour. but lost fot ime i guess when media player is full screened even after the computer is doner playing the file it doesnt turn off..

    any ideas.?
     
  2. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    There's an option in WMP that prevents screensavers from running while you're playing videos. I don't know if that might prevent the monitor from turning off too, but it's a possibility.
    Try going to Tools>Options and check the "Allow screensaver during playback" box.
     
  3. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    i dont know why i ddint think of that.. lol thank you very much. i think that will fix it indeed.
     
  4. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    No probs...do let me know if it works. [​IMG]
     
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  5. VenomXt

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    worked great.. thanks netryder (gives rep)
     
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    Great. [​IMG]