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Clarification of power saving option problem

The monitor doesn't shut down is how I know it isn't working.

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  • busterf Dec 30, 2008

    I know it isn't working because the monitor never shuts down.

  • rebelyes1 May 11, 2010

    What is it set on in the bios?

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Go to control panel
go to power options
change how long until the monitor shuts off on ac power

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