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Disable Windows screen saver and monitor standby

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Disable Windows screen saver

To disable the screen saver:

Windows XP

- Click on the 'Start' button then 'Control panel'

- Double click the 'Display' icon to open up the 'Display Properties' screen

- Click on the 'Screen Saver' tab

- Change the 'Screen saver' drop down box to '(None)' and then click on the 'Apply' button.


Windows Vista / Windows 7

- Click on the 'Start' button orb then 'Control panel'

- If on Vista, then make sure you are on 'Control Panel Home' rather than 'Class View'

- Click on 'Appearance and Personalization'

- Click on 'Change screen saver'

- Change the 'Screen saver' drop down box to '(None)' and then click on the 'Apply' button.


Windows 8 / 10

- To open Control Panel, on your keyboard press the Windows key + R, then on the Run dialog type control and press return.

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In the 'Search control panel' box, type in screen saver and then select 'Turn screen saver on or off'

- Change the 'Screen saver' drop down box to '(None)' and then click on the 'Apply' button.



Disable the Windows power management monitor standby

Monitor standby is where Windows turns off your monitor as a power saving feature, which is useful for notebooks and netbook computers.

To disable monitor standby:

Windows XP

- Click on the 'Start' button then 'Control panel'

- Double click the 'Display' icon to open up the 'Display Properties' screen

- Click on the 'Screen Saver' tab

- Click on the 'Power...' button to open the 'Power Options Properties' screen

- Change 'Turn off monitor' to 'Never'

- Also change 'Turn off hard disks', 'System standby' and 'System hibernates' all to 'Never' as well

- Click on the 'Apply' button.


Windows Vista / Windows 7

- Click on the 'Start' button orb then 'Control panel'

- If on Vista, then make sure you are on 'Control Panel Home' rather than 'Class View'

- Click on 'Appearance and Personalization'

- Click on 'Change screen saver'

- Click on the 'Change power settings...' button to open the 'Power Options' screen

- Look at the selected power 'Plan' and check on 'Change plan settings'

- Change both 'Turn off display' drop down boxes to 'Never'

- Change both 'Put the computer to sleep' drop down boxes to 'Never'

- On Windows 7, also change the 'Dim the display' boxes to 'Never' as well

- Click on the 'Save changes' button


Windows 8 / 10


- To open Control Panel, on your keyboard press the Windows key + R, then on the Run dialog type control and press return.

-
In the 'Search control panel' box, type in screen saver and then select 'Turn screen saver on or off'

- Click on the 'Change power settings...' button to open the 'Power Options' screen

- Look at the selected power 'Plan' and check on 'Change plan settings'

- Change both 'Turn off display' drop down boxes to 'Never'

- Change both 'Put the computer to sleep' drop down boxes to 'Never'

- Also change the 'Dim the display' boxes to 'Never' as well

- Click on the 'Save changes' button