Protecting Laptop monitor

Discussion in 'hardware' started by LenC, Sep 21, 2009.

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  1. LenC

    LenC Registered Member

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    I occasionally leave my laptop on for extended periods of time. I don't want to shut it down or go into standby/hibernate, because I have programs scheduled to run. What is the best way to protect the monitor? Seems like I have three choices:

    1) screensaver
    2) power option that shuts down the monitor
    3) do nothing because it isn't necessary

    What should I do?

    Thanks,
    Len
     
  2. Martijn2

    Martijn2 Registered Member

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    Which OS are you using? Presuming you are using Windows, in the hardware section of the control panel there's a option to turn off the display after a given time (saves more energy than using a screensaver)
     
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    Yes, windows on two laptops - one with vista and one with XP. So you are recommending my second choice. Thanks for the advice.
     
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