1.    06 Sep 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 21
    Windows 10 Pro

    Monitor not following sleep settings

    I have my monitor set to sleep after 10 minutes but it goes to sleep after only 5 mins. Why won't it follow the sleep settings? I have also tried 20 minutes without luck. All Win 10 updates are current.
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  2.    06 Sep 2016 #2
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 2,552
    EL Capitan

    It is because something is causing the IRQ that controls the monitor sleep and wake states. It can be woke up by any process that could be mouse, keyboard, etc.. Also check your monitor settings on it to make sure that it is set properly. If you have a wireless mouse or have one that is very sensitive to motion, it could be just your mouse causing it.
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