Windows 10: Power Option for "Turning off display" remains at "15 minutes" Solved


  1. Posts : 1
    Win 10 Pro 64 bit
       15 Dec 2015 #1

    Power Option for "Turning off display" remains at "15 minutes"


    I am running Windows 10 Professional 64 bit. Whenever I set the option "Turn off the display" to "Never", it reverts back to the default "15 minutes". This is under the "High Performance" profile. I have never, since Windows 3.11, ever had a setting change itself back. I have tried to change it and restart. It will either revert upon restart or shortly after. It will revert back even if I do not restart.
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  2.    07 Jan 2016 #2

    That sounds like my problem - I leave the computer for an hour and it is shut down (I think sleep mode). I just need to hit the power button and it comes on to where it was when I left - but 2 of my USB devices are lost so I have to restart the computer anyway.

    I changed all the power settings to NEVER. But his doesn't seem to make any difference......
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  3. Posts : 4,771
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       08 Jan 2016 #3

    Allen said: View Post
    I am running Windows 10 Professional 64 bit. Whenever I set the option "Turn off the display" to "Never", it reverts back to the default "15 minutes". This is under the "High Performance" profile. I have never, since Windows 3.11, ever had a setting change itself back. I have tried to change it and restart. It will either revert upon restart or shortly after. It will revert back even if I do not restart.
    If you have not tried this one yet...........
    Run a system file check to look for corrupt files. It will try to do repair if any found.

    Right click at Start button > click Command Prompt (Admin) > at the flashing prompt, copy/paste this.......
    sfc /scannow

    > press Enter.
    It will take quite sometime.
    When finished, it will give you one of the 3 reports...............(paraphrasing)
    1. No integrity violation.
    2. Found corrupt files and repair successful.
    3. Found corrupt files but unable to repair.


    If report is #2. See if it has solved your problem.
    Please post back the result anyway.
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