Windows 10: W10 laptop with second monitor, display turns off after 1 minute Solved

  1.    12 Nov 2015 #1

    W10 laptop with second monitor, display turns off after 1 minute

    Hey all, hope someone here has a solution for this, since I'm going crazy.

    I have an HP dv7 laptop connected via VGA to a second monitor. The screen(s) turn off and the computer goes to sleep after a minute despite my best efforts. I have every setting that I can find set to 'never,' including the power options, advanced power options, screen saver, etc. Any ideas of something I'm missing? I have a suspicion this is related to running 2 monitors but hopefully there's a fix. Thanks for any help!

    Edit: I think I might have fixed it by adding a registry fix to allow the setting of 'System Unattended Timeout' to 0 minutes. Will continue testing, but I think I've fixed it for now!
    Last edited by negativedrew; 12 Nov 2015 at 21:30.
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