Windows 10: Maximized applications cause monitor to shut off. Solved

  1.    12 May 2017 #1

    Maximized applications cause monitor to shut off.

    I started having this issue about 4 days ago. Their have been a slew of updates from Windows 10 and from my GPU. When an application is Maximized, it causes my monitor to sometimes go to sleep. It is not 100% of the time, it is about 70-80% of the time.

    Chrome causes it to happen whenever swapping tabs in a Maximized window, or opening a new tab. Windows applications like file explorer, settings, etc... seem to be 100% when maximized.

    I have an LG27UD68 monitor using display port 1.2 at 4K 60hz. My GPU is a GTX 1080. Their have been no hardware changes.

    I have tried a complete fresh uninstall of my GPU driver using the clean uninstall utility. I also tried downgrading to the last WHQL version of my GPU driver (also using the clean uninstall utility).
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    12 May 2017 #2

    It was the OnScreen Monitor utility for this LG monitor. Uninstalling it fixed the problem.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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