Windows 10: Video shut down/off

  1.    02 Nov 2017 #1

    Video shut down/off

    I have my monitor set to shut down 10 min after no activity, but it's not. I have checked the settings and it's set to shut off. What else do I need to check?
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  2.    02 Nov 2017 #2

    Go to Start/Search and type power options and press enter. Click Change plan Settings/Change Advanced Power Settings.
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  3.    03 Nov 2017 #3

    Spunk, Yeah the setting are for 10 min.
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  4. Posts : 320
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       03 Nov 2017 #4

    What you probably have going on is some program in thje background that is causing a lot of usage so the computer never goes idle. Try checking your task manager and see if there are any programs that are using significant CPU in the background.
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  5.    03 Nov 2017 #5

    3% total for CPU.
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    Win 10 rs1 - build 14393.1944
       03 Nov 2017 #6

    Try to restart your PC - and wait (make sure your mouse pointer are totally "dead" for those 10 min.)
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  7.    04 Nov 2017 #7

    G7, Same thing.
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  8. Posts : 13,109
    Windows 10 (Pro and Insider Pro)
       04 Nov 2017 #8

    Try to restore defaults for your power plan (same place in control panel) and then change it back.
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  9.    05 Nov 2017 #9

    Andre, Nope.
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  10. Posts : 13,109
    Windows 10 (Pro and Insider Pro)
       05 Nov 2017 #10

    Nementh said: View Post
    3% total for CPU.
    Nementh said: View Post
    Andre, Nope.
    Can you post a picture of tasks? Running Processes (also startup processes). Never mind, is it's only 3%
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