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How to Add or Remove 'Turn off Display after' from Power Options in Windows 10

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The Turn off Display after setting in Power Options let's users specify how long the PC is inactive before all connected displays are turned off automatically.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Turn off Display after setting under Display in Power Options for all users in Windows 10.

You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to add or remove this setting in Power Options.

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This will not affect the Turn off the display setting in Settings or Edit Plan Settings.
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EXAMPLE: "Turn off Display after" in Power Options
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Here's How:
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The .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\7516b95f-f776-4464-8c53-06167f40cc99\3c0bc021-c8a8-4e07-a973-6b14cbcb2b7e

Attributes DWORD

1 = Remove
2 = Add



1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Add "Turn off Display after" to Power Options

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Add_Turn_off_display_after.reg

download


 3. To Remove "Turn off Display after" from Power Options

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Remove_Turn_off_display_after.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn