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A month ago, I changed the settings on my netbook so that the display would be dimmed down to 0% (ie, turn off) after 1 minute of inactivity, in order to save battery.

But now I find it annoying whenever I'm watching a video or reading, and want to change it back.

The problem is I forgot how I did it! I'ved looked through my power plan and every single advanced power option, but after 60 seconds, my screen goes black.

Any idea how I did this without changing any power settings?
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If you are using windows 7, right click on the battery icon in the right side of your task bar. Select power options. Find the plan that you are using on the list and click "change plan settings". From that menu there should be options for dimming the display and turning off the display after a period of time. Hope this helps.
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Originally Posted by omnius19 View Post
If you are using windows 7, right click on the battery icon in the right side of your task bar. Select power options. Find the plan that you are using on the list and click "change plan settings". From that menu there should be options for dimming the display and turning off the display after a period of time. Hope this helps.
That would be the Advanced Power Settings. Like I've said, I've already gone through that backwards and forwards. Not a single setting is set to "1 minute". I have it set so that the display dims after 5 minutes but it still doesn't work.
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Ok new question. Is there a way to reset everything and see if that works?
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post #5 of 5
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Alright well I'm stupid. I have a screen saver (blank) set to wait 1 minute. I knew it was something tricky like that, completely unrelated to the battery settings.
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