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Turn-off monitor when not in use.

This setting helps saving power when it allows powering off monitor when not in use.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003
The system takes time to gather information at login screen. During this time, it displays screensaver whereas you can off the monitor to save power. This setting exactly does the same.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, right-click and modify the String value “PowerOffActive” to “1” to enable turning off monitor. However, if you want to show the screensaver back, change the value data to “0”.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Enable Monitor Power-off Inside Login Window.reg

The ".reg" file can enable turning off monitor when not in use.

Disable Monitor Power-off Inside Login Window (default).reg

The ".reg" file can disable turning off monitor when not in use.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to the [HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop\] key, right-click on the "PowerOffActive" String value and click on "Modify".

Finally, enter the value "1" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

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