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power management to turn off monitor if idle

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August 24, 2006 2:07:22 AM

will a power management from windows desktop to turn the monitor off if computer idles for 5 minutes make the crt monitor out of age sooner?

i mean when it has been already been turn off because of the power management thing, then it is turned on again for my activity, and then after 5 minutes of idling it's turned off again by windows, and then so on. if this situation happens frequent, will it make the crt monitor out of age sooner?

i also want to know the same situation on lcd monitor.

any advise will be much appreciate, thanks! :) 
August 24, 2006 3:17:57 AM

it probably wont make a difference
most monitors <crt or lcd> are pretty tough
but it may not save much energy doing it that way
you could lower the time for screensaver
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