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How to keep second monitor from going to screen saver
Mar 18, 2010, 11:15 AM
I want to use a second monitor as a cheap digital signage solution, but do not want that second monitor to go into screensaver or hibernation as long as the PC is on. Is there a way to do that?
Mar 18, 2010
monitor screen saver
Mar 18, 2010, 7:04 PM
Go to your Control Panel and open Power Options.
Change the following settings:
Turn off monitor: Never
Turn off hard disks: Never
System standby: Never
This will apply to both monitors.
Mar 18, 2010, 7:10 PM
Thanks, but I only want the screensaver to apply to one monitor. Any ideas on that?
Screensaver freezes every 30 seconds for 1 second
Second monitor shows only screensaver
Screensaver - ...on resume, show welcome screen ???
SCREEN SAVER PASSWORD??
My secondary monitor only shows screensaver only
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Mar 18, 2010, 7:12 PM
Just turn the other one off.
Mar 18, 2010, 7:17 PM
Yep. As far as I am aware there is no built in way to do this in XP. There may be a 3rd party app out there to do that but it's easier to just turn off the monitor when not needed.
Mar 18, 2010, 7:19 PM
OK.Thanks for the insight.
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