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How to make screen stay on longer on windows 7

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November 1, 2011 11:41:38 AM

Hello,
just got new computer hp compac Q 1-2025. unable to sign in windows 7 without the sign in box. also screen only stays on for a few minutes before it got black and have to a key for it to come back on. please help driving me crazy.
a b $ Windows 7
November 1, 2011 12:18:15 PM

purchase a legit copy of Windows 7 or get a valid key.
November 8, 2011 6:21:34 PM

thank you but it is legal. hp gave me the answer i needed. thanks anyway.
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November 8, 2011 6:53:19 PM
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It sounds like your screen saver or power savings is kicking in. Once logged in, click start and type screensaver into the search box. change the time as needed.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/2109-screen-saver-...

To change the monitor's sleep timeout, run the command prompt as administrator and type this in:

POWERCFG -Change -monitor-timeout-ac xxx

where xxx is the number of minutes before putting the monitor to sleep.
November 15, 2011 11:30:52 AM

Best answer selected by Aplowden.
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November 15, 2011 11:46:22 AM

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