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my computer screen keeps going black

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    my computer screen keeps going black

    how do I keep my screen from going black after only a few minutes if I don't move the mouse, windows 8.1 Dell inspiron 350, originally came with win7... TIA GaryD..

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    Central IL
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    Linux Mint 17.2

    What does the power settings show, for the time settings for blanking the display and powering off the display to sleep.
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    It shows never on both
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    Have you checked settings for "Screen saver" ?
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    I just did that and seems to made it better, Thank you very much for your response....GaryD..
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