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Monitor not going to sleep

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    Monitor not going to sleep


    Hi there. Have the weirdest thing happening: My monitor won't go to sleep all of a sudden. It's set to 1 hour in the power plan. What complicates the matter is that I have now 2 users on the same pc. With the original one, the monitor always goes to sleep. With the other user it does not. Same settings, same screensaver (photo gallery). Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

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    There might be some application or setting that keeps it active. If some app needs to be updated or do something it might prevent it from sending "blank " signal to the screen.
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    Thanks, CountMike, for the tip. I'll look into it and research it. Will post back.
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    Looked in TaskManager. Couldn't find anything there. So I am at a loss... It's still doing it, no matter how I change the time.
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