Thank you so much, Brink! Option 4 is what I needed to stop this annoying "feature". I've searched all over and someone on the HP forums actually posted a link to this thread. My Intel control panel looks different, but all I needed to know was to TURN OFF Display Power Saving TechnologyDisplay Power Saving Technology. I am so grateful for your post. So much so, that I registered just to make this post. I think I'll look around while I'm here! Thanks again!
- Windows 8