Learn how to set if Windows 7 should dim the display after being inactive, and if so, when.
- Open the Control Panel in the Start menu.
- Open Power Options in the Control Panel.
Note: If Power Options is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.
- Select Change plan settings next to the power plan you want to set.
- Set Dim the display from 1 minute to 5 hours or Never to turn it off and then click Save changes when you’re done.
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