How to Turn off the Power-Saving Mode on an LG Monitor M2762D

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LG is a manufacturer of assorted electronics, including LCD monitors such as the M2762D. As monitors can consume a substantial amount of power when they are turned on, the default setting on your Windows 7 computer is to turn off the monitor after a certain period of inactivity. While this practice is helpful for reducing energy consumption, you may find it inconvenient when you are in the middle of working on a project. Fortunately you can configure your computer so that your M2762D monitor does not enter power-saving mode.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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  1. 1

    Click the "Start" button in the lower-left corner of your computer screen.

  2. 2

    Click "Control Panel" on the right side of the menu.

  3. 3

    Click the drop-down menu to the right of "View By," then click "Small Icons."

  4. 4

    Click "Power Options."

  5. 5

    Click the blue "Change Plan Settings" link to the right of your currently selected power plan.

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    Click the drop-down menu to the right of "Turn Off the Display," then click the "Never" option.

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    Click the drop-down menu to the right of "Put the Computer to Sleep," then click the "Never" option.

  8. 8

    Click "Save Changes."

Tips and warnings

  • If your monitor is not waking from power-saving mode when you turn on the computer, there could be a problem with the monitor, the monitor cable or the computer. Take a different monitor from another computer in your home, or borrow one from a friend, and see if that monitor will work with your computer. If the new monitor also doesn't work, then there may be a hardware or operating system preventing your computer from booting up. Consult a computer repair specialist to determine the cause of the problem.

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