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Monitor powers down?

  1. #1


    Pantho Guest

    Monitor powers down?

    Hi, My monitor powers down during some games. I dont run many new games. But
    the only 2 i have ran are.

    Tiberium Wars C&C 3
    And a Beta Fury, MMORPG> Unreal 3 engine.

    Roughly 20minutes into a game my Monitor will go into standby. and the only
    way to solve this is to reboot my PC. Full Power off.

    My Idle monitor off timer was 20minutes. But ive even turned this off. Set
    to never turn anything off. and still nothing.


    Intel e6600 2.5ghz 4mb cache
    Corshair xms2 2gb
    x1950 pro, 512mb

    Specs.

    any help would be appreciated.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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  3. #2


    Mac Guest

    Re: Monitor powers down?

    Please check your Vista Event logs. Search on Event Viewer...

    "Pantho" <Pantho@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    newsC7C7D6F-2B88-4EEE-B5FF-E94B08A86F25@microsoft.com...
    > Hi, My monitor powers down during some games. I dont run many new games.
    > But
    > the only 2 i have ran are.
    >
    > Tiberium Wars C&C 3
    > And a Beta Fury, MMORPG> Unreal 3 engine.
    >
    > Roughly 20minutes into a game my Monitor will go into standby. and the
    > only
    > way to solve this is to reboot my PC. Full Power off.
    >
    > My Idle monitor off timer was 20minutes. But ive even turned this off. Set
    > to never turn anything off. and still nothing.
    >
    >
    > Intel e6600 2.5ghz 4mb cache
    > Corshair xms2 2gb
    > x1950 pro, 512mb
    >
    > Specs.
    >
    > any help would be appreciated.



      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #3


    Pantho Guest

    Re: Monitor powers down?

    Ive searched event logs.

    Not found anything in past 24 hours, that links to Sleep/Standby, or Fury.exe

    I have found that my computer is going into SLEEP mod. Not just my Monitor

    "Mac" wrote:

    > Please check your Vista Event logs. Search on Event Viewer...
    >
    > "Pantho" <Pantho@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > newsC7C7D6F-2B88-4EEE-B5FF-E94B08A86F25@microsoft.com...
    > > Hi, My monitor powers down during some games. I dont run many new games.
    > > But
    > > the only 2 i have ran are.
    > >
    > > Tiberium Wars C&C 3
    > > And a Beta Fury, MMORPG> Unreal 3 engine.
    > >
    > > Roughly 20minutes into a game my Monitor will go into standby. and the
    > > only
    > > way to solve this is to reboot my PC. Full Power off.
    > >
    > > My Idle monitor off timer was 20minutes. But ive even turned this off. Set
    > > to never turn anything off. and still nothing.
    > >
    > >
    > > Intel e6600 2.5ghz 4mb cache
    > > Corshair xms2 2gb
    > > x1950 pro, 512mb
    > >
    > > Specs.
    > >
    > > any help would be appreciated.

    >
    >


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #4


    Mac Guest

    Re: Monitor powers down?

    Can you check what is set in your power options? Start/Orb, type power,
    click on Power Options

    On the left click on the link to control when your computer sleeps.

    What does it say?

    "Pantho" <Pantho@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:0CCF7AC2-EE86-4D97-9D6E-94551A5085B6@microsoft.com...
    > Ive searched event logs.
    >
    > Not found anything in past 24 hours, that links to Sleep/Standby, or
    > Fury.exe
    >
    > I have found that my computer is going into SLEEP mod. Not just my Monitor
    >
    > "Mac" wrote:
    >
    >> Please check your Vista Event logs. Search on Event Viewer...
    >>
    >> "Pantho" <Pantho@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >> newsC7C7D6F-2B88-4EEE-B5FF-E94B08A86F25@microsoft.com...
    >> > Hi, My monitor powers down during some games. I dont run many new
    >> > games.
    >> > But
    >> > the only 2 i have ran are.
    >> >
    >> > Tiberium Wars C&C 3
    >> > And a Beta Fury, MMORPG> Unreal 3 engine.
    >> >
    >> > Roughly 20minutes into a game my Monitor will go into standby. and the
    >> > only
    >> > way to solve this is to reboot my PC. Full Power off.
    >> >
    >> > My Idle monitor off timer was 20minutes. But ive even turned this off.
    >> > Set
    >> > to never turn anything off. and still nothing.
    >> >
    >> >
    >> > Intel e6600 2.5ghz 4mb cache
    >> > Corshair xms2 2gb
    >> > x1950 pro, 512mb
    >> >
    >> > Specs.
    >> >
    >> > any help would be appreciated.

    >>
    >>


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #5


    Dustin Harper Guest

    Re: Monitor powers down?

    Have you checked your Power Settings in the Control Panel. Maybe the PC
    doesn't recognize the use and puts it to sleep. There have been several
    issues with sleep/hibernation in Vista. You might try turning off the Power
    saving options and see if that helps.


    --
    Dustin Harper
    dharper@vistarip.com
    http://www.vistarip.com

    --
    "Pantho" <Pantho@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:0CCF7AC2-EE86-4D97-9D6E-94551A5085B6@microsoft.com...
    > Ive searched event logs.
    >
    > Not found anything in past 24 hours, that links to Sleep/Standby, or
    > Fury.exe
    >
    > I have found that my computer is going into SLEEP mod. Not just my Monitor
    >
    > "Mac" wrote:
    >
    >> Please check your Vista Event logs. Search on Event Viewer...
    >>
    >> "Pantho" <Pantho@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >> newsC7C7D6F-2B88-4EEE-B5FF-E94B08A86F25@microsoft.com...
    >> > Hi, My monitor powers down during some games. I dont run many new
    >> > games.
    >> > But
    >> > the only 2 i have ran are.
    >> >
    >> > Tiberium Wars C&C 3
    >> > And a Beta Fury, MMORPG> Unreal 3 engine.
    >> >
    >> > Roughly 20minutes into a game my Monitor will go into standby. and the
    >> > only
    >> > way to solve this is to reboot my PC. Full Power off.
    >> >
    >> > My Idle monitor off timer was 20minutes. But ive even turned this off.
    >> > Set
    >> > to never turn anything off. and still nothing.
    >> >
    >> >
    >> > Intel e6600 2.5ghz 4mb cache
    >> > Corshair xms2 2gb
    >> > x1950 pro, 512mb
    >> >
    >> > Specs.
    >> >
    >> > any help would be appreciated.

    >>
    >>



      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  7. #6


    Pantho Guest

    Re: Monitor powers down?

    Yea, sorry for slow reply, work and all -

    All my power options are set to never. was first thing ive tried.

    Its deffinetly going into either sleep or hibernation.

    "Dustin Harper" wrote:

    > Have you checked your Power Settings in the Control Panel. Maybe the PC
    > doesn't recognize the use and puts it to sleep. There have been several
    > issues with sleep/hibernation in Vista. You might try turning off the Power
    > saving options and see if that helps.
    >
    >
    > --
    > Dustin Harper
    > dharper@vistarip.com
    > http://www.vistarip.com
    >
    > --
    > "Pantho" <Pantho@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:0CCF7AC2-EE86-4D97-9D6E-94551A5085B6@microsoft.com...
    > > Ive searched event logs.
    > >
    > > Not found anything in past 24 hours, that links to Sleep/Standby, or
    > > Fury.exe
    > >
    > > I have found that my computer is going into SLEEP mod. Not just my Monitor
    > >
    > > "Mac" wrote:
    > >
    > >> Please check your Vista Event logs. Search on Event Viewer...
    > >>
    > >> "Pantho" <Pantho@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > >> newsC7C7D6F-2B88-4EEE-B5FF-E94B08A86F25@microsoft.com...
    > >> > Hi, My monitor powers down during some games. I dont run many new
    > >> > games.
    > >> > But
    > >> > the only 2 i have ran are.
    > >> >
    > >> > Tiberium Wars C&C 3
    > >> > And a Beta Fury, MMORPG> Unreal 3 engine.
    > >> >
    > >> > Roughly 20minutes into a game my Monitor will go into standby. and the
    > >> > only
    > >> > way to solve this is to reboot my PC. Full Power off.
    > >> >
    > >> > My Idle monitor off timer was 20minutes. But ive even turned this off.
    > >> > Set
    > >> > to never turn anything off. and still nothing.
    > >> >
    > >> >
    > >> > Intel e6600 2.5ghz 4mb cache
    > >> > Corshair xms2 2gb
    > >> > x1950 pro, 512mb
    > >> >
    > >> > Specs.
    > >> >
    > >> > any help would be appreciated.
    > >>
    > >>

    >


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  8. #7


    Pantho Guest

    Re: Monitor powers down?

    ok, so

    Its not Graphics overheating
    Its not sleep timing/power saving - Ive left my monitor on overnight,
    nothign. Not even screensaver on
    Its not Video driver, tried latest.


    And just to add to the wierd, it only does it on Some games,
    Or some MAPS in Counter strike. so got to be a graphical element. right?

    "Pantho" wrote:

    > Yea, sorry for slow reply, work and all -
    >
    > All my power options are set to never. was first thing ive tried.
    >
    > Its deffinetly going into either sleep or hibernation.
    >
    > "Dustin Harper" wrote:
    >
    > > Have you checked your Power Settings in the Control Panel. Maybe the PC
    > > doesn't recognize the use and puts it to sleep. There have been several
    > > issues with sleep/hibernation in Vista. You might try turning off the Power
    > > saving options and see if that helps.
    > >
    > >
    > > --
    > > Dustin Harper
    > > dharper@vistarip.com
    > > http://www.vistarip.com
    > >
    > > --
    > > "Pantho" <Pantho@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > news:0CCF7AC2-EE86-4D97-9D6E-94551A5085B6@microsoft.com...
    > > > Ive searched event logs.
    > > >
    > > > Not found anything in past 24 hours, that links to Sleep/Standby, or
    > > > Fury.exe
    > > >
    > > > I have found that my computer is going into SLEEP mod. Not just my Monitor
    > > >
    > > > "Mac" wrote:
    > > >
    > > >> Please check your Vista Event logs. Search on Event Viewer...
    > > >>
    > > >> "Pantho" <Pantho@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > >> newsC7C7D6F-2B88-4EEE-B5FF-E94B08A86F25@microsoft.com...
    > > >> > Hi, My monitor powers down during some games. I dont run many new
    > > >> > games.
    > > >> > But
    > > >> > the only 2 i have ran are.
    > > >> >
    > > >> > Tiberium Wars C&C 3
    > > >> > And a Beta Fury, MMORPG> Unreal 3 engine.
    > > >> >
    > > >> > Roughly 20minutes into a game my Monitor will go into standby. and the
    > > >> > only
    > > >> > way to solve this is to reboot my PC. Full Power off.
    > > >> >
    > > >> > My Idle monitor off timer was 20minutes. But ive even turned this off.
    > > >> > Set
    > > >> > to never turn anything off. and still nothing.
    > > >> >
    > > >> >
    > > >> > Intel e6600 2.5ghz 4mb cache
    > > >> > Corshair xms2 2gb
    > > >> > x1950 pro, 512mb
    > > >> >
    > > >> > Specs.
    > > >> >
    > > >> > any help would be appreciated.
    > > >>
    > > >>

    > >


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  9. #8


    Pantho Guest

    Re: Monitor powers down?

    *bump*

    Ok, also not the graphics driver, jsut installed latest. Released 25th june..

    Any help plz.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  10. #9


    Pantho Guest

    Re: Monitor powers down?


    Sorry to spam -

    Could this have anything to do with it - From Event viewwer. Roughly time of
    the crash when trying EVE online this morning


    -----
    The VSS service is shutting down due to shutdown event from the Service
    Control Manager.
    -----

    "Pantho" wrote:

    > *bump*
    >
    > Ok, also not the graphics driver, jsut installed latest. Released 25th june..
    >
    > Any help plz.


      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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