Use the Windows Power Scheme settings to automatically turn off the monitor. We recommend not turning off the hard disks or setting system standby.


Windows 7 & 8

  • Click START button (bottom left corner). For Windows 8, right click the bottom left corner and a menu should appear
  • Go to Control Panel
  • Select Appearance and Personalization




  • Under Personalization, choose Change screen saver
  • Click on Change power settings, and choose Change when the computer sleeps




  • Set Turn off display at 15 minutes
  • Set Put computer to sleep to 1 hour
  • Click on Save changes.