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New computer starts in Power Saving mode on ThinkVision P24h, type 61AE

Q: New computer starts in Power Saving mode on ThinkVision P24h, type 61AE

Just received a M920t tower and ThinkVision P24h monitor.

When pressing the Power button on the tower I receive the message "Power Saver" mode and the monitor screen goes blank.

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A: New computer starts in Power Saving mode on ThinkVision P24h, type 61AE

@JWBlue wrote:
I receive the message "Power Saver" mode and the monitor screen goes blank.

Usually indicates that the monitor is not receiving any video from the computer.

If you have a graphics card in the PCI slots, with the default settings a new computer has, the monitor must be connected to a port on the graphics card -- the ports on the motherboard amongst the other ports on the rear panel are disabled. Lenovo graphics cards for ThinkCentres often have two DisplayPorts (DP), the sole VGA port is on the motherboard.

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Just received  a M920t tower and ThinkVision P24h monitor.  When pressing the Power button on the tower I receive the message "Power Saver" mode and the monitor screen goes blank.    

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Hi All Recently our company purchase a bulk of x1-carbon and P27h-10 monitors. However we are expericing issues when we try to connect the laptop back to the monitor after some time. It does not wake up from the power saving mode. Even restarting the laptop does not solve this issue. We need to keep restarting multiple times and by chances it will be detected. This happens only with the x1-carbon laptops and we have no issues with other brand laptops like Dell. Just to note we have already update the firmware and drivers for the x1-carbon. The Lenovo on-site engineer have also replcace out display ports and motherboard of the notebook but the problem still exist till date.

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Hi guys,I'm thinking about purchasing ThinkVision P24h monitor with USB-C input as an addon to my new T480. Both of them will be my first USB-C devices and I'm quite confused about possibilietes of USB-C.Am I getting it right, that single USB-C cable beetwen ThinkVision P24h and T480 will provide:Charging for my T480Video input for ThinkVision P24h from T480Connection to all peripherials (mouse, keyboard, etc.) connected to monitor via built-it USB hub for T480Am I gettting it right? Thank you

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I just recently connected dual TV P24 IPS monitors to my X1 Yoga (2nd Gen). The monitors are capable of displaying 2560x1440 rez. I have them both connected to the USB-C dock via display port.  One of the monitors displays fine, but the other won't display more than  1920x1080 and even then it continuously flickers. I've tried updating drivers, changing cables, etc.  Is the X1 Yoga not capable of outputting that resolution to both displays at the same time?

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My computer has recently started freezing after being left idle for several hours. The black screen (power saving) is shown...but if I press a key or move the mouse, nothing happens. I have to turn the computer off and back on. Help.

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What could be causing the following situation- When restarting my computer (Windows 7 64bit) after the "starting windows" screen appears the screen will go dark and display "power saving mode". After about 60 seconds the computer will restart from the "starting windows" screen and complete the restart process. Once it completes everything the computer runs fine. Any help would be appreciated!

A:During restart computer enters power saving mode

Could be a boot sequence problem. Under the BIOS, make sure you're booting in the usual order (1. CD/DVD Drive, 2. Hard Drive, 3. USB, 4. Anything else). If that does not work, go into the BIOS and click the option to reset to defaults, save, and exit. If the previous methods still do not fix the issue, update your BIOS.

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The problem is after 10-60 minutes of gaming or a long time idling, my computer freezes. The monitor goes in to power save mode and won't wake up, so the only way to stop it is to forcibly shut it down. Whatever sound was playing skips, like if someone said "ahhhhh", it would loop "a-a-a-a-a-a" until i shut it off. The only things I have done was to check temperatures with speedfan, and clean out all the dust in my computer. The temperatures seem fine, and cleaning the dust out changed nothing. If anyone wants more info, I will post it. My computer is a little more than two years old. Heres some more basic info:

System Information
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Alienware
System Model: Aurora-R3
BIOS: BIOS Date: 05/25/11 09:41:30 Ver: 04.06.04
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz (8 CPUs), ~3.4GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8174MB RAM
Page File: 3121MB used, 13225MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode

A:Computer stuck in power saving mode after gaming for a bit

Could be hardware, software, or drivers.

Check Windows Event Viewer and see if Windows is logging any errors.

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OK this is my story,
First I spilled pop on my lap top. nothing worked stay on for 20 sec then turn off. Took it apart cleaned it off with denatured alcohol and distilled water. let it dry for a few days. Now it only works in saafe mode. But it works more than before. I have no battery in. Only using power cord at first. I turned it on and a choice of regular start or safe mode or safe mode with networking, If I pick regular then it only booths as far as it plays a little tune the microsoft shows on bottom of screen. that is how far it gets. I turn it off if I turn it back on same thing happens. But if I unplug power cord from computer and plug it back in turn on computer then the safe mode screen choice come up. If I pick safe mode then OS vista come up on the screen. If I put the battery in nothing comes up not even a choice of safe mode.I did a restore didn't seem to change anything. I have read a few things like the bad ram I changed ram same, I read a bad cpu and heat sink. I took off heat sink and put on new thermo paste. now out of ideas. ny other ideas out there. I is a aspire 5610Z laptop.

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For last few days i had a problem where in my computer would load perfectly boot-up and whenever i used to click on a user account to log-in it used to just shut down or you can say become un-responsive...

I then re-installed my win7 sp1 again and to my amazement this problem again showed-up....

I then used microsoft's fix it tools and it then somehow....managed to fix a few problem and win7 started to boot properly again yesterday....

Now, today my account would load normally, but after few minutes screen would show "entering power saving mode" and it would just restart...

I am enclosing details of PC and recent memory dump...

A:Computer Enters Power Saving Mode and Restarts with Error

any help?

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I recently re-installed my computer with windows 7 Professional.
It works perfectly, but the only thing that bothers me is the power saving.

When I start a big game (like settlers 7, just cause 2) my pc goes to power saving mode, that leads to a black screen.
The pc freezes, and I have to manually restart the computer.

It only happens with big games (and my computer matches the requirements), not small games, programs etc.

I switch off powersaving in control panel/power options/change plan settings, but that doesn't solve the problem.

I hope someone can help.

Thanks in advance,

A:Windows 7 starts power saving during games

Hello and Welcome to Bleepingcomputer!

I read your discription above and need to ask you to supply your computers brand name and model number, laptop or desktop.

Many thanks in advance.

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Hello All, I have set up this combo of devices, and the external monitor flickers on and off sporadically using a DP cable.  I used this with an older monitor and it functioned fine, however I purchased 2 24 inch and it will not work.  Either monitor functions perfectly fine plugged into a different computer so I doubt it is the monitor. My wife is able to use her Dell laptop with my Docking station.. it works fine.  I have updated everything there is to possible update on the X1, Updated everything on the docking station, and downloaded a new .inf file for the monitor.  Does anyone have any ideas?  Both monitors are detected, just flash constantly.

A:X1 Carbon (5th generation)-TV-P24H-10-Thinkpad USB-C dock type 40A9

Hi AHJax!
Welcome to our forums community.
Have you tried connecting the external monitors directly to the laptop via HDMI or Thunderbolt-C port to check if it works? Could you send to us the system information on your laptop? Type msinfo on the search box at the bottom left side of your laptop. And also, what is the current driver version and firmware version of the docking station? You can update it via this link: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ps500292.
Let us know how it goes.

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This happens whenever my computer encounters "Bootmgr is missing". After fixing up that problem, when I let my computer around 5 minutes, it goes to "Power Saving Mode". I have checked the settings at power management, and I never set my computer into that mode. I also replaced my monitor with another one, but it appeared the problem is still persist.

Appreciate your kind advice and solutions for this problem.


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So, after a good's night rest, I was all fired up to go on the internet again (computer was on hibernate during the night), but sadly enough, it wanted to be an arse and not work.
I'm running a Dell Dimension 9150, can't get any specifics since I never bothered looking, and obviously it's a bit hard to go to run dxdiag when the computer doesn't even boot..
It's 3 years old.

Anyway, the problem, specifically, is that when I start up the computer, firstly the computer gets stuck in something (noise from computer doesn't change, it is silent) and doesn't boot (the first time i started it up I heard some fast repeating sounds, which, when I looked up, meant suposedly that there was something with the harddrive, but I cannot be sure on this, I might have misinterpreted the sound), and then the screen tells me that it is in Power Saving Mode. This is basically it, and it doesn't do anything beyond this point.

I've cleaned up the inside of my pc a bit (gotten rid of the dust), but i've never reseated a piece of hardware, so i'm not quite sure of the process. Also, I cannot quite tell which piece is which either. Simply put, when it comes to hardware I have absolutely no clue of what i'm doing. This is also the first time in my life that i've opened up the inside of a computer, so please understand if I cannot quite grasp what you're saying.

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A:Computer won't boot- "Power saving mode"

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I have a cyberpower pc with win 7 that i got a few months ago. It has been running perfectly until today. I was playing world of warcraft and all of the sudden everything froze and there was a sound like the audio got stuck like eeeeeeeeeeeeee. Since everything was frozen I tried to alt=f4 to get to desktop, wouldn't work. I hit the reset button and that didn't do anything. So I shut the power off, turned it back on, all the computer lights and fans came on but the monitor stays black and a box pops up saying power saving mode. There are also no lights on my keyboard. I tried unplugging the monitor and plugging back in, it stays the same. I tried a different keyboard and no lights come on it either. I have no idea what could have gone wrong with this, I play WoW nearly every day and have never had a problem. Hopefully someone can help. Since I cannot get into the BIOS or even to the desktop I can't give you any system specs. Hopefully I can look up any info you need. I am on another computer in my house so I will check back to see if anyone can start helping me. Thanks!

A:PC crashed seems to power on but monitor in power saving mode?

After turning off the power once again it finally came back on. I would like to see what actually happened or if there is something wrong in this computer that caused it. Please let me know what sort of log files, etc. you need to see.

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I am looking for help a problem I'm having. When I turn my pc on it fails to turn on leaving a message digital power saving mode any help would be appreciated thanks ozzytrotter

A:Power saving mode

Hi ozzytrotter and welcome to TSF.

Is this a desktop or laptop. Can you give us the make and model and any other system specs you may know. If you are unsure what your specs are, download and run Speccy, then when it's generated the information (about 10 seconds) go File>Save Snapshot, and attach that .speccy file as well.

Could you also tell us what PSU (Powers Supply Unit) you have and what wattage it is. To find this out, turn off the computer and open it up and look for a label on it. It should tell you the make and wattage there. If it's a laptop, don't worry about this part.

Are you able to get into BIOS? If so can you try disabling Power saving mode.

Also, can you make sure that any cables from your computer to your monitor are correctly plugged in. Also, if this is a desktop, can you make sure that your graphics card is firmly seated and the inside is dust free.

Do you have another monitor you can try to use to see if it is a failing monitor.

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I have two computers one a Dell and one a E Machine. Last night when we booted our computer it immediately said it was in power saving mode, and could not go any further. So we turned on our daughters computer and it does the same thing.
We had our Dell crash about a month ago from a trojan virus and did the recovery on it, and have had Nortan antivirus on. We have not had any more problems with it until last night. Our daughters emachine, has never had any issues until now.

Any suggestions. We tried unplugging everything on both computers, hooking them back up and rebooting them, but the monitors still say power saving mode and turn back off.

Thanks for any help.

A:Power Saving Mode

Both desktops?

In any case, relocate one or both to another power receptacle and try again.

Do they even try to boot (bios screen flashing on) or just nothing?

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Every time I turn on my computer it goes straight to power saving mode. Can anyone help me???

A:Power saving mode

Please download and Run this link so that we would know what pc are you having because you did not give any other information.

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Operating win xp. pc will power off and a window opens that says PC entering power saving mode. sometimes it will only have power on for 10 or 15 minutes before shutting off.

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When my computer start then pc shows Power Saving Mode, then I trying to leave that position but not. Please help me 2 fix it.

A:Power Saving Mode

Worth a look, PC/Monitor Boots Into Power Save Mode .

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Recently I bought Windows 7 Professional. There is this problem that I have encountered which occurs daily. Whenever I am playing a game, the screen will go black and into Power Saving Mode. This occurs only when I am playing WarCraft games. I tried changing the power plans and resolution of the game, but there was no difference. How do I solve it?

A:Power Saving Mode.

Maybe it's monitor problem. Test on another.
Also maybe it's weak PSU.

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When i turn on the power for my packard bell tower my monitor says 'POWER SAVING MODE' and does nothing else. Ive tried taking out the motherboard battery and switching the little CLR CMOS pin cover but it hasn't worked. It doesn't work on my other monitor either. My power seems to have started automatically coming on as soon as it is connected turned at the wall.
Please please help, i have no idea what to do!

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Hi, I recently got this new gaming pc called the ibuypower ne641fx and when I setup everything correctly my monitor said 'entering power saving mode' or something. Is there anyway I can fix this problem?

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I have an old gateway computer on xp platform that when it boots and trys to run the sofware then goes right into a power saving mode, then loops back around and will continue to do so. It gives me the option of starting nomaly or safe mode, either one continues the loop. Is this a hard drive failure or power supply?

A:Power Saving Mode:

Sounds like Windows is corrupted.

If you have an actual XP disc, you can boot from the CD and try a Repair Install.

Read through the guide here: http://www.wikihow.com/Do-a-Windows-XP-"Repair-Install"

It shouldn't, but there is a chance data could be lost.

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Well I was eating dinner and the breaker blew because someone turned on a few to many things, now when I start up my computer the monitor says "power saving mode" then the screen goes black and the light on the monitor turns orange, the computer is on and all looks normal, here's an old CrystalMark.TXT
as I can't get a new one.
CrystalMark 2004R3 [] (C) 2001-2008 hiyohiyo
Crystal Dew World [http://crystalmark.info/]

CrystalMark Result

CrystalMark : 0

[ ALU ] 0
Fibonacci : 0
Napierian : 0
Eratosthenes : 0
QuickSort : 0
[ FPU ] 0
MikoFPU : 0
RandMeanSS : 0
FFT : 0
Mandelbrot : 0
[ MEM ] 0
Read : 0.00 MB/s ( 0)
Write : 0.00 MB/s ( 0)
Read/Write : 0.00 MB/s ( 0)
Cache : 0.00 MB/s ( 0)
[ HDD ] 0
Read : 0.00 MB/s ( 0)
Write : 0.00 MB/s ( 0)
RandomRead512K : 0.00 MB/s ( 0)
RandomWrite512K : 0.00 MB/s ( 0)
RandomRead 64K : 0.00 MB/s ( 0)
RandomWrite 64K : 0.00 MB/s ( 0)
[ GDI ] 0
Text : 0
Square : 0
Circle : 0
BitBlt : 0
[ D2D ] 0
Sprite 10 : 0.00 FPS ( 0)
Sprite 100 : 0.00 FPS ( 0)
Sprite 500 : 0.00 FPS ( 0)
Sprite 1000 : 0.00 FPS ( 0)
Sprite 5000 : 0.00 FPS ( 0)
Sprite 10000 : 0.00 FPS ( 0)
[ OGL ] 0
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A:Power saving mode?

Hello ,

Have you tried going into safe mode & checking the device manager to see if you have any bad drivers ?

This may have danaged / corrupted you video drivers and they may need to be uninstalled , then reinstalled

Also , can you enter into the bios to see if the video settings have changed for your VGA / PCI

I have seen weirder things happen from a lose of Power or a Surge

And then again your Chipset could of been damage or corrupted & need reinstalled

These are just thoughts to think about

Try safe mode & the Bios first

Mike R .

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Hi All,
My Dell Precision T3600, running Windows 10 pro frequently goes into power saving mode in middle of use, the only way to out is to manually shut down and reboot. I  ran a diagnostic test and got the following feedback "Msg: hard Drive - No hard Drive detected, or disk controller not supported" otherwise everything else came back Ok.
Any help or input would be greatly appreciated!

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After my computer sits for a while the moniter enters power save mode like it should but it won't come out of it unless I force restart my computer. I can't even press the power button once and wait for it to shut down properly, because it never will. I have to hold the button until it forcibly shuts down.

Then, after I start it back up and sign in to my profile, the screen goes black and it takes 1-2 minutes for the desktop to load.

I've tried searching on the internet and I've come up with "It's either the monitor or the graphics card, or possibly the cable connecting the 2." Well my moniter tests out fine. I bought a new cable. I bought a 250 dollar amd 6950. It worked fine all day yesterday, but this morning it was stuck in power save mode and did the same song and dance all over again. Can anyone guess as to what's up? (I hope it's not hard drive related because I'm on my 3rd one for this computer as it is)

Its a dell XPS 420 with windows 7

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my com is in power saving mode,the monitor is black,I changed the batteri on the mother board,it doesnt help me,only the fans work,please help me.the com is windows vista and the monitor LG and it works with another computer.

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I am a new user and I have a question: Where can I adjust energosberegayushy mode? thanks in advance

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I need help,please. My computer will not come out of power save mode. I can shut down and restart, but when it comes up, it goes straight to power save mode again. How do I get it out, especially since I can't even get start up screen?

A:Power Saving Mode

Where does it get too before it goes into power save mode? Is it the computer or the monitor going into power save mode?

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I bought a new PC and its configuration is this:

Intel CPU E8400 3.0 GHz 1333MHz 6MB Core2Duo
OCZ NVIDIA SLI 2 GB 1066 MHz CL5 DDR2 Kit (2x1GB) - OCZ2N1066SR2GK
LG L1960SR-BF 19" 2ms LCD MONITOR (Artistic Series)

I installed XP and Ubuntu and everything was OK. I could play Doom3, PES6, No One Lives Forever and Max Payne flawlessly, using the best graphic settings. But when i'm listening to music with Windows Media Player, the screen goes pink and all i see is cursor. But cursor changes depending on its location. It's shape gets different when it's on text, for example. The Media Player runs still, i can hear the music. And all programs (like IMs) work as they used to be. I use alt+f4 to restart my PC. The same thing happens everytime i run Media Player. I dediced to use Winamp then, and everything was OK.

But then some games weren't running good anymore. For example, Painkiller. I run it, the game begins, i kill some monsters and suddenly the screen goes black and then i see "Power Saving Mode". The music kept for a few seconds and then stop, and keys do nothing. Monitor's led turns blue to orange. Just like when the PC's turned off. Reset was the way to go. I trie... Read more

A:Power Saving Mode

See if there is a setting to disable AI Gear 2 and AI Nap in bios.

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I've had this Gateway 504GR for around 6-7 years now, sometimes when I unplug it or the power gets turned off on it, the computer will boot up and the monitor will say "Power Saving Mode". This only happens once every 3-5 months, and it usually starts working again after a couple days of going into power saving mode. It's been a bit longer this time around though and I'm not sure what even causes this problem. I reinserted graphics card and RAM cards, tried to plugging/unplugging different stuff. Tried hooking the comp up to other monitors (same results), using a different VGA cable ...

I'm running low on options right now.

A:Power Saving Mode (again)

I have seen that when a computer seems to be turning on and nothing displays on the screen it could be a dying motherboard. Check to see if the lights flicker on the keyboard when booting up.

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Yet again I turn to your expertise in times of trouble. I have a Packard Bell pc running Windows Vista and this morning Windows asked to reboot after some updates. It did and since then I cannot get past a blank screen. When I press a key on the monitor it comes up with Analog input: in power save mode. Press any key ....
I have tried turning off power cable to pc and to monitor, and tried pressing F1 and F2 and even delete when repowering all to no avail. I am certain it is something small and appears to be connected with the Windows updates but my Friday-mode brain cannot think of anything else to snap it out of power saving.
Please help.

A:PC in power saving mode

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hi,i have 6months old pc.i play wow.well i use to, i cant play ANY game anymore and now i cant watch movie.whenever i try to play game or watch movie after a few mins i play pc goes to power saving mode by itself!i can still hear some game voice or movie voice! but i have to turn it off by pressing power button and when u turn it on everything looks ok.well as long as if i dont play game.i can surf i can type something but nothing else i can on pc.pls pls tell me what is wrong if anybody can.by the way all driver are install sucsesfuly.no over heating.

A:pc goes to power saving mode!!!

also monitor has no prop.

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Hey, my computer started to go into ''Power Saving Mode'' 6 to 8 months ago. The only times I saw it go into power saving mode so far, was when I played 2 of my 6-7 installed video games(the rest work just fine). IT ONLY DOES THAT IN THESE 2 GAMES!!!!!! I can browse the internet, do whatever else, but in these 2 games(which worked just fine before but suddenly don't work without having the error after about 10-20 mins).

I enter the game, it lets me play for 10 to 20 minutes approximately and then the monitor turns black and then I hear a ''bzzzzzzzzzz'' in my headphones and at the same time I get the ''HDMI Power Saving Mode'' Error.

I have this computer and this monitor since about 2 years and the 2 games I play since a long period of time too. It just randomly started one day.

I tried lowering the graphics of my games, made sure I had the good resolution, changed my Power Plan to NEVER sleep or turn off. What angers me is that as I said, the game worked very well before and now I can't play a single match without that problem.

My specs:
Windows 7
i7 Processor 2.66 GHZ
9GB of Ram
nVidia GeForce GT220 Video Card
1000 GB of space SATA Hard Disk
And an LG Monitor W2353V

I tried SOOOOO many sites, I tried LG Monitors Tech Support, Windows 7 Tech Support, Starcraft2(The Game that makes me have power saving probs) tech support, and 2 to 3 other sites that I just don't remember the name.

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Im working on a pc that is having start up problems.. ( though I have not seen it for my self)
The pc would turn on and the monitor said it was in power save mode... And the front light would just sit there and flash. I brought the pc over to my house to look at it. Started right up.No problems... but then after going back to the owner Problem was back.
I had the person try different Power cord, different outlet, even my mother in-laws house... She said, same problem... I went over to the in laws place.. Started right no problems.... Returned to owner, pc wont start again.. just a flashing light and power save mode...Im lost... Power supply? Mother Board, Memory
What am I missing???

Ps newer ps ( Celeron 2700 , running XP, 512 mb)

A:Pc starts up Sometimes.. Sometimes Power save mode.. Help

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I started a thread on this issue some time back. I thought it was resolved. Apparently it is not. It began with an Acer M1641 running Vista Premium. For no apparent reason, it went into Power Saving Mode. A message on the monitor said to press power button, move mouse or strike any key on the keyboard. Pressing the power button just turned off the computer. Moving the mouse or striking any key did nothing because there was no power to either.

I switched monitors, all cables, switched USB ports, removed and returned battery and a host of other things. Somewhere along the way, something caused the computer to come out of Power Saving mode. I've no idea what that was.

All was well with this Acer for a few months. Then the same thing happened again and I could not get it out of Power Saving Mode. I didn't have time to fool with it. I switched over to a Dell XPS410 running Vista Premium. It ran fine for a couple days. This morning, when I turned it on, it was in Power Saving Mode with no power to mouse or keyboard. I could not get it out.

I switched back to the Acer, tried all fixes in the first paragraph. Somewhere along the way, it came out of Power Saving Mode, I don't know how.

1. I am having problems with the electrical wiring in the house. I am scheduled to have the entire house rewired. Is it possible for weak electrical flow or fluctuations in the household current to trigger the computer to go into Power Saving Mode?

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A:Power Saving Mode Strikes Again!

Hi please see this Managing Power in Windows Vista (Windows)

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I currently run Win7 Home Premium with a XFX HD4870 GPU. After adding a new hard drive to my system & re organized some power connections to increase airflow around my tower ive had a problem with my monitor sticking in power saving mode when i first boot up my system.
The monitor is a LG FLATRON W2243S. When i first turn on my system & monitor for the day, the monitor stops on power saving mode until my win7 desktop has fully loaded, but when i restart my system it activates from the off quick enough to show my GPU post screen before my board Post screen.

I swapped my monitor with the wifes & she plugged mine in hers & booted up this morning for the first time & both activated instantly to show the GPU post screens before anything else loads. But when i connected back my monitor after shutting down the system, i get the same power saving mode hang.

I know the monitor is not faulty or my GPU as it would of shown when i swapped monitors over to do the test. The only other possibility is my GPU at first boot isnt getting enough power to activate my Monitor strait away but im told thats not a likely cause being lack of power provided to the GPU, as i have 2 drives sharing the same lead that powers the GPU & i thought its struggling a little.

This is causing me problems mainly when i boot from a cd to perform boot time scans or other tools & my duel boot system i can use as i cant switch between whatever windows i want as it dosnt activate u... Read more

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Within the week, my monitor has started going into the power saving mode shutting down Windows so I cannot access Windows XP. When this happens, I get a message saying "Power savings enabled. The monitor will shut down in a few seconds." The problem has now worsen in that all I can access is the (F1) set up screen. When I was in set up, I also disabled the power management mode. I'm pretty sure it's not a monitor problem because I hooked another good monitor and my computer does the same thing. Then I thought it might be VGA card problem, so I purchased a new, compatible VGA card, installed it, and still the same problem. So I believe I have eliminated the monitor and the VGA card as problems. In set up, I can view the choices for "safe mode" and "normal," but when I try to go to either, I get the "Power savings enabled" message on the monitor screen, and I cannot open up in "safe mode" and "normal" mode. Any suggestions or help? Thanks!

A:Monitor goes into power saving mode

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Hello everyone!

So, since about a week my LG monitor has went into Power Saving Mode during video games. I'm not sure if it's only during video games because it might be coincidental. But Yeah, it goes into power saving mode and of course I can't reopen it. My PC is running but my Monitor isn't.

Sometimes it happens during very small intervals or sometimes it happens on long intervals. I am right now trying to install the Windows Update: ''nVidia - Display, Other hardware - nVidia GeForce GT 220'', but I don't know if it's going to help me or not.

I have Windows 7 Home Premium, a pretty good graphics card, a lot of disc space, 9GB of Ram.
Does anyone knows what I must do to fix this problem?

If you need more information, just specify what is the info you need and I will immediately give it to you.

A:HDMI Power saving mode

Hope this helps someone. I had a problem with one of my monitors going into Power Savings mode. Tried the usual power on/power off, reload drivers, swapped cables, turn of PCI Express Power savings mode, checked monitors for Power Savings feature, still no go. Found this posting on Microsoft Social Technet site;

Disable 'Monitor Off' detection, how?

A two year long thread describing this problem from a variety of users who have experienced this dreaded feature of Windows 7. I run the same monitors with DVI cables directly plugged into another box with Ubuntu, never had this problem. So the issue is definitely not the monitors. BTW, I am running Windows 7, x64, Pro, SP1, with Nvidea GT 220 graphics card. 2 Monitors plugged into Windows PC, 1 with VGA cable directly, 1 with VGA cable going into the VGA to DVI connector. The 1 going into the VGA to DVI connector seemed to be the problem for me, but as per the Microsoft link, other people had this problem with different setups, like DVI or HDMI cables. I did not create the solution, just want to pass along the info that worked for me.

I recommend you get an adapter for your cable of choice, then remove the PIN that is related to the Hot Plug Detected/Auto Detect/PNP functionality for the monitor.

In my case, one of my VGA monitor's was connected to a VGA to DVI connector going into my graphics card. I simply pulled PIN 12 from the VGA cable going into the VGA to DVI converter, problem solved. Monitor ... Read more

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I have seen many threads with different sleep/ power saving issues but can't find the right one for me so here it goes: the monitor seems to go into power saving mode when entering/exiting a game such as a game in steam. (but it doesn't happen every time) the only way to get it out is hard restart. Yes I've tried other monitors, as well as display drivers, and there also seems to be nothing wrong in the Bios. Thanks for any help!

System Information
Time of this report: 3/22/2010, 17:52:48
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: HP-Pavilion
System Model: NC695AA-ABA m9515y
BIOS: )Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) 9850 Quad-Core Processor (4 CPUs), ~2.5GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8184MB RAM
Page File: 1405MB used, 14960MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 32bit Unicode

DxDiag Notes
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: No problems found.
Sound Tab 3: No... Read more

A:Monitor goes into power saving mode!

Hey Kryosis,
Welcome to 7 Forums!

What are you entering/exiting? And also what are your system specs? This information is needed for a proper diagnostic.

Let us know,

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Need help.
OS is Vista
Computer Dell
I turn the monitor and computer on. The flat panel monitor screen is black. I check the keyboard and mouse and both are working, Cap key works, Number lock works and the mouse laser is on. But the screen is still black. I press a key and the montior tell me to that the monitor is power saving mode then press any key or move the mouse. Nothing works. I have now plug the monitor into another computer and it works. Can anyone help?


A:monitor is power saving mode

If you have a second monitor you should plug that in to the Dell that you mentioned. If it does not work you have a bad video card (or some part in the motherboard).

Is the Dell still under warranty? If so it would be good to call them and start getting a replacement set up.

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What started as a entering power saving mode error the system will now no longer boot (or allow a re-install)

I don't have all the specifics of the system, but basically HP Pavilion a250n; a decent (upgrade) video card; the other day the PC froze forcing a hard shut-down and reboot. When windows began reloading (right before opening desktop), the monitor would shut off and the message about PC entering power save mode would come on. The computer seemed to continue the boot (normal lights and beeps) with no view.
At one point I went into safe mode to check power saving modes (and video mode); all seemed OK.
The next reboot and I couldn't even get into safe mode
After several attempts, I decided that a system recovery was in order, which resulted in even further decay. Now the PC will not boot at all.
When I put in the windows disc to reinstall the OS, it starts the installation, then the computer restarts after a few short minutes.
I tried before to look on the hard drive, using another computer and it said it was damged (or corrupted). Do I need to reformat (using the other PC) before I can try the windows (XP Home) installation again or does that even matter?
I have never seen such an easy fix turn into a full destruction...

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Sometimes in certain areas in WoW for example The barrens and the nexus, my monitor goes black and says 'Entering power saving mode'. I have had no other problems like this on any other games and ive played Fallout 3, Team fortress 2, Garrys mod and Portal. This problem only occurs when playing wow. I have lots of characters and it runs fine in most places but when im in some places it does it every minute.
My computer's spec is:
Intel quad Q8200 4x2.33ghz processor
Vista home premium 64 bit OS
4gb cosair 048-6400C4DHX ram
512mb Nvidea 9800 gtx+ graphics card
MSI p31 neo V2 motherboard
600w psu
case has 5 fans
cpu cooler
19" widescreen 1440x900 LG w1952tq monitor

ive read alot of forum posts with other users having this issue, people have said it could be down to overheating but my GPU has never passed 44 degrees centigrade. Others say it could be down to having a weak psu,
Do u think 600w should be enough to run my computer easily?
Others say it could be down to dust but the computer is about 2 months old and there isnt much dust at all inside the case.
Ive used the blizzard repair programme but it didnt fix the problem. does anyone have any solutions or things i could try?

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Dell XPS410
Vista sp2

I have not made any changes to the power settings on this computer. All of a sudden my monitor is black at start up. Pressing the monitor buttons causes a message to appear. It says 'Power saving mode is on. Press any key or move mouse to continue'. I got this to work one time. Now, nothing works because I have no power to the keyboard or mouse. What should I do next?

A:[SOLVED] Power Saving Mode

Sounds like the video card is not outputting video.

Have you tried to use the on-board video option if available?

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My monitor randomly goes into power saving mode and doesn't snap out of it unless I turn off my PSU and restart the computer. It's very frustrating, especially since I just built my PC, and don't want any components to be damaged. 
This is the monitor I have:
E2414H (digital-DVI)
gpu : gtx 970

The drivers to my gpu and monitor are up to date. I have went through all of the windows power settings to "never sleep" and never turn off my monitor. The problem only primarily when I'm in a game, but has occasionally occurred when I'm on the desktop. I honestly think it's a problem with my monitor because my computer used to not do this, but I'm open to any ideas, and help with troubleshooting.

Is there a way to completely turn off power saving mode? I've read similar posts after Google searching and this seems to be a consistent problem with dell monitors. 

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