7 ways to turn off your Windows screen

7 ways to turn off your Windows screen

If you are using a Windows 10 laptop  and just want to turn off the screen and do not want to enter Sleep Mode then this is the way.

Desktops often have a number of keys that enable/disable the screen quickly, thus saving power because the screen is very power consuming. Some laptops also have these shortcuts but otherwise, some of the ways below apply on Windows 10 to perform this task.

Option 1: Turn off the Windows 10 screen with the power button

By default, press the power button to turn off the machine. You can change this setting again and press the power button to turn off the display as follows.

Step 1: Open Settings. Go to System > Power Sleep.

Step 2: In the Related Settings section, click Additional Power Settings to open the Power Options window.

Step 3: In the left panel, click Choose what the powers to open the System Settings window.

Step 4 : Under Power and sleep buttons and lid settings , you can select the operation that the machine will do when the power button. Next to When I press the power button, select Turn off the display for both Battery and Plugged in.

Finally select Save changes to save. Then, press the power button turns off the screen, and when you want to shut down, press and hold for a few seconds.

Method 2: Turn off the screen by turning off the screen

Turn off Screen is a .BAT script file that can be downloaded from the Microsoft TechNet Store. gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Turn-off-screen-4d173e0a. Once downloaded, double-click the file to turn off the computer screen. When you double click, you will see the Command Prompt window for a few seconds.

For fast usage, pin this file to the taskbar, Start Menu or right on the desktop.

Option 3: Turn off the Windows 10 screen with Turn Off Monitor

Turn Off Monitor is a software to turn off the computer screen with a shortcut or just one click and also do not need to install. You should pin it to the taskbar for quick manipulation. It also does not have a complicated software interface or setup, just launch it to turn off the screen. Download Turn Off Monitor here. https://sourceforge.net/projects/turnoffmonitor/

Method 4: Use DisplayOff to turn off the Windows 10 laptop screen

DisplayOff is another software that quickly turns off the laptop screen, quite similar to Turn Off Monitor, with no interface at all. Download this software here. https://sourceforge.net/projects/doff/

Option 5: Turn off the computer screen with Monitor Enerrgy Saver

MonitorES or Monitor Energy Saver is a software that turns off the screen when you lock your computer. Besides that, it also automatically stops all running programs and leaves the messaging application status on Away. Download MonitorES here. https://github.com/ukanth/monitores

Method 6: Use Dark to turn off the laptop screen

This is also a small software to turn off the screen. When you install Dark on Windows 10, it will create a shortcut. Double click on the Dark.exe shortcut, you will open the software and transfer it to the system tray. To turn off the screen, just double click on the Dark icon in the system tray.

Method 7: Use BlackTop to turn off the Windows 10 screen

Finally, BlackTop, the software turns off the screen by shortcut. When launched, it will be in the system tray. To turn off the screen, just use Ctrl + Alt + B. Download BlackTop here. softpedia.com/get/System/Launchers-Shutdown-Tools/BlackTop.shtml