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Topic # 30347 5-Feb-2009 09:49
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For some reason my power settings seem to kick in when i'm playing games for some reason.  Any idea what I need to change.

I'm using a Windows Vista, a Logitech dual action controller and an Nvidia video card.

I suspect it's something in my power settings, but i'm not sure what.


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  Reply # 194353 5-Feb-2009 20:46
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Does this happend to every games you play, some games you play or only one game? And how many games does it happend to? Do you play them in full screen mode? And has this problem allways been on your computer, if not when did it first happend?

Does the screen turn of when you do not use the keyboard/mouse after a certain ammount of time or does it happend when you are still using keyboard/mouse?

Because it doesn't seem right that the power settings would turn your screen of in-game while your using the pc. Perhaps it is something to do with incompatiblities or poorly writen software/games.

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  Reply # 196076 16-Feb-2009 16:45
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Check you BIOS power settings, there may be settings for 'wake up on...' device options, see if USB is one of them - assuming you are using a USB controller or mouse.


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