Solved: Screen goes blank after two minutes.

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Have recently bought a new system using Windows 7, and all has been going well, except that in the last day or two, any period of inactivity causes the screen to go blank until I press any key. I have set all Power Options to "Never" regarding when I want the monitor switched off, etc., but can't think I have made any changes to cause this! Up to then it ran normally, so if anyone can help I would be grateful. Thanks.
 
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I think you should update out your drivers. Easiest way to check them is to right click on desktop, then click "Properties" -> "Settings".
My display went white just few minutes ago, and it was the driver...
 

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Thanks for the suggestion, but, as the system is only two weeks old, it tells me that I have the latest drivers for the display installed, so it isn't that.
 
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Maybe it would be best idea to take it back to store where you bought it. It's still under warranty (I hope).
There may be a hardware problem too..
 

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Yes, have checked the wiring - OK - and also, yes, when I move the mouse (or any key) the screen comes back.
 

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Sorry, everyone - somehow my screensaver (blank) had been set to two minutes!! Can't think how, but now put right..Silly Me!!!
 

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That was done immediately after posting my last message!
 
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