Disabling a screen

  • From: Shane W <shane-jfw@xxxxxx>
  • To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2009 13:22:31 -0800

Hey all,

I'm wondering whether a Windows utility exists to turn off
a laptop's display and still have the machine operate. IE
because jaws doesn't need the screen to be on and that
would save a lot of battery. I know under Linux there are
utilities to do it with a Vesa bios call but I can't find
anything for Windows. My netbook systray panel does have an
option to dim the display which does much for battery life
but why not disable it altogether.

JFW related links:
JFW homepage: http://www.freedomscientific.com/
Scripting mailing list: 
JFW List instructions:
To post a message to the list, send it to jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
To unsubscribe from this mailing list, send a message to 
jfw-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word unsubscribe in the subject line.
Archives located at: //www.freelists.org/archives/jfw
Alternative archives located at: 

If you have any concerns about the list, post received from the list, or the 
way the list is being run, do not post them to the list. Rather contact the 
list owner at jfw-admins@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Other related posts: