Turning off the display

Discussion created by JeffT on Sep 4, 2009
Is it possible to turn off the display via the video adapter

Hi all,

Don't know if you can do this... I want to try and turn off an attached display using software. Ordinarily you'd use the windows power commands to put the display into standby/off, but if you then use RDP to get to the machine over the network the screen re-activates. The hardware is a Kontron KT690 with a Radeon X1250 chipset. So I thought I'd come here and ask if it can be done through a call to the catalyst drivers?

Can I turn the screen off and keep it turned off until I want to turn it back on again?