Computer monitors consume a significant amount of energy and it could be reduced dramatically by simply turning the screen off whenever it’s not needed , Unfortunately, Windows does not offer a convenient shortcut for this task. The Power Options in Windows have a setting to turn off the monitor after xx amount of minutes when your computer is idle. While this works, setting it to kick in too fast can be annoying because you don’t want the screen to go off when in the middle of reading something. If you have a desktop computer You could for example turn off your monitor manually but have you ever tried to turn off a laptop screen? Most laptops don’t offer this feature. Sordum Monitor off Software is a Utility to Switch Off your Desktop or Laptop Monitor with single Mouse click or by pressing a Keyboard key . This utility also has lock the workstation feature as an extra form of security.
When using devices like Laptop which run on battery, you can significantly increase the battery life by simply Turning Off your Monitor when not required,or when performing any background tasks like a virus scan or listening to Music or downloading a huge file. then using Sordum Monitor Off Software can not only help protect your computer it is the best way to save money on your power bill.
How to Use:
The program is very small and no installation is required (portable Freeware). All you need to do is just run executable file “Sordum Monitor off” whenever you want to turn off your screen.
How To Assign a Hotkey
This works for any executable, including the “Sordum Monitor off” , First, right-click the .exe file and select > Create shortcut. Next, right-click the shortcut file and select > Properties. Place the mouse in the > Shortcut key: field, which should say ‘None’, and click your keyboard shortcut, for example [Ctrl]+[Alt]+[B]. Click > OK to confirm.
Finally, test your shortcut key and enjoy!
Lock the workstation feature
Locking the computer is a good, secure thing to do when you need to step away from your computer in an unsecured environment, such as any public place. You have to re-type your password to use the computer again
1. Create a shortcut as above described
2. Add /OFF /LOCK parameters at the end of the Target field
Sordum Monitor Off has CMD (command line) support
Supported operating systems: Windows 10 , Windows 8.1 , Windows 8 , Windows 7
MD5 : f211d2d9dbe1cbd296e134f9aa260fbb