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 an Utility to Switch Off your Desktop or Laptop Monitor with single Mouse click or by pressing a Keyboard key combination. This utility also has some extra features Like lock the workstation feature, Block keyboard When Screen Turns Off ,Block Mouse When Screen Turns Off , Mute Sound When Screen Turns Off , Automatically start with windows startup etc.
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. if you want to use extra features please run “_MonitorOff_Config.vbs” this will open Options popup window.
check the box in front of the feature you want to use and click “Save Options” Button finally run the MonitorOff.exe or MonitorOff_x64.exe file.
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.(Or just use the Create a shortcut to the desktop option) and 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!
Sordum Monitor Off has CMD (command line) support
Note : For example if you used “Block Mouse When Screen Turns Off” feature , your Mouse will not turn your screen on but Each touch of the mouse will cause slight glare on the screen , Locked keyboard will cause similar situation too
Supported operating systems: Windows 10 , Windows 8.1 , Windows 8 , Windows 7
File: MonitorOff_x64.exe │ Virustotal
File: MonitorOff.exe │ Virustotal