monitor sleeping

even after changing power settings to never on display and sleep . still screen becomes dark and need to press to wakeup
how to solve
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Maybe it's the Screen Saver in black?
go to the run bar and type this command and then hit enter

powercfg -h off

disables all power save features.
techpAuthor Commented:
screen saver is off
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is this a recent problem?  then a system restore can help you out
also - did you install any software recently ?  this can also be the cause
test also if it happens with another monitor, to be sure it is the cause
Not only Windows has a hand in blanking a monitor, the monitor itself might decide it's time to sleep. To disable this, the windows commands (screensaver/powercfg) have no influence on this at all, and it needs to be done from the menu of the screen itself (using the physical buttons on your monitor). Since there are so many monitors out there, you probably have to figure this out on your own (though usually it should be easy to find, as the menu's are usually not that extensive). It's usually called sleep/auto power off/eco mode/energy saving or something similar.

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you can also test if it happens with this monitor on another system
I had this issue for awhile. Follow the fix it yourself here to see if this corrects the issue for you.
Update drivers.
If you state the model we can link you to the download site.
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