Can't turn screen back on when folding

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Can't turn screen back on when folding

Postby PaulGu » Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:49 pm

I'm running FAH on a Windows 10 64 bit desktop. My power settings turn off the screen after 10 minutes of inactivity. Once this has happened, if I press a key or click the mouse my screen remains turned off - when FAH isn't running it turns the screen on again. With FAH running I have to power down the machine and restart it to be able to use it again. What can I do to prevent this from happening?
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Re: Can't turn screen back on when folding

Postby uyaem » Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:59 pm

Is there anything in the logs that may indicate a driver crash? Do you know if FAH is running as is should, and successfully returning completed Work Units?
Check the Windows Event log too for errors regarding the display driver.
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Re: Can't turn screen back on when folding

Postby JimboPalmer » Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:37 pm

Welcome to Folding@Home!

If you could post the first 200 lines of the log in a Code block, we could see what you have configured and what is going wrong.

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Re: Can't turn screen back on when folding

Postby foldy » Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:29 pm

I had similar issues after PC standby and resume. In Windows power settings I had to disable pcie energy savings.
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