Windows - Running XBMC keeps Windows from shutting off monitors

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RockDawg Offline
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OK. I just wanted to make sure it was indeed a bug before I did that.
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Ticket submitted: http://trac.xbmc.org/ticket/12969
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That's an oversight. I suppose a minimized XBMC should let Windows handle power saving of the display.

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(2012-04-30 16:56)CrystalP Wrote:  I suppose a minimized XBMC should let Windows handle power saving of the display.
Exactly. Thanks for the confirmation CrystalP.

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Slightly different question:
Can be XBMC let windows do the power management, when XBMC is idle ?
Now after predefined idle period XBMC blacks the display. What I would prefer is to have display turned off, to save electricity.
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XBMC has it's own setting that will shut down the display when idle, but it only works if XBMC is running fullscreen. Check under settings>system>power saving>put display to sleep when idle. Of course you can also have XBMC go even further and shut down or suspend the system when idle too.
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(2012-04-30 16:56)CrystalP Wrote:  That's an oversight. I suppose a minimized XBMC should let Windows handle power saving of the display.

Are there plans to fix this?
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Unless there is a formal bug report posted on TRAC, it may get overlooked. I looked back and see you made a ticket. It doesn't appear anyone has picked it up yet.

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(2012-06-05 04:03)kricker Wrote:  Unless there is a formal bug report posted on TRAC, it may get overlooked. I looked back and see you made a ticket. It doesn't appear anyone has picked it up yet.

Excuse me if I'm being obtuse, but is there a difference between a bug report and a ticket? Do I need to do something different?
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Nope. You did the right thing. We just need to wait for a developer to pick it up.

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