Hi,
In windows 7, press windows+p to bring up the projector options. Arrow down
to projector only and press enter, then select the keep changes button. This
should turn off the display. This setting will revert on next reboot.

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From: gamers-boun...@audyssey.org [mailto:gamers-boun...@audyssey.org] On
Behalf Of shaun everiss
Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 5:47 AM
To: Gamers Discussion list
Subject: Re: [Audyssey] A question for Aprone

another way is to set the font to as small as you can go and set the
resolution to as low as you can though that does muck with readers some.
At 09:31 p.m. 15/06/2011, you wrote:
>Hi Yohandy,
>
>I don't believe what you want to do is possible based on my 
>understanding of the Windows API. You can put a  laptop display to 
>sleep to save battery power etc, but Windows is designed to wake up the 
>display as soon as someone presses a key or moves the mouse around. You 
>forget, I think, that someone sighted would have no use for such a 
>program as you describe, and therefore that functionality was never 
>built into the Windows API to begin with let alone programs to disable 
>the display.
>
>There is however an alternative way to get what you want. Someone could 
>lower the brightness on the display, darken it, so that the text is 
>harder to read unless you are very close to the display. That might 
>prevent any snooping over your shoulder.
>
>HTH
>
>
>On 6/14/11, Yohandy <yohand...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Or to anyone that might know the answer really. This isn't really
> audio game
> > based, but I feel it's important enough to bring it to everyone's
> attention.
> > Reason I mentioned Aprone specifically is that since he enjoys 
> > working on small projects, then perhaps he's already created 
> > something like
> this in the
> > past. I'm looking for a program that's able to turn off my
> laptop's display.
> > when I go somewhere with my laptop, I get a little paranoid due to 
> > the fact I've no idea if anyone's reading what I'm doing over my 
> > shoulder. thing is this laptop won't allow me to turn off my 
> > display. at least not that I know of. can this actually be done with 
> > software? I know there are programs that can turn the display off, 
> > but as soon as one starts typing the displays switches itself back 
> > on. this of course, makes the programs useless. I'm willing to pay 
> > anyone that can code this as I've been looking for such a program 
> > for a very long time and can't find one. I think it's a real necessity
for us blind computer users for piece of mind purposes.
> thanks for
> > any help you guys can provide!
> >
> >
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