Looking for a simple way to save energy and help protect
With our Monitor Standby Now
you can make a
right from your PC.
Simply download and install Monitor Standby Now
be able to activate your screen’s sleep mode
The time and annoyance you'll save by using this
easy to use and well tested product is well worth the tiny
What is the Standby
Mode and what does Monitor
The Standby, or sleep mode is an energy saving setting that shuts
off your monitor’s display after your computer hasn’t
been used for a while. Turning off the screen when the computer is
not in use can help you save money on your electricity bills and is
an easy way to make your PC more green. You can decide how long you
would like the delay to be in the Windows XP power management
Wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t have to wait for the
standby feature to turn on? Software Candy’s Monitor
gives you a shortcut to the low-power sleep mode
anytime you want. Once Monitor Standby Now
your computer all it takes to start the sleep mode immediately is
to double-click the icon on your desktop or to press the Alt
hotkey combination together. When you want your screen to
be restored just hit any key or move your mouse.
As with all Software Candy products, Monitor Standby Now
completely free of any viruses or spyware (digitally signed for
authenticity and integrity) and is well tested for its advertised
features. If ever needed, you can also uninstall it completely with
a single click, performing a total cleanup after itself.
Save money and make your computer system greener with Software
Candy’s Monitor Standby Now.
The beauty of this wizard is that you don't have to follow any complex
instructions. Once you download this app (keep it on your desktop or in
an easy-to-find folder), you double-click it, click the Next button on
installation wizard and you are ready to go:
To place your monitor to sleep (standby mode), do either of the
- Start Menu > All Programs > Software Candy
> MonitorStandbyNow > MonitorStandbyNow
- Double-click the MonitorStandbyNow
shortcut on your desktop.
- Press the key combination Alt+F10.
If you are wondering when you should turn off your monitor for energy
savings, you are not alone. There is a small surge in energy when any
device (monitor included) starts up but this
small amount of energy is still less than the energy used when your
monitor is running for long periods of time.
The US Department of Energy recommends that for energy savings and
convenience, consider turning off your monitor if you are not going to
use your PC for more than 20 minutes.
Make sure you have the power-down feature set up on your PC
through your operating system software. This has to be done by you,
otherwise the PC will not power down.
Note: Screen savers are not energy savers. Using a screen
saver may in fact use more energy than not using one, and the
power-down feature may not work if you have a screen saver activated.
Also note that modern LCD color monitors do not need screen savers at
- Q1. I saw some references to a "command line". What is it?
Do I have to know what a command line is?
- A1. No, you don't have to know how to type commands or what
command line is. All you do after downloading and saving
to your desktop (or any folder) is double-click it, click Next, Next,
Finish on its wizard and your program file association will be
Save money and make your computer system greener with SoftwareCandy’s Monitor
- Click 'add this to my cart' button below.
- Download it (it will become immediately
available for download
- Install it.
By purchasing this product, you receive 12 downloads for 365
days (whichever expires first). In effect, this gives you up to 12
FREE upgrades for one year. If you purchased this product, remember
to periodically check this page for a new version. We strive to
polish our products to perfection.
Note: Unless otherwise noted (in the compatibility list below), this software is compatible with
the 32-bit version of Windows. Download this FREE tool
to check whether your Windows is 32-bit or 64-bit.