Create a Shortcut to Turn Off the Monitor

25 May

LifeHacks by @BlotterMonkey

Have you ever wanted to hit a shortcut key to turn off the monitor? Sure, you can use the Win+L combination to lock the screen, but that leaves your monitor on… and those of us with multiple monitors find it a pain to hunt down the power buttons all the time.image I’ll show you how to simply power off the monitor or monitors+, Create a Shortcut to Turn Off the Monitor To create this shortcut, we’ll first need to grab a tiny multi-purpose utility called NirCmd from the great folks over at NirSoft. This Swiss-army knife tool can do an amazing array of tasks, including powering off the monitor. All we really need to do is create a shortcut to it. Right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose New \ Shortcut: image Then you’ll want to browse to the location where you saved the nircmd.exe file, and add the following arguments:…

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