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stop my screen turning off when i close laptop lid whilst

by snazzyb / July 11, 2008 5:43 AM PDT

hi ive just sorted my self out with a cable to connect my laptop to my tv but when ever i close the lid of my laptop the tv screen goes black aswell. how do i make it i can close my laptop and still get picture? All is well when laptop lid is open.

i have a dell inspiron 6400 and a samsung tv

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Go to power options
by damasta55r / July 11, 2008 6:57 AM PDT

and make sure the monitor does not turn off when lid is closed.

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by snazzyb / July 11, 2008 8:40 AM PDT
In reply to: Go to power options

ive done that got it set so it does nuthing when i close the lid but still kills the screen when i do it

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There were many small versions of the 6400 so...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 11, 2008 10:14 AM PDT
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SOLUTION, I had the same problem and just did it.
by kirstilea / May 10, 2012 1:35 PM PDT

Go to power settings:
Choose when to turn off the display
change advanced power settings
click the blue underlined option: Change settings that are currently unavailable
then it will take u back to the same window
scroll down to ATI Graphics Power Settings. Open that then the ATI Powerplay Settings, put the settings to "Maximize performance instead of maximize battery life.

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The Solution.
by Cupid123009 / August 7, 2013 1:24 PM PDT

Do everything that guy says, UP to the point where he says "scroll down to ATI Graphics Power Settings..." from there you would actually go to "Power Buttons and Lid"
-> Lid Close Action
->Click "On Battery"
->Select "Do nothing."
->Click "Plugged In"
->Select "Do Nothing."
->Click "Apply."
->Click "OK"


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See this
by Vijayvijay98 / September 5, 2014 12:48 AM PDT

press win+p then click project only thats all

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Thank a lottttttt
by Chinnawat007 / September 25, 2015 11:22 PM PDT
In reply to: See this

It's easier more than I think hahahahahaha

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