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Lock (not put to sleep) laptop on lid close

  1. #11


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    Windows 8.0 x64


    Turns out that script works fine. It just has to be run as administrator. I ran it after setting my power option for close lid to Do Nothing. I closed the lid and opened it. The screen was locked. After entering password the test text output was there too. Nice little program. Maybe some tweaks to open the window minimized if you want it to sit in the tray.. etc..

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  2. #12


    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64


    A friend pointed out this page:
    Windows: Automatically Lock Computer on Closing Laptop Lid | SumTips

    There's LidLock, a little Gui for lid locking.
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