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Windows 8.1 Laptop Power Troubles

  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1

    Windows 8.1 Laptop Power Troubles

    how do i change my settings on my windows 8 laptop to not go black when i close the laptop lid when everything is set to do nothing.

    Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU 2030M @ 2.50GHz
    Ram: 4.00GB
    System Type: 64bit

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  2. #2

    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit

    You may not be able too. The switch that detects that the lid is closed may be hard wired to turn off the backlight to save power when the lid is closed. I'm assuming your talking about the built in display.
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  3. #3

    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2

    You would do it in Advanced Power settings. Some Laptop manufacturers install their own power scheme software.
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