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Power up a laptop with the lid closed

Q: Power up a laptop with the lid closed

I have a laptop, Sony Vaio, which have the power button on the right side, not over the keyboard like some other models.
So I would like to turn on the laptop by pushing the power button anytime - even when the lid is closed.
But this is not the case, I can only turn on the laptop when i open the lid.
I have connected my laptop to TV (as dock, via HDMI port) to look at movies.
I have changed the power settings to do nothing when i closing the lid.
Which works fine, but I still need to open a lid, turn on, and close the lid again!
I think it should be an easy way to solve this problem.
So i want to know is there any way to turn on windows when the lid is closed?

Thank you in advance!

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A: Power up a laptop with the lid closed

Hardware, you would have to physically modify the hardware.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/182555-power-up-laptop-lid-closed.html
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Hi,

I wanted to have an external remote power button on my netbook, therefore I opened it and managed to put 2 wires from the button inside. The external button works, but one big problem remains:
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Instead, when lid is opened, the remote button works perfectly!

Does anyone has any idea how to fix this?

A:Power Up notebook when lid closed

Well, first of all, make sure that the laptop is outputting to your external screen. Then, if you don't want the laptop to sleep when the lid is closed, go to Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Power Options\System Settings and change the 'When I close the lid:' (Battery and Plugged in if you want) to Do Nothing.

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I can think of one. Any help?

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/27495ec8-7e45-4c4c-b6b6-79387d853e24/power-settings-show-do-nothing-but-thinkpad-still-goes-to-sleep-when-lid-is-closed?forum=w8itprogeneral
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1) I have checked the power settings in Device Manager and the device is NOT checked to use power management)
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Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
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A:Wireless turned off after lid closed or sleep (Not Power Management)

It is common behavior for any devices to be powered down if you close the lid to place into sleep mode.

http://www.tenforums.com/network-sharing/42615-wireless-turned-off-after-lid-closed-sleep-not-power-management.html
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A:BSOD when laptop lid is closed,

  
Quote: Originally Posted by miltonsimons


I've been getting the BSOD for a few days now, this happens only when the laptop lid is closed. I have set the option "choose what closing the lid does" to "do nothing". this is because i have the broadband ON and I'm usually downloading stuff. When i open the lid
I see a box that says "windows has recovered from an unexpected error" and the problem event name has "blue screen"

I've attached the dump files........please help



Easy. AVG and McAffee. Remove both and install Microsoft Security Essentials
I do notice McAffee which is a frequent cause of BSOD's. I would remove and replace it with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST!

http://download.mcafee.com/products/...tches/MCPR.exe

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

Download tools and utilities | AVG Worldwide
It is never a good idea to run more than one active malware application at a time. The overlap can allow malware access to the very system your are trying to protect.

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I see no reason that this should not work. Just make sure that the cooling vents are not obstructed,

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A:Laptop freezes during use and while the lid is closed.

Welcome olund007.

Looking up the specs of the laptop it seems unlikely that you are running too much stuff that it would just freeze. If you suspect a heating issue, try clearing out the fans (best idea would be to use a can of compressed air and with some short quick bursts, spray inside the laptop). << Best to do this outside if it is really bad!

Just some things that might help:
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> - Click on the Start globe/button
> - Type cmd.exe and run as administrator
> - Then enter 'sfc /scannow'

Let that scan through.

You could also run a memory test and check disc:
> - As before, go to cmd.exe
> - Enter chkdsk c: /r
> - If some question appears, enter Y and restart computer.

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Thanks!

A:Laptop is not sleeping when lid closed

Does the display stay on when its closed? You may have to close it in a very dark room to tell. It could be that the switch used to tell the laptop that the lid is closed has failed. I have mine set to do nothing and my display will blank out, the back light turns off when I close the lid.

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A:My laptop feels bit wierd when closed

Are you saying the plastic casing "flexes"? How long have you had this laptop?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/my-laptop-feels-bit-wierd-when-closed.271980/
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A:My laptop opens up things when the lid is closed

This could be caused by the closing of the top putting pressure on the keyboard. Set the laptop to shutdown when the top is closed
 

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A:unwanted shutdown when laptop is closed

Hi -Configure the notebook buttons and display panel lid behavior. HP Notebook PCs - Resolving Problems with Sleep and Hibernate Mode You may or may not have read this item from HPScroll down and see if the information relates to your problem -Thank You -

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A:Acer Laptop freezes when lid is closed

Welcome to SF!

I suggest a system restore to get to a point before the troubles began.

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Hello @dupbuck, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I understand that your notebook computer only charges when the lid is closed, or when the computer has entered sleep mode, and I would be happy to assist you in this matter! To configure your power options for charging when the lid is both up and active, I recommend following the steps in this document on Managing Power Options (Windows 8). Additionally, I also suggest following the steps below to reset the default power schemes for your computer: Step 1. Click the Start buttonStep 2. In the search box, type "Command Prompt"Step 3. Right-click Command PromptStep 4. Click Run as administratorStep 5. At the command prompt, type powercfg /restoredefaultschemes and press Enter  reference: http://superuser.com/questions/669571/windows-8-1-64-bit-power-schemes-gone Please re-post with the results of your troubleshooting, and I look forward to your reply!Regards

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/Laptop-only-charging-when-lid-is-closed-or-computer-is-in/td-p/4800918
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A:Program to monitor my laptop's lid being closed

No replies uh?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/program-to-monitor-my-laptops-lid-being-closed.277100/
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A:Unwanted sleep when laptop is closed

Hi safety1g,

FYI, I have seen this behavior before on a few Sony Vaio models, and each time it was referred back to Sony support, where they said the option to "change what the lid does when closed" is/was not supported in their power management scheme and there was no workaround for this issue. So, just consider this an FYI at this point; however, if you can't get your issue resolved quicky, I would spend 10 minutes on the phone with your laptop's manufacturing support group to see if they can confirm a similar issue.

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A:BSOD when lid of laptop is closed and idle

Welcome

The BSOD you are getting is due to the Atheros Network adapter driver.
Get an update for it.

Source | athrx.sys | Atheros network adapter driver
ATHEROS drivers for Microsoft Windows

Post back if you get more crashes

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A:Laptop internet turns off when lid closed

Try using High Performance profile in Power Management.

How long does the lid have to be closed for this to happen?

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Hello ieatlikeawolf, Welcome to the Forum.

Could you answer a few questions?
Does the laptop go into sleep mode if you choose Sleep from the start menu?
Have you tried doing a System Restore to a point before you installed the updates?
Did you install Update KB976902 at the same time as other updates?

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A:wireless disconnects when laptop lid is closed

Hi, You can turn this off using Device Manager (a) Go to Device Manager,(b) Expand Network adapters,(c) Right click Wireless adapter and select Properties,(d) Go to Power Management tab,(e) Untick Allow the computer to turn off ...(f) Click Ok/Apply             Regards. 

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A:BSOD Problem when laptop lid is closed

Please follow the http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html to provide us with the crash report so we can provide more informed troubleshooting steps.

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A:Windows restarts when laptop is closed

Originally Posted by khanson


hi, im having a problem with my hibernation mode when my laptop is shut.

when i close the laptop, windows restarts and leaves an error code when started up again. the computer runs fine besides this, and is days old i might add. i have recently updated through microsoft, 'a shut down update' standard procedure. before this update hibernation worked fine. i dont know if this could have anything to do with it, but regardless i am new with vista.

my computer specs:

dell studio 15'
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service pack 1
the problem signature is specified:

"Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown"

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
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Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1000007e
BCP1: FFFFFFFFC0000005
BCP2: FFFFF80001FD7B81
BCP3: FFFFFA60015D5798
BCP4: FFFFFA60015D5170
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Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\Mini082609-07.dmp
C:\Users\Kyle\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-51246-0.sysdata.xml
C:\Users\Kyle\AppData\Local\Temp\WER78E.tmp.version.txt

i am going to college in a few days and this needs to be fixed! please help in whatever way possible. thank you



Do us a favor go into C:\windows\minidump zip the dump file (*.dmp) and upload it for us to look at

Thanks

Ken

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A:BSOD Problem when laptop lid is closed

Welcome
It looks like the cause of your problem is your bison cam software.
Either uninstall completely or
update all drivers
Your specific problem
Bisonc07.sys file descriptionProductname: BisonCam64 UVC, USB 2.0 Camera 08 Description: Universal Serial Bus Camera Driver Company: Bison Electronics. Inc.

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When my win8.1 laptop is in sleep mode, I can wake it with a mere touch of my external bluetooth k/b without any issues, as long as the lid is opened. If I close the lid, I can continue to use it as its connected to a big Samsung plasma tv. But if I let the laptop go to sleep (or put it to sleep myself thru the menu), I am unable to wake it back; I need to pull it out from a/v furniture, open the lid and press the power button.

Is this a win8 thing, an Acer Aspire thing, or worse it can't be done?
Anyone else able to wake from sleep their win8 laptop w/closed lid???

Thanks

A:Waking laptop from sleep with lid closed

Try going into the power options and set the option for what to do when the lid is closed to "do nothing".

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/40159-waking-laptop-sleep-lid-closed.html
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Do two things.

First, download and install Intel? PROSet/Wireless Software and Drivers for Windows 7.

Second, Free up the startup. Windows does not need any other program to auto start with it, but the auto start programs often conflicts and causes various problems including BSODs.
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Code:
>[ 16, 2] 0 0 86730028 00000000 00000000-00000000
Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\NETwsn01.sys, Win32 error 0n2
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[ 16, 2] 0 e1 8665e828 00000000 00000000-00000000 pending
\Driver\vwifibus
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It's definitely not good for the battery. Getting hot in the bag isn't god either. If it was me I would do a full shut down instead of sleep mode.

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Turn off the laptop, remove the battery and then start up again (with the AC power attached of course!). Do you still get the problem? Or does the laptop not turn on at all?

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regards


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Quote: Originally Posted by cyberrock


Hey guys,
Im normally pretty tech savvy though i am stuck on a problem.

I often have my laptop plugged in to an inverter, plugged in to the car. I need it to power on by itself, when there is power from the inverter.

Any ideas?
regards
ben


Do you mean you need to power it on by pressing such a power button, maybe located in elsewhere on your laptop?

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You can buy adapters for laptop HDD to Desktop IDE drives, quite cheaply. That will allow you to access the files on the hard drive.

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Hi DOMINIQUETHOMPSON29,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Please try with one memory module at a time and check if the system powers on.
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A:Laptop will not power on.

UPDATE: checked all connections. Charger cord connection was loose.

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Hi ADIMALIK,
What "hole near memory" are you referring to? Could you kindly post the links of forum threads, so we could review the same?
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A:Laptop will not power on

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Does your battery have sufficient power to power on the laptop?

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Dear Customer, Welcome and Thank You for posting your query on HP Support Forum It looks like your Notebook is not charging the Battery, We will surely assist you with this issue Please perform below shown steps to resolve the issue:Step 01. Click on the Start ButtonStep 02. Type "Device Manager" in the start search box & open the Device ManagerStep 03. Look for Batteries and expand it by click on the + symbol on the leftStep 04. Right Click on "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery" & uninstallStep 05. Please Shutdown the NotebookStep 06. Please remove the Battery and unplug the Power AdapterStep 07. Press and Hold the Power Button for full 1 MinuteStep 08. Go ahead and put back the Battery and connect the Power AdapterStep 09. Look for "Plugged In Charging" message on the Battery icon After performing all the steps if you are facing the same issue still, please perform three more steps: 1. Run a Battery Check in HP Support Assistant[Install the Software if it's not available]Note: Replace the Battery If Health Check Status shows Replace 2. Update the latest BIOS for your Notebook from HP Support Site 3. Please check your Notebook with a known good Power Adapter & Battery from a different Notebook Note: If a known good battery is also not charging we need to replace the system board How to improve the life of a Battery:1. It is not advisable to use the Notebook when the Power Adapter is connected2. It is not advisable to keep the Power Adapter plugged in even after the Battery is fully charged3. You need to let the battery drain completely before charging again4. Power Plan should be set correctly for extended battery life5. Please keep the Screen Brightness at lower level6. Please turn OFF Wi-Fi Connection when not in use7. Please remove the CD/DVD's from the Optical Drive when not in use https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lx62t6qZ34U   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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A:no power to laptop

If the computer will not turn on even with the AC adapter plugged in, then something more serious is going on. It could be the connector to the power plug is loose, the CPU went bad, the motherboard went bad, or a number of other things (I am not a laptop expert other than that exact thing happened to my old laptop and it never worked again).
 

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A:My Laptop won't Power up with the AC

I would say that it is a faulty AC adapter but have it tested to be sure before buying a new one.
 

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Remove the battery altogether; then hit the POWER key, which will drain any power left onboard.

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