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Q: switch to single window display if laptop is closed?

I have a new window switch laptop single is if display to closed? laptop and a large flat screen monitor and I ve been trying to decide how I want them configured Obviously I'm using the switch to single window display if laptop is closed? flat screen as the main monitor but sometimes I want to use the laptop's display as a second monitor and sometimes I want to use one monitor and have the laptop closed and out of the way I would prefer not to change my system settings every time I decide to switch between using and monitors I tried changing the configuration settings to using a dual display with the flat screen as my main monitor and changing the power settings so the laptop doesn t switch to sleep mode when I close the lid This seemed to work fine at first until I tried switch to single window display if laptop is closed? opening a folder and nothing seemed to come up Even though my laptop is closed and shoved out of the way Windows still treats the laptop monitor as being active thus causing some applications to open on laptops monitor rather than on the main screen There also the lesser problem that I my mouse will 'disappear' if I move it too far to the left and it switches to the other screen What I would prefer is to have some way that Windows will recognize when the laptop screen is shut and automatically switch from dual to single screen mode and switch back to dual screen when I re-open the laptop Can anyone suggest how this can be done Actually there is one other thing I would like to do with my spiffy new monitor but I'm not sure it is possible I would prefer for clicks on one screen to not force applications on the other screen to minimize I've been trying to stream video on one screen while working on the other atm Hulu is the only TV I've got but it keeps switching the video out of full screen mode every time it registers a click on the second screen The same issue happens with playing games or running any other program that monopolizes a screen I won't rest until I have managed to play WoW while watching streaming video of Babylon all from the same computer It s a right of geekhood

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A: switch to single window display if laptop is closed?

Been researching and asking questions along those lines myself. As far as I can tell all of that is beyond the capabilities of the current technology.
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Have looked at Advanced -> Visual Settings but didn't see any that looked like would fix (tried setting Best Performance - which turned everything off but didn't fix)

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If you right click and hit refresh , does it vanish also?
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Original title was:
??Pro L40 - Location of Lid Closed/Open switch/sensor??

The moderator (?) changed it to:
??Satellite Pro L40: black screen but faint image in the background??

This is the reason why I am posting again; What I am looking for -- at this stage, at least -- is _specifically_ the LOCATION OF THE LID SWITCH on the L40, NOT how to recover my screen in general.

Note: My laptop is a Pro L40 but I understand that its in many ways identical to the L45 model (UK and USA models?)

QUESTION: Does anyone know exactly where the LID OPEN/CLOSED SWITCH/SENSOR is located?
I have been unable to find it, although I have completely dismantled the unit.

I would much appreciate any help.

Thanks and regards

A:Satellite Pro L40 / L45 - Location of Lid Closed/Open switch/sensor

>QUESTION: Does anyone know exactly where the LID OPEN/CLOSED SWITCH/SENSOR is located?

I?m not quite sure about the position but LCD module is connected to the 30pin CON1202 (CON1202 can be found within a small LVDS bay which is placed at the bottom of the unit)
The 5pin of the CON1202 connector provides the signal for the LID switch On/OFF.
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LVsurveillance said:

I am not sure what I need to set this up. I have a small office that monitors video surveillance at multiple properties. We have a cable modem static connection with 6MB down we want to use for connection to remote sites. We have a SDSL with 786K up we want to use for uplink to other sites for the local servers. We want to make each ISP connection redundant to the other in case of failure of one service.

I have been looking into Ciso 1800 series managed switches but am unsure if that is the correct hardware. Can anyone make a recommendation?Click to expand...


Have you tried looking into PePLink and Edimax multi-WAN routers?
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Never mind. I just found a solution. I googled around and found this little utility:

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To me it sounds like a bug, Best way to find out would be to check some of the threads here and follow the step by step instructions for checking for and removing a Virus.

The other thing you can do is try a system repair. You can also restore back to an earlier restore point (prior to when the issues began) and see if there are files you added that may be corrupt or are causing the issue.

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Hello Kuplo,

Applying METHOD TWO in the tutorial below will reset the folder views and allow Vista to remember them again.

Windows Explorer Folder View settings

I hope this helps,
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Hello and welcome to TSF

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I solved this by downloading the second Vista patch and reinstalling it.
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A:switch user window resize

I don't know that it would help, but try setting it to run in a maximized window in the program's properties. That would work when initially opening it, but I'm not so sure about in the situation that you describe.
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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!

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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
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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!

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Please follow the to provide us with the crash report so we can provide more informed troubleshooting steps.
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Originally Posted by khanson

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

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my computer specs:

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the problem signature is specified:

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BCCode: 1000007e
BCP2: FFFFF80001FD7B81
BCP3: FFFFFA60015D5798
BCP4: FFFFFA60015D5170
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Do us a favor go into C:\windows\minidump zip the dump file (*.dmp) and upload it for us to look at


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Welcome to SF!

I suggest a system restore to get to a point before the troubles began.
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Hello ieatlikeawolf, Welcome to the Forum.

Could you answer a few questions?
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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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Quote: Originally Posted by zonged

I have my TV set as main display and my monitor set as secondary. When i use win+P to switch to duplicate mode the TV will time out and go black after about 15 min. Anyway to stop this from happening?

do you have either a screen saver or sleep enabled. If you have turn off monitor after x mins that is prob it

good luck

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When you want to connect your notebook to the TV, do the follow:
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According notebook documentation this notebook was delivered with WXP installation disc.
Is this Toshiba WXP recovery image installed on your Tecra or company?s own WXP installation?

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press WIN-key + P
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but don't want my video card outputting 1080p all the time when not in use

Why? That does not hurt anything.

As for you switch, sorry, but I don't know of any. There are Virtual KVM programs but most present considerable compromises.

You might check a hardware solution such as this: IOGEAR 4-Port HDMI Multimedia KVM Switch with Audio, USB 2.0 Hub and HDMI KVM Cables GCS1794: Electronics