How to Disable Notebook Computer to Stand By or Hibernate on Closing Lid in Windows XP
1. Log on to your computer as an administrator. Click Start, and then click Control Panel. 2. Click Performance and Maintenance. 3. Click Power Options. 4. Click Advanced tab. 5. Under “Power buttons” section, select Do nothing from drop down menu for When I close the lid on my portable computer option. Turn Off Stand By on Closing Lid Again, any other settings such as Stand by and Hibernate can be set based on own preference. 6. Click OK button.