Compaq Armarda 7400 -stay on when shut?

  GRC 22:58 30 Jan 2005
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Does anyone know how I can prevent my Compaq laptop from shutting down when the lid is closed?? I don't mind the screen going off but the whole machine goes into stanby whenever the lid is shut. As I use this primarily on the desktop it can be more than a nuiscance!

  mgmcc 00:02 31 Jan 2005

There may be something in Control Panel's Power Options to set the laptop's behaviour when the lid is closed.

  Demora 00:12 31 Jan 2005

Look under power management. Very similar to the 7800 (a brick of a machine but reliable). Also on some laptops ther is a tiny button under the screen and when this is pressed. it goes into stand-by.

Demora

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