How Do I Keep The Display On My Monitor On After Closing My Windows 7 Laptop?

You can change the settings in Windows 7 so that, even after you close your laptop screen, the laptop and monitor display do not turn off.

  • Keep the Monitor Display on After Closing the Laptop Screen

    The steps below are a functionality of your computer, not your monitor. If this guide does not work or any of the options are grayed out, please contact your computer manufacturer for further troubleshooting.

    1. Click the Start button and select Control Panel.



    2. Select System and Security.



    3. Click Power Options.



    4. Click Choose what closing the lid does from the left column.



    5. In the When I close the lid field, select Do nothing in the On battery and/or Plugged in columns.



    6. Click Save Changes to finish.

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