Laptop Shuts Down When Lid Is Closed

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Laptop shuts down when lid is closed. We covered how to stop the laptop from sleeping when closed windows 10 in this post.

You can now connect a big size external monitor through an HDMI cable port and can display your laptop screen on the monitor.

However, this procedure will be helpful for YouTubers, gamers, professional video editors, and people who do a lot of productive work.

Just like opening 5 to 6 tabs at a time and doing multi-tasking.

The benefit of having an external monitor is you can learn how to do things and implement them at the same time.

For example, you can learn video editing in one tab and do the practice in another tab of the same window but for this, you need a wide monitor for your laptop which will be connected through an HDMI port.

If you want to use an external monitor for your laptop then this is the post for you.

Today I will be showing you how to stop laptop shuts down when lid is closed.

By default, your laptop will go into sleep mode once you close the lid.

This process works on all the Windows operating systems.

Laptop shuts down when lid is closed

To fix this problem, you have to make a small change in your control panel.

Do a search for the ” power options ” in the search bar of your Windows 10.


Click on the ” additional power settings ” link in the power options.


Now, Click on the link ” Choose what closing the lid does “.


Select the option of ” do nothing ” in both cases whether you are running on battery or using any power source.


Finally, click on the save changes button.

Now you can close the lid of your laptop without getting it into sleep mode.

This feature will be helpful for all those people who want to use a secondary monitor by connecting the laptop using an HDMI cable.

Overall, this is how to stop laptop shuts down when lid is closed.

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