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Laptop screen Hi, When I close my laptop lid and then reopen it, the screen doesn't come on. I have to physically cut the power off the laptop and restart in order for the screen to appear. It just started doing this over the past week. Can you help me? Thanks, Melanie

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    thank you so much, that fixed it!!!!

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Sure mam .. just check out the settings for "what closing the lid does" option which appears when you click on "more power option" that appears when you single click the battery icon in the icon notication area in the taskbar... put that setting to do nothing

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