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Need to stop my comp from sleeping after closing the lid

I AM MILITARY AND NEED TO SHUT MY THINKPAD WITHOUT IT GOIN TO SLEEP B/C I HAVE A 2ND MONITOR HOOKED UP AND NEED TO SHUT THE LID ON THE THINKPAD

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Right captain :-)


Go to -> desktop -> right click -> property -> Screen saver -> power??? for the screen -> advanced
“when I close the lid - - “ DO NOTHING…. :-)
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Press Fn+F7 switch between the LCD and external monitor.

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You can do it by going to power option in the control panel..ther u can change there stand by time...

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