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What is the problem? Open Control Panel, Power settings, Advanced power settings, set to High Preformance, Set Sleep and Hibernate to Never , Set Lid close to Shut Down, adjust setting to your preference, Always shut down your Laptop, unplug when not in use. Remove battery if you use on AC most of the time, your laptop will last longer and a boot everyday resets the computer.

Posted on Jan 11, 2013

  • Rozz Jan 14, 2013

    Power settings were already set correctly such that closing the lid would have no effect. To be clear, the laptop is DYING occassionally when the lid closes, not sleeping/hibernating/shutdown. I'm much more suspectful of a hardware issue rather than Windows.

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