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Monitor/display doesn't come back on

When I close the lid, the monitor goes out, but when I reopen the lid, it does not come back on. I have to press the power key, to put it into standby, then press the power key again to come out of standby, and the monitor comes back on. When the monitor goes out with the lid closed, I think the hard drive is still active, which is what I want, because I do a lot of remote access, and need it to run with the lid closed.

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Under the power saving options in the control panel you can have the laptop set up the way you want...under the advanced settings you can select when i close the lid "do nothing"

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