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Using my notebook with a desktop flat screen

I use my Compacq V2000 with a desktop flat screen to help my posture and when I close up the lid it goes into stand-by because the flexible on/off switch is depresssed. Is there any way I can circumvent this?

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Open display properties (windows xp), select power options (I believe within the appearance, or screensaver tab) power scheme settings - change settings for when you close the lid of your laptop.. set it to "do nothing"

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go to control panel>power options>choose what closing the lid does.... in this screen Choose the option that says DO nothing. This will allow you to close the lid and still work of the externals.

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Lid Switch

Are you referring to the switch that turns off the LCD screen when the lid is closed?

The switch may be attached to the mother board, in which case, advance soldering skills may be needed.

Are you sure the switch is bad? I believe you can actually change the power settings to force the LCD to remain on, even with the lid closed. Perhaps that warrants a look.

Jun 10, 2008 | HP Compaq Presario V2000 Notebook

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Yes, it could be stuck in hybernation

Or.. Check to See if the Lid Switch is Stuck Down... Some laptops have alittle Movable plastic pin that depresses when the lid is closed to turn the screen off... this can sometimes get stuck down to the board button.. causing the symptoms youre experiencing

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that's a video issue..most likely the lcd, since you have drive to external video connector?

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Try reloading the drivers, delete the device in device manager and reboot. It should then pick up the drivers and reload them, if that does not work I would suspect the screen is on its way out (flickering normally means the screen or its connection is bad)

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