Keeping Laptop On When the Lid is Closed Using Windows 7 and Windows Vista

It’s annoying when you close the lid of your laptop than it go off but you don’t want your laptop turn off. Wait please, you still could make your laptop on when the lid is closed. Follow the steps bellow:

  • Click on the Power icon on the right side of windows taskbar and click on More Power Options
  • Click on Change Plan Settings on the selected Power Plan. Click change Advanced Power Settings.
  • In the Power Options window, expand Power Buttons and Lid and Lid Close Action. Change it Do nothing on both On battery and Plugged in based on your preference.
  • Click Ok. Now you could close the lid of your laptop without turning off it. Enjoy!

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Note: This article is tested using windows 7, and the steps is also applicable to Windows Vista