Windows 10: Closing my laptop lid

Discus and support Closing my laptop lid in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hello, I'm new to windows 10, just had it installed last week and so far, I like it. A problem I'm running into is when I close the lid on my laptop... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Dove, Mar 21, 2017.

  1. Dove Win User

    Closing my laptop lid


    Hello,
    I'm new to windows 10, just had it installed last week and so far, I like it. A problem I'm running into is when I close the lid on my laptop and then open it again after a while, it shuts down and goes to the hp screen. What I would like is, when I close the lid and open it later that it would not do that. Just awakes and goes to my desktop. On windows 8 I didn't have any problem with this.
    Thank you for reading this.

    :)
     

  2. Lids Not working

    Hi everybody,

    My laptop lid sensor is not working, When I install Windows 10 my laptop when lid closed my system go to sleep `in closed lid option is do nothing` , I install my laptop drivers and change system unattended sleep timeout and AHCI lid , my laptop stopped
    sleeping action when lid closed !

    now when I close lid my screen does not turn off ,in windows 8.1 that turn off and laptop work as well, but in windows 10 I have so many problems by lid and power options!

    my laptop is Asus N550jk ,

    please help me to solve my problems

    thanks

    ***Post moved by the moderator to the appropriate forum category.***
     
    mohammaddeljavan, Mar 21, 2017
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  3. Kim{16} Win User
    Laptop not locking / going to sleep when charging with Windows 10

    Hi everyone,



    After upgrading to Windows 10 (from 8.1 where this was not occurring), my laptop (Dell Inspiron) will not lock / go to sleep when I close the lid if it is charging. I want my laptop to require me to enter my password anytime I open it. I had it set
    this way before the upgrade and did not change any power settings until I noticed this problem. I have the option set to "sleep" when I close the lid for if it is on battery or plugged in. I have "require a password" chosen for password protection on wakeup
    option.



    So here are the scenarios:

    Laptop is not plugged in to power. I close the lid. [computer goes to sleep] Open the lid a few seconds later, wake computer up. Type in password. Desktop appears as before. => Good

    Laptop is plugged in and charging. I close the lid. Open the lid. [screen was black when closed] Desktop appears as before. => Bad

    Laptop is plugged in and charging. I close the lid. I unplug the laptop from power. Open the lid. [screen was black when closed] Desktop appears as before. => Bad

    Does anyone have any options I can try to get my computer to go to sleep anytime I close the lid including when it is charging?
     
    Kim{16}, Mar 21, 2017
    #3
  4. Brink
    Brink New Member

    Closing my laptop lid

    Brink, Mar 21, 2017
    #4
  5. There's a setting somewhere that determines (what happens when I close the lid) (e.g. of your Laptop)

    I have mine sent to "sleep" when I close the lid.
    Other settings could be "shut down" or "Hibernate" or "do nothing"

    EDIT: Brink beat me to it (and of course gave a better answer) *Cool
     
    Atomcrusher, Mar 21, 2017
    #5
  6. Bree New Member
    I like to have mine hibernate when on battery, do nothing when plugged in. You may need to enable hibernation if you want to use that option. Easy enough from an admin command prompt...
    Enable or Disable Hibernate in Windows 10
     
  7. I'm just the opposite, I disable hibernation and set lid action to do nothing for both plugged in or unplugged. Different strokes for different folks. *Wink Usually the only time I close my laptops lid is after shutting it down. Occasionally I move from one spot to another and don't want anything to happen. Not a big fan of sleep or hibernate.
     
    alphanumeric, Mar 21, 2017
    #7
  8. Dove Win User

    Closing my laptop lid

    Hello and Thank you for the warm welcomes!
    When I put the " closing the lid option" to do nothing that worked fine, but then my hard drive or fan is not shutting off. Any solutions about that ? I really wish I had wrote down what I did back in the day that made this work. *chuckle
     
  9. Brink
    Brink New Member
    Brink, Apr 4, 2018
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