Windows 10: How to power up laptop with lid closed? From hibernate or shut off.

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  1. chahnjung Win User

    How to power up laptop with lid closed? From hibernate or shut off.


    Hello, first post here.

    I use my laptop with the lid closed, connected to an external monitor. Is there a way to power up the PC while it is shut off or in hibernation mode without opening the laptop? I have the laptop on a dock so it would be preferred to keep it closed.

    I have tried googling this, and saw some answers say I can change some setting in BIOS, but I am not seeing this in my version of BIOS.

    I am using a ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14, with a Corsair K57 keyboard using wireless USB dongle.
    I am having trouble uploading photos, so I have added imgur links for the images of my BIOS.

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    Thank you!

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    chahnjung, Oct 28, 2020
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  2. Ruz San Win User

    Laptop restarts after closing the lid

    Hi,

    It appears that your laptop hibernates when you close its lid. This feature terminates running processes on your machine since it allows the system to use very little power. If
    Do nothing is already selected for Choose what closing the lid does
    in Power Options, let's try to make hibernation unavailable. Follow these steps:

    • Right-click on the Windows icon on your home screen.
    • Select Command Prompt (Admin).
    • Click Yes if you get a prompt window.
    • Type powercfg.exe /hibernate off then press Enter.
    See if this will prevent the laptop from hibernating when you close the lid.

    Let us know how it turns out.
     
    Ruz San, Oct 28, 2020
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  3. Sher Amo Win User
    Waking and Powering on laptop with lid close

    Hi,

    Closing the lid can result in your Windows shutting down, sleeping or hibernating. You can control the behavior and decide what you want to do, once you close the lid. To assist you with your concern, we recommend that you follow these steps on how
    to configure the power option of your device if you want to keep your laptop running even with the lid closed:

    • In the Search box, type powercfg.cpl and press
      Enter. This will open the Power Options applet of the Control Panel.
    • Now, in the Power Options window, click Choose what closing the lid
      does link from the left pane.


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    • Choose what you want your laptop to do, when it’s running on battery and when it’s plugged in. For instance, under Power button and lid settings section you can find ‘When I Close the Lid’ option. Adjacent to it you can find options to help you define
      power button or lid settings. Once you've selected your options, click Save
      changes button.


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      Let us know if the solution above works for you.

      If you think this was useful, you may "Mark it as answer" to help those who are facing the same problem.
     
    Sher Amo, Oct 28, 2020
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  4. How to power up laptop with lid closed? From hibernate or shut off.

    Laptop shuts down when lid is closed

    Yesterday I clean installed windows 10 onto my laptop (Asus GL551 Series GL551JM-DH71) to hopefully fix this very problem, but it still persists and is even worse now.

    When I close the lid, regardless of any advanced power settings telling it to do nothing, hibernate, sleep, etc, it will shut down. It's making it very hard to do anything on it. I've looked this up and I can see a lot of people are having similar troubles,
    but I haven't had any solutions work.

    Just to emphasize, this is despite having the power settings set to make the laptop sleep when the lid closes- it will shut down.

    despite being told to do nothing- it will shut down.

    Any help is appreciated.
     
    CyrusMontes De Oca, Oct 28, 2020
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