Windows 10: Keeping monitor screen on while laptop lid is closed.

Discus and support Keeping monitor screen on while laptop lid is closed. in Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance to solve the problem; Hello I have an Acer Swift 5 laptop connected to an HP monitor through HDMI to Vga connecting cable. Whenever I close the lid of my laptop the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance' started by SECOB239, Mar 5, 2021.

  1. SECOB239 Win User

    Keeping monitor screen on while laptop lid is closed.


    Hello


    I have an Acer Swift 5 laptop connected to an HP monitor through HDMI to Vga connecting cable.

    Whenever I close the lid of my laptop the duplicated display on the monitor vanishes. I have tried the option mentioned below.


    But still, I am facing the same problem.


    Please help me to resolve the following issue.



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    :)
     
    SECOB239, Mar 5, 2021
    #1
  2. jsmith613 Win User

    Close laptop lid - external monitor

    Yep. The computer remained and I could use the external monitor. But all windows on the laptop screen moved over. Currently when the lid is closed, the windows remain on the laptop screen which is then "off"
     
    jsmith613, Mar 5, 2021
    #2
  3. Suman_B Win User
    Monitor settings when close laptop lid

    Hi,

    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    In order to get clarity and to assist you accordingly, we would need some information.

    1. What is the version and
      build of you operating system? In the Search box, type
      winver to get this info.
    2. May I know the Make and the model of the computer and external monitor?
    3. Are you aware of any changes made on your computer before this issue occurred?

    We also suggest following the steps below and check if it makes any difference.

    Since you are facing issue with the Secondary monitor, I would suggest you to
    Troubleshoot external monitor connections in Windows 10
    and check if it fixes the issue.

    Additionally refer this article on Second
    screen or Projector mode does not persist after you close and reopen a laptop lid
    .

    I look forward to your reply.

    Thanks,

    Suman.B

    Microsoft Community – Moderator
     
    Suman_B, Mar 5, 2021
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  4. DCSans Win User

    Keeping monitor screen on while laptop lid is closed.

    Closing laptop lid shuts down external monitor

    I have a laptop, (Windows 10) with an external monitor. Whenever I close the laptop lid after powering up the computer the monitor goes dark. How can I power up, close the lid and keep the monitor live?
     
    DCSans, Mar 5, 2021
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