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Old 11-10-2009, 11:59 PM   #1
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Default Turn on laptop with lid closed

Hi Everyone,

I am wondering if there is anything that I could use to turn my laptop on while the lid is closed. I tried googling to see if there was such a thing that was USB powered or activated...but my search was fruitless.

I am trying to have my laptop connected to a separate (larger) monitor and then have my actual laptop closed and hidden behind the monitor or in a drawer or something. The only option right now is to open my computer, turn it on, close it, then put it away. I have the close screen triggers hibernate option turned off. I would like to not have to drag out the computer every time I want to use it.

Any suggestions or ideas would be great.

Thanks in advance,

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Old 11-11-2009, 02:08 AM   #2
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Default Re: Turn on laptop with lid closed

I think what you want is a port replicator.
But I'm trying, Ringo. I'm trying real hard... to be the Shepherd.
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