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Windows 7: laptop screen won't stay on with lid shut

05 May 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Then it sounds more like you need to edit your monitor configs, maybe to set the external to be the only/primary display.

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06 May 2011   #12

Windows 7 Professional x64

Or a simple fix is when you have it hooked to the TV pick the option to display desktop only on the monitor(TV) you want it to. Just right click on the desktop, choose Screen Resolution, pick the Tab by Multiple displays and pick show desktop on whatever ID your TV is.
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