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Windows 7: Screen stays off after lid is opened

24 Jan 2011   #1
Fuzz Ball

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Screen stays off after lid is opened

Ohai all, again.

My laptop screen stays off when I close the lid. I set the laptop to 'do nothing' (turn off the screen), when I close the lid. When I open it, the screen stays off. The only way to fix it from here is to either turn it off or to put it in sleep mode (with my designated button). Everything still works, its just that the screen doesn't turn on.

Any ideas?

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11 Nov 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Hi. Did you find a solution? I have the same problem.
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11 Nov 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Try setting your lid to affect sleep/wakeup when closing/opening it, and see if that changes anything.

There might be a driver issue, whereby the OS is not getting the right signal to let it know that the screen needs to be turned on. I'd also try updating the video drivers to the latest, as recommended by the manufacturer.
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