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Windows 7: Issue with Win7 Power Options: A bug of Win7?

23 Feb 2010   #1

Issue with Win7 Power Options: A bug of Win7?

I encountering the following problem when close lid on my laptop. Is this a common problem for Win7? Anyone meet the same problem?

Here are my steps:
1.Change power plan settings as below (balanced).
Turn off the display after 1 mins.
2. Set Close lid as Do nothing.

2. Close laptop;
3.Wait for 2 minutes.
4.Move mouse;
5. Open laptop;
6.System shows black screen, system still alive!!!!!
Here is the key points of my observation: If donít move mouse before opening laptop, no issue observed.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64


Actually, that is not a bug. Regardless of your power settings, most (if not all) laptops will turn off the screen when the lid is shut.

Now what happens if you don't move the mouse?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Feb 2010   #3


If I don't move mouse before opening lid, when I open the lid, the screen will show normally.

While the problem is that if I follow these steps as I mentioned (which is move mouse before opening lid), after open lid, the screen will show nothing, system is still running. No matter I close/open lid again and again or move mouse, the screen is black. What I can do is reboot.

Does it also happen on your laptop?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)

Not a bug of Windows but of the hardware and drivers.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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