Windows 7/8 - monitor switching when closing laptop lid

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Windows 7/8 - monitor switching when closing laptop lid

Post by syntax » Tue Mar 19, 2013 2:00 am

from http://superuser.com/questions/88548/pr ... laptop-lid
  1. Open Device Manager (search it in the Start menu).
  2. In "System devices" find "ACPI lid".
  3. Open "ACPI lid" properties, and go to the "Driver" tab.
  4. Select "Update driver".
  5. Choose "Browse my computer for driver software" and "Let me pick.."
  6. Uncheck "Show compatible hardware".
  7. In "Manufacturer" select "(Standard system devices)", or in Windows 8, choose Microsoft as the manufacturer - different place, but the hack still works (at least in the 64bit Release Preview)
  8. For model, select "Volume manager".
  9. Restart the system and it works!

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