How to Keep Laptop Running When You Close the Lid ?
Before beginning, it’s important to note that the method is best suited for Windows 7 users. Of course, you can have a try if your Windows operating system is Vista or Windows 8.
For Windows 7 Users:
Step 1. Click on the “Start” button which is on the lower left side of your screen. Then navigate to Control Panel and click it.
Step 2. Go to the System and Security section and directly click it.
Step 3. In the System and Security window, move to Power Options. Click the Change what the power buttons do section.
Step 4. In the settings window, you’ll see the option titled When I close the lid. Then you can make changes the settings by clicking the two drop down boxes.
Step 5. Set the On battery and Plugged in to Do nothing. When it is done, please click Save changes button.
For Windows 8 Users:
Step 1. Go to the Start screen, search for Power and run Power Options. You can also reach Power Options from Control panel.
Step 2. Click the Change what the power buttons doe section on the left pane. This will let you change the power settings. Set the On battery and Plugged in to Do nothing. Click Save Changes when done.
Now, you’ll find that your laptop won’t go to sleep when you close the lid. And the Internet access isn’t cut off and your game still keeps online.