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External monitor goes to sleep once vista loads?

External monitor goes to sleep once vista loads?

My laptop's screen stopped working after a mishap with my dog, so I decided to turn it into a desktop computer. I recently bought an HP w2207h monitor and will mirror the monitor image from the laptop screen onto this one. This works fine with my CRT monitor, however I'm running into issues now.

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"I have this problem; I just open and close the laptop and everything works fine.

EDIT: it appears that, if you want to do anything ""fancy"" with the monitors later (add a second monitor, maybe), it's better to start with the lid up and THEN close the lid once you are logged in. (I saw it somewhere in the Windows Vista help, but I am not able to find the article at the moment.)"