I noticed a lot of people want to keep their secondary display on when they shut the lid, but seeing as I don't want the computer to go to sleep or shift all my windows around every time I close the lid, I want to be able to disable both the secondary and primary displays when I close my lid.

The fn key to turn off the screen only works on the laptop's screen.

  • I'm looking for the same, did you find a way to turn off the secondary display?
    – Bibz
    Oct 21, 2018 at 15:08
  • nah, I just use my desktop now. Sorry.
    – Neywiny
    Oct 22, 2018 at 2:04

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If you go to power options and change your current plan settings then click on " change advanced power settings " you will find " Power buttons and lid " expand that then expand lid close action and set it to " do nothing "

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    Again, I just want to disable both displays when I shut the lid. I already have that setting done, but when I shut the lid since the computer does nothing it just thinks I want to turn off the laptop display and shifts all my windows around to the secondary monitor, then when I reopen the laptop puts them all on my laptop screen.
    – Neywiny
    May 7, 2017 at 23:18

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