How can I edit the regustry to change the lid close option in power management.

Posted on 2014-08-08
Last Modified: 2014-08-08
I need to be able to change the option for lid close in power management due to computer not getting group policy which allows him to change this option in Windows 7
Question by:mpearson99
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    Expert Comment

    Please take a look at the following Microsoft Information Page:

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    Author Comment

    Ok I will take a look.

    Author Comment

    This instructions only changes the power plan. I want to change  what the lid does when closed.
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    Accepted Solution

    The registry location you need is :


    You have four setting options
    0 = Do nothing
    1 = Standby
    2 = Hibernate
    3 = Shutdown

    Are you saying that you've pushed a GPO for the setting you want and it's just not being applied?

    Author Comment

    Only to this computer  I want to be able to set this setting until I fix the issue.

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