Question from Jane: You posted a tip in the May 13 issue of your newsletter explaining how to set up a laptop to use an external monitor with the laptop’s lid closed.
I bought a monitor and connected it to my Lenovo laptop and then changed the settings per your tip so I could close the lid while the laptop is running. It’s been working fine now for about four months.
The thing is one of my friends saw this setup and he told me running the laptop with the lid closed will eventually kill it due to excessive heat build-up.
Is that true? [Read more…]