Dock SB with Screen Closed?

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  1. BigZAJ

    BigZAJ New Member

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    My Device:
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    Can the SB be docked with the screen closed (external display / keyboard / mouse only?)

    I cannot seem to get it to register after closing it, even after hitting the power button with it closed.

    Thanks.
     
  2. LX_CA

    LX_CA New Member

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    Yes. I discovered this by accident: One day I plugged in the docking connector before opening the SB and the external monitor came on immediately. It is a useful feature whenever I use only the external monitor and don't need to move apps across displays.
     
  3. surfdock

    surfdock Active Member

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    This thread got me really curious about your setups. Why are you not using the built in monitor while docked?
    Would you mind filling out a quick survey on this?

    http://www.instant.ly/s/4Ut7b

    Its fascinating to me all the different ways people use their laptops, and I want to make the experience better for everyone no matter how they want to use it. I'm an engineer so apologies if my questions seem a bit odd in the survey thing.
     

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