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Speedmonk42
05-25-2006, 02:49 PM
Hi, I was wondering if it is possible to run the laptop as a rendernode while it is closed. Is there anyway to keep your lappy from turning off when you close it?

I would like to have a second laptop just sitting under the one I use for rendering.

Or even more insane you could be in a cafe and say...

"hey baby check out the render farm in my backpack..."

kilvano
05-25-2006, 06:21 PM
Start Menu > Control Panel > Power Options

There is a drop down menu somewhere in there that says "When I close the lid" and set the drop down to Nothing.

It wont turn off when you close the lid.

Kil

Speedmonk42
05-25-2006, 06:45 PM
Cool.... thanks!

*Pete*
05-26-2006, 02:24 AM
but be aware that the batteries wont last long when rendering...perhaps even less than 1 hour even if normal full batterytime is 3 hours.