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Authored by: mzarra on Jul 28, '04 08:35:17PM

That may be true on the ibook models but even Apple's own manual that comes with the powerbook describes how to do this. I doubt running a powerbook with the lid closed would damage it. I do it fairly often and have had no adverse effects over the past year.

The answer is simple. Connect an external mouse or keyboard to the powerbook, let it go to sleep then either move the mouse or touch the keyboard and the powerbook will wake back up. Naturally you want a monitor connected as well :)

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