problem with dual monitor setup v. s-video cable to the tv

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  1. iBoost

    iBoost ohio state, son OT Supporter

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    i have my laptop setup to extend my desktop onto my tv so i can watch movies and what not on there. i am using an s-video cable to do so. the problem is that when i close my monitor, the tv switches over to the main screen and when i open the laptop back up all my windows are moved all over and it takes a while to load since it switches back to the primary screen. is there any way i can set it up so that when i close the computer lid, the laptop still stays the primary screen?
     
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    iBoost ohio state, son OT Supporter

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    anyone?
     
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    Set power options to "do nothing" when you close the lid? Guess I've never seen that before.
     
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    its gonna be a laptop setting. Possibly in the driver's properties page, or possibly in bios.
     
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    iBoost ohio state, son OT Supporter

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    it is set to do nothing when it closes. where would i check these driver settings for it?
     
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    control panel > display settings > advanced
     
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    iBoost ohio state, son OT Supporter

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    i updated the driver and i am still having the problem with my tv becoming the primary movitor when i close the latop lid
     

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