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Lower speed when laptop screen closed!

Faizan786
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Lower speed when laptop screen closed!

Got a real weird one here, I have plugged my lappy to HD tv via HDMi, Now, when I do speedtest with laptop closed I get 10mb knocked off speed test. But when i open laptop I get full speed.
Any Ideas?
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Re: Lower speed when laptop screen closed!

Is the laptop using wireless? Laptops often have wireless antennae that are wires in the lid, so the antennae might be in a worse position with the lid closed.
Faizan786
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Re: Lower speed when laptop screen closed!

Thats exactly the case, Thx