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Old Apr 3, 2006, 05:49 PM   #1
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TiBook running while lid is shut. safe or not?

I recently broke my TiBook's LCD (technically just killed the backlight). While I wait to someday try to fix it...I want to use it w/ an external monitor. I prefer to keep the lid closed but I've been told that it may eventually overheat or damage something else.

Any feedback on such a scenario? What say you?

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Old Apr 3, 2006, 05:55 PM   #2
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Have no problems with my powerbook... i dont close the lid completely but almost
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id just play it safe and leave the screen opened.. its better to be safe than sorry.
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