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I have a Dell Precision 5570 with 2 Dell monitored chained and connected to the 5570 via USB-C. The two monitors are C2722DE and U2722DE, if that matters.

 

To save desk space, I want to keep the laptop closed in a stand.

 

My question is, how to I turn on the laptop without having to open it up and hit the power button?  Is there some way to configure so that turning on the monitor turns on the laptop? Or, is there a particular docking station I need to get? Or something else?

 

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

 

Thanks.

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The Dell docks typically have an unmarked round button on the top that is actually a power button which you can use to turn the laptop on while the lid is shut.

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I use the WD19DCS and WD22TB4. 
 

As @Aaron44126 noted these have a button on the dock to turn the system on and off. I disabled the function in the Bios that allows system to power on when the dock is plugged in so I always use the power button on the dock. Lid remains closed. 

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