This is unlikely, but there might be a tiny button somewhere near the hinge that gets pushed in when you close the screen. May be that is jacked up. I am not familiar with the 9700, but take a look.
Also, check your power settings in...
Originally Posted by Photoshop God
They think their better then everyone else because they use an apple computer.
You can say that again. I love Apple products, but some of the users are a bunch of knobs.