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We have a media pc to play blu ray and standard dvds running xp and in the last two weeks after years of no problems shortly after turning the pc on, Loading... in the process). You need to check your BIOS settings, try updating your chipset (motherboard) drivers, and see if any of that helps.The computer is locking up either when going into the sleep state Source

I went back to Power Mgmt and selected another time interval for Standby and it worked fine for a few days. Standby mode is faster to recover from than Hibernate, but it still uses a small amount of power. Then it stopped. Many of these deals are exclusively for our Daily Deals newsletter subscribers and can't be found with our regular specials.

There is something that is nagging the system not to sleep. All rights reserved. So now I have to shut it down in order to make my computer shut down automatically. Resuming from hibernation takes only 20 seconds to end up in the same place.Using the Power Options in Windows (XP or other versions)Even better, you can set your computer to do

Grrr.Then I uninstalled as many programs as I could that I was sure I didn't need. What's going on? You can check Dell's website for updating the BIOS and drivers ----Nathan McNultyoverbored wrote:> Dude, I got a Dell D600 Latitude laptop (which I upgraded from XP Home SP1 > to Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply.

If you need further info let me know. 2 answers Last reply Mar 21, 2008 More about cannot wake sleep suspend standby AnonymousSep 15, 2004, 5:16 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware,microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support in the process). But after Microsoft went through it's 74 updates for two days I can no longer go into hibernate or standby mode. Get your issue sent to your email every Friday!

Hi, Basically my PC is refusing to wake itself up from hibernation (or standby) as it has done in the Thread Tools Search this Thread 05-11-2007, 02:10 PM #1 It seems like the actual task I schedule to run DOES run, but the PC stays in either hibernation or standby mode and doesn't bring itself to life. Now my computer goes into "suspend" (sleep, stand by) all by itself, just as it's supposed to. Neither the keyboard or mouse will wake the system up.

Hard Drive Won't Shut Down For Standby Mode Started by larch , Jan 06 2007 04:44 PM Please log in to reply 3 replies to this topic #1 larch larch Members SSL/TLS for this website satrow - 5,000 Posts Windows time completely out of... I could reliably see my computer go into standby mode, then a minute later hibernate. From the list of search results, click Hard Disk May Become Corrupted When Entering Standby Or Hibernation Or When Writing A Memory Dump.

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WorldStart's Tech Tips Newsletter Tech Tips Daily - Become a tech pro! If help is needed, please PM a staff member for assistance. In the “Power Options” window, navigate to the “Hibernate” tab, and then click the check box labeled “Enable Hibernation.” Click the “Apply” button at the bottom of the window and you have a peek here Now whenever I try to put my computer in hibernation or...

Standby gets me down to almost nothing, Hibernate gets me to nothing. Newsletter is sent five days a week. Can't find your answer ?

And just as I was getting complacent, I was slapped in the face with the reality of things.I like music, and we are an iPods and iPhone kind of family.

stevezygote, Jun 19, 2007 #1 ozrom1e Joined: May 15, 2006 Messages: 11,849 Welcome to TSG.... Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads The first thing to do is use Windows Update to make sure everything is up to date (just recently the latest "service pack", #3 was released). (Start » Programs @raquo; Windows Double-click the “Power Options” icon.

As usual I have Googled but didn't find anything. Subscribe Love Worldstart? I'm quite annoyed actually as I've spent the last few weeks tearing my hair out (there wasn't much left to start with!), asking on Yahoo and Google groups plus a few http://webwonder.net/xp-home/xp-home-over-top-of-win-98.php Email: Subscribe How Do I Get the Hibernate Option Back in Windows XP?

Which is great for all the people who play 3D Games on Yahoo. Dell Poweredge400SC cannot standby? As it turns out, it was Adobe Type Manager (possibly conflicting with the keyboard driver) since standby now works after uninstalling ATM and rebooting the computer. Of course Macintosh also has this feature (and I am sure it always works on a Mac :-).Hibernation is pretty much the same, except it uses the computer's hard disk to

No warnings, no errors, no messages, no indication whatsoever that this state has prevented standby, just … nada.Quick note for people looking to diagnose standby/hibernate issues: files open on remote computer Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? In my real job, I am a computer systems and software engineer: I know how they work, and how to do what could be dangerous things without messing things up too Of course disabling it enabled S3 standby to work and from that position the wake from hibernation started working too!

ALBERT FRANKENSTEINI'M SO SMART IT'S SCARY!Currently home chillin' with the fam and my two dogs! This is a discussion on PC won't wake up from standby or hibernation any more... Plus, if you decided you don't like our newsletters (don't worry, you'll love them), unsubscribing is fast and easy. XP Home SP2 won't hibernate or standby Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by stevezygote, Jun 19, 2007.

Much appreciated! This is a little tricky, but if you aren't sure what a program does, Google it. Five Percent: Conserve EnergyClimate Change Is Important: Energy Conservation is the First Step Search for: Subscribe by RSS Readerby EmailMost PopularCap and Trade ExplainedHome Energy AuditGreen Product ReviewsSave ElectricityRecent Posts As As I learned a few weeks ago after installing my Smart Strip and measuring the result with my Kill-A-Watt, when the computer is on, it uses a lot of electricity.

No, create an account now. It removed other stuff which Glary did not, but the same story. within the Windows XP Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. Installed and ran nCleaner.

I wonder if the driver is causing the problem. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.