\'preparing to standby\' mode? Tags: Computers Windows XP Last response: August 10, 2011 4:26 PM in Windows XP Share jlurry August 10, 2011 4:25:55 AM My computer has just started to get stuck in "preparing to standby" mode. I added a Brother printer and software this week and the problem started then. I use Windows XP. Can you suggest something to help me? Joan More about : preparing standby mode AntiZig August 10, 2011 4:26:51 PM update the drivers for your USB controller and printer if that doesn't help, unplug the printer before you tell the computer to go into sleep mode m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 'preparing to standby' mode? Forum Laptop screen stuck on 'preparing to standby' Forum Windows stuck at Preparing to standby Forum preparing standby... Forum Gets stuck at "Preparing to Standby" Forum SolvedWhile browsing the web. Monitor goes into standby mode, then power on light appears (green). The screen remains black though! Forum Solvedcomputer turns on screen doesnt come off the standby mode Forum SolvedWhy my monitor wont go out of standby mode Forum SolvedCan't get monitor out of standby mode. Forum PC goes into standby/sleep mode during a game Forum Trying to reset my computer so it will go into standby mode when not being used Forum SolvedNo manual standby mode Forum PC powers on from standby mode, but won't resume session Forum Problem with turning of the computer and standby/hibernate mode! Forum Fans starts working loudy on standby mode?!?!? Forum Monitors in Standby mode at startup Forum problem with getting tv off standby mode. Forum tv on standby mode cant get it off Forum My desktop-pc doesn't restart from standby mode Forum Computer won't boot up from standby mode no power lights, or display on screen Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !