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Help with standby in XP

Last response: in Laptops & Notebooks
February 22, 2012 11:53:27 PM

When I set my laptop, XP w SP2, to goes into Standby. Problem is that no matter what key I hit, my PC won't come out of Standby. I just have to hold the power button down for about 10 seconds until the power light goes off and then push the power button on and everything is OK. ?????

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a b D Laptop
February 23, 2012 12:10:11 AM

I've never got standby to work right on desktops. I'd just not use it.

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a b D Laptop
February 23, 2012 2:42:33 AM

I've had similar issues when using XP rigs.. like 4745454b said.. Better to just not use it. I think there was an update for XP that was supposed to fix the problem, but I can't confirm it. Try using Hibernate.
March 1, 2012 1:43:16 AM

Best answer selected by gobetos0.