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hibernation glitch

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by unstresst, May 2, 2010.

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  1. unstresst

    unstresst Thread Starter

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    Multiple user accounts.
    When we finish a session we close by choosing the 'Switch User' option.
    and leave the computer on.
    Upon returning to use the computer, it doesn't 'wake up' and we're forced to shut it off and restart.
    How can I fix?
     
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    I would NOT use this "Switch user" thing. It must copy all in use information, data and settings to and from the hard drive everytime it is selected. I have see times when it has taken 15 minutes to do this. Also I have see the "Saved" files to nearing 4 gig in size and if you several accounts doing this each, account will be taking up a lot of disk space. You may not be waiting long enough for all of the data to be copied back from the drive to the RAM.

    Why not just log out, and the next persion can then log in.
     
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    Each user doing a full 'log off' then should make the difference.......??
     
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    Yes, this would clear out all of the "Switch user" files.
     
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    log off works.....wakes up fine now.
    is there a way to clear those switch user files at will?---without logging off every time?
     
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    No, as the accounts are really open and just paused and the open data MAY get clobbered.
     
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    REEELY hate having to do a full start every time i use computer, so i have resigned myself to just leaving my account on--[logged in].
    However, there's STILL a problem.
    If I leave any programs on--(running)-- the computer will not wake up later.
    If I close running programs it wakes up fine.
     
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    By logging off should not require a full restart, unless you have the setting set in the accounts area which "REQUIRES a reboot.
    Also the fact that you have hibernation running it also must copy the open data to and from the drive and it can take some time to reload your open programs.
     
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