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standbye is messed up

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by prowler351, Jan 20, 2002.

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  1. prowler351

    prowler351 Thread Starter

    Jan 5, 2002
    i just went from win.98se to Xp and now my cpu will mess up when it goes into standbye.it will go into standbye but then it will usualy lock up my cpu and i have to hard shutdown and restart my cpu again.no programs im running would cause this and i dont have a screen saver on.id realy like to get this fixed because i use standbye all the time.it goes to sleep normaly but it freezes when you try to wake it up.
  2. Dan O

    Dan O

    Feb 13, 1999
    I recommend you turn off all power management in BIOS and manage it totally in Windows. Make sure you have Advanced Power Management enable, which is in the Control Panel. If you still have problems you may need a BIOS upgrade, check the website of your PC or motherboard manufacture for availability.
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