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Windows XP keeps going to standby.

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by hamertime, Jan 24, 2006.

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  1. hamertime

    hamertime Thread Starter

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    Hi

    My computer keeps switching itself to standby on its own after 20-30 minutes. This is a problem as I do alot of DVD back ups so it ends up stopping the software I use meaning I cant do any back ups whatsoever.

    I have checked in my power settings and it is supposed to be set to always on, so have no idea why this is happining.

    The computer is pretty much brand new from Dell so maybe it is some factory setting.

    Anyway any help would be really appreciated as it is very annoying :confused:

    Thanks
    Lee
     
  2. Lance1

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    Is system standby set to Never
     

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  3. hamertime

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    Yes it is set to never same as all the other options.
     
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