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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by cci704, May 19, 2011.

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  1. cci704

    cci704 Thread Starter

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    I have had a laptop for several years running XP pro. I recently bought a desktop with XP pro and there are some subtle differences. My laptop will not hibernate. Laptop restarts, standby, shutsdown via a menu. The desktop uses icons for
    the same thing but includes SHIFT standby to hibernate. Both XP's are release 3. A file list on the desktop uses a menu on
    the screen (left side) to copy, delete etc. Laptop uses icons on the top of the screen for the same functions.
     
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    there is only 2 versions of xp pro that i know of. there is xp pro and then there is xp pro windows media center which is a 2 disk set that has more bells and whistles than regular xp pro.it sounds to me theres a problem with the computer and not the operating system.the latest sp for xp is sp3.hope this helps.
     
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    All to do with the settings, I don't think I have heard of XP Pro not having habitation settings, that is weird.
     
  4. DoubleHelix

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    Windows XP Media Center is a not a version of Windows XP Professional. It's another version of XP.

    There's only one Windows XP Pro. Hibernate functionality is available based on chipset. If it's not available, either the chipset or graphics drivers aren't installed properly or the system doesn't support it.

    I don't know what else you're trying to describe, but the Windows interface is customizable both natively and with applications. The fact that the systems don't look exactly alike doesn't mean they're different versions of Windows XP.
     
  5. cci704

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    Thanks doublehelix for the info. Your info makes sense.
     
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