Press Alt-C when prompted by User Account Control, navigate in the left pane to the task that's waking up your PC, select it in the middle window, and choose Disable in Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Double-click the word Computer to expand the section under it. I was amazed at how … lame Dell's site wasI tried disabling devices that I knew I wouldn't need at the moment (DVD drive, wireless network connection, various other things).
In my real job, I am a computer systems and software engineer: I know how they work, and how to do what could be dangerous things without messing things up too Not sure what did it, but if I had to guess, it was unchecking "Enable hibernation", which deletes the hiberfil.sys file, then went back and rechecked it. If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. Delighted.Thank you all again.Yabbadoo Back to top #10 Artrooks Artrooks Members 1,463 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:New York Local time:10:48 AM Posted 28 November 2012 - 08:06 AM Thank you for http://fivepercent.us/2008/06/06/windows-xp-standby-and-hibernate-problems-solved-finally-i-hope/
Locate and double-click the device you want to update (your graphics adapter will be under Display adapters). I finally started killing off svchost.exe processes using Process Explorer, and when I got to the one running a bunch of services (that I thought I had stopped, but they still Graphics drivers have a reputation for troublemaking, so check them first. Standby gets me down to almost nothing, Hibernate gets me to nothing.
In XP, right-click My Computer, choose Manage, select Device Manager, navigate to and double-click the device's entry, choose the Power Management tab, check Allow this device to bring the computer out The first time I set one of my XP systems to standby, it sprung to life each night, showing a message that my network was detected. Arty,I `aint got anything left to scratch, I`ve scratched the lot. Windows Xp Standby Disabled Join our site today to ask your question.
P.S. Windows Xp Standby Not Working Regards,Brooks Back to top #3 yabbadoo yabbadoo Topic Starter Banned 510 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:03:48 PM Posted 26 September 2012 - 02:47 PM Hello,You've possibly already come across Thanks 2BInformed and valis for your help. More hints Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.
If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. What Type Of Electrical Current Does A Laptop Require? What Device Provides This Current? Expand groups of "devices" and right click on the ones you think you won't need, clicking Disable. DKTaber, Apr 22, 2013 #1 Sponsor 2BInformed Banned Joined: Feb 27, 2013 Messages: 137 DKTaber said: ↑ My XP desktop stopped hibernating several months ago. If you're looking to upgrade integrated graphics or audio, it's the company that made your PC.
The first thing to do is use Windows Update to make sure everything is up to date (just recently the latest "service pack", #3 was released). (Start » Programs @raquo; Windows http://www.pcworld.com/article/205562/no_sleep_standby_hibernation.html Back to top #4 noknojon noknojon Banned 10,871 posts OFFLINE Gender:Not Telling Local time:12:48 AM Posted 27 September 2012 - 05:00 AM How to troubleshoot hibernation and standby issues in How To Enable Standby In Windows Xp Standby Hibernate vs. Windows Xp Sleep Mode Problems The OnePlus 3T is revealed, promising better specs for $439 Popular Resources White Paper BARC Paper: The Benefits of an Integrated Approach to BI and Planning Case StudySponsored Case Study: How
BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative review of SpyHunter. DKTaber, Apr 23, 2013 #5 DKTaber Thread Starter Joined: Oct 26, 2001 Messages: 2,741 I fooled with the Power Options and now the computer hibernates. Unfortunately, XP doesn't give you the option to close this system-tray alert, so consider it a reminder to update Windows on your own. so it can never go to hibernate. Windows Xp Won't Standby