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Q: Can't wake up PC from standby mode

To start with, I have already read on this forum dozens of threads and replies dealing with this issue.
My problem is, more or less, the same, but let me give a little bit more detailed picture.

1) At first, my computer wouldn't even go to standby and hibernate (Windows 2000), giving an error message that the driver on the standard keyboard is preventing machine from entering standby.
I've tried so many things, updating the drivers and so on, but nothing helped, until I accidentally bumped into an article listing software which, when installed, could be causing this problem.
In my case, it was Adobe Fonts. The moment I uninstalled it, the machine started going into hibernate and standby without any problems. However, although I haven't had any problems with the hibernate feature, the machine would stubbornly be refusing to awake from standby.
So, at this point, you guys there sweating with updating the drivers over this problem, know that this might have nothing to do with updating the drivers, it could very well be one of the software on your machine, causing it. Unfortunately, I can't find this article anymore. Has anybody else seen it, by any chance?

2) Unfortunately for me, a few days ago I installed an incredibly stupid program for encrypting Emails (PGPfreeware 7.0.3 ) which adds on some absolutely irremovable network drivers, completely preventing the PC from browsing and sending / receiving messages. http://download.com.com/3000-2144-4880518.html?tag=lst-0-4
The program messed up my Windows badly and I run the Windows upgrade from the installation CD, which could not solve the problem, but all of a sudden, the machine was able to wake up from standby.

3) Now I realized that I would have to re-install Windows. When I finished, the machine was still waking up from standby normally.
Then I started with all the Windows updates, (critical, IE6, recommended, etc.), parallelly bringing back my software from the hard disc and CDs, McAfee Virus Scan Online, and so on.
Now, after some 48 hours, I have finished everything, and the machine is 95% the same as it was before the STUPID PGP, however, again it can not awake from standby.
If I were smarter, I should have been restoring one thing at a time, and testing the standby waking up, in which way I would have known which particular instance had blocked the feature again.

I can live without the standby, but I need it, I want it!

My questions now are:
a. Should I at this point, with all the Windows updates and all the programs restored, try to run again the windows upgrade from the installation CD, which had previously solved the standby problem, or this would be too risky, messing up the configuration again?
b. If I should, would it retain all the Windows updates and software, or it would remove them?
Thanks. Desperately seeking standby...

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Preferred Solution: Can't wake up PC from standby mode

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

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Dear All,
I have installed XP on HP dv5t laptop.It seems laptop doesn't wakeup from standby mode, I tried every other key with function key including display key but no luck, must do hard reboot. Does anyone has any idea how can i fix this?
Rgards
Girish
 

A:HP laptop dv5t does not wake up from standby mode

You could try going into the BIOS to see what wake up events are enabled and make any necessary changes.
 

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When my WinXPPro SP3 machine is in sleep/standby/suspend mode (S1 or S3), the fax modem wakes the machine some of the time but not all of the time. I want it to wake the PC every time, with 100% reliability. (When the PC is up and running, the modem and the machine receive faxes beautifully.)

What do you suggest?

Modem: Conexant D850 PCI V.92 Modem with recent driver update to version 7.67.0.50 (7/3/2007) (but this problem is the same now as before with the 2004 driver version)
PC: Dell Optiplex 755
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4600 @ 2400 MHz
RAM: 2GB, of which 1.4GB is usually free
BIOS: A14
OS: WinXPPro SP3 with all updates
AV: Avast Home Free
Anti-spyware: SpywareBlaster Free, Spybot S&D Free and AdAware Anniversary Free
Fax software: MS Fax Console that comes with WinXPPro SP3
Printer/Fax Printer: HP OfficeJet Pro 8500 Wireless AIO (model A909g)
Screensaver: XP logo after 9 minutes; do NOT show welcome screen on resume
Power Settings: Home/Office Desk; Turn Off Monitor after 10 mins; Turn Off Hard Disks Never; System Standby after 20 mins; System Hibernates Never; Do NOT prompt for password when computer resumes from standby
Home network Ethernet connection: Intel(R) 82566DM-2 Gigabit Network Connection card with all Wake on LAN settings ON.
Browser: Firefox latest but use IE occasionally when necessary
Email: MS Outlook Express 6 to POP3/SMTP email service
Misc: I also run LogMeInFree version 4 on all my home computers

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A:Wake on Ring problem - Fax modem fails to wake PC reliably from standby

I may not be able to help, but I am curious - is this a dedicated telephone line?

If not, what services do you use, like call forward, messaging, call waiting, etc.

Or does the dedicated line have anything like that that you know of? (or didn't know of)

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When my WinXPPro SP3 machine is in sleep/standby/suspend mode (S1 or S3), the fax modem wakes the machine some of the time but not all of the time. I want it to wake the PC every time, with 100% reliability. (When the PC is up and running, the modem and the machine receive faxes beautifully.)

What do you suggest?

Modem: Conexant D850 PCI V.92 Modem with recent driver update to version 7.67.0.50 (7/3/2007) (but this problem is the same now as before with the 2004 driver version)
PC: Dell Optiplex 755
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4600 @ 2400 MHz
RAM: 2GB, of which 1.4GB is usually free
BIOS: A14
OS: WinXPPro SP3 with all updates
AV: Avast Home Free
Anti-spyware: SpywareBlaster Free, Spybot S&D Free and AdAware Anniversary Free
Fax software: MS Fax Console that comes with WinXPPro SP3
Printer/Fax Printer: HP OfficeJet Pro 8500 Wireless AIO (model A909g)
Screensaver: XP logo after 9 minutes; do NOT show welcome screen on resume
Power Settings: Home/Office Desk; Turn Off Monitor after 10 mins; Turn Off Hard Disks Never; System Standby after 20 mins; System Hibernates Never; Do NOT prompt for password when computer resumes from standby
Home network Ethernet connection: Intel® 82566DM-2 Gigabit Network Connection card with all Wake on LAN settings ON.
Browser: Firefox latest but use IE occasionally when necessary
Email: MS Outlook Express 6 to POP3/SMTP email service
Misc: I also run LogMeInFree version 4 on all my home computers

Thanks.

A:Wake on Ring problem - Fax modem fails to wake PC reliably from standby - how to make 100% reliable?

Please see more details (and post your reply) at http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...hl=wake+on+ring(By the way, I'm up to BIOS A16 but does not help.Thanks.

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I have a Dell Optiplex 755 with WinXPPro SP3, 2GB RAM and an Intel Core 2 Duo E4600, and it is unreliable for Wake on LAN and Wake on Ring. I also wonder whether my Standby - Sleep - Suspend (S1 or S3) is working correctly.

When the PC is in Standby - Sleep - Suspend mode (S1 or S3), Wake on LAN and Wake on Ring work some of the time but not all of the time, and I'd like them to be 100% reliable.

These may be two different problems, but your advice will be appreciated. (Also, if I should post in a different forum, please advise.)

My Network Card is an Intel 82566DM-2 Gigabit Network Connection, and I recently upgraded its drivers using "generic" PROXP.exe from the Intel website, although this has not helped the problem. The specific driver file e1e5132.sys is now from 2009 -- it used to be from 2007. But, as I say, Wake on LAN from Standby was not and is still not reliable, both before and after the driver update.

In Settings .. Network Connections ... Local Area Connections ... Properties ... Configure ... Power Management, all the Wake on LAN options are checked ON:

- Wake on Directed Packet
- Wake on Magic Packet
- Wake on Magic Packet from Power Off State
- Wake on Link

The NIC card's Diagnostic checks are all OK.

My fax modem card is a Conexant D850 PCI V.92 Modem, and I have the most recent drivers dated 7/27/07, version 7.67.0.50. In Settings ... Phone and Modem Options ... Modems ... Properties, "Allow this device to bring... Read more

A:Trouble with Wake on Ring, Wake on LAN and Standby - Sleep - Suspend

More to above: Dell has suggested I must re-install Windows. I've never done that, and I realize I'd probably lose all my applications and data - no good. Seems to me that's like using an atomic bomb to kill a mosquito. And why should I assume that will work?

But is there a way to re-install -- or maybe fix -- Windows that leaves everything else safe?

FYI - About a month or so ago, I ran SFC (System File Checker) in repair mode, and that didn't help with this problem.

Any ideas?

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Hi,

I am new here. Hoping someone can help me out with this issue. I work in IT so am not a complete computer bonehead and am at my wits end with this.

My laptop is about 4 years old, it's a toshiba. For whatever reason, it started taking 5+ minutes to wake up from sleeping. If it sleeps for an hour, it's OK.. but if you leave it sleep all night and try to wake it up in the morning, it's quite cranky. After the 5+ minute wake up, it performs as normal. It was running Windows 7 Home 32 bit.

Troubleshooting steps that I have taken are as follows.

Reinstalled windows. Issue was resolved! but after about 2-3 weeks, issue came back. I thought maybe it was some type of windows update, so I reinstalled windows again and paid closer attention to the updates. Issue presented itself again after 2-3 weeks, and there were no updates immediately done prior to it starting.

I started to think maybe it was something related to my hard drive, so i performed laptop surgery and swapped out my original hard drive with a solid slate drive, and installed windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit (this laptop can support 64 bit so I figured why not upgrade.).

issue again was resolved for a few weeks, and now it's back to taking 5+ minutes to wake up again.

If you're turning the laptop on from scratch, it takes 10-15 seconds tops. if you're restarting, it's 10-15 seconds tops (man, I love SSD...)... if you're waking itup within the hour, its 1-2 seconds. But anything longer then that, 5+ minutes.

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A:Laptop extremely slow to wake up from sleep mode, 5+ minutes to wake

Hi there, have you ran any malware/anti virus scans?

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yes, another question on this common topic. i searched the archives, but couldn't find a topic that was exactly like mine/supplied an answer.

i have winxp pro. standby works fine if comp is in standby for a few minutes, but won't wake up after 30 min. or so. no response at all. no h.d., no monitor, etc. i have to shut off and reboot.

all power management settings are set to 'never', except for the "computer sleep" button (which is actually on the keyboard) which is set to 'standby'. in the bios the only power management setting is what to do in the event of power failure: either 'stay off' or 'reboot'. i have had it set to 'stay off'.

so, any ideas why standby won't awaken after extended time?

thanks.
 

A:won't wake from standby

perhaps i should add that this is a desktop, hp, with amd processor.
 

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I just added a MS wireless keyboard. Is there a way to wake up the Portege from standby from this keyboard? Now I have to open the lid and use the power button on the notepad. Before, I had settings that put the notepad in standby when I closed the lid. I changed that setting to do nothing when close the lid.

The notepad is set to go to standby after 15 minutes of non-use. This works fine but when I want to use it again I can't find a way to wake it up without opening the lid and using the power button.

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I have read your posting 5 times now and I believe I have understand what you wrote but I am asking myself how you want to work on your Portege if you do not want to open the lid????:|

> …I can't find a way to wake it up without opening the lid…
You want to use notebook with closed lid or what? Do you use external display?

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Is there any way to DISable wake from standby for a PS2 mouse? I would prefer having to strike a key to wake up my computer. Right now, sometimes even bumping my desk causes my PC to wake up. Thank you!
 

A:Wake from standby......

Look in the BIOS set-up. There is an option there under Power saving.
 

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Problem is I can't wake computer from standby. It goes to standby when I press the button marked "sleep" but will not wake up when I press the "wake up" button. I would be grateful for any advice . Thanks!

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u have to be a bit more elaborate with your explanation. does the whole system actualy wake up ? can u hear fans spinnin HDD working lights on keyboard/mouse/PC leds? but nothing on the screen?

if thats the issue one other member here i just read about said it was his graphics card drivers..he rolled back one and problem seem to have gone.

with me, i started having that same problem with my older comp. it wouldnt wake fully from standby like mentioned above...screen black. but this only happened after i installed a new PSU. and updated to drivers to my card. then i started to get CMOS errors on startup and couldnt even reset BIOS or anything...5year old Mobo....so i abandoned and build a new machine..

only thing i carried over was my PSU (Antec Earthwatt 500) rest is all new. with XP home sp2. i had this problem once and it was even worse..

my system was attempting to start from standbuy ..(Lights on an everything) but after 6sec or so it would shut down (or go back to stanby) briefly -for 2 secs- then start back up...then off then on again..it kept doing this till i manually reset it....no errors no nothing.

hasnt donne it again since then. but i switched my PSU cause according to PSU calc i need 490W and im at 500max with the Antec. since im going Crossfire ill get a 750w+.

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I tried using standby mode after reading about it in this forum. My computer is useless after waking up. I can't even close xp pro. I even have to use the computer power button to shut down windows. My harddrive light stays on all the time as well. My browser never opens, and after 5 minutes of waiting, I finally decide to shutdown and it can't. Is there something I need to know in order for standby to work. I have already looked at the bios but see nothing to change. I am afraid to try hybernate. Is this a software or hardware problem?
Life is good without using standby mode.

A:Standby Mode-- Can't Open Applications After Using Standby

Good question: The one and only time I tried THAT function, I had to unplug the computer from the electrical source in order to get the monster to work! I've refused to use it since. Hibernate isn't quite as bad, but I find I always have to do a full shut down to get my computer to work anyway, possibly because I use log-in accounts - I don't know. These days, I either leave it on, or do a full shut down .Orange Blossom

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OK I sure hope I am posting in the right area. Anyway, I will continue with my problem.

So, a few days ago, my Crucial RAM decides to have issues so I have to replace them (went to NCIX and they exchanged them no problem). Later that day, everything was working fine so I was quite happy. Now a few days ago, I was in Vista 64bit, and the PC automatically went to sleep when I was asleep. However, when I tried to turn it back on, it wouldn't come out of its sleep and I had to restart the PC with a message on the bios saying "Last BOOT failed! Something about POST something lol" So I thought to myself just to load set up defaults. Then I booted into XP no problem. Now yesterday, I had my PC on all night, then I woke up this morning to see that my mouse wasn't making my monitor come out of standby. So I wondered what could be the issue and decided to restart the computer. ALL OF A SUDDEN, I hear this long beeeeeeeeep that didn't stop until I shut down the PC! I almost ripped my hair out at this point. So I tried a few times to boot it, and eventually got it to almost boot to XP except got BSODed with 0x00000044. So I cleared CMOS by removing the battery and doing all that jazz. It seemed to be fine until later when I was in XP, I got the 0x0000007E. So I ran memtest86 and there were no issues. I tested each of my video cards individually, tried removing the sound card, checked all my temperatures... but nothing at all. I ALSO got the message on the bi... Read more

A:PC won't wake from standby plus other things

for 0x0000007E error goto and see u done anythin wrong http://support.microsoft.com/kb/330182

for BIOS ROM Checksum Error,try replacing with a new battery....but also refer to this,may be some serious prblm
http://www.pcguide.com/ts/x/sys/booterrGBER03-c.html

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Hi,

Basically my PC is refusing to wake itself up from hibernation (or standby) as it has done in the past. It seems like the actual task I schedule to run DOES run, but the PC stays in either hibernation or standby mode and doesn't bring itself to life. I've tried searching the Net but I haven't had any luck finding a solution so I thought I'd ask here!

I did have to restore my C: drive from a backup a few weekends ago as I installed Kaspersky AntiVirus and it basically made my PC unusable so I ended up formatting the C: partition and restoring it from my backup (going back to avast! in the process). However everything else seems to be working OK so I don't know why it's refusing to wake itself up! :-(

I'm only doing what I used to - using Scheduled Tasks and ticking the box 'Wake the computer to run this task' - but it's not working. The same tasks run fine while the PC's in 'normal' mode and my laptop has no such problem waking itself from hibernation either.

I really need to get this fixed in the next week as I go away on holiday on Friday and want to use the PC to record programmes while I'm away.

System details as follows:

Hardware: Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3800+ 2.00 GHz, 2 Gb RAM, NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS, ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe ACPI BIOS Revision 0706 (21/08/2006)
Operating system: Windows XP Home SP2

Any help would be greatly appreciated as I'm thoroughly stumped at the moment!

Thanks
Steven

A:PC won't wake up from standby or hibernation any more...

Do you have an error message of some sort when you try to get out of the hibernation ? I only found this link on microsoft database about that kind of problem, don't know if it will help :
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/894896/en-us

Maybe you could also try to disable hibernation, reboot the computer then reenable it.

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Hello,

Second time posting here. 1st time was successful

The problem I've got now is that my monitor refuses to wake from standby mode anymore. Been running the system 24/7 for long time, in and out of standby, with no trouble, then it started as intermittent issue a couple of months ago and now appears to be perminently unable to wake up. I am forced to cold boot the power button on CPU and restart. I have checked power management settings - tried changing them - and still no go. The CPU will wake fine but the monitor stays in "power saving mode" (amber light on front panel). I've tried deleting the monitor in device manager and restarting but still no luck.

Any ideas? Could this possibly be a video driver issue?

Thanks
 

A:Monitor won't wake from standby

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ty for trying to help, but it didnt work, all was disabled, . see the main probleming im having is that for NO Reason, the pc goes to standby, (and i have check temp shutdown and thats not causing it). i have tried to over-ride this by prompting pc to ask me first, then i hit cancel when pc wants to standby. but after 3 or 4 times it shuts down and restarts pc. sometimes it restarts 2 or 3 times be i can run pc again. im running full ver. of win xp
 

A:disabling Wake-on-LAN. (pc goes to standby)

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im setting up a computer which goes on stand by at a certain time.. i then need to wake it up at a later time.. i tried using scheduled task and enable it to wake up the computer when it runs.. the program runs but the computer (monitor) doesn't wake up unless i press another key.. all the processes needs to be automated since the computer would be using a map program for a local mall.. any help would be appreciated.. the computer has 512mb ram running on 1.8Ghz with XP Pro Sp2..

A:automatically wake up from standby..

Hi hatake19

Maybe this program could help :
http://wakeuponstandby.www-dennisbab....qarchive.org/
(you don't need to enter your e-mail address to be able to download it)

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I have a WINBOOK TW700 tablet running Win-8.1.  The device supports Connected Standby mode rather than Sleep State S3.  However, the Task Scheduler doesn't wake the device at the appointed time even when the "Wake the PC to run this task"
box is checked.  Since S3 isn't supported, there is no Sleep line-item within the Power Options dialog from which to check "Allow Wake Timers."  So my question is this: Is it possible to configure the device so that a scheduled task can
wake the device from Connected Standby and, if so, how do I do that?  Thanks,
cw

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Hi, and thanks in advance for your help! I'm using Windows 7 64 bit.

My computer is several years old, and just a few weeks ago started having a problem waking from standby. Up until now, it had no issues going into and coming out of sleep.

Now, whenever it goes to sleep (whether due to inactivity or putting it to sleep manually), it won't wake up. The lights come on, the fans come on, but the monitor stays in standby. I've looked around online and found that many people get a black screen when booting up, i.e. the monitor comes alive and they may get a mouse cursor, but that's not what's happening to me. I don't get a black screen--my screen is never getting a signal from the computer. I have to do a hard reset, after which I get the 'Start Windows Normally' screen.

I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the graphics drivers, changing hybrid sleep settings, using hibernate instead of standby, uninstalling random programs, etc, to no effect. I don't think I had any major windows or driver updates that caused it.

Any ideas??? It's driving me crazy. I'm getting to the point of trying a clean windows install... but what a pain that would be.

Thanks for any help you can offer!

A:Computer won't wake from standby/hibernate

Bueller? Hate to think that I've got to go to the extreme of wiping everything, but I'm out of ideas...

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Hi.I m using Win 7,the problem is my pc could not wake up standby or hibernate.I didnt have this problem when i was using Win XP,but this problem came up when i switched over to win 7.I tried pressing keys n mouse clicks but in vain..my friend told me to change some setting in the bios called S1 S2 states,i did but still my pc wouldnt wake up..plz help me find a solution to this problem

Here are my system configuration
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 2600+, x64 Family 15 Model 44 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 959 Mb
Graphics Card: VIA/S3G UniChrome Pro IGP, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 20002 MB, Free - 8357 MB; D: Total - 20002 MB, Free - 9767 MB; E: Total - 13288 MB, Free - 5411 MB; F: Total - 10001 MB, Free - 7330 MB; G: Total - 13013 MB, Free - 9762 MB;
Motherboard: MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD, MS-7142
Antivirus: None
 

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I have a R30208DY Desktop PC running Windows 10 in 64 bit mode with a VGA monitor and an HDMI monitor connected to the motherboard. All was fine until my Intel Graphics driver was updated. After this the VGA monitor failed to wake up after sleep. I spent some time several months ago with assistance of the Intel support forum investigating this. It happens even if I run with the HDMI monitor disconnected. I tried numerous versions of the Intel drivers, but the only version that works after 4300 is 4424. I decided to try periodically to see whether newly released drivers have solved the problem, so have just downloaded the latest drivers from the Intel site and from the Lenovo site and found that they still have this problem. I can reinstate the 4424 driver if it gets inadvertantly updated, but would like to think that someone at Intel recognises that there is a problem and is looking to provide a new version that repairs it. Is there any feedback to Intel from this support forum to initiate this process?

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Long story: Same hardware previous installation of XP suddenly stopped functioning when wife would log in at console, but would function fine via Remote Desktop. Her account was an Administrator account, but the 3rd account created overall after "Administrator" and my own account. If she logged into the console the desktop would function for some random amount of time, typically less than 10 minutes, and then suddenly the display would go into standby and nothing short of a hard reboot would bring it back. If I logged inat the console there was no problem, I could sit using the desktop for hours with no sign of standby.

To resolve the issue I finally resorted to a fresh install of XP SP3 on a new HD. I created teh user account in the same sequence 1. Administraot (Created by default) 2. Me 3. Wife
Now on a fresh install with all post SP3 patches installed, and only drivers from Windows Update the machine is exhibiting the same behavior. Any account I create as an administrator, other than my own, will run at teh console for some short amount of time and then the display goes into unrecoverable standby. Some of the time when this happens it is merely the display being nonresponsive and I am able to log in via Remote Desktop to my account, not her's, and operate normally. Other times it acts as if the entire machine went into standby but the system does not power off all the way, system LED still lit but otherwise no response at console or via network.

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A:Secondary Admin Account -> Display won't wake from standby

This behavior of the new install is persistent across two ATi driver versions:

Driver Version: 6.14.10.6462
Driver Date: 3/23/2004


And the latest from ATi/AMD

Driver Version: 8.591.0.0 Part of Catalyst 9.3 released 3/18/2009
Driver Date: 2/25/2009

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Not sure if this is an XP issue or with the chipset/MOBO. I've never encountered a computer that would not wake from standby by pressing a key on the keyboard or moving the mouse.

Anyone know how to get it to do so? SiSoft Sandra says this is an HP VLi8, and that the chipset is an Intel 82443BX/ZX 440BX.

I'm using a PS/2 KB and a PS/2 mouse on it. A USB KB does the same thing...no wakey.
 

A:old HP Vectra will only wake from standby by pushing the power button

aerotive said:

Not sure if this is an XP issue or with the chipset/MOBO. I've never encountered a computer that would not wake from standby by pressing a key on the keyboard or moving the mouse.

Anyone know how to get it to do so? SiSoft Sandra says this is an HP VLi8, and that the chipset is an Intel 82443BX/ZX 440BX.

I'm using a PS/2 KB and a PS/2 mouse on it. A USB KB does the same thing...no wakey.Click to expand...

Hey,

If you go into Control Panel > Keyboard > Hardware > Properties > Advanced Power Management, do you have a checkmark next to the box that says "Allow this device to bring the computer out of standby"?

This should be enabled by default, but just in case it isn't....

Otherwise, you could go to the HP website and see if there is a BIOS update or other software patch available that might correct this problem; Could also check their support documentation to see if this problem is discussed.

I know that some older machines do not support ACPI, so that might also be the case...
 

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Hi,
Could someone please help me with this strange issue?
When my machine was waked up from standby I found my wireless network was not connected. And I also found that wireless adapter was missing from my network connections window.
After I did a reboot of my laptop, wireless adpater was back in network connections.But wireless network was not connected and I found that Power management tab was missing under device manager tab of wireless adapter. I understood that this is in someway related to S3 issue, but not sure how to get my network back.
Kindly help me in resolving this issue.
Thanks in advance.

A:Wireless adapter issue after laptop wake up from Standby

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Nandhini


Hi,
Could someone please help me with this strange issue?
When my machine was waked up from standby I found my wireless network was not connected. And I also found that wireless adapter was missing from my network connections window.
After I did a reboot of my laptop, wireless adpater was back in network connections.But wireless network was not connected and I found that Power management tab was missing under device manager tab of wireless adapter. I understood that this is in someway related to S3 issue, but not sure how to get my network back.
Kindly help me in resolving this issue.
Thanks in advance.



Are you connecting to the network via a router?

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Hi everyone,

From last few weeks I'm having this strange and annoying blank screen of death. I could just see a blank screen (not a blue screen) while either waking up computer from sleep or while trying to turn on the display by moving cursor/typing something(waking up from power saver mode of display, I set display to be of after few minutes of inactivity). So essentially screen becomes total blank. Just once or twice I saw this BSOD "DRIVER POWER STATE FAILURE" but for all other times my screen is just blank. I could see the Hard Disk activity LED on during this blank screen. And almost after all subsequent boots, I could see "Windows has recovered from unexpected shutdown/serious error - Check for solution" message.

System - Windows 7 Pro x64 with all latest recommended and security updates
CPU - i7 2630QM
GPU - nVidia GT525M
MoBo - Factory default for Dell XPS L502X

First I suspected its because of my nVidia GT525M GPU drivers (I was using official latest drivers 320.49), so I completely uninstalled them with regular uninstall + DriverSweeper 2.1.0 from Guru3D.com. I did not install any nVidia/display drives since then. But just now I got another blank screen after it. Also I started connecting my PC to an old Sony Bravia TV with HDMI cable and that time the automatic installation of drivers failed. That is my second point of possible problem. I've been using CCleaner to clean the unwanted registry entries and revo uninstaller for almost every unin... Read more

A:Blank screen of death while wake up from standby/turning on the screen

The BSOD is caused by Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 1030 driver.

Code:
Irp is active with 5 stacks 3 is current (= 0xfffffa800760f840)
No Mdl: No System Buffer: Thread 00000000: Irp stack trace.
cmd flg cl Device File Completion-Context
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000

Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000

Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
>[ 16, 2] 0 0 fffffa8009cd4050 00000000 00000000-00000000
Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\NETwNs64.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for NETwNs64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for NETwNs64.sys
\Driver\NETwNs64
Args: 00014400 00000000 00000004 00000002
[ 16, 2] 0 e1 fffffa8009d9e470 00000000 fffff8000370b200-fffffa800c1f7510 Success Error Cancel pending
\Driver\vwifibus nt!PopSystemIrpCompletion
Args: 00014400 00000000 00000004 00000002
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-fffffa800c1f7510

Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
And the driver is old.

Code:
fffff880`06cd3000 fffff880`07555000 NETwNs64 T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: NETwNs64.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\NETwNs64.sys
Image name: NETwNs64.sys
Timestamp: Tue Jun 21 22:40:03 2011 (4E00D06B)
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Unable to put laptop in standby. Standby is grayed out when I try to click on it.

A:Standby mode

supply details it will help, make and model etc, version of xp etc

shot in the dark:
if you have just installed XP you might need to run Motherboard driver CD (depends on OEM setup) but for some th at loads appropriate drivers for AGP, PCI, USB etc to tell XP of power saving features your MB has

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I use the "standby" option all the time on my laptop, but never on my desktop.

I just tried using "standby" on my desktop. In doing so, the monitor goes blank and it seems the drives spin down, but my power supply is still on and the fan still spinning. Is this suppose to happen. I thought the PS should shut down and provide just minimal power....or is that hibernation mode?
 

A:Going into Standby Mode

What your looking for is S3 power management. It has to be set in the bios when XP is installed. It cannot be set after installing XP without reinstalling.

It's pretty recent and not all desktops support it.
 

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My comp. starts to go into standby mode all the down to the blue screen, then is comes right back to the original screen. Can someone help with this problem, I would greatly appreciate it. No sceen savers on or anything. Thanks
 

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After using the computer, I log off and go into standby mode until I need to use the computer again. Lately, the computer won't respond and I have to turn off manually.
 

A:Standby mode

Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Power Options > Hibernate >
and then see if Hibernate is enabled. If it is, uncheck the box.
 

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When I put my laptop into standby mode, programs shut as AIM shut down when I resume it. How do I prevent these programs from shutting down so they can stay on while the laptop is in standby mode?
 

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How long can you have your computer in standby mode? I would like it for a day at a time. I am having a start problem with I guess the power usage, It sometimes come on, then shuts off after 3 or 4 seconds. Sometimes only once, but sometimes more than once. Cannot afford right now to get it fixed or to buy something, so maybe if I can keep it in standby it would not use the initial startup surge of power. Also, I though my mouse would take the system out of standby but it don't. I have to use the power button on the computer, (even though the mouse information says to use this device to take the computer out of standby, it is checked. Are there other areas that I should check to see if something is marked wrong for using the mouse to take the system out of standby? I have an optical mouse incase its needed to know.
 

A:standby mode

May I suggest using the PC's Hibernation mode...

Instead of clicking Stand By, then you click Start > Shut Down, on this screen hold down the Shift key and Stand By will change to Hibernate. The click Hibernate.

You can turn the PC off at the wall, move the unit and when you plug all back and hit the power button, All is restored as you left. Works the same as Stand By but powers off the machine.

If Hibernate is not available when you hold the shift key down, you need to activate this feature from here.

Press Start > Control Panel > Power Options > Click the Hibernate Tab > Click Enable Hibernation and click OK. Then follow the steps above.

Hope this is a better solution for you.
 

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Hello All,
Thank goodness for this forum..I enjoy it SO much ! I'm trying to find an answer for a friend of mine that recently upgraded his computer from windows 98 se to windows xp prof. . One problem I can't seem to solve for him is that I can't get his system to go into standby mode. I receive this error:
On a computer that has an ATI Rage Pro accelerated graphics port (AGP) 2X video adapter installed, when you attempt to put the computer into Standby mode, you may receive the following error message:

The device driver for the "ATI Technologies, Inc. 3D RAGE PRO AGP 2X" device is preventing the machine from entering standby. Please close all applications and try again. If the problem persists, you may need to update this driver. This behavior occurs because Windows XP does not provide power management support for this video adapter.

I've already updated his driver to this one: Windows XP Display Driver version 5.10.2600.6010
And I still receive the same message..I'm really wondering if it's something else causing it. Does anyone have any suggestions ? Thanks SO much !!
David
 

A:No Standby Mode

Wow...
I really thought someone in here might have had an answer, suggestion as to how to correct the little problem on my friends computer. The first place I checked was @ the microsoft support center. They acknowledge there's a problem, but they don't suggest a 'fix' for it. Have a safe holiday weekend.
David
 

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Can someone tell me what happens when your computer goes into standby mode? Is it to save power consumption somehow? Thanks.
 

A:Standby mode

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hi folks,
CPU fan is still on during standby but hibernate is ok. i went into bios and checked for STR but no such option, only have suspend time out. it was disabled as default and i changed it to 10 minutes and fan is still on.
any advise will be greatly appreciated.

Soyo K7VME
AMD 2400+
Win XP HE
 

A:CPU fan still on in standby mode

Standby will reduce power consumption by the system. Some items will be shut down like hard drives or monitor. CPU fans will keep running.
 

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Hi,
I had a "Standby" mode in win XP, which cause the PC to turn off (except the memory ).
It was turned on when I clicked the mouse and gave me the last state I had.
Now , I have only "Hibernate" and it executes Hibernate and not standby.
Anyone knows what to do ?

*** My display driver installed automatically from WIN7, as a generic display card. nVidia has a system search feature which find your display card and they claims that my "driver" is the latest.

A:Standby mode in win 7

Hello Isotoper, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I'm not real sure of what you mean, but you can change your Power Plan Settings to use "Sleep" (standby) instead of "Hibernate". This tutorial can help show you how to. You might also look at the related links at the top of the tutorial if this isn't exactly what you were looking for.

Power Plan Settings - Change

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I tried to put my computer into standby mode and it just shutoffs. Then I remember windows told me I wasn't able to support standby mode. Why is this? and how do i fix this?

Specs :

AMD x2 5000+
Mobo : M61PMV
2 GB RAM
HD4670 1GB
160GB HD
600w psu

A:Can't go into standby mode?

Quote:





Originally Posted by sh3bang



I tried to put my computer into standby mode and it just shutoffs.




Is the "standby mode" you are referring to "sleep" ?

Reset the power setting options; see if it helps -
START | type power | select "edit power plan" | "restore defaults"

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Quote:





Originally Posted by sh3bang



Then I remember windows told me I wasn't able to support standby mode. Why is this? and how do i fix this?




When/ how did Windows communicate this to you?

Run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor --> http://www.microsoft.com/Windows/win...e-advisor.aspx

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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I have just recently began to put my PC into standby mode,I've read a lot about the age old argument of do you shut down or leave on your PC.I used to shut down mostly,I dont like the thought of the PC running constantly,Therefore i thought id found the answer with the standby function.Although i keep reading posts on how its bad news,For desktops,So i dont know where to go from here,What is the truth?What actually can go wrong?Should i stop using standby?Thanks for any help

A:standby mode?

Hi, there nothing wrong with using stand by but personally i dont like to waste electricity. Hibernation would be a better option?

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Every once and a while my computer seems to forgets to use the standby settings I have set up in my power options. If I defrag the disc or change the mode to never for awhile and then reset my options it works for a few weeks, then I'm doing it all over. Anyone have any ideas?

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I use standby mode quite often as a way of quickly restarting my machine during the day, whilst its not in use.

Normally when i select the standby option from within the XP home environment, my monitor turns off, my hard disk shuts down and then my fans go silent.

As of this morning, my fans will not shut down in standby mode. Everything else is as normal, and i can re awaken the machine as normal by pressing any key, yet during the whole time the fans continue to run.

Is there a power management setting that could have been reset? Or maybe something in the bios thats got effected somehow?

Any help would be greatly appreciated,

JK
 

A:Standby mode

I am not entirly sure... how long was it being run before you tried to standby it???? and was this after you had installed some software??
I cant think of anything that you could change in microsoft...
 

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My standby mode option is deactivated. I want to use that option because it's taking a very long time to boot everytime I shutdown my computer. please help.

A:I want to use standby mode but I can't

This is probably not the answer you want to hear, but standby will lead to more issues that it is worth.

Accept the reboot time - you'll be better off.

However, to try to enable it ... Go to the Power applet in the Control Panel. Check the settings there.

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Is there any way to prevent my computer from returning from standby mode when I move the mouse? If my desk gets bumped a little it kicks my computer out of standby mode. I would rather it require a keypress to jump out of Standby. Is this possible?

And what's better...standby or hibernation?

A:Standby Mode

bump.

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Hi:i haven't been able to get my computer (running windows xp home) to go into standby mode for some time. I gave up trying. As far as i can tell, the problem may have started when i loaded Zone Alarm's firewall on my computer. I'm not exactly sure this is the cause, but i can't go into standby now. Has anyone experienced anything like this? Has anyone experienced not being able to go into Standby regardless of having Zone Alarm or not? One other thing, when i hit the start button and then 'turn off computer'...the Standby option is grayed out. Thank you

A:XP & Standby Mode

Have you made sure all your drivers are updated most importantly your chipset and video card?

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I have XP PRO and when I click the standby button machine will go in standby mode but cannot be taken out with the touch of a key any key. Did not want to but I pressed button on pc to shut down and the screen appeared enabling me to log back on. Is it supposed to work that way? I have a Dell Dimension 4400. Thanks.
 

A:Standby Mode

tommyd78 said:



I have XP PRO and when I click the standby button machine will go in standby mode but cannot be taken out with the touch of a key any key. Did not want to but I pressed button on pc to shut down and the screen appeared enabling me to log back on. Is it supposed to work that way? I have a Dell Dimension 4400. Thanks.Click to expand...

Yes. Standby usually powers off the keyboard, hence you have to hit a physical button. You usually hit Standby or Power to wake them again.
 

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I reinstalled windows xp pro and the standby mode option is grayed out in the shutdown box and in power managment it is not there, I have a Gigabyte 8knxp motherboard and I have all the drivers for it installed.
 

A:Standby Mode

This person resolved their issue updating their chipset driver. I don't necessarily know that it will resolve your issue; but worth a read.

http://www.techzonez.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9222
 

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Hi,

I have a new IBM Wireless keyboard which has 7 programmable keys. There is a default for each and a general setup for each. But, I would like to have one to be used for putting the system into Standby Mode. Does anyone know of the commands that will put the system into this mode. I have another wired keyboard that has this facility, and would like it to be included in the wireless keyboard.

Thanks,
Ken
 

A:Standby Mode

I'm assuming the keyboard came with some IBM software? If so see if you can reprogram any one of the keys to do a different tasks.
 

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I need help with my old Gateway PC. I bought it in 2001. It is in permanent standby mode (the yellow light always on). I think it is shot, but my question is: Is there any way the data can be retrieved or is it lost forever?
 

A:Always in standby mode

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Hi all

I have this problem. When I click shutdown button in XP, I have only 2 options to select; shutdown and restart. Standby mode is shown there but it is frozen, I cannot click on that.

History dates back when a tech came to install ME version of windows on my PC which already had XP. After installing, I lost that standby mode. But then, I reinstalled everything and have installed clean copy of XP and W2K. But, even in the new XP that old problem persists. I need the standby mode as I leave my PC for hours and come back to work. Any help will be greately appreciated.

Thanks.

A:XP Standby mode

I dont recall the exact name of the item you'll be looking for.. but if you'd like to give it a go id be glad to try and help.
-blitze

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