Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Power Options Properties Causes Complete Freeze, Windows XP Pro SP3


  • Please log in to reply
No replies to this topic

#1 Fooddha

Fooddha

  • Members
  • 1 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:08:22 AM

Posted 31 March 2009 - 04:24 PM

I have Sager np8660 that used to have Vista but reformatted and installed XP pro SP2 and upgraded to SP3. Everything works fine except for one problem.
When I change most settings in Power Options Properties (Desktop/Properties/Screen Saver tab/Power button), my laptop freezes randomly soon after or during boot in regular boot and in any safe mode.

To define "most settings":

in Power Schemes tab - all and any change other than "Never" in "Turn off monitor", "Turn off hard disks", and "System Standby" for both "Plugged in" and "Running on batteries" will do it.

in Alarms tab - Setting any action other than "No action" for both seems to do it.

in Advanced tab - Setting anything other than "Do nothing" on both/either "When I close the lid of my portable computer:" and "When I press the sleep button on computer:" will do it.

in Hibernate tab - Enabling hibernation will do it.

As long as all settings are set to do basically nothing, my laptop is freeze-free, but I want to use these settings.
If anyone has any ideas for fixing this issue, PLEASE HELP!!!

-Fooddha

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 





0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users