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#1 rksiv

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Posted 18 November 2004 - 06:39 PM

when i go to turn off my computer, the "stand by" icon is not active. "turn off" and "restart" are both active, but i cannot do anything with my "stand by" button. any suggestions?

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Posted 18 November 2004 - 06:48 PM

rksiv, I've had the exact same symptom... I know it has to do with logon... I'm not certain how exactly I changed it... had to do with Start-->Control Panel-->User Accounts-->Change the way Users Log On or Off--> and I am now using both "use welcome screen" & "use Fast User swithching" in winXPpro and have all three buttons you mentioned "lit". :thumbsup: BTW, I have an "administrator" set when I reloaded the OS that has a password, and one other user, "phawgg" that has full priveledges an a member of the administrator group. I think winXP home uses a slightly different "thing" with power-users as a group, maybe. You might see "guest" as an option... that would be a limited use category that I don't presently use since I alone use my computer. Hope this helps more than hinders. :flowers: and keep askin' questions...we're all bound to learn that way. :trumpet:

Edited by phawgg, 18 November 2004 - 06:52 PM.

patiently patrolling, plenty of persisant pests n' problems ...




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