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


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#1 baso3456

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Posted 11 August 2006 - 08:05 PM

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?
:thumbsup: Life is good without using standby mode.

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Posted 11 August 2006 - 08:25 PM

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! :thumbsup: 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 :flowers: .

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