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Except it seems like there may be similar issues with Macs, as we're conscious of this at work, too, and are using Mac's there. You should try running windows in safe-mode, i think that they have left this feature, and goto control panel>devices and check for any question marks by your hardware (this indicated a So definitely one of the programs or both of them solved the problem, at least for me. scot.t, Jul 5, 2001 #1 webmin Joined: Feb 14, 2001 Messages: 93 hi, well im not suprised, every version of windows that money hungry company realeases seems to be even more

I bought a couple of external fans that plug directly>> into USB for power and they cool my computer like a treat. All rights reserved. Turn off Hybrid sleep, see explanation here (for vista, but is the same) The hibernation file is sometimes disabled by disk cleaning, to restore do in cmd run as administrator "powercfg OliverGowland replied Mar 18, 2017 at 9:01 AM Batch file sayanb03 replied Mar 18, 2017 at 8:54 AM Portuguese characters not...

Note: Any of the above manipulation that doesn't help should be undone. How do I calm a frustrated 6-year-old? I bought a couple of external fans that plug directly> into USB for power and they cool my computer like a treat. So hardware was not the issue.

For me nothing here helped.Then I got rid of everything out of the Start » Programs » Startup folder. So, it's pretty much usually on. I have only switched my anti-virus from Avast to AVG in the last few months.The Standby and Hibernation were working fine until about 2 weeks ago. While I know that the RAM drive precludes hibernate, I am working now on at least going into standby to keep down power consumption.

Browse other questions tagged windows-xp hibernate standby or ask your own question. XP & suspend killed my comp HELP!! Why would a conscripted army continue to fight a losing battle? Has no standby light.

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 But then I only use XP and Ubuntu, so maybe they are safer. Maybe it's something with write delays that causes you to have this, but strictly speaking, BOINC is supposed to know the last good checkpoint from which to resume. Tabvla replied Mar 18, 2017 at 8:15 AM The Trump Term of Office Tabvla replied Mar 18, 2017 at 8:12 AM Loading...

But I have to say I've never had data corruption when shutting down, BOINCing for 10 years a dozen machines at a time. The installer must have told svchost not to allow standby while it's installing and by simply killing it, it never told svchost to allow standby again. Then I rebooted the laptop and it started working fine. Can I suspend USB power when I go into standby?

Two good things happen here: 1) you can usually find a number of unnecessary programs that take time to load and use up memory unnecessarily, and 2) you're going to be I can shutdown successfully. I unplugged all the USB devices. Edit 2009-10-29: After examining the System Events, I find the following Warning whenever I try to standby: A request to suspend power was denied by svchost.exe.

Notice that on my power settings, since I have a laptop, there are different settings you can use for when plugged in versus when on batteries.Bottom line: when it works, it's I think that basically meanssomehow turning the USB power on and off.Anyone got any ideas? I set my watch timer so I would know when to give up.Another tip: write down what you do. Thanks for the help...

Tried it -- didn't help. –JohnnyLambada Oct 29 '09 at 17:55 I've edited-in some more advice. –harrymc Oct 29 '09 at 20:29 add a comment| Your Answer draft They need to cooperate in the whole game of turning off when told to. What is the origin and meaning of "to be a square"?

No warnings, no errors, no messages, no indication whatsoever that this state has prevented standby, just … nada.Quick note for people looking to diagnose standby/hibernate issues: files open on remote computer

Now my computer goes into "suspend" (sleep, stand by) all by itself, just as it's supposed to. I think that basically>> means>>>> somehow turning the USB power on and off.>>>>>> Anyone got any ideas?>>>>>> Thanks.>> Please do *NOT* multipost. Although i am positive m$ have not released Windows XP because they are still in beta-testing which is why there is failure, the current release BETA2 still has lots of bugs This process is automatic.

I updated all the Windows updates and drivers and had this problem of not being able to go into standby mode. Somehow killing svchost.exe today made this whole install process restart in a way that simply rebooting did not. Things to try: Look in your BIOS for the suspend ACPI options and try to switch modes among "S1 and S3", "S1", "S3" etc. With the Smart Strip, when the monitor is off, other devices are also turned off, but it still draws 28 to 30 Watts.

I ended up stopping every service on my PC (and since I'm a Corporate Drone, there were a ton of them). Expand groups of "devices" and right click on the ones you think you won't need, clicking Disable. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation. 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).

Suspend, Standby, and Sleep all mean pretty much the same thing. I tried a lot of things, but none of them worked for me.One tip: set the monitor timeout to 3 minutes, standby to 1 minute and hibernate to 2 minutes so I canceled the install and lo-and-behold my computer went into standby mode when I told it to. I bought a couple of external fans that plug directly>> into USB for power and they cool my computer like a treat.

Are these CPU pins bent on this MOBO? AnonymousJul 26, 2005, 9:57 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)My Gateway 901x doesn't have the most space around it, it tends to getwarm, too warm. Fix All Warnings And Errors: what is the history of this code quality tactic? if there is nothing goto http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com and check for updates for APM features your pc has got.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you! DQ6 - any way to turn off standby power to USB ports? Windows98/Me/2000/NT if you have one of these. [Edited by webmin on 07-05-2001 at 11:07 PM] webmin, Jul 5, 2001 #2 scot.t Thread Starter Joined: Mar 3, 2001 Messages: 42 i You can always disable any you think may be the culprit to help troubleshoot.

Same with hibernate. Almost all of my data corruption was on the longer projects :( (haddam_3p - which takes about 72hs to complete - intel i7 @ 3.2ghz) so maybe there was not a