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Q: Disable +5v on standby

Does anybody know a way to disable the +5v on standby for the asus M3N HT deluxe mempipe motherboard?

I have checked the bios, and searched for mobo jumpers with no luck.

The power outlet is hidden behind my tv so is a real pain to get to to switch off at the wall, And my external hd has a very annoying noise when its running at 3 am

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/disable-5v-on-standby.172883/
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so i usually have an external plugged in and i usually put my laptop (a hp dv5t) to sleep mode at night, but the external harddrive still stays on.

how do i disable usb power in standby mode? i already went into advance power options and couldn't find anything. also, in power settings, USB selective suspend is enabled

A:how to disable usb power in standby?

Why not turn it off ...
Then get one of These and shut everything down automatically when you turn off the computer.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/25719-how-disable-usb-power-standby.html
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I have gone in to power management and marked everything "never" for standby, turn off hard drive, etc. The computer is putting itself on standby in spite of the settings. I get an error screen when trying to get it to come out of standby.

Can someone direct me to the "inner workings" to permanently delete the standby file or whatever it is? I have the old dinosaur, Win98.
 

A:Solved: Want to disable standby mode

Change the power options in BIOS setup.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-want-to-disable-standby-mode.708213/
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Windows XP Home, sp2, almost all updates.

On Friday I downloaded and installed the newest version of Spyware Doctor (paid version). Had two problems:

1. My desktop background disappeared. I replaced that, no apparent problem there.

2. My computer now goes into standby even though I have that set to "never" in Power Options. I've thought about removing/reinstalling Spyware Doctor to see if that helps, but wanted to check here first. "Standby" seems to be my only problem, and if there is a way to disable that completely either in the registry or somewhere else I'd rather do that.

Thanks for any forthcoming info.

A:Disable "Standby" in registry???

Actually Spyware Doctor from PC Tools has a Forum of it's own. It might pay of to do a few quick searches in there? http://www.pctools.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=54

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/disable-standby-in-registry-248577.html
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Hello I have a Dell Desktop with Windows Standby - Manual longer does work Automatic StandBy no working XP Home Edition Service Pack This started about months ago my set time Automatic Standby was working fine then it stopped working - computer will go into standby mode if I manually tell it to Was set to minutes but then that stopped working so I tried out a few other times - a few but not every time setting The only one that seemed to work was minutes but now that has stopped working I ve read that it may be due to something running in the background there s a long list of things and processes in the task manager but I m not savvy enough Automatic StandBy no longer working - Manual Standby does work to identify them or recognize what if any may be the cause I may have installed a new program around that time and I did also read a comment from a person with a similar issue who mentions that they installed the latest update for what Microsoft uses against malware and viruses - sorry not sure what it s called Anyway I kind of remember accepting the Automatic StandBy no longer working - Manual Standby does work update a little before I noticed the standby issue I did think about trying System Restore and going back to an earlier date but it won Automatic StandBy no longer working - Manual Standby does work t let me go beyond January which it has never done before don t use it often but in the past it s let me go back to previous months I ve scanned with Malwarebytes SUPERAntiSpyware and Avast they did not detect anything Panda ActiveScan did detect something so I took it over to VirusTotal and out of Antivirus programs are detecting it as something The file in question is c windows system snjwindows dll Panda Generic Malware Prevx Medium Risk Malware Rising Trojan Win Generic A TrendMicro Possible Virus TrendMicro-HouseCall Possible Virus Any suggestions on what I can look into or try to resolve my Standby issue Thanks

A:Automatic StandBy no longer working - Manual Standby does work

My understanding is that when you set a time to stand by or hibernate, if there is any running process on the system that cause the CPU to use 10% even for a split second (like you would observe in Task Manager), the timer gets reset back to zero.

The system has to be "idle" and that also means no keyboard, mouse, email reading, surfing, etc. Idle means idle.

Knowing that, if you have something running in the background like an automatic scan, updates, something that is running that periodically checks for something to do, updates, etc. that could use 10% of the CPU - even for a split second, that will reset your timer.

In my notes, I have this reminder to myself from past experience of things that can interfere with a timed stand by or hibernate:

Does your system have installed Windows Search, Skype, iTunes, MagicJack, RSS feeds, any kind of Instant Messenger, any kind of malware scanners doing scans or doing automatic updates like MSE, AVG, Norton, McAfee, Bit Defender? Did a cat walk on your keyboard?

To test, set your options so some small amount of time - maybe 5 minutes and see if the system works properly every time. Be sure the mecahnism itself is not flawed. If it does work properly every time with a short timer, and you set it back to 45 minutes and sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't work you will have to figure out what is going on that resets the timer.

I think I would set it to 45 minutes, note the time of day and find something else to do for a while - don't touch the system. If the system does not behave in 45 minutes, then look in the Event Viewer from the time you wrote down at the beginning of the watchful period until the current time when the stand by was missed.

Look in the Event Viewer logs for the last 46 minutes and see if you can spot what background process might have woken up and done something. Hopefully, when whatever it is wakes up and does whatever it does, it will put something in the Event Viewer log and you can see what it is.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/377836/automatic-standby-no-longer-working-manual-standby-does-work/
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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

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/61872/standby-mode-cant-open-applications-after-using-standby/
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A:Windows resumes from standby and goes to standby right away

try disabling the "put laptop into standby when lid is closed" option in the power settings. If it works properly when the lid is open, then it seems that the problem is with this option. I don't know why it would stop working all of a sudden after it has been working for a while. Have you installed any new programs by any chance, or deleted any when it stopped working?

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/231925-windows-resumes-standby-goes-standby-right-away.html
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Help please, my standby power scheme option will not hold in standby. The key board option will not hold, maybe a few seconds. The start option does the same thing. I really did use and like this option. Only new change I can think of is the modem. Went to a 4200 Windstream(SpeedStream) because of slow connection on the older ?6200 ? I have many new Indian friends that say it is not the modem.Need a slow walk through,don't understand this problem. Don't understand computers!!
Could be the problem has another source?
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A:XP home -standby does not stay in standby

1. First go to the device manager.

2. In the device manager open a device that uses "Power Management", such as a Network Adapter by clicking the plus sign next to it. - An easy way to access the device manager is to use the key combination "Windows Key + Pause/break", go to the "Hardware" tab and click the device manager.

3. Right-click the child icon that shows up under the Network Adapters category

4. Left-click properties

5. On the top will be a "Power Management" tab

6. Make sure you uncheck the box that says, "Allow this device to bring the computer out of standby".

* There are other devices that use this power management function. One that I know of is Mice, you will have to figure out which it is.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/xp-home-standby-does-not-stay-in-standby-222219.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/monitor-standby-on-standby-loop.969005/
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How do I disable access to Printers and Faxes in XP Pro or disable access to printer preferences?

Thanks!
 

A:How do I disable access to Printers and Faxes in XP Pro/disable printer preferences?

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-i-disable-access-to-printers-and-faxes-in-xp-pro-disable-printer-preferences.236416/
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Thank you

A:Disable calculator in Windows 7 - Remove, Disable, Delete, Ditch.

A user could just use any spreadsheet application or online calculator so I don't get why you think that this will work.

Yes it can be done either via Group Policy or via a registry edit.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/333828-disable-calculator-windows-7-remove-disable-delete-ditch.html
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A:Disable Touch pad running windows 10 disable option does no...

Hi Have you tried this? Double tap in upper left corner of touch pad.The LED should go on,and touch pad is disabled.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Video-Display-and-Touch/Disable-Touch-pad-running-windows-10-disable-option-does-not/td-p/5772171
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Is it possible to command line disable disable USB selective suspend setting? or even regedit it?

I've read this :

Powercfg Command-Line Options

and this : USB Selective Suspend - Turn On or Off

and couldn't find a way to disable that specific option, unless I am missing something. I want to disable it when the computer is on battery, and wall plugged (laptops).

On battery is key, haha. Any ideas?

A:Remote disable - disable USB selective suspend setting

Odd question, I know

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/179064-remote-disable-disable-usb-selective-suspend-setting.html
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Exactly what the title asks..

Nothing in mouse properties.
Nothing in device manager.

What am i missing? How does one disable the mousepad?!

A:how to: disable mousepad on win8? no 'disable' button

That is not a Windows function so you cannot disable it in Windows without disabling the entire driver, which is not a good idea. Sadly you failed to tell us anything about your computer. Assuming a notebook, you need to look at your key labels or in your manual to see how to disable the pad. It typically is a Function key combination. On my Toshiba, Fn + F9 will disable/enable the touchpad.

http://www.eightforums.com/drivers-hardware/71149-how-disable-mousepad-win8-no-disable-button.html
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Hi all happy new year for all & working not Disable Disable .exe Reg & Task im new year and i was looking for a solve Reg Disable & Task Disable & .exe not working for my damn it problem from about a week i got a game on a usb flash pro evolution soccer and it was comprassed so i extracted it and started to follow the instructions but at that time my pc didnt Reg Disable & Task Disable & .exe not working have antivirus so i got malwared the game was getting unpacked in that time i was watching a film but i noticed that the pc is lagging and running too slow so i decided to close the film i clicked alt clt delete but i see message i never saw before Windows Task manager has been disabled by Adminstrator i started to search how to enable it but all the ways not Reg Disable & Task Disable & .exe not working working then i tried to open my ccleaner to clean registery maybe it will be fixed but it starts then it closes in about seconds i knew then thats was a virus when unpacked of game end i tried to register its file in registery but i got the same message regedit has been disabled by adminstrator i started to get nervous i formated C and installed new windows then i ran the save mode and tried to setup antivirus but after i finish setup it doesnt open and task manager is closed again i dont know what i should i do with this virus i dont want to format all my hard disk for damn virus i setuped windows many times and differnet versions of windows and differnet programs but no way immediately after setup windows hijackthis log is Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v Scan saved at PM on Platform Windows XP SP WinNT MSIE Internet Explorer v SP Boot mode Normal Running processes C WINDOWS System smss exe C WINDOWS system winlogon exe C WINDOWS system services exe C WINDOWS system lsass exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C WINDOWS system spoolsv exe C WINDOWS system wscntfy exe C WINDOWS Explorer EXE C WINDOWS system msiexec exe C WINDOWS system CTFMON EXE C WINDOWS system WBEM WMIADAP EXE C Program Files Trend Micro HijackThis HijackThis exe O - HKCU Run CTFMON EXE C WINDOWS system ctfmon exe O - HKUS S- - - Run CTFMON EXE C WINDOWS system CTFMON EXE User 'LOCAL SERVICE' O - HKUS S- - - Run CTFMON EXE C WINDOWS system CTFMON EXE User 'NETWORK SERVICE' O - HKUS S- - - Run CTFMON EXE C WINDOWS system CTFMON EXE User 'SYSTEM' O - HKUS DEFAULT Run CTFMON EXE C WINDOWS system CTFMON EXE User 'Default user' O - HKCU Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Policies System DisableRegedit O - Extra button Messenger - FB F -F - d -BB E- C F - C Program Files Messenger msmsgs exe O - Extra 'Tools' menuitem Windows Messenger - FB F -F - d -BB E- C F - C Program Files Messenger msmsgs exe -- End of file - bytes please help me as fast as u can thank u sry for not perfect english

A:Reg Disable & Task Disable & .exe not working

Hello and Welcome to TSF.

We no longer use HijackThis as our initial analysis tool.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link I'll give you below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

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Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f284/reg-disable-and-task-disable-and-exe-not-working-446962.html
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I add a photo so you can se what is the problem becose my english is not Good.

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A:The button for "Disable" a driver in Device Manager is disable

Welcome to the Seven Forums David!

I see the same thing on a W7 Pro laptop - the same button that you have highlighted is disabled.

Try this:
Start > Control Panel
In the upper right corner, change "View by:" to small icons or large icons
Locate and click on "Mouse"

See if you can disable the touch pad from there.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/240274-button-disable-driver-device-manager-disable.html
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Program Compatibility Assistant - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Help Forums

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A:standby?

Well, hibernate actually shuts down the computer, and physically powers it off. Obviously, you won't normally return from that without turning the comptuer back on. There are BIOS options that allow for power up from the keyboard or mouse, have you checked into those? Return from standby may also be affected by BIOS options. When you go into standby, do the lights on your keyboard stay on? If not, the KB isn't being powered. If you have an optical mouse, can you see the light still on?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/standby.458902/
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A:Log on after standby

Go into the Power Management Setup in the BIOS and make sure that ACPI is enabled.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/log-on-after-standby.201753/
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A:Standby went bye-bye

Help! I have the same problem!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/standby-went-bye-bye.249380/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/s3-standby.667668/
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A:Standby, then nothing

Nothing will work in standby. Are you saying after coming out of standby then IE won't work?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/standby-then-nothing.654751/
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A:How Do I come out of Standby!!!

On my laptop you press the power button and it snaps back to life.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/how-do-i-come-out-of-standby-168394.html
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Q: standby

i m almost embarrassed to ask this question but how do you standby know if Standby is working i know when hibernate is working cause i hit the power button to bring it back to its previous state however i am working on writing an application and need to use standby so last night i was trying out standby on my pc i set it to shutdown the HDD after a time period and go to standby which brings me to another question - when using standby should you set the system to go to standby BEFORE turning of HDD or vice-versa meaning i have it set to go to standby in mins and turn off HDD in mins or should that be the other way i come back an hour later standby and the fans are running - which i suspect is due to my USB mouse enabled to bring it out of standby and i ll change this feature this evening so i hit a key on the keyboard and it almost instantly came back to my desktop almost like i only had the monitor go off after a time period so how do you know if standby is working nbsp

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A:Win XP Can't Standby

Do you have all the updates?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/win-xp-cant-standby.367920/
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A:Standby is gone!

goto power and see if it's set on never.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/standby-is-gone.466383/
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A:having a PSU always in standby?

I would be worried about the fire hazard aswell.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/having-a-psu-always-in-standby.54542/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/standby-in-xp.307958/
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A:Put HD on standby

You might want to check your power management settings in the BIOS. I have never heard of any utilities that will put a drive to sleep in DOS.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/put-hd-on-standby.61632/
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Q: Standby

How do I stop standby from auto-going on after like 20 minutes?
 

A:Standby

Go to controll panels and click on power options:
then go down to "turn off monitor" and select "never" or whatever you like
 

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A:PC won't go into standby

How are you bringing the computer out of standby?
 

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A:going on standby

not if your hardrive is going into standy . only if you set your monitor to go down .
 

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Recently, when I put my computer in standby mode, it just turns off without saving my settings. I used to get the welcome screen with my icon and name each time I put it in standby. Now what happens is when I open up my laptop lid, it goes right to the desktop. I like the speed, but it screws up my mouse and a few other things. I checked my settings in the Power Options and they are fine. Any help would be appreciated, or please ask me any questions or send links to answer my question. Thanks

1. I put computer in standby

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A:XP Standby help

Is hibernation still selected under power options?

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A:standby

Is this a laptop or a desktop ?
 

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A:Can't go into standby

are you logged in as an ADMIN
 

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A:standby.?

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Standby & Hibernate Issues in Windows XP – Kelly’s Corner

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_standby.htm
 

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A:PC won't go into Standby on its own.

Since you are "not knowlegable" then I feel more comfortable saying whatever stupid thing happens to pop into my head.

"In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is King."



Have you found and can you use the settings at:

Start > Settings > Control Panel > Power Options

If these are set properly, you may have a problem. Please try this & report back.

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A:standby gone

Plz post your system specifications


A computer cannot enter Standby Mode or Hibernate if a Direct3D-Based Screen Saver is running
http://support.microsoft.com/default...06676&&GSSNB=1

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A:How do I get out of standby???

You might try this: Start> Control Panel> Performance and Maintenance> Power Options> On System standby: set to never. On Advanced tab> Power buttons> select Do nothing or Ask me what to do.

Also found this on HP web site after pressing standby:
To make the screen reappear, move the mouse, press any key, or press Standby again. It might take 10-30 seconds before the screen reappears.
 

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open task manager, right click on explorer.exe and click end process tree

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try to log off and THEN put the computer in standby. does it work?

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A:Standby

That is a shortcut to hibernate the PC.

Ok to delete it.
 

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A:Monitor going into standby

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Boot into safe mode and uninstall your card (through the control panel > system > device manager), reboot into normal mode and let windows reinstall it for you.

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Typical causes would be the monitor or gpu. As you have swapped both already, I'd suspect the motherboard or power supply.
 

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A:Solved: XP won't go off Standby

Unfortunately it is not at all uncommon for a PC to die in its sleep in that manner.

Not much PC desktop hardware is actually very compatable with Standby, and something as simple as an updated OS or new driver can make it go comatose rather than standby. Laptop hardware tends to be only a little better.

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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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sometimes i just switch off the monitor and backon it works??
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A:Monitor standby ??

Hi Faiz,

Two things you might want to try

1) Update the drivers on the monitor. Go to website and get the latest driver for that particular monitor

2) If you can live without the monitor going into standby, disable it in control panel. It is under the " Power Management" mode in control panel. There are two drop down boxes middle of the dialogue box. One is for the monitor, One is for the HDD. Change the one for the Monitor to "NEVER". That should keep it from going into Standby.

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A:Standby problems

Hi Starman,

Is this a laptop?

Have you checked your Power Management Console, have you got a hot key enabled to force standby.

Silly question, but if a laptop on Battery power, have you set it to enter Standby at a certain battery level, are you moving the lid ....

Please provide more info?

thanks

Hew
 

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A:Standby problems

Could be any number of reasons -- display or monitor drivers would be prime suspects. Is the monitor recognized by model number when you look at Display Propeties?

A lot of "standby" problems were also fixed in service pack upgrades for XP.

You might want to run eventvwr.msc and look at the systems log for errors corresponding to when this happens.
 

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A:Peripherals don't come out of Standby

My standard response to any USB problem...is to uninstall the USB controllers in Device Manager (only the items with "controller" in the description) and then reboot the system.  This should provide new USB controllers, which may be necessary because of corruption.
 
Louis

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I'm using a new Dell Dimension 4700 with a
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Recently Windows update ran automatically and ate my computer!
I called Microsoft Support and apparently fixed the problem which
was a double installation of video drivers from Dell.
(Which made my screen go black with a white statement
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Any help would be appreciated!

Thanks,
Libs
In the street I met a very poor young man who was in love.
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I'm having a problem with my computer entering stand by mode. Pressing either the power button on my notebook (Dell Inspiron 5150 running Windows XP SP2) or going through the start menu does not work. The machine will enter the standby mode, but after a few seconds, it will come on again by itself.

Also, when it does that, the fan starts operating on high, and a look at the Task Manager reveals that the CPU usage is at 100% but with no specific process using the resources. Sometimes explorer.exe spikes, but i dont know if that's what hogging my CPU.

could this problem be related to the "req" files (and other such files that have been attacking computers this and last week)? A discussion about that is here: http://forums.techguy.org/t352359.html

I wonder if anyone knows if there is a correllation. Any help on either of my problems is greatly appreciated.

Thanks
 

A:Standby issue

Hi,

Obviously you have some program on there, which you have allowed to interrupt your standby mode. Recommend a virus check and spyware/adware check on your machine?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/standby-issue.354225/
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A:Can't Connect After Standby

Laptop?
Desktop?

Some hardware will not work correctly after hibernate or standby, and in most cases the CPU has actually gone to sleep so the modem or wireless router has also gone comatose, it will disconnect as nothing is keeping it alive and awake.
 

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A:Standby Issues

Usually just going into the power options, network adaptor settings, then setting the network to maximum performance will keep that from happening.
Control panel>large icons>power options.

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A:standby problems

try this troubleshooter from microsoft, it may shed a little light on the problem
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q185949
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/standby-problems.96664/
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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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A:Standby Problems

Have just read a bunch of horror stories on putting your computer in hibernation or standby, as many computers as I've built I've never put one in either, really never had to and was aware of all the problems you can run into doing so. Have you thought about checking your error log to find out what its telling you?
For those who don't know where the error log is located.
[1] Start Menu
[2] Help and Support
[3] Pick a Task
[4] Tools
[5] Advanced System Information
[6] View the Error Log
 

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A:hibernation/standby

Well, hibernation turns the machine totally off after saving the RAM contents to a disk file, so the power button would be required to turn it on. You can adjust the settings by going into Control Panel, Power Options, and setting the behavior on the Power Schemes tab. If you don't want hibernation, turn off that option on the Hibernate tab.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hibernation-standby.336826/
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A:XP & Standby Mode

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

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A:Standby Issues

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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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A:Crash trying to come out of Standby

are you using the latest bios for the board?
looks like SZ2E is the latest, but a lot of the previous bios's mention S3 fixes or improvements
http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.asp?m=...ey=&#100646372

the x58 chipset based boards seem to have all had problems with sleep at the beginning, but i think most manu's fixed it with bios updates

also, have you set all the voltages, mem timings etc. manually yet?
some boards can be slightly unstable with auto settings

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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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A:Standby causes shutdown

Hi MD, Just a thought. Do you by chance have the hard disk setting under power schemes in the power mngt icon in the control panel set to turn off after so long of a period. If so, set it to never. Having it set to turn off might cause the computer to shut itself off after so long. ERRRRR....... I think LOL. Let me know. Oh and by the way is this a laptop we are talking about here, as if it's not why bother with power settings anyhow. I have all my stuff set to never because when I have the computer on I don't want anything to shut off and I shut mine down anyhow when I'm done with it for the day. It's all personal prefrence.

Patmark

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