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Dell 1110 standby mode: fan still on/ wakes itself up

Dell B110 (1110) /XP/160GB/512RAM

When I put the computer into standby mode, with mouse or keyboard set to bring it out, the fan is still running. Is there any way to change this, so the fan will turn off?
I tried going to standby without the mouse/keyboard wakeup setting, but then the computer brought itself out of standby in about 30 minutes(!!)

Any solutions?
Thanks

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Since power is still on with standby, the fan will

In reply to: Dell 1110 standby mode: fan still on/ wakes itself up

Still run. I don't see a bug there.

As to wake up, see if the EVENT VIEWER tells you why it woke. The reason why is not in any clue in your post.

Bob

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Standby

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Thanks Bob--

When I put it into standby again, it would have required the power button pushed to wake it up (not kybd or mouse). I also noted that in the case the fan was turned off. (My previous computer always turned off the fan in standby). Googling tells me this may be a Dell-specific issue, but their site doesn't help much with it.
I will check the event viewer. Can you tell me where I find it?

JM

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EVENT VIEWER. How to find.

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1. Press Start, Help and Support (type in Event Viewer)
2. Google.com. Type in XP EVENT VIEWER.

Worth repeating. In standby the power is still on. Heat is generated and must be removed. A fan running would be proper and not a bug in the design.

Bob

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Thanks! Eom

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