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My computer turns itself back on after going into standby

by drwrite / March 10, 2007 4:10 PM PST

I called Microsoft and they weren't able to suggest anything. I have the power adjustments set to send the computer to go into standby after 20 minutes. Any suggestions? I'm in Windows XP Home edition. I have a HP computer HP Pavillion A23ON.

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Some desktops can't do this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 10, 2007 10:49 PM PST

Try hibernate.


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by drwrite / March 12, 2007 1:19 PM PDT

Thanks for your reply, but I wasn't able to find the message you spoke of. Someone else suggested send the computer into 'hibernate', which worked.

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Some programs/utilities will wake it up. . .
by Coryphaeus / March 10, 2007 10:55 PM PST

Items such as your connection or LAN can be set to wake up the PC. For example, my NIC (in Device Manager under Power Management) has a setting called "Allow this device to bring the computer out of stand by".

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