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Stand By option greyed out

by re3do0 / January 21, 2010 1:12 AM PST

I recently rebooted my Inspiron 300m and am currently running Windows XP SP3. Whenever I select the "Turn Off Computer" option, the button for Stand By is grey, so i cannot click on it. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to fix this? Perhaps I am missing a driver...

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Stand By Option greyed
by srfpala / April 24, 2011 10:30 AM PDT

Did you ever resolve this issue ?

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Try Reinstalling The Motherboard/Chipset Driver And...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / April 25, 2011 6:35 AM PDT
In reply to: Stand By Option greyed

...the graphics drivers for your particular computer. (Check the "Device Manager" will frequently show yellow exclamation marks in both these areas.) Such drivers should be available at the computer manufacturer's website or the device manufacturer's website. They usually allows the "Power Management Options" to correctly display the "Standby" button.. Unfortunately, you've not told us anything about the make and model of your computer, so that's about the only advice possible at this time.

Hope this helps.


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