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STANDBY...HIBERNATE...SLEEP?

Is there, anywhere, a simple, correct, definition of, and proper way of setting up, these power options?
I have a Dell desktop Windows XP Home SP2
and a compaq (HP) nx9030 laptop with Windows XP Professional SP2

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User specific.

In reply to: STANDBY...HIBERNATE...SLEEP?

On my desktop I turn off all that PM stuff.
That eliminates the nutty things that happen on a restart.

When I want to use the machine>>>I turn it on.
When I'm done using the machine>>>I turn it off.

Works fine.

Laptop>>>>no clue.

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Laptop power settings

In reply to: STANDBY...HIBERNATE...SLEEP?

Go to internet options power settings, you can make the changes from there, highly suggest turning OFF hibernation, it is an irritant.

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Here

In reply to: STANDBY...HIBERNATE...SLEEP?

download this and look under page 5, power options...
this is a simple pdf file and will explain what you want to know in easy to understand language. download the xp...

http://www.tweakguides.com/TGTC.html

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