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Standby problem

by wahzoo / January 24, 2006 10:33 AM PST

Hi,

My Dell Latitude D610 laptop has no problems going into standby mode at 1 minute. Anything over 1 min, it will refuse to go into standby. I have the latest drivers, and bios. Bios settings support standby modes and is enabled. My LAN port is disabled, I only use wireless. I have no problems with hibernation.

I have not had this issue before until several weeks ago. I am not sure what happened (maybe some type of update happened without my knowledge).

My power options are normal (set to the default laptop/portable option), and I can manually put the laptop into standby and hibernate without issues.

Does anyone have any ideas??
thanks!!!

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Standby Problem
by Darton Fury / January 24, 2006 11:12 AM PST
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I'll try to install the latest video driver
by wahzoo / January 24, 2006 12:10 PM PST
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I'll post back in about 1/2 hour with update. Thanks...

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didn't work
by wahzoo / January 24, 2006 12:55 PM PST

I just installed the latest video driver, and now it will go on standby at 2 minutes instead of 1min, but anything beyond 3 min it will refuse to go on standby.

What else could it be? my wireless? A bad registry key? other hardware??

Or perhap there a registry hack to force windows to go on standby regardless of hardware status???

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