Can't go into Stand-by....

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  1. Otter

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    When I click Log off, I only have the options to log off and shut down...the Standby option is grayed out and not clickable....it just happened for no apparent reason.

    I want it to go into Standby when I shut the lid, but the option is not ther in the control panel anymore...it muct a corrupted driver or something, but I downloaded all the updated ones I could find on the DELL website...

    I have Windowz XP
     
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    update chipset driver
     
  3. Otter

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    I did that and the problem still exists...
     
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    no other ideas?
     
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  6. Otter

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    Make sure ACPI is turned on in the BIOS and in "services.msc"
     
  8. Otter

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    how do I check services.msc?
     
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    start>run>services.msc

    and as you're going down the list, if you don't know 100% what it does, don't fuck with it.
     
  10. Otter

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    ok thanks...there was not and option for ACPI in either the BIOS or services.msc
     
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    I know. It's called something else.

    Right click My Computer then click Properties > Hardware > Device Manager.
    Expand the entry called Computer.

    What does it say?
     
  12. Otter

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    ACPI uniprocessor PC
     
  13. Otter

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    i guess OT is stumped...or my laptop i s FUBAR
     
  14. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    Why not just set your hard disks and monitor to shut off after just a few minutes?
     
  15. P07r0457

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    I am tell you it is a driver problem. You said it was not. We are not stumped, you simply lack imagination.
     

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