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No Boot In Standby

By Cypher2006
Mar 19, 2006
  1. i didnt know what forum part to put this in but i decided here.

    Problem: I normally left my old Pc in standby Mode and then it was easy to boot up but with my new system when i leave in standby and try and boot up the screen just stays black so i have to restart the PC and now have to leave the PC turned off, i like having Pc in standby and i would like to keep it that way
     
  2. Cypher2006

    Cypher2006 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    anyone gonna answer *cry*?
     
  3. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    Try updating/reinstalling the video/monitor drivers.It might shake things into the right place again.
     
  4. Cypher2006

    Cypher2006 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    i cant seem to find drivers for my monitor anywhere. its a TIME Monitor from my old computer
     
  5. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    I don`t think the monitor driver is the real problem.Concentrate on the video card.
     
  6. Cypher2006

    Cypher2006 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    ive updated reinstalled the Video drivers to the latest ones and still nothing, maybe this is a lost cause and is a option of the motherboard?
     
  7. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    Go into the BIOS and set the desired wake up event.
     
  8. Cypher2006

    Cypher2006 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    where do i find the wake up event option please?
     
  9. HillJack

    HillJack TS Rookie Posts: 19

    If you are running XP SP2, check your boot.ini file for /noexecute=optin and change it to /noexecute=alwaysoff

    When I recently installed SP2, I had the exact problem you are having with my laptop not coming out of standby - changing the /noexecute setting worked for me (most of the time... but I'm back to SP1 now :) ).
     
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