stand by and hibernate restart instead

  crabdens 17:27 06 Mar 08

When I try to use either hibernate or standby the computer just does a normal restart.
Iam running Xp with sp2 and all updates installed,I have not installed any programmes since it started and a system restore did not help.I tried to do a rpair with the XP disc but despite my not using one it wanted a password to continue.
Has anyone got any suggestions?

  crosstrainer 17:30 06 Mar 08

This can happen for a number of reasons. Power settings should be your first port of call, and post back with details of your system and motherboard specs.

  polish 17:34 06 Mar 08

you may need to adjust a setting in the bios if you have the manual it may help its normally in power management

  crabdens 12:23 08 Mar 08

this is my second attempt to reply to your responses,the first one seemed to vanish.
first I do not know how to find power settings.
specs as far as I can find
ASRock conroe-133-d667r2 Motherboard
2GB DDR2 memory
if this is not what you want can you tell me how to access what you do want

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