Rip van Winkle PCs – those running Windows XP SP2 that won’t wake up from standby or hibernation mode – now have a cure.

This article appears in the August 06 issue of PC Advisor, available in all good newsagents now.

Microsoft has fixed a glitch with XP’s ‘data execution prevention’ security feature. Since the patch isn’t security-related, you’ll need to manually download it from: support.microsoft.com/kb/889673.