standby option suddenly gone



swellfella
07-10-2005, 02:14 AM
Standby (and hibernatiion) option suddenly greyed out; power options have
also been limited; simultaneous w/this happening computer stalls every 15 min
then comes back on; all after much game downloading; ran virus app: no known
virus. Help please.
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....if you give a pig and a boy anything they want you'll have a good pig and
a bad boy!

Ramesh, MS-MVP
07-10-2005, 02:14 AM
See:
So you've lost (or never had) Standby and/or Hibernate?
http://www.rickrogers.org/standby.htm

If not:
Use System Restore to Undo Changes if Problems Occur:
http://www.winxptutor.com/rollback.htm

--
Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
Windows XP Shell/User
http://windowsxp.mvps.org


"swellfella" <swellfella@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:E55E341D-CF0E-41E3-8B15-D84FD238136D@microsoft.com...
> Standby (and hibernatiion) option suddenly greyed out; power options have
> also been limited; simultaneous w/this happening computer stalls every 15
> min
> then comes back on; all after much game downloading; ran virus app: no
> known
> virus. Help please.
> --
> ...if you give a pig and a boy anything they want you'll have a good pig
> and
> a bad boy!

Mark L. Ferguson
07-10-2005, 02:14 AM
I would suspect BIOS tampering by one of the games.

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Mark L. Ferguson
FAQ for MS Antispyware version 1.0.509
http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm
marfers notes for windows xp http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/chatNotes.htm
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"swellfella" <swellfella@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:E55E341D-CF0E-41E3-8B15-D84FD238136D@microsoft.com...
> Standby (and hibernatiion) option suddenly greyed out; power options have
> also been limited; simultaneous w/this happening computer stalls every 15 min
> then comes back on; all after much game downloading; ran virus app: no known
> virus. Help please.
> --
> ...if you give a pig and a boy anything they want you'll have a good pig and
> a bad boy!


standby option suddenly gone