Hibernation in XP

  Jackcoms 07:42 26 Jun 2004

My PC is set to hibernate after 3 hours.

If I'm logged in and then simply leave the PC for 3 hours or more it hibernates and I have to press the power button to wake it up - which is exactly what I want.

However, if I log off and leave the PC at the Welcome screen it doesn't hibernate. All I do is waggle the mouse to bring it out of standby.

Any thoughts - why will it not hibernate from the Welcome screen?

  billyliv 09:14 26 Jun 2004

Hi, It looks like you have to be logged onto windows before the auto hibernate is operational. I have a laptop which goes into hibernate when I switch the on/off button. cheers, Bill

  Jackcoms 10:30 26 Jun 2004


Thanks for that, seems reasonable.

Anybody else know better, please?

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