xp shutdown

  chrisjohn 18:52 14 Oct 2006
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on shutdown the standby button is shaded out,can this be enabled?only restart or off work.

  Jackcoms 19:04 14 Oct 2006

Have you enabled Standby in Power Options?

  chrisjohn 19:07 14 Oct 2006

their is no option for standby in power options.

  Jackcoms 19:15 14 Oct 2006

I assume that under Power Schemes you have it set as Home/Office Desk?

Under that you should have options for Turn off Monitor; Turn Off hard disks; System Standby and System Hibernation

  chrisjohn 19:40 14 Oct 2006

no it only says turn off monitor,and hard disks.

  Jackcoms 19:53 14 Oct 2006

Has it ever worked or has it only recently 'disappeared'?

If it has worked until recently try System Restore.

If not try a repair of XP:

Sometimes the system files (those required to run Windows properly) can become corrupted. Here's how to run a check on your system files:

• Click Start; Run.
• In the Run box, type cmd.exe to open the command prompt window.
• At the prompt, type sfc.exe /scannow
• Press ENTER. If Windows finds problems with the system files, you will be prompted to insert your Windows XP installation CD to restore the files.

If no problems are found and the scan finishes, type exit and press ENTER.

  chrisjohn 20:48 14 Oct 2006

thanks for your help,it has never been on from new,

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