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You might be right may be some traces of software are left or the drivers need to be updated but this system is pretty new. etaf replied Feb 7, 2017 at 3:36 AM downgraded windows 10 to 7 karenjm3 replied Feb 7, 2017 at 12:36 AM Loading... When my computer sticks, I hold in the power button to power it off. Then go to start => run and type sfc /scannow (don't forget the space after sfc). Source

I don't even run my screen saver!! Also you don't mention disk capacity and %free. Only thing is eventually I may have to move to Digital Monitor. Modem and Router help please M2 SSD Not showing up in Bios or... http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/windows-is-preparing-to-stand-by-locks-up-computer

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/719556 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. with 120 GB and 30% freespace at the moment. Yesterday I found out that the windows installer was not working it was showing that there are updates but could not download or install the updates.

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Sometimes Standby issues are directly affected by a minor corruption in the video drivers. - John (my website: http://www.carrona.org/ ) **If you need a more detailed explanation, please ask for it. I am not sure if anything can be done to solve this problem or not but hope to find a solution. Browse other questions tagged windows-xp bluetooth hibernate suspend or ask your own question. Then suddenly, in the last three days, it froze twice on "Preparing to Standby" and then yesterday it froze on "Preparing for Hibernate".

No, create an account now. Get 1:1 Help Now Advertise Here Enjoyed your answer? Acer has an intruder alert on this model, and when the case is opened, the BIOS needs a reset for intruder detection, see, http://support-web.acer-euro.com/app/csd/etkdb.nsf/4b7a708d8dbc41cdc1256bd6003c0165/ee22fe4bd6a9936cc1256e9e00279b28?opendocument. My desk is small so I use a KVMA switch so I only have one monitor and one keyboard on the desk.

Keep in touch with Experts ExchangeTech news and trends delivered to your inbox every month Membership How it Works Gigs Live Careers Plans and Pricing For Business Become an Expert Resource I am not sure if its normal or not. Similar Threads - computer freezes preparing Could someone tell me if my computer is crashing fantasticx2, Jan 16, 2017, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 4 Views: 246 Elizabeth23 Jan 19, 2017 Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Patience will reward you I'm sure. http://codecreview.com/computer-freezes/computer-freezes-if-i-try-to-run-anything.html And the loop is there is regular mode with the ROM device disconnected. so i load into safe mode, which works fine and i start running AVG anti-spyware, Malwarebytes' anti-malware, spybot all of which are yielding nothing. What were those lines in the opening shot of Rogue One?

When is the descent clearance requested from ATC? This sends right back to my post about ejecting a permanently busy external USB hard disk....and my posts about restarting my PC (that can of still unsolved worms) Dumb_Question 29.November.2012 Compaq Any help would be appreciated. 0 Advertisements #2 phillipcorcoran Posted 29 March 2010 - 01:54 PM phillipcorcoran Member 1K Member 1,293 posts Welcome to Geeks to Go!, csl Standby problems which have a peek here The time now is 02:59 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of

Stay logged in Sign up now! The Pentium 4 was one of those CPUs I should have avoided except the PC generally was a good deal for the price at the time. technophobica, Jun 8, 2008 #3 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.

I don't know how to specifically turn off standby.

It's been my experience that hibernate/sleep type functions are one more opportunity for stuff in your system to get hosed. Are there any devices with a yellow, red or black icon in the list there ? 10-16-2009, 11:26 AM #11 us_desi Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2009 Posts: Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, What's my Body Mass Index?

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Join our site today to ask your question. and i can't move them or reposition them much. its more of an inconvenience than anything serious (i hope), but thanks for the help guys. Join & Ask a Question Need Help in Real-Time?

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Still video stuff I do on my AMD machine takes 4 times longer on the Pentium 4 so I don't even bother. My computer is dell Latitude E6400 Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 and everything used to work fine until this system was struck by the virus (as I already mentioned). How can I avoid it again ? (the day before I had stopped a few processes/events on an external HD using procexp.exe and ejected it safely) Dumb_Question 29.November.2012 Compaq Presario S5160UK They really should document that more clearly (like put a countdown message and say check the bios.) Nice job finding the answer though! 0 Message Author Closing Comment by:Ed_Kay

It seems to me that the only thing I can do is power down (how ? It would help of course by starting with the last device or driver you can remember installing, and working back from that. But finally after much effort it was solved (reason was msiexec.exe was missing). I don't think I can do it on my own. 10-12-2009, 05:11 PM #6 TheBrit Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2009 Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan, US Posts: 50 OS:

This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users. Help BleepingComputer Defend Freedom of Speech Back to top #6 BK06 BK06 Topic Starter Members 15 posts OFFLINE Local time:05:59 AM Posted 08 January 2009 - 02:01 PM tried the