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Xps shut down

When i want to put my computer on sleep, it takes about a minute or two to actually go to sleep. this started occurring after i gave my computer a full reboot. it never happened prior to it.

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Follow This!!!


>Start Menu
>control panel
>power options
>Change plan settings (currently selected Plan)

>Change advanced power settings
NOW, Scroll Through this LONG list of options until you see "Sleep" .

Select/Expand The Sleep item.
Expand "Allow hybrid sleep".
Set Both "On battery" and "Plugged in" to "Off".

Now Your computer will sleep as normal...

See this link to clarify if my walkthrough doesn't wor for you:
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/disable-hybrid-sleep-mode/

Posted on Mar 22, 2009

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