I had to restore my Dell 1501 with my XP restore disc made with the laptop but I lost my standby button and want to get it back.
It used to go into standby but now when I close the lid it stays on unless I push the power button.
You are most likely missing the Dell QuickSet driver/application from your laptop. Install it, and everything should work as it used to.
Go into the Control Panel and bring up the Power Options (or right click on the desktop, go to Properties, click the screen saver tab and then the Power button).
Click the Advanced Tab. Change what your computer does when you close the lid.
Hit Apply, then Ok. You should be good to go.
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