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How to replace turn off icon action to hibernate instead of shutdown on windows xp

How to replace turn off icon action to hibernate instead of shutdown on windows xp.I want my computer to hibernate when I press turn of button.I think it's possible.but I could not find answer via ...
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1answer
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Windows XP hibernates then immediately resumes

megamorf, thanks for your input. I have looked at the BIOS setup and all the wake-up options are disabled. My windows XP machine will go through the hibernate process, but then immediately resumes. ...
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Hibernated Windows Desktop starts unexpectedly

In my Windows XP desktop computer I select "Hibernate" option and computer closes itself. Then I don't use computer (for example I go out, or spend time in other rooms etc.) for hours. When I go back ...
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XP Standby worked Windows 8 Sleep does not

In my daily routine I depended very much on Standby previously in XP. Now with Windows 8 I can enable hibernate and it seems to work - startup takes 30 seconds after a shutdown and 15 seconds after an ...
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2answers
627 views

WinXP SP3: run batch file when system returns from hibernation

I want to run a *.bat file every time system returns/"wakes up" from hibernation (NOT a sleep mode). How can I do that? System: Win XP SP3. I would very strongly prefer to solve it without using 3rd ...
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1answer
666 views

Hibernate Option Disappeared

A while ago I had the option to hibernate the computer. Nowadays, this option disappeared. In fact, even the standby option (when click the turn off button) is greyed out. I have tried the "powercfg ...
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2answers
189 views

Computer acting weird

My specs: Windows XP PRO SP3 with latest updates of course Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-945PL-S3 CPU - DualCore Intel Core 2 Duo E4300, 1800 MHz (9 x 200) Video card - Gigabyte GeForce 7200 GS I have ...
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4answers
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How to run a task every time computer resumes from suspend or hibernate in Windows

Is there a way in Windows XP to run a task every time a computer resumes from suspend/hibernate? On workstation unlock would also work.
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324 views

Windows XP: Hard Drive Very Busy After Hibernate

I've got the following problem with my old WinXP machine (1.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD): After a wakeup from hibernation, the HD goes crazy for at least a minute. It's especially ...
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517 views

Windows XP SP3 - Freezes at “Preparing for Hibernate” (or StandBy) caused by Bluetooth driver

Dell Lattitude E6410, 4GB ram, Windows XP SP3. I've had it for about 6 months, it has been very well behaved, no unexpected problems to speak off. Then suddenly, in the last three days, it froze ...
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2answers
793 views

Windows XP Professional Version 2002 SP3 restarts when I try to Hibernate

I googled this and tried some solutions, but nothing seems to work. In the past, Hibernate worked fine. Someone told me that this can be caused by specific hardware, and I have lots of that, because ...
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89 views

System hangs when trying to hibernate on Windows XP

I have an Asus netbook running Windows XP, and lately it randomly hangs when trying to shut down (same for standby). I get the familiar screen Preparing to hibernate and then nothing else happens. ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 x64 Slow Hibernation

Why does it take so long for Windows 7 x64 to enter and leave hibernation? On my laptop, Windows 7 x64 takes ~40 seconds to hibernate, whereas Windows XP x64 takes ~4-6 seconds. Furthermore, leaving ...
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1answer
428 views

MS Word files sometimes read-only after hibernation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: While editing a document in Word 2007 the document suddenly becomes read only I've found that sometimes MS Word files become read-only after returning from standby or ...
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1answer
64 views

Windows starts unblocked after hibernation

My Windows XP SP3 laptop sometimes starts with the session unblocked after hibernation. I mean, it doesn't ask for the password or anything. It starts directly with everything open as it was before ...
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1answer
322 views

Hibernating gives me “insufficient resources exist to complete the API”

When I try to hibernate my PC it fails with the following error message if some programs are running, but hibernates perfectly fine otherwise: "insufficient resources exist to complete the API".
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357 views

How to dual boot WinXP when Vista on hibernate

I have dual boot set up on the computer. Both Vista and XP are on different partitions on the same physical drive. I have Vista on hibernate, and for some reason now want to boot into XP. Can this be ...
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2answers
746 views

Windows XP doesn't want to Hibernate, instead returns to desktop

Hibernate was just working fine under my Windows XP Laptop and something happened to it. Now when I press the power button in my laptop (it is setup to hibernate) the blue shutdown screen appears and ...
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2answers
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Computer freezes during hibernate

For the last 2 days, if i get my latop to hibernate, it gets to the screen where it says 'Preparing to hibernate' and then it stays there, nothing happens. I had to take out the power cord, and it ...
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1answer
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Which particular file caused “Delayed write failed” error?

I sometimes get this error when resuming from hibernation: Delayed Write Failed: Windows was unable to save all the data for the file G:\$Mft. The data has been lost. This error may be caused by ...
2
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2answers
737 views

Slowdown after repeated hibernation in XP SP3

I have a Dell laptop w/dual core and 4 gigs of memory. Recently my machine has started to go off in never never land for 5 to 20 minutes at a time with a lot of hard drive churning. Eventually it ...
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dell E6500 laptop will not hibernate/standby

I am using a Dell E6500 laptop with windows XP on it, it was originally tagged/installed with Windows Vista. My issue is, when I close the lid, it will not either Hibernate or Standby. If I close ...
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How can I bring my IBM T60 out of sleep mode?

My IBM Thinkpad T60 goes into sleep (or hibernation?), and I cannot wake it up, no matter what keys I press. This includes pressing Fn (blue key in the lower left of the keyboard) plus F4 (with the ...
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2answers
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XP Pro SP3: DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL on hibernate

I'm running XP Pro SP3 on a Late 2007-era 2.2Ghz Macbook. Unfortunately, it's recently started giving me a Blue Screen of Death when I try to hibernate it. It gives me the error ...
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4answers
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Should I always hibernate instead of shutting down?

I'm using Windows XP and I hate the long start up time when I shut down and then turn on my laptop. However if I hibernate instead of shutting down it starts up much faster. Are there any harmful ...
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733 views

Why isn't hibernation enabled by default?

Why isn't hibernation enabled by default? Is there some downside to it? Also, how reliably does it bring back everything how you left it?
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1answer
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Can we Hibernate a Virtual PC, and then take that image and use it for “Super Fast Boot up (Wake up)”?

Since if we hibernate a PC, and "wake it up", it will be a super fast process (compared to Booting up XP from start, for example), so, can we Hibernate a Virtual PC, and then keep that image.vhd and ...
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3answers
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XP Standby stopped working

All of the sudden my XP laptop will not go into standby mode. I tell it to standby but it just continues to run. Same with hibernate. I have not added any hardware, but I did kill a software ...
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2answers
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Cannot activate hibernate because of PAE on Win XP 64 bit

I'm using Windows XP 64 bit SP2. I'd like to use the hibernate feature. I'm used to activate it under "Power Options". But my current installation doesn't show me the "Hibernate" tab. I tired to ...
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1answer
325 views

Desktop picture problem

I've put a picture on my desktop, but it disappears. This happens only when I put my laptop in a hibernation mode. When I turn it on, there is blank desktop (but containing icons), and my picture ...
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2answers
3k views

No hibernate tab in Power Options

Hibernation just stopped working on my laptop a few years ago. I have tried to fix this at various times over the years with no luck. I know the problem has to do with my OS (not any acpi bios ...
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2answers
3k views

At what time did my Windows XP machine come out of hibernation?

I usually look at the event log to find out at what time I switched on my computer. I look for the entry saying "The Event Log service was started". I use this to record in-out times at office. These ...
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1answer
587 views

HDD Write / Hibernate issue on Dell Latitude with XP

My 2-year-old laptop has been getting extremely slow for the last few months. The most pronounced problem has been that it now takes somewhere between 15 and 20 minutes to go into hibernate, when it ...