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What could account for losing control of keyboard and mouse after a suspend?

Update: Just now, it happened again. After waking the computer from suspension, it was sluggish. I pressed Ctrl-Alt-Delete, but this time, it froze everything right away, the mouse and keyboard had ...
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Is Always on or Suspend/Standby better for HDD?

From a HDD protection stand point, is it better to leave my desktop always on for the whole day, or is it better to let it Suspend/Standby after a given period of time (say 30 minute)?
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How can I remotely test if a machine is hibernated/asleep?

I'd like to be able to test if a remote Windows machine is asleep or not. Whether this is suspend or hibernate doesn't matter. I was originally trying to do this with a ping, but I would think that ...
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2answers
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remote desktop while computer's in power saving mode

Will remote desktop still work when Windows has turned off the hard drive? Can I still login remotely?
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Is there a way to hibernate windows applications separately?

Just freeze an application (suspend the CPU, save its state to disk) and 'defrost' it when I want to use it 4 weeks later.
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How do I diagnose Windows XP failure to automatically suspend on idle?

Since upgrading my hardware (mobo, CPU and memory) a couple months ago my computer no longer automatically suspends and hibernates after the configured idle periods. Both functions work just fine ...