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I cannot put my Vista computer into "Sleep" mode, and return with the Broadband working. My computer seems to change the Broadband setting to Local after the "Sleep" mode is employed. Can you help please?

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  • irismorgan Sep 12, 2008

    Thank you Jelly Bean A but could you explain how to enable BIOS. I'm a novice with the Vista computer, and am finding it very time consuming when something goes wrong. Thanks.



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Have you enabled in BIOS?Example for the keyboard or mouse to wake the PC up?

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Fig. 1. Windows VISTA Start Menu. To put Windows VISTA to Sleep or Hibernate, click the small arrow head right next the Lock icon then click Sleep or Hibernate.

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