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Dell C840 won't stand-by when closed.

Since installing XP, I can't get the laptop to go to stand-by when I close the lid.

Windows does not give me that option when I access the advanced settings in Power Option Properties.

Is this a hardware issue?

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  • mydogdoc08 Dec 21, 2008

    There is no drop down window for "stand-by" or "hibernate" in Power Options.

    My HP ze4500, also running XP, does give me these options.




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Yes this sounds like a hardware problem the switch is not telling your laptop that the lid is closed you might want to take this to a computer tech and have them change it

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