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Comuter will not stay in standby mode.

My desktop computer will no longer stay in standby mode. I click on start, turn off computer, then click on standby. The computer shuts down and the modem and screen power lights go to yellow for a couple seconds then poof it all comes back up. Seems to have started doing this for no apparent reason.

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  • tbarclay1 Dec 26, 2008

    Sorry, I select turn off computer from the pop up menu which then creates a pop up which allows me to turn off, reset or put computer into standby mode. When I select standby mode it simply will not stay in standby. It is a desktop HP Pavilion, not a laptop.

  • laz lan May 11, 2010

    it takes "somthing"to "wake it!
    try a diferent mouse,or keyboard.
    most likly it's the mouse waking your comp.

  • Randall  Trahan
    Randall Trahan May 11, 2010

    Did you say your turn off the computer before you put it in standby? You should put it in standby and then close the lid. There is no reason to turn off the computer?

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So why do you need the computer in stand-by mode anyway? My computers are either on or off. Off saves power and hardware.

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