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When computer goes into standby

Computer will not keep present time and programs will not respond when brought out of standby, hibernation or sleep

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  • bryanyates2 Jan 21, 2009

    When I leave computer for several hours and return to it, programs will not respond and clock is set at the time it went into sleep hibernation

  • Dan rogers
    Dan rogers May 11, 2010

    Are you asking how to turn standby off?

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Unfortunately this happens a lot with standby. My recommendation is to turn standby off or change the options so it doesn't turn the hard drives off. If you want to change the settings or turn hibernate off go into the control panel from the start menu. In there open the power options. In there you can set all the standby options. Try to set the hibernate option to never first. Then if that does not work try changing the hard drive option to never like i described earlier.

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From the Start menu, select Settings, then Control Panel, then Power Management.


Click Standby Beside When I Push the Power Button.


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Double-click Power Management.


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I think this is more of a problem on your computer instead of the monitor, ofcourse you could try another monitor and see if the same happens. I suspect your computer goes into standby or hibernation on its own, and it does work fine if you reset the computer right?

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