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I am not a computer professional, I am just trying to figure out what the heck has happened to my computer. I have a HP Pavilion Slimline s3420f PC and it is running Vista on it. I have always just put my computer to sleep instead of shutting it down since I use it quite frequently throughout the day. About a month or so ago my computer decided it would not go to sleep anymore. I have tried just about everything I can think of in the power management settings and I even tried going into the device manager and modifying the ethernet setting and disabled the wake on lan setting but even that didn't work. Someone please help!

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Hi,

Sleep is more commonly known as Hibernation with Vista.
Sometimes certain updates or freshly installed service packs can mess with your settings, or sometimes disable the feature altogether.

Microsoft have released a fix for just this problem.

Go here to Microsoft (link below) read down the page until you see Fix this problem, click on that and then click on Run when prompted.
You should get a message saying that the problem is fixed.

Restart your computer and set your Hibernation settings.








http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929658








Hope this helps and good luck

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

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