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PC Freezes when going to Standby

Over the last two or three weeks, when going to Standby or allowing the PC to go to standby with Property Display, the PC freezes up and displays ''preparing for standby ...'' and you have to turn it off and back on. I have Windows XP SP3. Any recommendations.

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  • mcraemi Nov 16, 2009

    I unplugging the PC for 3 seconds (even longer) and plugging it back in did not fix. Additional info: Although the PC display freezes, the mouse cursor can be move across the screen; however, no key strokes work to include escape and Contol-Alt-Delete.

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All else fails unplug for 3seconds that will unload the capicator and plug it in again and that should fix it

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