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Acer 5110 won't standby properly

Currently running on xp and have gone to the acer site to download all necessary drivers, but problem still continues. when i put my laptop on standby, the fan and power button stay on. i can't resume from standby, but have to hold down the power button for approx 5 seconds to turn my laptop off. i've gooooooogled this issue to death and still can't find anything! please help!

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Re: Acer 5110 won't standby properly

Check the power-save settings / properties. You may have to hit a specific key to "wake" it up. To make things worse, sometimes you have to hit yet ANOTHER key to wake it from hibernate.

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