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About laptop my laptop goes into stand-by mode after 15 min. of inactivity.what stand-by mode entails,what part of the computer is turned on and turned of ?.And how one gets the computer out of stand by mode?

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Generally you can just hit the space bar a couple of times, and that should bring the machine out of Standby mode. However, if it is not Standby but Hibernate mode, you usually need to push the power button to bring it back from Hibernate.

You can adjust these and other power settings by going to the Control Panel, and clicking on the Power Options applet.

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