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Turning off Hibernation

On my Aspire 5051AWXMi laptop when I try to open Power Options in the Control Panel I get the following message.

Microsoft.NET Framework.
An unhandled exception occurred in your application. If you click Continue, the application will ignore this error and attempt to continue.
If you click Quit the application will shut down immediately.

Specified argument was out of the range of valid values.

Details Continue Quit

Then when I click on DETAILS I get a long list starting with the following

See the end of this message for details on invoking
just-in-time (JIT) debugging instead of this dialog box.
************** Exception Text **************
System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException: Specified argument was out of the range of valid values.
at Acer.Empowering.Windows.Forms.ComboBox.set_SelectedIndex(Int32 value)
at ePower_UI.ePowerMain_UserControl.SetProfileComboBoxActiveProfile()

But this system will not allow me to post the full list here.
But what do I do to fix the problem?

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  • ceryac Jun 19, 2008

    Hell MerlinTech,

    I did a syou suggested and the problem was solved. Thank you for your help and expert advice.



    Regards,



    Ceryac

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You'll need to reinstall your operating system.that's an almost FATAL flaw you're dealing with.

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