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HP pavillion 8000

My computer has suddenly started to go into hibernation if not used for an hour and if lid closed, I need to take battery off to reboot... any suggestions?
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  • CAT2000 Aug 06, 2008

    No its not a new computer I have been using it for two years, what do you mean by the power option in the control panel?



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    CAtriona

  • CAT2000 Aug 07, 2008

    Hi thanks for your help I have manages to disable hiberate but the problem probably wasn't that as now it is going to standby but still not rebooting until disconnected and battery removed..



    Catriona



    PS I am using windows XP home edition

  • CAT2000 Aug 08, 2008

    Now not able to wake computer up when on standby, any suggestions.



    Catriona

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Is it a brand new laptop?
what operating system you are using?
- remove the hybernation in the power option in the control panel.

Posted on Aug 06, 2008

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    Allan Ocenar Aug 07, 2008

    click start , control panel, performance & maintenance, power options.
    remove the check from enable hibernation box.

    what windows operating system you are using?


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