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Wednesday, September 03, 2008 8:27 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I also have problems with Power Management since updating to SP3. Ok thanks! Several functions may not work. For me nothing here helped.Then I got rid of everything out of the Start » Programs » Startup folder. Check This Out

Older computer, just installed Win XP SP3, renewed the driver software from NVIDIA, installed the hotfix. But be carefully, after you download the driver for your video card, JUST INSTALL IT, do not change anything in the driver settings(Use the advanced 3D image settings->Take me there)  because the bug appears again. Regards, FifthE1ement just want to say u can get more ram than 1 gig u can have like 4 (look it up on google) and it will be wayyyyyy faster If you have your Windows XP CD, try running SFC (System File Checker) to see if there is a corrupt file causing this problem.Regards,David.I ran my Windows XP Installation CD to

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Mainly the issue is with XP not saving the status ofthe Power Management option "Turn off monitor" within the "Power Schemes" tab. works. Register now! I want a 'system standby', and it just does NOT.

I`m scratching the bottom of the barrel here! A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. Here you can set timeouts for your monitor, system standby, and hibernate. Windows Xp Power Options Registry I have tried MSCONFIG/General/Normal startup/apply/reboot and it seemed to work for a short time.

If you do, try seeing if the problem occurs while using one of those accounts. If you see the Windows startup, it's too late. After one minute the monitor will turn off for about 10 seconds and then it will come on. Hitsquad - I'm always adding or removing new software off the internet.

What about trying it in safe mode and see if the power options cut in. Windows Xp Won T Standby Look for the ENERGY STAR label to save money on your energy bills and help protect our environment. Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk. Members 386 posts OFFLINE Local time:08:52 AM Posted 31 March 2008 - 08:50 AM Hello Bone Idol,The following may be helpful:"Power scheme options are unavailable on a Windows XP-based computer":http://support.microsoft.com/kb/913622Then

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My system is Pentium III 1Ghz, 512mb RAM, 80Gb H/D running Sophos Anti Virus. Hope it helps, good luck. Windows Xp Standby Not Working For Turn off monitor is working , standby & hibernate are not working .......Can any one help me to solve my issues ... Windows Xp Power Schemes I took a look at that subkey on both the problematic PC and a good PC.

rotate 15:51 19 Apr 04 Thanks for your reply. http://ict4m.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-search-options-not-working.php Monday, April 27, 2009 4:03 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have the same problem with Microsoft Windows, Power Management Properties, screen saver not blanking the screen Keep it in the forums, so everyone benefitsBecome a BleepingComputer fan: Facebook and Twitter Back to top #10 M... Standby gets me down to almost nothing, Hibernate gets me to nothing. Windows Xp Sleep Mode Problems

  • I've tried Troubleshooting, but no joy there.
  • BTW, sometimes it doesn't work if there is specific applications running such as iTunes or Internet Explorer.
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  • By not working I mean I have my monitor set to turn off "After 10 mins" yet it stays on forever.
  • This error is documented in the Microsoft article "Error Message: Power Policy Manager Unable to Set Policy.
  • I wonder how much wattage we are wasting world wide???
  • The screen saver works ok but the monitor & HD do not turn off.   Tuesday, September 02, 2008 5:48 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Don't feel

Proposed as answer by cusban Monday, November 26, 2012 1:20 AM Unproposed as answer by cusban Monday, November 26, 2012 1:20 AM Proposed as answer by cusban Monday, November 26, 2012 So where do I go from here? Friday, February 10, 2012 10:30 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I haven't tried it, but here is a Microsoft Hotfix link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960496 Sunday, April 29, 2012 4:45 this contact form Regards, David.

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I later noticed that the drives were still spinning down, so I went back into the Power Options applet.

Now my monitor automatically enter in standby after a time set by me(2 mins, 3 mins...20 minutes). I noticed that it had all six default power schemes with no undesired extraneous schemes. I also unchecked all the others since I didn't know what they did, and sounded a bit useless. Windows Xp Standby Disabled enabling hibernate only brings up the screen saver monitor and hard disk are never turned off.A K Friday, January 23, 2009 1:15 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote

Back to top #4 david28 david28 Forum Member Banned 1,614 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:02:22 AM Posted 21 March 2008 - 07:14 AM Do you have any other accounts on The only items running on my PC all of the time are Sophos and Mailwasher but these were running before when the screensaver/power options did work. rotate 07:40 21 Apr 04 Using System Mechanic I disabled everything in the start-up sequence so that absolutely nothing was running. http://ict4m.org/windows-xp/xp-pro-power-options-not-working.php In fact, I think rebooting would probably also make it start working correctly again...

Back to top #7 david28 david28 Forum Member Banned 1,614 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:02:22 AM Posted 21 March 2008 - 07:00 PM Let us know how it goes ok Error message says keyboard driver keeping from entering standby, may have to install updated driver.I have all current updates, could not find driver for standard 101/102 keyboard or HID keyboard. Facility Owners & Managers Service Providers Energy Efficiency Program Administrators Tenants Tools & Resources Portfolio Manager Find Certified Buildings National Building Competition Find Expert Help How can we help you? And just as I was getting complacent, I was slapped in the face with the reality of things.I like music, and we are an iPods and iPhone kind of family.

Or just import a new .cpl from another xp install, in Safe Mode. It then will blank the screen in 15 minutes, as it is set to do. That, plus the SSD drive now give me a super fast startup of both the system and major programs. Microsoft - please fix this problem!!

Monday, November 26, 2012 1:26 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I added a user profile and switched user accounts this seemed to work for me and I I set my watch timer so I would know when to give up.Another tip: write down what you do. Nvidia display drivers are incomapatible with SP3. Additionally, certain software applications may be preventing the computer from sleeping. (Software applications can tell Windows not to enter sleep modes.) Graphics-intensive screen savers can prevent PCs from entering sleep mode

Power option automatically changing to balanced from power saver Power Management Options Non-functioning Screen Saver Password Protect option problem solved Power Saver using more power than High Performance solved my cpu And I listen to music during the day when I am working at home on DoAGreenThing.com.