Video: Make your Windows XP machine wake up when you do

If you use Windows XP's Hibernation feature to put your system to sleep at the end of the day, you can schedule your system to "wake up" in the morning. Bill Detwiler shows you how to customize your Windows XP machine to wake up when you do.

IT Dojo: Make your Windows XP machine wake up when you do If your morning routine naturally starts with a cup of coffee and firing up your PC, you might want to consider a little tweak to your system that will have your Windows XP awake and ready to meet you as soon as you settle in. Bill Detwiler shows you how to customize your Windows XP machine to wake up when you do. Once you’ve watched this IT Dojo video, you can find a link to the original TechRepublic article and print the tip from our <a href="http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/itdojo/?p=757">IT Dojo Blog</a>.

If you use Windows XP's Hibernation feature on your laptop or desktop to put your system to sleep at the end of the day, you can schedule your system to "wake up" in the morning. In this IT Dojo video, I'll show you how to use the Scheduled Task Wizard so your machine will be ready and waiting for you, just as if you had left it on all night.

For those of you who prefer text to video, you can click the Transcript link that appears below the video player window or you can also read Greg Shultz's article, "Wake a hibernating Windows XP machine based on your schedule," on which this video is based.

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