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Hibernate problem

By rschreiber9 ·
It seems that ever since I installed XP,SP2 that the Hibernate function selection has disappeared from the Start-Turn Off Computer menu. What can I do to correct this?

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by Joseph Moore In reply to Hibernate problem

Open the Control Panel, choose Power Options -> Hibernation tab.
Make sure Hibernation is still checked. If it is, uncheck it, click OK, then go back into Power Options and the Hibernation tab, re-select the Hibernation option and click OK again.
Then see if it's OK now.

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by willcomp In reply to Hibernate problem

For hibernate to function, ACPI must be enabled. Check System Devices in Device Manager to ensure that ACPI is installed and functional.

Here's a link to more details, if you want to pursue further.

http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/Windows/XP/all/reskit/en-us/Default.asp?url=/resources/documentation/Windows/XP/all/reskit/en-us/prdc_mcc_htev.asp

ACPI must be enabled in BIOS settings (usually under Power or Power Management) and functioning when XP is installed. A repair install or full re-installation is required to configure ACPI.

I assume hibernation was previously enabled and functional. Haven't seen SP2 disable ACPI, but suppose anything is possible in Winders.

Dalton

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by willcomp In reply to

Got your message. Have you checked BIOS settings to ensure that ACPI is enabled in BIOS?

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