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By tsllgilley ·
When trying to down load something that is going to take a while I will start the download right befor I go to bed. When I come back to see if the download is done the screen has {Preparing To Standby} and my computer will not respond to any thing I do. I have to turn it off by the power button and then turn it back on. Is there any settings that can cause this. I had to reboot my computer about 3 weeks ago and I downloaded all the updates that microsoft hade at that time.

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by p.j.hutchison In reply to stadeby mod

Turn off any Power saving options in the Power Options control panel. These options will turn off monitor, hard disk etc after a period of inactivity.

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by mikex In reply to stadeby mod

Before doing the answer 1 you'll need to went thru the BIOS settings and turn off ACPI control functions

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