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Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy Win I resolved the bug from Power Management->Power Scheme. On SP3 i have the following  problem with power settings: The screensaver is set to load after 10 minutes and at the Power Monitor: Turn off monitor is set After 20 i.e.

So, I decided to change the attributes for the Portable/Laptop Power scheme to the following: Turn off monitor: After 15 mins Turn off hard disks: Never System standby: Never System hibernate: While I know that the RAM drive precludes hibernate, I am working now on at least going into standby to keep down power consumption. The Mountain Edited by MTN - Mountain Saturday, May 09, 2009 10:52 PM Saturday, May 09, 2009 10:51 PM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote Have you tried this Thursday, June 26, 2008 1:25 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have the same problem, if I uninstall sp3 do I have re-install sp2?

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In my real job, I am a computer systems and software engineer: I know how they work, and how to do what could be dangerous things without messing things up too I have requested support from Microsoft to solve this issue with SP3.  They told me that it will consider the issue and try to out a fix/update to solve this problem. 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. I would apply another setting, it would work fine for a day, then nothing.

Any help would be appreciated. Bennett | Windows IT Pro EMAIL Tweet Comments 4 Advertisement Downloads At my company, a Windows XP Professional Edition user in a nondomain network was having a problem with a rotate 09:06 21 Apr 04 Turns out it is none of the above but the virus BELT.EXE which Sophos eventually found. Windows Xp Standby Disabled 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

It takes a great deal longer for everything to start from a clean start, and then you have to open up all the programs you want to use. Windows Xp Sleep Mode Problems Nvidia display drivers are incomapatible with SP3. All Rights ReservedAd Choices The information on Computing.Net is the opinions of its users. Click here to Register a free account now!

To be safe, backup the Registry first:See the right-side of #204: "Restore Power Schemes/Configurations": Back to top #11 Bone Idol Bone Idol Topic Starter Members 390 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:52 What Type Of Electrical Current Does A Laptop Require? What Device Provides This Current? Now my monitor automatically enter in standby after a time set by me(2 mins, 3 mins...20 minutes). I decided to export the HKEY_USERS PowerCfg subkey and put it in place of the HKEY_CURRENT_USER PowerCfg subkey because the HKEY_USERS PowerCfg subkey had all six default schemes, one of which Below is a comment I made on the TechNet boards in response to another poster who said I was, and I quote, "over-reacting a bit".

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Any suggestions anyone please. Use the nCleaner program afterward to finish up all the uninstalling that the actual uninstallers don't do.So in my case, the main culprit seems to have been some software called Wild Windows Xp Standby Not Working After typing in 'powercfg /RestoreDefaultPolicies' and clicking ENTER, it didn't go any further than this.Also, 'kelly' #204... Windows Xp Won T Standby What can I do?

Since updating to SP3, my power options also don't work. this content Back to top #6 Bone Idol Bone Idol Topic Starter Members 390 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:52 AM Posted 21 March 2008 - 05:33 PM I'll try out your suggestion, david. Back to top #8 Bone Idol Bone Idol Topic Starter Members 390 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:52 AM Posted 31 March 2008 - 04:34 AM Do you have any other accounts Grrr.Then I uninstalled as many programs as I could that I was sure I didn't need. How To Enable Standby In Windows Xp

I traced the trouble to the hard disks spinning down after about an hour of keyboard and mouse inactivity. Back to top #13 Bone Idol Bone Idol Topic Starter Members 390 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:52 AM Posted 01 April 2008 - 02:19 AM The power of Prayer... My City is Smart: Yes ROI, Yes Energy Efficiency Saves Reality: Only Businesses Care about ROI; People Want Sexy Patriots Reportedly lose Superbowl, but Questions about Score Persist Will Oil Prices weblink I am running Windows XP Pro.

Suspend, Standby, and Sleep all mean pretty much the same thing. Windows Xp Power Options 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 Please respond M$!FifthE1ement Friday, August 29, 2008 2:07 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have the same issues.

what Screen savers and turn off monitor function are not working, help!

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 6:04 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote The latest ATI/AMD drivers for the X1300Pro video card seem to have solved the Power Off problem. To resolve this bug I download the latest driver for my video card v175.19.(sorry for english I am from other country). Basically I am just changing the interval to reenable the "Apply" button within the "Power Schemes" tab. What Type Of Electrical Current Does A Notebook Require What Device Provides This Current Wednesday, December 07, 2011 9:49 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I did the new power scheme also but it didn't work for me.

So I use iTunes. The only way out is to do a forced Shut Down.      Under SP2 all functions of Power Management worked fine.   Windows XP 5.1.2600 SP3 build 2600 Intel Pentium M 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 check over here Make sure any hard disk drives are powered on and properly connected to your computer, and that any disk-related hardware configuration is correct.

I noticed that both PCs had the six OEM default profiles as well as several other schemes that had been created but never displayed in the Power schemes drop-down list on You are hereHome » Certified Products » Ways to Reduce IT Energy Costs » Activate Power Management on Your Computer » Manually activating power management in Windows XP Certified ProductsYour source tried all troublesho, solved When I turn my pic on, win 10, I get the screen saver. 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

Never thought to check the BIOS but will do when I get home from work which will be around 10 tonight so will let you know the result later. Besides all that, it is not guaranteed for ANY scheme to work. P.S. after querying devices, i found that a ?

Export the existing HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\PowerCfg subkey so that you have a backup if needed. Saturday, December 12, 2009 1:46 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote We are having problems with power management as well. works. The first thing to do is use Windows Update to make sure everything is up to date (just recently the latest "service pack", #3 was released). (Start » Programs @raquo; Windows

This did not happen with SP2 and what is really odd is that even when I go into the power options is still says it is set to 10 min intervals. Thanks. 1 answer Last reply Feb 5, 2010 More about screen saver power options functioning indycalgaryFeb 5, 2010, 11:26 PM My screensaver did work but NOT the power options (hibernate, shutdown It used to go to the login screen after pressing any key on my keyboard solved my leptop function brightness key is not working and i can't incress brightness by power We rarely turn off our computers.

Please help me to determine this issue as I don't want other users having the same issue upon SP3 launch. Open HKUsersPowerCfg.reg in Notepad. Log In or Register to post comments zavier (not verified) on Mar 25, 2006 My problem was similar to the one discribed above. Until recently it was working ok, but now it's gone dead.I'd appreciate any help with this.

rotate 15:51 19 Apr 04 Thanks for your reply.