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Hibernate facility on XP RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have just completed a clean install of XP on my Compaq Presario 2500 laptop, and installed SP 2 and 3.  Before this I was able to hibernate, now I cannot.  Power Options does not have a hibernate button at all, and does not give either Hibernate or Stand By, as options for what is to happen when I close the lid.  The turn off button on the start menu initially had Stand By grayed out, and Shut Down and Restart live, with no hibernate button.  I have since done a registry edit sourced from support.microsoft which has put a hibernate key in front of the Stand By key, but it is still grayed out.  I have seen a mention of a possible problem with ACPI implementation with a clean install.  Could this be the cause, and if so, how to fix it.  The installation disk was supplied with the computer when purchased.  Can anyone help please.  Grace Bragg
    Tuesday, August 23, 2011 3:49 AM