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Vista shuts down while in sleep mode

  1. #1


    Zak Guest

    Vista shuts down while in sleep mode

    I just received a new Dell Inspiron 530, with 2 GIG of RAM. When I leave the
    computer for say, a half hour, it goes into the sleep mode. When I "wake" it
    by hitting the Enter key, I have to enter my password again and it advises me
    that there was an unschedualed shutdown. I've only had it for 2 days and I've
    downloaded all the updated, including SP 1. Any suggestions...



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  2. #2


    Mark L. Ferguson Guest

    Re: Vista shuts down while in sleep mode

    I suggest the Dell Support site for that. Those Dell guys are staying on top
    of this. There may be a driver for your system and SP1. A recent shipment is
    not necessarily going to have SP1's latest and greatest. Right now, this
    stuff is happening daily.
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    "Zak" <Zak@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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    > I just received a new Dell Inspiron 530, with 2 GIG of RAM. When I leave
    > the
    > computer for say, a half hour, it goes into the sleep mode. When I "wake"
    > it
    > by hitting the Enter key, I have to enter my password again and it advises
    > me
    > that there was an unschedualed shutdown. I've only had it for 2 days and
    > I've
    > downloaded all the updated, including SP 1. Any suggestions...
    >
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Bob Guest

    Re: Vista shuts down while in sleep mode

    Go to Advance Power Settings.
    Set hard drive to turn off a minute or 2 before sleep.
    Set Hybrid and Hibernate modes to "Never/Off"
    Under USB settings select "Disable"
    Under Multimedia select "Allow ....."
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    "Zak" <Zak@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:BE229ABF-F746-4DE8-BCA6-68DC3D18F0AD@xxxxxx

    >I just received a new Dell Inspiron 530, with 2 GIG of RAM. When I leave
    >the
    > computer for say, a half hour, it goes into the sleep mode. When I "wake"
    > it
    > by hitting the Enter key, I have to enter my password again and it advises
    > me
    > that there was an unschedualed shutdown. I've only had it for 2 days and
    > I've
    > downloaded all the updated, including SP 1. Any suggestions...
    >
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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