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