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Vista shutdown defaults to sleep

  1. #1


    Tony Rizz Guest

    Vista shutdown defaults to sleep

    Hello all

    How can I change the default shutdown to shutdown and not sleep.

    When I go to start shutdown the shutdown window comes up defaulted to sleep
    where do I change this setting.

    Also I can't change the default home page in IE how do I do this.

    Thanks

    t



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  2. #2


    Buddha Pest Guest

    Re: Vista shutdown defaults to sleep

    Tony, I deleted mine but I was getting same thing you describe before I did.
    I would tell Vista to shutdown, immediately get a black screen, and then
    gibberish all over the screen. Then I would have to manually shut down my
    computer. Upon turning the computer on, Vista would report that it was
    waking up from sleep. Then I decided to delete it. Will wait for RC1 and 64
    bit (I hope).




    "Tony Rizz" <tonyrizman@hotmail.com.com> wrote in message
    news:%23j6Wvj8yGHA.996@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    > Hello all
    >
    > How can I change the default shutdown to shutdown and not sleep.
    >
    > When I go to start shutdown the shutdown window comes up defaulted to
    > sleep where do I change this setting.
    >
    > Also I can't change the default home page in IE how do I do this.
    >
    > Thanks
    >
    > t
    >




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  3. #3


    Tom Ziegmann Guest

    Re: Vista shutdown defaults to sleep

    Hello,

    To change the default behavior of the "power" button, open the control panel
    and select power options, Then on whichever power plan you are using, click
    on edit plan settings, then click on Advanced Plan Settings and you can change
    the button option from there.

    Tom Ziegmann
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Windows Vista / Server Longhorn Technical Beta Tester
    Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Technical Beta Tester

    > Tony, I deleted mine but I was getting same thing you describe before
    > I did. I would tell Vista to shutdown, immediately get a black screen,
    > and then gibberish all over the screen. Then I would have to manually
    > shut down my computer. Upon turning the computer on, Vista would
    > report that it was waking up from sleep. Then I decided to delete it.
    > Will wait for RC1 and 64 bit (I hope).
    >
    > "Tony Rizz" <tonyrizman@hotmail.com.com> wrote in message
    > news:%23j6Wvj8yGHA.996@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    >
    >> Hello all
    >>
    >> How can I change the default shutdown to shutdown and not sleep.
    >>
    >> When I go to start shutdown the shutdown window comes up defaulted to
    >> sleep where do I change this setting.
    >>
    >> Also I can't change the default home page in IE how do I do this.
    >>
    >> Thanks
    >>
    >> t
    >>




      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    David Wilkinson Guest

    Re: Vista shutdown defaults to sleep

    Tony Rizz wrote:

    > Hello all
    >
    > How can I change the default shutdown to shutdown and not sleep.
    >


    Tony:

    Yes, this is extremely annoying. Why doesn't it default to the last
    action selected?

    David Wilkinson


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