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System restarts on suspend/hibernate

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chkhong

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#1
I'd be grateful for anyone's help.
My system immediately restarts after going into suspend or hibernate. I am running XP updated last week, motherboard ASUS A7A266-E. The PC's been doing this from day 1 despite one XP reinstallation on a wiped HDD.
Thanks very much for any thoughts and suggestions.:D
 
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allan

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#3
While I know this doesn't answer your question, please allow me to state my opinion. Hibernate & Standby use resources unnecessarily and can (obviously) cause problems.

It's much better for your system if you just set the hd & display to power down after a specified period of inactivity.
 
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chkhong

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#5
It restarts a split second after going to sleep - the cooling fans/HDD don't even have time to spin down! And i haven't touched anything in the meantime. I have also disabled start up on mouse.
Thanks.
 
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vdubVR6

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#6
are you doing this by one touch via keyboard or through xp itself bc i know w/ my logitech keyboard untill i d/l the new drivers it would not go into stanby/hibernate......only restart
 
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chkhong

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#7
Allan
My PC is incredibly noisy and sits outside my bedroom. I like to leave it on to do stuf at night but would like it to suspent/shut down after hence the suspend. Also it heats up my upstairs like anything otherwise. Is there a 3rd way?
 
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chkhong

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#8
VdubVR6
Thanks. It does it whether I suspend from an XP window or from the keyboard dedicated buttons.
Nice car.
 
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vdubVR6

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#9
well then i aint got no clue......might be a wake on lan prob. or some kind of hardware prob. maybe your mobo dont like standby have you ever tried going on standby w/ another os on that box



yeah vdubs are the shiznit
 
#10
Have you updated you motherboard drivers? That may help sometimes. Also, check you other drivers (soundcard/vidcard etc.). Are they up to date, original versions (ie. no leaked ones).

I may have a second solution for you. Try disabling 'System restart after system failure' (how? right click My computer > properties > advanced tab > Startup and recovery > remove the tick at 'automatically restart') Then, if it all goes well, the computer will display an error-message instead of restarting. In that error-message you'll see what's causing the problem (mostly a faulty driver).
 
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allan

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#11
chk - gee, nothing I can think of....sorry. But the fact that it's noisy raises other questions - is it the power supply/fan that's noisy? If so, can you replace it?
 
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chkhong

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#12
VdubVR6
Er do what? I think if it isn't an easy solution, I'll give up and take Allan's advice.
Cheers mate.
 
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chkhong

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#13
Allan
Wrt noise, the machine (got it the other month) sounds like the space shuttle on take-off. My wife's giving me plenty of heat about the noise too...but that's another story.
I have an XP 1800+, a Radeon 8500 AIW and a MaxtorHD spinning at 7200. Must be a lot of things rotating in there. I've looked up quietpc.com or something and when I can afford it again might buy some quieter fans or something. The MAxtor is very loud!
 
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chkhong

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#14
Thanks everyone for your advice. Much appreciated. Gotta go watch a film. Any more comments will be gratefully received and read later but I may not answer so promptly.
Thanks again.
 
#15
Have you already checked my options? I once had the same problem with you and it turned out to be my soundcard. I mailed Creative about it and they put new drivers on their homepage a few days later and six months later, no problem encountered!
 
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vdubVR6

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#17
yeah or i was reading on this one site this guy actually used mouse pads and taped them to his pc to make it quite:D
 
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chkhong

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#18
Glaanieboy
Hey I took your advice and a blue screen of death came up. The salient parts of the message (serious error blaa blaa) were
MULTIPLE_IRP_COMPLETE_REQUESTS
STOP:0X00000044
(0XFEDA08,0X00001B90,0X00000000,0X00000000)

Whatever that all means! Is that anything meaningful or do I have to try disabling each of my peripherals/components in turn to see which is causing the confilct? Thanks.

System:
Athlon XP 1800+
ASUS A7A266-E board (disabled onboard sound)
512Mb DDR Ram
Maxtor DiamondMaxPlus 60 HDD
Matshita DVDRom SR-8587
TeacCD-W524E CD Rewriter
Microsoft Optical Intellimouse (USB)
Slim Media Keyboard (USB)
Soundblaster Audigy Player
Radeon All in Wonder 8500
2 Firewire ports
Best Data PCI Modem
Network card (generic)
Cable Broadband
LG 728LE 17" LCD Monitor (SPDif)
 
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chkhong

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#19
Dampening pads:Anyone know if they raise the temperature significantly? Mouse pads sound like a good idea! I got some real shitty ones I could lose.
 

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