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Article ID: 250156

Article Last Modified on 1/27/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition



This article was previously published under Q250156

SYMPTOMS

When you attempt to place your Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me)-based computer in Standby mode, or your computer attempts to goes into Standby mode, it may not do so as expected.

CAUSE

This behavior can occur if you are using an Intel PRO/100+ (or similar) Ethernet adapter and you have temporarily disabled the adapter in Device Manager.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this issue, re-enable the Ethernet adapter; to do so, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click System.
  3. On the Device Manager tab, expand Network adapters.
  4. Double-click the adapter that you want.
  5. On the General tab, click to clear the Disable in this hardware profile check box.
  6. Click OK, and then click Close.


MORE INFORMATION

In Device Manager, the Intel PRO/100+ Ethernet adapter may appear as either of the following adapters:

Intel 8255x-based PCI Ethernet Adapter (10/100)Intel(R) 82559 Fast Ethernet LOM with Alert on LAN


To set the amount of time after which Standby will begin if no computer activity occurs, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Power Options.
  3. On the Power Schemes tab, select the time that you want in the System stand by box.

The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.


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