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Windows 7: Sleep function disabled.. how do you enable?

25 Aug 2009   #11


squonksc, you were dead on! I installed the video drivers and bam! My laptop sleeps beautifully; and very swiftly I might add (finally got it right, Microsfot :) )

Thanks all.

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21 Oct 2010   #12

Windows 7 Professional (x86)
Same problem!

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SquonkSC View Post
The grayed out standby is often an indication, that there is no graphics driver installed.

In your specs nor posts, I see a mentioning of the graphics card.

You need to get the appropriate drivers for it and it will almost certainly make standby available.

good luck
I've filled out all the specs in my profile that I could find using The Belarc Advisor but not my graphics card specs... how can i find that info?

then where do i go to get the correct driver??
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