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Ok, I'm going to post this here, because I can only assume that my problem is a software issue...

I bought myself a new laptop back in the summer, the specs are on my sig. Ever since I bought it, I've had issues with the machine coming out of standby by itself, even when the laptop is closed. I've bypassed this issue for a while by just using the hibernate mode (which does work) but I'd like to be able to use standby without fear of burning my computer up (it would come out of standby while in the case and get really hot before I found it.) Does anyone have any thoughts?
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Does the laptop have any keys on the outside that might get pressed while you're carrying it? This happened to me once where the strap in my bag went right over the volume keys, making the computer boot into Dell MediaDirect while still in the bag.

If you make the computer go into standby, unplug it from everything (even the AC adapter), and leave it sitting on the table, does it still come out of standby by itself?
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um...No keys that I know of...

Yes, I think so...Although it's been so long since I've had it go into standby that I don't quite remember.
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Try for me, let's just see what happens. I want the laptop all alone, with no peripherals and no AC adapter and nothing to touch it. :)

And why do you want to use standby instead of hibernate? Granted, standby works for me, but I've always been happy with hibernate.

Edited by The Admiral, 24 November 2008 - 04:45 PM.

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Ok, I'll try that. I'm going out this evening, and I'll leave it like that.

Well, I don't *really* need standby, it would kinda be nice to know why my brand new laptop didn't work properly...
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Ok, it didn't come out of standby this evening...I dunno what's going on, or what *was* going on... :)
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I think all you can do is experiment with it and figure out what is pulling it out of Standby. Just watch very carefully, and you'll get it figured out!

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Haha...Ok, thanks :)
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