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Last year, HP had me reset my router, (by pushing a paper-clip in the reset hole), to gain connectivity to the web on my wife's new laptop because the router was pass phrase protected by the guy who set it up and I didn't know the PW and he left town.

After gaining web access on the new laptop, I lost web connectivity on my wifes PC,
so I let it sit for a year, just using the laptop.

In Staples the other day, their IT Tech told me I could regain web access with a wireless-G USB 2.0 Adapter.

Bought one, installed it, and EUREKA! the web was back on her PC.

After that, I applied the last, (of 3), keys, to install Norton 2009 Internet Security on her PC.

Then, I set about uninstalling all the freeware security programs no longer needed since I have Norton.

Lastly, I ran Windows Advanced System Care and Smart Defrag to clean up the Drive and discs.

Seemingly, although a little slow, the PC seems OK except for my last problem.

Before, last year, when I clicked, Start/Turn Off Computer, the window that appeared offered me 3 options:

Turn Off

Now, only Turn Off and Restart are options.

I lost Stand-by

I've been all over the web, and every solution offered either doesn't work or the options they suggest I choose are not offered as options to me.

It's not the biggest problem in the world, but I used Stand-by at night for a quick start in the morning, and Turning Off takes quite a bit longer for everything to re-boot.

Any assistance you can render would be appreciated.

Thank you.
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    Kraków my love :)

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Did you try: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/188134
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