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Windows Me: Why is Standby mode is disabled?

    Windows Me: Why is Standby mode is disabled?
    or
    Why does the [Standby] menu disappear from the list of [Shutdown Windows] when I click [Yes] to the [The last few times your computer went on standby, it stopped responding. Would you like to prevent your computer from going on standby in the future?] message?


    Standby or System Suspend has been set to disabled.

    Clicking [Yes] to the [The last few times your computer went on standby, it stopped responding. Would you like to prevent your computer from going on standby in the future?] message will disable the Standby or System Suspend feature.

    To enable the feature, refer to the procedure below:
    1. Click [Start] -> [Run].
    2. Type [msconfig] in the text box and click the [OK] button. The [System Configuration Utility] window appears.
    3. Click the [Advanced] button in the [General] tab. The [Advanced Troubleshooting Settings] window appears.
    4. Click the [Enable] button that appears on the right side of the [Standby feature is disabled] window and click [OK].
    5. Click [OK] to close the [System Configuration Utility] window.
    6. The Standby feature is enabled after you restart Windows.