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Why does my computer shut off after 20-30 minutes?


After not being used for 20-30 minutes, the computer shuts off. Before,it has always gone into a standby or hibernate mode and we could bring it up by pressing the space bar. We never shut it off other than being gone for several days or more.


This question was answered on July 7, 2007. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Hey there,

This is odd, make sure you have your computer set to go into standby mode which you can set from your desktop by right clicking and going into properties If your problem persists you can also manually put your computer into hibernation by selecting it under your start menu, shutdown options Good Luck!!


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Posted by Kevin of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on July 7, 2007