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When you attempt to put your computer into Hibernate or Standby mode, you may receive the following error message:
The system cannot go to standby mode because the driver <drive>\<device driver name> failed the request to standby.
This behavior can occur for either of the following reasons:
To resolve this behavior, use the appropriate method:
Hibernation is a special form of sleep in which the entire system context is paged to a reserved area on the hard disk and is restored when a wakeup event occurs. Not all Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) computers support Hibernate mode. On ACPI computers that support hibernation, the following steps occur before the computer hibernates:
For additional information about ACPI, please click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/216573/EN-US/ )How Windows 2000 Determines ACPI Compatibility
Article ID: 197477 - Last Review: February 19, 2007 - Revision: 3.1
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