Devices May Not Power Up Properly When Resuming From Standby

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Symptoms
When you resume your computer from standby, your computer may stop responding (hang).
Cause
This problem can occur if the Pci.sys driver does not wait the required 10 milliseconds to access a device after power is turned on.
Resolution
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Release Date: February 10, 2002

For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date         Time   Version      Size    File name   --------------------------------------------------   02-Dec-2001  17:21  5.1.2600.21  62,464  Pci.sys				

Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows XP Service Pack 1.
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Article ID: 311542 - Last Review: 01/12/2015 19:10:04 - Revision: 3.0

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