Standby Mode

The computer consumes very low power in Standby mode. Data remains intact in the system memory until the battery is drained.

There are four ways to enter Standby mode:

  • Pressing the Standby hotkey Fn-F3
  • Allowing the waiting time specified by the Standby Timeout value or the operating system to elapse without any system activity
  • Closing the display cover
  • When the computer is about to enter Hibernation mode (e.g., during a battery low condition), but the Hibernation file is invalid or not present Note: f the computer does not enter Standby mode after pressing the

Standby hotkey, it means the operating system will not allow the computer to enter the power-saving mode.

The following signals indicate that the computer is in Standby mode:

  • The buzzer beeps (when the hotkey is pressed to enter into Standby mode)
  • The Standby indicator lights

Warning: Unstored data is lost when you turn off the computer power in Standby mode or when the battery is drained.

To leave Standby mode and return to normal mode: Press any key

  • Move the active pointing device (internal or external, PS/2 or serial)
  • Have the Resume Timer set and let it be matched Open the display cover
  • Experience an incoming PC card modem event
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