Laptop shutdown question

Discussion in 'Windows XP Customization' started by Barry, Dec 1, 2008.

  1. Barry

    Barry Guest

    I have a Dell Inspiron 1720, came with Vista.. I removed Vista and installed
    Winxp Pro. "love it"..
    Well anyway, I was wondering if under power options, The only 2 choices for
    closing the lid are
    "do nothing", and "stand by".... Is it possible to have additional option
    added "Shutdown"..
    It's still a great trade off, even if it's not possible.. Just wondering...
    Thanks
    Barry Austex
     
    Barry, Dec 1, 2008
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  2. Barry wrote
    > I have a Dell Inspiron 1720, came with Vista.. I removed Vista and
    > installed Winxp Pro. "love it"..
    > Well anyway, I was wondering if under power options, The only 2 choices
    > for closing the lid are
    > "do nothing", and "stand by".... Is it possible to have additional option
    > added "Shutdown"..
    > It's still a great trade off, even if it's not possible.. Just
    > wondering...




    Did you install all the Dell Windows XP drivers and Dell Windows XP
    software?
    http://support.dell.com/support/dow...NS_PNT_PM_1720&hidos=WLH&hidlang=en&TabIndex=

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    Shenan Stanley, Dec 1, 2008
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  3. Barry

    Twayne Guest

    > I have a Dell Inspiron 1720, came with Vista.. I removed Vista and
    > installed Winxp Pro. "love it"..
    > Well anyway, I was wondering if under power options, The only 2
    > choices for closing the lid are
    > "do nothing", and "stand by".... Is it possible to have additional
    > option added "Shutdown"..
    > It's still a great trade off, even if it's not possible.. Just
    > wondering... Thanks
    > Barry Austex


    Hmm, I have a choice for ShutDown on my laptop. Have you applied the
    Service Packs?

    Twayne
     
    Twayne, Dec 2, 2008
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  4. Barry

    inavlis Guest

    Yes you could, normally you can set it by using the Dell driver.

    "Barry" wrote:

    > I have a Dell Inspiron 1720, came with Vista.. I removed Vista and installed
    > Winxp Pro. "love it"..
    > Well anyway, I was wondering if under power options, The only 2 choices for
    > closing the lid are
    > "do nothing", and "stand by".... Is it possible to have additional option
    > added "Shutdown"..
    > It's still a great trade off, even if it's not possible.. Just wondering...
    > Thanks
    > Barry Austex
    >
    >
     
    inavlis, Dec 14, 2008
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