Hibernation Problem

Microsoft Windows xp home edition
October 25, 2011 at 07:47:02
Specs: Windows XP, Intel dual Core/4g
I have a peculiar situation in Windows XP Home. On finishing a session I choose Hibernate and the computer says it is going into hibernation and closes down in the normal manner. When I re-start the computer using the computer Power button, following the BIOS screen I get the message ‘Preparing to Hibernate’ followed by a log-in screen with my name on it. As I am the Administrator and there are no other ‘Guests’ set up why do I get this message. This is new. I never used to get this situation of having to log-in until a short time ago. I have checked the User Account in Control panel and all is how it should be.Any ideas how to cure this please?

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October 25, 2011 at 09:30:57
If your question is regarding a desktop computer, the solution is simple - don't use Hibernate (or Standby). Those features were designed for laptops & other mobile devices to preserve battery power, not for desktops. If you're trying to be GREEN, adjust your power scheme settings.

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October 25, 2011 at 11:13:49
Thank you for your reply. Yes I have a desktop PC and have always liked being able to quickly return from where I last left off; saves opening up programs. I would still like to know why I have the problem of having to log-in on start-up from hibernation which I never had before. Some glitch has appeared on my system.

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