ThinkPad x60s spontaneously enters Standby Mode
Posted on 2009-05-15
I have a Lenovo ThinkPad x60s running Windows XP. It sporadically enters Standby Mode even in the midst of typing a sentence. Sometimes it happens only once or twice a day, other times it happens in immediate succession. Occassionally it wakes itself up but usually I have to press the power button. I am beyond frustrated and would appreciate any assistance...
This occurs in the ultra dock and out of it, on AC and on battery power. The power settings (both Windows and Thinkvantage) are set to never enter Standby. I bought a new battery (seemed to resolve a prior post) but my problem persists. The machine is not hot at all. I have installed the most recent BIOS, power management software and everything else from the Lenovo support site and all updates from Windows. I noticed the problem after Lenovo replaced the fan under warranty but Lenovo insists that could not cause this problem (and I was busy and cannot swear it never occurred before that).
Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.