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JSI Tip 6823. You cannot cause your Windows Server 2003 to enter Standby mode while a critical activity is occurring?

While logged onto the console of a Windows Server 2003 computer, you cannot cause it to enter Standby mode. You see the preparing to standby message, but it soon disappears.

If someone is logged into a remote desktop session and performing a critical activity, like burning a CD-ROM, the subject behavior prevents the critical process from being interrupted.

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