> 1. Uninstall a driver (like the video driver) and reboot. See if you can get
> the problem to happen again. If yes, then try uninstalling another main driver
> and repeat.
> 2. With XP, if the hard drive failed to boot correctly a certain number of
> times, the UltraDMA mode 5 was turned off and PIO mode turned on as a fail safe.
> PIO mode is SSLLLOOOOOWWWW and sounds like what your prob might be. To fix,
> you either delete the hard drive drivers, or search Google for checking on and
> enabling UltraDMA for your hard drives.
> > > I have similar specs on my laptop, I have a i7 though. I use hibernation
> > > the time on win7 64bit and I never run into this. Being that it's
> > > causing it you would think that maybe it would be a hardware issue perhaps
> > > or hard drive. But you said you ruled that out. So I am just unsure of
> > >
> > > > I have more information I finally tracked down the offender, but now I
> > > > find a cause or fix for it...yet.
> > > >
> > Yeah I'm totally lost on it. I had one of these already that was a lemon so I
> > know from elimination between the two it's not a parts issue. I know it's not
> > registry problem calling bad crap either from poking around, and it seems to
> > come down to some stinking driver. I have no idea if it's something intel has
> > for its video, something asus runs that's natively 32bit pissing it off, or
> > low level api or kernel accessing crap that's setting it off.
> > Billy Connolly - Statement of the Century
> > "If women are so bloody perfect at multitasking, how come they can't have a
> > headache and sex at the same time ?"