Labels: regedit, Registry Editor, Remove Stand By Option, Stand By, Turn Off Computer Options, Windows Registry
Try out this if you wish to remove the "Standby" option from the Windows XP. Begin by clicking on the "Start" menu on the taskbar. Followed which, click on "Run". In the "Run" window, type: regedit and click on "OK" Navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \SYSTEM \ CurrentControlSet \ Services\ ACPI\ Parameters On the right side of the window, right click, select "New" and then click on "DWORD Value" Right click on the value to rename it as "Attributes". Double click on "Attributes" to set its "Value data" to 70. Make sure that 'Hexadecimal" is selected. Click on "OK", exit the Registry editor, and reboot. Now the next time when you Turn off your computer, you won't see the option "Standby".