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Article ID: 237551 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 3.0

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On a Windows 2000-based server with Terminal Services enabled, Advanced Power Management (APM) features (including the Standby and Hibernate commands) are disabled. The only power management features that are available with Terminal Services enabled are the powering down of hard disks and monitors.


A Windows 2000-based server with Terminal Services enabled is considered to be a computer with high availability requirements. Features such as the Standby and Hibernate commands should not be used in this environment.


This behavior is by design.

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243651  ( ) Power Options Icon Missing in Control Panel with Terminal Services Enabled

Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
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