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Microsoft Windows OS Patches and QFEs, A02
Utility Patch to enable S3 wake functionality utilizing a USB HID device, Windows XP
Release Date 12/7/2001
Importance: Optional
Version: A02

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File Size: 29KB

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Utility Patch to enable S3 wake functionality utilizing a USB HID device, Windows XP

Level of Importance:Optional

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.


Dimension 2100
Dimension 4200 (Germany and Japan Only)
Dimension 4300
Dimension 8200
Dimension L___cxe
Precision 330
Precision 340
Precision 530
Operating Systems
MS Windows XP

Applies to

  • Windows OS Patches and QFEs

Fixes & Enhancements

This is the complete web release version to enable S3 wake functionality for Dell systems running Windows XP and utilizing a USB HID (Human Interface Device) device

Installation instructions

The download is a Self Extracting .EXE file that will unpack to provide a 
file called enable_s3.reg.  Please remember the directory to which the 
files are extracted. The default is C:\Dell. Once enable_s3.reg has been 
double-clicked, click Yes to merge the registry key into your registry. A 
reboot of your system may be required.            


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