Away mode is a new feature included in Update Rollup 2 for Microsoft® Windows® XP Media Center Edition 2005 that allows the computer to appear off to the user while it continues to perform tasks that do not require user input. This paper provides OEMs information on installing, uninstalling, and configuring Away mode on computers running Update Rollup 2 for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. It also includes hardware and software requirements for implementing Away mode functionality.
This information applies for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005.
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