Questions relating to the transition of a computer from a sleeping or hibernated state to a normal operating state.

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Wakeup PC upon mouse click but not mouse move

Can I differentiate between waking the Windows OS (Windows 7 and/or 8) from a mouse click vs mouse move? I only want the system to wake upon a click on the mouse but not when I move the mouse. I ...
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Turn on computer with USB keyboard through PS/2 adapter

I want to wake-up my PC by USB keyboard connected through PS/2 adapter. According to BIOS settings: Resume From S3/S4/S5 by PS/2 keyboard ... [Any Key] it should be working, but doesn't. If I ...
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Why can't I wake up my laptop with a keyboard or mouse press?

I have an Asus n56vv laptop running Windows 8.1 professional that is giving me a quite annoying problem: I can't wake it from sleep by pressing a button on the mouse or keyboard. This happens on both ...
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How to tell what wake source is when wake_armed is none and Wake Source: Unknown

Same problem as so many people: My computer wakes itself, but I can't determine the source. Windows 10. It's happened around 3:40am, 12:21am, etc. Seems to happen every few weeks. These are some ...
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Wake on LAN Port Forwarding not Working

I am trying to configure the server I run from my home with Wake on LAN so that it is not necessary for me to keep it running when I do not need it. I have been able to get it to work on when the ...
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Laptop won't wake from sleep when external Keyboard and Mouse are plugged in via USB Hub. How to fix?

We have an ASUS Zenbook UX305FA laptop running Windows 10 that is able to be woken from sleep with an external Keyboard and Mouse when they are plugged-in directly into their individual USB ports. ...
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Wake tablet-pc from sleep by start button

I have a lenovo yoga2 tablet that runs with windows 8.1. The power button of my tablet is not working and I want to wake my tablet from sleep by pressing the start button. Is there any way to do ...
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Windows 10 - Windows won't wake from Sleep S3 if connected through HDMI to the TV

I have a new PC with Windows 10 which I would like to be connected with HDMI to the TV. But if so, the screen does not wakeup after Sleep, I have to turn the PC off with the Power button and turn it ...
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Windows 10 tablet wakes up on touchpad or keyboard input

I am pretty sure I've digged through most of the available threads regarding this issue, and yet none provided a working solution. I have ticked off the "Allow device to wake PC from sleep" option in ...
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Sleep mode closing all my apps,when waking up the machine

I noticed yesterday , that when i resume from the sleep state, all my opened apps are gone. They don't stay in the Ram, so when the machine wakes up, i have to reopen everything. Also , when i wake ...
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Windows 10 Desktop PC will not wake up at all

Yesterday my Dell Desktop PC with Windows 10 64-bit was refusing to wake from its sleep state. I finally got it to come on by not only powering it off, but unplugging it and waiting a few seconds. ...
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How to stop all wake timers Windows 10

How do I absolutely, positively stop ALL wake timers or other apps from EVER waking my computer again? I'm so fed up with my computer waking me up several times every night that I'm willing to delete ...
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UEFI APM RTC Wake Up and standby / hibernation compatability

I configured my Windows 10 PC via UEFI APM to boot every day at 12:00:00 and shut down at 13:00 if not accessed via Teamviewer in the mean time. The PC showed up in teamviewer very irregularly ...
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Mouse wakes up computer even with the wake option off

I have a Windows 10 Laptop (which is used as a desktop) with a touchpad that I never use and a mouse that is not supposed to behave as it does. I have my computer set to use Away Mode, but I do not ...
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Is it possible to have Wake-up-on-demand with a third party WiFi router?

Apple on their website describes a new feature in 10.6 - Mac OS X v10.6: About Wake on Demand. This functionality lets Time-Capsule or Air-port to wake a Mac from the sleep mode. So here comes my ...
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How to prevent some program to wake up my PC?

My PC gone sleep and then wake up in about few minutes. After checked with powercfg -lastwake I found this. Wake History Count - 1 Wake History [0] Wake Source Count - 1 Wake Source [0] Type:...
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Bios - wake by alarm — what happens if computer is already on?

There are time I need to remote into my desktop for a couple weeks at time. The problem is, there is some strange error going on where the computer (which I have set to never hibernate, ever) --- will ...
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Wake from sleep using USB device attached to docking station?

Is it possible to wake a laptop (Lenovo T410 in this case) via a USB keyboard or mouse connected to the docking station? I moved my dock off my desk to reclaim space, but the power button is a bit of ...
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Wireless mouse/keyboard won't wake sleeping computer

I have a Logitech k400 and I can't seem to find how to make it wake the computer when sleeping. I have 2 mice and keyboards under the device drivers. One mouse and one keyboard have power options, ...
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Laptop takes for ever to change to “sleep” mode and when wakes up doesn't recognize the wireless keyboard and mouse

I used to have a problem when I try to make my laptop go to "sleep" mode. It took few min to complete the task. Another issue was that when I connected the laptop to the docking station and wake up ...
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Windows 10 wakes up at night although Update was completely finished a day before

I really really hate when my computer wakes up at 4:00h in the morning. So when I get Updates for my Win10 x64, I always schedule an immediate reboot, so that the update process can finish. That's ...
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WOL on Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H for Logmein?

I have a Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H mainboard. I want to wake my computer up using Logmein, however, I could not found any WOL option on BIOS. Any suggestions?
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How to boot Ubuntu from BIOS wakeup and otherwise boot Windows

I have a dual boot system. My Ubuntu partition needs to boot automatically on BIOS scheduled wakeup (and wakeonlan if possible) Otherwise I want to boot into Windows by default. (power button) How ...
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Can I wake the Windows 10 screensaver using the shift key?

Admittedly, this is a pretty trivial problem... I'm in the habit of using the shift key to wake up a sleeping computer (either in suspend or just in screensaving mode). I do this because it is a key ...
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is it possible to wake up a Linux device at a specific time

I run Debian on an embedded board. I would like to suspend or hibernate the board say at 10 pm and wake it up at 7 am. There is no problem to suspend/hibernate the board by pmi action suspend/...
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How can I wake-up a PC using a command? (i.e. equivalent to moving a mouse, etc)

It doesn't seem like this would be very difficult, but how can I wake-up a PC by doing the equivalent of moving a mouse or pressing keys on a keyboard? My PC is running Windows 10 and I only have the ...
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Why my computer wakes up from the network card?

I've noticed my computer receiving a wake signal from my network. I am on a LAN with only few devices connected on it: printer, smart phones, nas, router + few other computers... I checked the ...
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Device reenabling ability to wake PC from sleep on its own

I have problem. Some of my devices like wireless mouse and keyboard re enable option: "Allow this device to wake the computer" in Device Manager. I run command: powercfg -devicequery wake_armed to ...
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Windows 10 waking from sleep with unknown reason

I recently started experiencing an issue with my Windows 10 Pro installation. It wakes from hibernation at seemingly random times. I have done the following to try and troubleshoot the issue: Turn ...
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Windows 10 keeps waking from sleep

My computer has been waking out of sleep since I've upgraded to windows 10. It usually sleeps for many hours before waking. This is a desktop PC. C:\WINDOWS\system32>powercfg lastwake Wake History ...
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Win 10: Prevent start menu from opening when waking

Every time I wake my Windows 10 computer, the start menu opens up. How do I prevent it from doing this? I would expect the option to either be in "Taskbar and Start Menu Properties" or under "Settings ...
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Windows Updates restore wake-armed state of mouse, keyboard and NIC, why?

I notice that every now and then, especially when Windows updates were installed, my mouse, keyboard and NIC regain the ability to wake up the computer. This happend the last time when the "big" ...
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How can I disable Windows from waking up from everything but the keyboard and the power button?

How can I disable Windows from waking up from everything but the keyboard and the power button? That is, I don't want my windows to wake up from the mouse at least.
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Windows 10 wake up from sleep is very slow

I just recently did a clean install of Windows 10 Pro. OS runs smoothly, boot time is not so bad (under 30s), but wake-up time is IMO terribly slow, at least compared to Windows 7, where I could work ...
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How can I use a .bat file to make the computer sleep again whenever it wakes up unexpectedly?

Wake History Count - 1 Wake History [0] Wake Source Count - 1 Wake Source [0] Wake History Count - 1 Wake History [0] Wake Source Count - 0 (No Wake Source is shown) If I press a key to wake my ...
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Linux - wake from suspend on a specific keystroke of a USB keyboard OR a mouse button press

I know that USB devices can be configured in such a way that any activity detected on them wakes the computer up. I would like to be able to trigger the wake up by a specific key / shortcut or by ...
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Windows 10 does not wake up or shuts down properly [duplicate]

Ive upgraded my windows 8.1 on my laptop few days back. Since then I'm facing this problem. Since I have installed W10, I'm not able to shut down my DELL Inspiron 3000 laptop with shutdown option in ...
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Power button keep on even after auto sleep

When my laptop goes to sleep power button light is still on. As a result charge reduce gradually. When I try to wake it up by pressing any key of keyboard, it doesn't wake up properly. Screen is ...
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Why is Windows 10 randomly resuming from hibernate? [duplicate]

I recently upgraded by Windows 7 Home Premium machine to Windows 10 Home. The upgrade went fine and the machine's been running alright, except for one thing: I hibernate it every night when I'm done ...
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Windows 7 see cause of previous wake

Sometimes my machine wakes up by itself. I read about powercfg -lastwake, but this only shows the cause of the latest wake event. Is there a way to look at a history of wake events and see their ...
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My computer wakes up in the middle of the night in sleep mode.I have windows 10 pro

I turned off automatic maintenance, disallowed it to wake up my computer. Disallowed my computer to automatically be woken up. I also disallowed my computer to be woken up by mouse, scheduled tasks, ...
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Two PCs waking up by themselves at night

My first post, found SU looking for an explanation to the odd behaviour of my PCs. Last night I was back late and used my 2 PCs (details below) before going to sleep at 3.20-ish in the morning. I ...
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Reset motherboard after sleep

I have a problem with my computer. I put my computer in sleep mode. When I want woke up my computer, the screen turn on and stay black. After that I need to power off the computer with shutting the ...
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Why is TeamViewer setting up a wake timer in the middle of the night and how to disable it?

After upgrading to Windows 10, my PC started waking up at the middle of the night. I have run all the routine checks and made sure that no hardware has the option enabled. However, upon running ...
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Windows waking from Sleep/Hibernation after 15-25 minutes [duplicate]

My machine is waking every 15-25 minutes after they are put into sleep/hibernation (issue persists with both). I'm running Windows 10 right now, but the issue was already present in Windows 8.1 (and ...
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How do wake timers work?

Windows most commonly places a computer in S3 (standby/save-to-RAM) mode, where power is cut from the CPU but not to RAM. If power is cut to the CPU, then how are wake timers triggered? Which ...
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PC keeps waking up from hybrid standby

If I put my PC into hybrid standby, every ~ 15 minutes it wakes itself up, mostly just showing a black screen and going to standby a few seconds later, all by itslef. I already looked into the ...
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Wake screen after scheduled task wakes computer

Trying to create an alarm of sorts. Task runs fine, computer wakes up from sleep fine, but the screen's black till there's user input. Anyway I can get the screen to light up upon waking?
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Why does Windows 8.1 sometimes wake briefly during hibernation?

When I hibernate Windows 8.1, sometimes it wakes briefly some hours later. (This is a pain, as it may be the middle of the night and my computer's bright blue power LED lights up the room and wakes me ...
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Does the Atheros AR956X WLAN adapter support WoWLAN (Wake on Wireless LAN)?

Some friends want to be able to access files on their WiFi network, even when one of their computers is asleep. To accomplish this, they probably need WoWLAN (Wake on Wireless LAN) working. Does ...