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

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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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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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Computer (win 8.1) starts by itself

My windows 8.1 desktop has suddenly decided to start itself during the night. It has not done that before and I suspect the behaviour might be new since new year. 1st of january 2015, it started 0615 ...
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windows 8.1 opening random websites, apps

i just got a new asus q551l. it has windows 8.1 on it. every time i put it to sleep it and i go back to check on it, it is already awake with some random websites open, or random apps. i do not ...
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Black screen when macbook returns from sleep

I have a macbookpro unibody late 2008 15p and use OS X Lion, 10.7.3. I use always an external monitor and close the lid. When I finish my work day I put the macbook in sleep mode and it switches off. ...
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Prevent laptop with external monitor from reverting to built-in screen after waking from sleep

I have a new HP Mini Note running Windows 7 Starter. It mostly stays on the desktop with an external widescreen and whenever I'm not using it I close the lid, thus putting it to sleep. Now more often ...
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Terminal Command to Check if Mac Book Pro Lids Closed

I'm running OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). I was wondering if there was a terminal command to check if the macbook pro's lid is currently closed. The reason I ask is because I have cron jobs scheduled ...
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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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How to hibernate Windows on Power Loss and Wake When Power is Restored?

I'm running a Windows 8 tablet in my car as my stereo and have it powered to the ignition (so it only charges on ACC). I'm using EventGhost for automation processes and I'd like to be able to have ...
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How can I prevent mouse clicks during Ubuntu screensaver from actually clicking the UI (for a touchscreen terminal)

This might be a dumb question... I've got a touchscreen terminal set up for inventory tracking in my store. I have a screensaver set up on it that appears after 2 minutes with a generic "touch the ...
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Banning certain programs from using wake from sleep

Is it possible to ban a particular program from waking up the computer from sleep on Windows 7. The media center update is becoming really irritating turning my computer on all the time.
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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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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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Mouse can't Wake Up from sleep my Windows 7 Computer,but keyboard can,Allow this device to wake the computer is checked

I have DFI DK P45 T2RS Plus motherboard and BTC9051H keyboard and Logitech G9x Laser Mouse Call of Duty: MW3 Mouse,use clover(like grub) to boot windows 7 so I don't use hybrid sleep,only pure ...
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Screen does not wake to mouse and keyboard, but wakes via Teamviewer connection from another device

For the past week, I've been having trouble waking my screen. When I move my mouse it usually wakes the screen, but now it simply turns on the monitor but displays nothing. Same goes with all my ...
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Windows 8.1 Preview keeps waking up the computer

I have Windows 8.1 Preview installed, and I prefer not to power my computer down but instead put it on sleep. However, I always have to make it sleep twice. The first time I click 'sleep', the ...
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Windows 7 wakes immediately from sleep - no wake history

I have 64-bit Windows 7 Pro installed on a OCZ Vertex 3 SSD. The machine automatically wakes straight up from sleep, whether it happens when after the timeout set in power settings for sleep, or when ...
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Win7 becomes unstable after waking from sleep and trying to access esata drive

I have the following problem: I have a HTPC at home which is only used for its Mediacenter but since recently has an esata storage enclosure to record all its data to. The esata enclosure has a ...
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Laptop will not properly go to sleep or wake up from sleep mode

I have a Toshiba A505 laptop with Windows 7 SP1 and Nvidia Geforce 310M with driver version 266.58. The issue I am having is that the laptop doesn't always properly go to sleep or properly wake from ...
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unable to wake up windows 8.1 pro from sleep, it shows only black screen

I m unable to wake up my windows 8.1 pc from sleep mode on scheduled time, it always shows black screen on waking and hangs on it,no mouse or keyboard keys works, I have to only restart. please ...
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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] ...
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Computer waking up from sleep in frequent intervals, no solution found yet

I have an Asus laptop (Q501LA) with Windows 8.1 installed (upgraded from Windows 8). Throughout the day when the laptop is on, it wakes up by itself from sleep. This problem has occurred both in ...
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Script to put Windows 8 to sleep and wake up in 5 seconds

How can I put Windows 8 to sleep(standby) and then wake up in 5 seconds? I know I can use psshutdown -d to sleep, but then how can it wake up on a timer?
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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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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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wake laptop over hdmi from tv?

I have XBMC setup on my laptop, which is connected to my tv via an HDMI cable. On the laptop I am running ubuntu 13.10. Would it be possible to have my laptop sleep and wake depending on whether the ...
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Stop laptop from resuming from sleep by opening the lid

I'm using a Dell Inspiron N411z. When I open the lid, the laptop automatically resumes from sleep. I don't want this behaviour. I want to manually press the power button to wake it up. Is there a way ...
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PC can't recover from “Turn off display after 5 mins”

My power settings is set to turn off display after 5mins. Occasionally my PC can't seem to wake up from this. The monitor is just black with its led indicator blinking. The keyboard and mouse's lights ...
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DELL 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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Laptop takes 1-2min for network connection to start on wakeup, even when wired

The first thing I did after purchasing an HP Pavilion dv6, was replacing the HD with an SSD and installing Windows 7 Home Premium on it (I'm not sure if the issue occurred with the original drive). ...
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Windows 7 stopped waking up from sleep all of a sudden

I have been using Windows 7 64 bit for a few months now. My niece has been visiting and playing on the computer. Yesterday, when i pressed my keyboard button, it did not wake up from sleep. It ...
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Remote shell every N seconds on macbook pro while lid is closed?

I would like my macbook to connect via a reverse shell to my server while the lid is closed. Can I wake it up from sleep every N seconds/minutes and try to connect, and if no connection is ...
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Can't disable wake-on-mouse

I have Windows 7 installed on Asus M4A785-T MBO. In BIOS, power settings are set to S3 (ACPI), and there is no S4 option. Wake on (lan, keyboard, mouse, etc.) - all of these are disabled in BIOS. ...
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EloTouch touchscreen suspends correctly but does not come out of standby on Ubuntu 10.04

I am using an EloTouch touchscreen on a minimal Ubuntu 10.04 installation. I have a bare Xserver running without any desktop environment, just an xterm. The touchscreen is working great, but there is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Linux installation wakes up soon after (around 10 min) put to sleep

I had enabled RTC wakeup but I have disabled it now, but my computer is still waking up. $ uname -a Linux pixelrBox 3.13.0-37-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Mon Sep 22 21:28:38 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Automatically Wake PC at certain time without wake-on-lan

I feel like this shouldn't be too difficult. I want my PC to turn on at 7:00 AM every morning. I have a Toshiba satellite L50-B-1LN running windows 8. It uses UEFI instead of a normal BIOS. In there ...
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Grey screen after Kubuntu wake-up from sleep

After my Kubuntu wakes up from sleep mode, the screen is grey and the only thing I can do is to turn power off. I can't even go to console using Ctrl+Alt+F1. How to make wake-up work correctly? It ...