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Questions tagged [wake-up]

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

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Windows 10 wakes from sleep seconds after initiated.. or maybe it's not sleeping at all?

I recently built a windows 10 pc. When I set it to go to sleep, the display shuts off, and it appears as if the pc is sleeping.. then only a few seconds later, turns on again. I can do this ...
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Wake windows 10 laptop with wireless keyboard power button

I changed my laptop recently, used an Acer (Windows 7) and now I'm using a Samsung laptop with Windows 10. The thing is, I was using my older computer with another monitor (laptop monitor disabled) ...
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Prevent laptop from waking up by wireless mouse

I have a wireless mouse that is connected to the PC using a Bluetooth USB receiver. Whenever my laptop is sleeping with the lid closed, a slight movement of the mouse wakes my laptop. Any way to ...
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Laptop (PC) turns itself on automatically

I have a laptop (Win 10), and I always use Standby/Lid close for it. However, it randomly (especially on nights) turns on automatically (just the board; the screen is still off). Then it has intensive ...
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My computer woke up from a device that does not have permission to wake the computer [duplicate]

I'm running windows 10 and I have been fighting windows wake-up ever since I got windows 10. Recently I thought I had done everything needed to prevent it but today there it goes again and wakes up. ...
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Monitor doesn't wake up after sleep when connected via DP to a closed-lid MacBook Pro

I normally use my MacBook Pro with the lid closed and connected to a external monitor via Thunderbolt (mini-DisplayPort) to DisplayPort cable. The issue I have is that when the Mac is asleep, and I ...
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Windows 7 doesn't generate wake event in system log [duplicate]

I set up a scheduled task to run with this event as a trigger: Log: System Source:Power-Troubleshooter Event ID: 1 But I don't see any event in the system log. The only event which time is nearest ...
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Wake timers in windows 10

Is there a way for a wake timer to wake the computer up from sleep, do its business then make it sleep again? I found out that everytime a waketimer wakes up my windows 10 pc, it doesn't make it go to ...
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Wake on USB on Thinkpad W541

I am trying to set on wake-on-usb on my Thinkpad W541 with Fedora 26 on kernel 4.14.18-200.fc26.x86_64. After googling around I did echo enabled > /sys/bus/usb/devices/**/power/wakeup echo on > ...
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External monitors very slow to wake after locking screen

Equipment: 2015 Macbook Pro in dock 2 external Lenovo ThinkVision T24i-10 monitors This situation happens often. I lock my computer and go to a meeting for 30 minutes. When I come back, I hit a ...
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BSOD occuring after wake Windows 7

I have a PC running Windows 7 64bits, and Ive had this weird issue since a while. Basically, I noticed that if I put my PC in standby/sleep mode for a (usually) long time(few hours), and then I turn ...
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Win10 workstation randomly wakes up

I usually leave my workstation PC in sleep mode instead of shutting it down. While often everything works as intended, sometimes the machine boots up without input (no wake on LAN, no key press). I ...
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Prevent all devices from waking my computer

Sometimes when I bump my mouse or my keyboard my computer turns on. How do I prevent that?
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Will windows 10 wakeup my pc for an Alarm

Basic question. My pc is setup to sleep after an hour idle... If a alarm is setup with cortana for the next morning, will the alarm app wakeup the pc so it can perform the alarm ? Just need a quick ...
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How can I enable wake abilities of a USB device in Windows 10 Professional?

I think the title says enough. I already read through the Internet and tried different things but I can't find this specific topic solved anywhere. Trying powercfg -deviceenablewake results always ...
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How to get historical graph of processes activity in Process Exprlorer - Windows Sysinternals

I have strange behaviour of laptop during night with no human around. Sometimes fan gets high RPMs and it looks like computer is processing something. It happed also that Laptop waked up by itself few ...
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Trigger Task Scheduler in Windows 10 when display wakes up

I don't have enough rep to comment on this post so I am posting my own question that is very similar to that post. I have an app I want to run when the computer goes idle, and then quit when I wake ...
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Explanation for details of wake up event – Win 10

Quite far ago I was solving issue of sudden PC wake up from sleep. I disabled some features but the issue is caused by Fast Startup. I have read somewhere that this issue relates to old devices with ...
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Schedule Windows 10 Sleep and Wake

I have a Windows 10 Home Edition tablet (2 in 1 actually) and I want to use the tablet part as a display for an IP camera. This means I need it on and power connected all through the day but not at ...
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Monitor connected to USB-C dock continuously wakes up for 1 second when it should be off

The monitor and everything else works perfectly, except for this problem. When the display is turned off automatically after 10 minutes, it will continuously wake up with no display signal and go back ...
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domain joined Windows 10 - Disable password requirement on wake up

I've been trying to disable Windows 10 Pro (Build 15063) from prompting for my password when my computer wakes up for a while now, and can't figure it out. I have a few PCs joined to a Windows domain ...
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How to make Packard Bell ZE6 wake up when lid opens?

I use the Packard bell ZE6 laptop with win 7. I want the computer to wake up from sleep mode when ever i open the lid, so i won't have to press any key after opening the lid to make it wake up. is it ...
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After upgrade to Fall Creators Update, computer wakes after 6 hours 28 minutes when in hibernate

After I updated to Fall Creators Update (version 1709), my computer wakes up at around 4am every day from hibernate. I did the following: Checked that maintenance disabled (and anyway time for ...
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Is it possible to prevent Windows to reset many system settings to default after a major update (Fall Creators Update)?

I recently installed the Windows 10 Creators Update on many of my PCs, and as with previous "major" update releases, I noticed that many of the system settings, including things like: Energy options ...
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Wakeup from suspend with bluetooth mouse

I was using my usb mouse to wake up my Windows machine from suspend, but now I have a bluetooth mouse and the power management options doesn't appear for 'Targus Soft-Touch Bluetooth Mouse' in device ...
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Windows 10 wakeup after sleep takes more than a minute [closed]

I have Windows 10 home 64 with auto update on. I recently have been having delay in wake-up after sleep with black screen for more than a minute. I never had this problem before and I have not ...
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Only the fan spins when waking up Windows 10 from sleep

I have these "retired" computers from an office. I upgrade them to Windows 10 and install a graphics card. All computers have the same mainboard and peripherals. I never had any problem to recondition ...
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PC does not wake up from hibernation/hybrid sleep

Every time my Desktop PC goes into hibernation or hybrid sleep, I'm unable to resume it. To make a fresh boot I have to disconnect it from power source for about 10 seconds and then turn on. ...
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My computer wakes itself after approx. 45 sec

I have search this forum for answers and tried to solve by solutions suggested in diffrent answers but problem still remains. I am running a windows 10 64 bit system. My computer wakes up after just ...
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Windows 10 PC keeps waking up on its own at 4:05am

I usually keep my PC in sleep mode when I'm not using it. However, ever since I've upgraded it to Windows 10, I notice that the PC will wake up on its own in the middle of the night. Strangely, it ...
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Windows 10 PC won't wake display, but otherwise runs normally

This is an odd one that's happened at least once before, so since I'm not dying to get use of it right away I figured I'd try to find the answer rather than power-cycling it. This morning I logged my ...
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Wakealarm for Windows

On Linux, I use /sys/class/rtc/rtc0/wakealarm to schedule the computer to turn on. This uses the BIOS real time clock and allows me to fully power off the machine (not sleep). Is it possible to do ...
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How to run a program on log on of any user in Windows 10?

Note: Read, before you vote for duplicate question! I need to execute a program on every log on. By that I used these energy settings to test the behaviour: And I force the log on screen on wakeup, ...
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Difficulty waking computer

Since installing a new graphics card I am having occasional difficulty waking my PC from sleep. The computer lights up but doesn't do anything (no reading from hard disk at all). Forced to cut power ...
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Make Windows 10 ignore the first keyboard input on wake-up?

My laptop is set to turn off the screen after a very short duration of inactivity to save battery. On a touchscreen laptop you could just tap the screen to wake the laptop up. My laptop doesn't have ...
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PC wakes itself immediately after being turned off or put to sleep

My Windows 8.1 computer wakes up immediately after being put to sleep (either of the sleep options in the start menu.) So I spent some time trying to understand the problem, read multiple posts here ...
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How to enable wake up on Ctrl+Alt+Del only on Windows 7?

How to enable wake up on Ctrl+Alt+Del only on Windows 7? For the longest time it worked like that for me, but after I reinstalled the system, the PC started waking up from sleep mode on just touching ...
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How do I prevent the Windows 10 “Maintenance Activator” from waking my PC randomly (even after disabling wake timers)?

Windows 10 wakes randomly after putting it to sleep. I have tried all proposed solutions from this old question: I have added a disable flag for the automatic maintenance in the registry, disabled ...
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How to completely bypass Windows 10 login prompt after sleep without password set?

When you put your Windows 10 machine to sleep, and then hit a key to bring it back up in a while, it shows you the picture, when you get rid of that, it asks you to hit the login button - even when ...
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Computer not wake up sometime after standby

I have a crazy problem with my new pc. The computer worked fine until power on but the problem is that when I put my computer to sleep (or sometime shutdown) after several minutes computer dies and I ...
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PC keeps powering on automatically (Windows 10)

I have a nasty issue which prevents me from powering off my computer. I can shutdown my PC but after a second or two it powers up again and starts booting... I've looked into the issue and tried the ...
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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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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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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 AGAIN. When I wake up ...
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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 tell what wake source is when 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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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 ...