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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ASUS computer win11: enable start machine on lid open

In many of today's PCs, the computer will automatically start from a shutdown state when the lid is opened. This is just like a chromebook or Lenovo's Flip to Start feature. My ASUS computer had this ...
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My Windows10 keeps waking up from sleep

My computer keeps waking up from sleep (while it's on battery). I checked quite a few key points to see what's causing this: On battery, wake timers are disabled: I have checked last wake reason: ...
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Toshiba Satellite U500 laptop is powering on each day at 8:50 although BIOS doesn't have any settings for that

Toshiba Satellite U500 laptop is not in sleep state, but is completely turned off and is still powering itself on each day at 8:50 although BIOS doesn't have any settings for sheduled power on. All ...
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Can't wake up Windows 10 from sleep with one single key press on a USB keyboard; needs to press multiple times

Problem details: I can wake up my Windows 10 desktop computer from sleep with my USB keyboard/Logitech wireless mouse, but the only issue is that with the keyboard, sometimes I am not able to wake up ...
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How do I enable Modern Standby again (after disabling it via registry)

I have used PowerShell to deactivate Modern Standby on my Windows 10 machine following this tutorial because my computer did not wake up on touch, and I wanted to test if disabling Modern Standby ...
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PC waking up from standby on its own exactly one time?

Both my personal and work laptop (working from home currently) wake up on their own just seconds after I put them into standby for the first. After that, the standby works just fine without the PC ...
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Device waking device when disabled from doing so?

I don't want USB devices to wake my PC, and my USB controller is disabled from waking my PC. However, it wakes it anyway. I tried disabling it using powercfg /DEVICEDISABLEWAKE, but it says You do ...
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Only wake pc if lid is open

Can I make my mouse only wake my laptop if the lid is open? If I forget to turn my mouse off, it wakes my laptop when moved, even when the lid is closed. This heats up the laptop, which I keep in a ...
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Computer Starts Itself With No Discernable Cause or Consistency

PC has been randomly booting itself with no seeming consistency; It started months after I built it with no change in Power Config, etc. All Wake Timers, Automatic Updates, Wake-on-LAN, etc disabled ...
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USB WakeUp with CDC ACM

I'm aware I can wakeup a PC from a HID USB device (i.e. keyboard) if the BIOS support this feature. I wonder if this is also possible with a CDC ACM device, like an Arduino board that create this &...
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Screen doesn't awake with mouse movement and requires key press

I set the screen timeout to 5min, so after that time the screen turns off. Sleep mode is disabled, so the screen turns off but the computer is still running. My problem is that instead of just the ...
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How to make it the default that a wireless device cannot wake up Windows from standby?

When I plug-in a dongle of a wireless mouse or keyboard, often even if I just switch already known mice when I am underway, I often need to change the Windows settings of the "HID conform" ...
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How to prevent Windows 10 from immediately waking after shutdown or sleep?

After newly setting up Windows 10 on a new SSD, it always immediately wakes up again if I shut it down or send it to sleep. The only way to keep it off (aside from cutting the power supply) is to ...
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How to see how long does Windows 10 work since last wakeup?

If the system was suspended then waked up how to check working time since the wakeup or time of the wake up?
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Turn on Windows 10 laptop, with lid closed using keyboard attached to KVM switch

I've got a laptop that I occasionally take to work, but mostly I just want to keep tucked away at the side. What I would like to be able to do, is turn it on without pushing the power button, meaning ...
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Windows always starts again (= wakes up) from standby (= sleep) after some seconds in standby (with wireless devices like mouse or keyboard in use)

On a Windows laptop (question is for pc as well), when I enter the standby mode, it automatically wakes up again after a few seconds. I vaguely remember having solved this before. That is why I guess ...
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Reboot Windows 10 gracefully while screen is locked (REISUB for Windows 10)

I have a Windows 10 laptop. When I am at home, it's connected to and external monitor via HDMI. Today I needed the laptop with me in the city, so first I disconnected all the cables, and then I sent ...
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What is the command line equivalent for toggling "wake the computer to run this task"?

From a sufficiently elevated command prompt I can disable any task from running at all e.g. with C:\WINDOWS\system32>schtasks /Change /Disable /TN "\Microsoft\Windows\UpdateOrchestrator\Reboot&...
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What could be preventing me from waking my desktop from hybrid sleep with kb/mouse?

I have an MSI Codex R desktop. I have enabled hybrid sleep in the power plan (balanced, what it regularly runs in). I have set the check for the various mouse and keyboard entries in device manager ...
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Turn the server on Minecraft packet

What I'm looking for A way to turn the server on when it receives a packet on Minecraft port. I have a small Minecraft Spigot Server with tops 10 people playing on it. Currently it is the only thing ...
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Ethernet adapter fails after suspend

I just buyed a new PC and the Ethernet adapter fails after wake up from suspend mode. OS Windows 10 Home Motherboard Asus B450-F RogStrix Ryzen 5 1600 The onboard adapter is an Intel I211. Windows 10 ...
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Power button does not wake when connected to docking station

(Just documenting for others with the same problem:) For some time my laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad T480) did exhibit this strange problem when trying to resume from Sleep/Hibernate: When the laptop was ...
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Can I make my Windows 10 2-in-1 laptop wake from sleep by touching the touchscreen?

How do I make my laptop wake up when I tap the touchscreen when it's sleeping/suspended? I consulted some other posts on the Internet where people had a similar problem, but my laptop does not budge. ...
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Windows 10 HP awakes from hibernation after charge finishes

A recently acquired HP (15s-fq1xxx) running Windows 10 is frequently kept in hibernation rather than shut down. If during hibernation is being charged, it will wake after finishing (I have not checked ...
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Wake from sleep with external Keyboard or mouse after these have been unplugged and replugged on Windows 10

I am working with two computers, an Asus laptop with Windows 10 and a Dell Optiflex Desktop PC with Ubuntu 20.04. The Asus laptop is also used as if it was a a desktop computer, i.e. the lid is always ...
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Windows 10 Freezing on Waking from Sleep: KB4560960?

I recently started struggling again with my desktop system (Win10 64 bit, latest patches and updates, no insider ring stuff) freezing when attempting to wake from sleep. Sometimes, but not always, it ...
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Intel Wireless card wakes up laptop every 15-45 minutes during sleep, logs telemetry, and goes back to sleep DESPITE being expressly told NOT to do so

I have a Razer Blade 15 (2019), with Intel i7-9750H and NVIDIA 2060. The wireless adapter is an Intel Wireless-AC 9560 at 160MHz. The laptop also has a Realtek PCE GbE Ethernet controller Throughout ...
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StartMenuExperienceHost.exe keeps waking my computer

Did anybody find a solution for this? I have tried all posted answers to similar topics and could stop most of the issues that were causing windows to return from hibernation except this last one. I'm ...
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Using 2 Logitech unifying receivers lists 2 keyboards and mice in device manager

I am using 2 Logitech unifying receivers, one for the Logitech wireless keyboard and one for the Logitech wireless mouse. And I get the following duplicate devices in the device manager: And the only ...
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Enabling only keyboard or mouse to wake PC enables both

In device manager, If I enable only the keyboard or mouse with the Allow this device to wake the computer option, it makes both the keyboard AND mouse wake the PC. And of course, enabling both at the ...
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Switching from wired to wireless keyboard causes mouse to wake up PC

I had a Logitech wired keyboard and a Logitech M510 wireless mouse connected to my Windows 10 PC (1909 version). In the device manager under "Keyboards", it had the following devices listed: a "HID ...
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windows wakeup, run script and go back to sleep

MacOS has a program called pmset which can start from hibernation and power off again. # pmset repeat wakeorpoweron MTWRFSU 20:19:00 shutdown MTWRFSU 20:25:00 # pmset -g sched Repeating power events:...
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Windows 10 freeze on wakeup if any app is open

I have this persistent and annoying issue with my Asus laptop: Intel I7 7000 2.8 GHz 16 Gb RAM Windows 10 Pro (updated) Every time the laptop goes to sleep and an application is open, on wakeup it ...
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Auto Run Task When Resume From Sleep or Hibernate Mode

I have a program that I want to run automatically when turning on my Windows 10 laptop from sleep or hibernate mode without logging in yet. If the program is ran, there should be a command prompt ...
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How to stop my PC waking from AMD USB3.1 eXtensible Host Controller?

Windows 7 x64 RAM 16GB Fury Mother ASrock B450 Steel Legend CPU Ryzen 5 1600 GPU RX 580 My PC wakes from AMD USB3.1 eXtensible Host Controller but there's no "Power Management" tab in the device ...
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Dual monitors - waking up on w10

I have two monitors. One is connected by displayport (primary) and the second one is connected by DVI (digital). On manjaro everything is ok (except that DP is waking up 2 seconds after DVI). But on ...
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Prevent keyboard from waking laptop

It's hard for me to understand why many laptops these days are designed to be awakened from sleep mode by any key on the keyboard. In the olden days, it wasn't exactly taxing to have to reach for the ...
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I want my PCwin10 to wakeup by moving my wireless mouse

Wake up via mouse does not work. I have my Windows 10 set to hybrid sleep and USB selective suspend enabled.
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PC keeps waking up - ACPI wake alarms refuse to be disabled

Good morning. Every night my Windows 10 PC wakes up, and thus wakes me up, at least once. Event Viewer shows the Wake Source as "Device - ACPI Wake Alarm". This despite my best efforts to disable ...
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Computer wakes via mouse but not keyboard

I have a Windows 10 computer (Asrock x370 Professional Gaming motherboard) and I have enabled in UEFI the ACPI setting which says it would allow wake from USB. I have also checked the Windows power ...
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Why does StartMenuExperienceHost want to wake my computer?

In my desire to figure out why my laptop wakes at night, I can't understand the purpose of the StartMenuExperienceHost waketimer. What is the designed purpose for this waking? Is this related to ...
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Wake up Windows 10 Automatically

I've spent the last few hours reading and trying different methods to wake up my Windows 10 laptop from Hibernation or Sleep, so far with no luck. Initially the idea was to use Task Scheduler but I ...
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Windows 10 doesn't wake up by task after sleep task (via Task Scheduler)

I have created 2 tasks for sleep and wake following this guide: https://www.groovypost.com/howto/schedule-wake-sleep-windows-automatically/ If I run the sleep task independently PC goes to sleep and ...
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Wi-Fi dies ~5 minutes after waking from sleep in Windows 10

My laptop initially works fine when I wake it up from sleep, but after about 5 minutes the Wi-Fi connection is lost. Windows does not recognize that there is an issue, but Firefox can't connect to ...
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Laptop idling to unrecoverable black screen

I have a HP ProBook 440 G4 that has had a problem where, when left idle for 5 minutes to a few hours, it simply will not wake up from the black screen - the only way to get it back online is to hold ...
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Wake up my monitor when I start my computer

When I start my Raspberry PI or Xbox and they are connected in HDMI to my monitor, they automatically turn on my monitor via the HDMI cable. I wanted to know if it was possible to do the same with my ...
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How do I find out when the computer last woke in Windows 10?

Came home from a multi day trip to find my Windows 10 PC on. The PC that I had put into hibernate when I left. So I got curious: how would I figure out when the PC last woke? The device was HID ...
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Turning on/waking a computer from USB C dock without laptop being powered through the dock

Is it possible to wake/turn on a laptop with a USB-C Thunderbolt 3 dock when the laptop is not powered through the dock? (the laptop cannot be powered through the dock)
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Windows 10 can not be woken up from the keyboard if it sleeps for a while?

I installed a windows 10 desktop recently which goes to sleep after a while if not used. The user reported that he left the computer there for a while and when he got back, simply pressing a key on ...
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How to power on a computer after a power failure?

Background I have a Ubiquiti Network Video Recorder (NVR) connected to an Eaton 3S 550 UPS. The NVR is basically a tiny PC running Debian, which records video from network cameras on the LAN. My goal ...
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