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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Wake up laptop with closed lid when connected to external monitor

I had a problem with my laptop screen so right now I'm using an external monitor and I will like to use this setup without the need to open the lid. I was able to find this information some ...
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Changing what wakes up a Lenovo Notebook

I'm trying to find a way to wake up my Lenovo Notebook from sleep mode WITHOUT pressing the power or the FN key. It's an X270 running on Windows 10. I have limited local admin rights, and I can not ...
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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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usb devices wakes up PC but not laptop

ok, so i have a usb keyboard and mouse that i use on my desktop PC and my latop. It has a built in touvhpad and that is why i like it. Works as my "remote" in a way. Anyway, it wakes up my PC with no ...
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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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HP Envy x360 - Will not wake up after suspend/sleep/idle

I have this weird issue where my HP Laptop will not wake up after sleep or suspend. It doesn't make a difference if it is on AC power or battery. The power LED is on and HDD LED blinks some times. I ...
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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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Keyboard inconsistent behavior upon wake from sleep using it to

Keyboard inconsistent behavior upon wake from sleep using it Symptoms PC will not wake up using keyboard. Keyboard flashes upon key press in sleep. Keyboard starts lighting upon key press in sleep. ...
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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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PC often fails to wake up from sleep

Hope that's the right place to ask you about my issue. I'm having weird problem with my PC, namely, sometimes it won't wake up from sleep, fans are spinning, and my LCD wakes up from standby too, ...
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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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Slowness and random freezes after waking up from sleep

Recently I started experiencing weird behavior on my PC, sometimes after waking up from sleep, my PC becomes very very slow, like mouse moves for one second system freezes for 10 seconds and so on. ...
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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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Laptop lid closed, only external monitor doesn't wake up after sleep in Windows 10

Recently I started work in the external monitor with laptop lid closed. Whenever I wake up the PC from sleep, the external monitor is not showing up anything. I open and close the laptop lid which ...
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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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Windows Task automatically wakes my computer, but doesn't put it back to sleep after

My computer wakes itself up every day (presumably to do updates) which is fine by me, but it heats up my room by a considerable amount, and I rather not shut down, especially because it will ...
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Can Windows sleep in?

My Windows 10 Home laptop wakes up (I prefer sleep, instead of shutdown, when I am away from my computer) a few times every day on its own though I disable "wake timers" and do my best to prevent this....
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Wake up monitor with ssh

After giving up for months i'd like to revisit the idea that seems so incredibly simple. I want to have a script that wakes up my monitors after they were send to sleep. I tried almost any approach i ...
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Is there a way I can switch on my computer or NAS with a phone call?

I would like to know if there is a way to switch on a computer or a NAS using a phone call received through a RJ11. I was thinking of sending the number followed by a password e.g. mytelnumber#...
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W10 disable welcome screen, but keep lock screen?

Is this possible via a regedit or something? To reiterate: the welcome screen is the one where you select a user account and type in your password (if you've set one), and the lock screen is the one ...
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Win 10 Wake Timer works only when put to sleept with “sleep” button but not with sleep.bat

cmd' file to put my computer to sleep: rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState 0,1,0 If I run the 'sleep.cmd' file the computer goes to sleep and I can wake it up by pressing a key on the keyboard ...
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Win 10: Monitor won't stay asleep for long

I have 2 Windows 10 units: Dell XPS 8900 with Dell 24" Monitor. Win 10 Home Dell Latitude 7490. Win 10 Pro LTS Units both are set to have monitors sleep after 10mins. Both will do that, but both ...
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How to prevent “Allow this device to wake the computer” from resetting itself when a device is plugged back in

Extremely similar problem as the linked post below, but for windows 10. There isn't a solution for windows 7, but I'm hoping windows 10 has something I can use to permanently disable the ability for ...
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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 Windows PC 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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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 ...