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Windows 7: How to stop computer switching on when mouse is clicked

30 Jan 2011   #1

How to stop computer switching on when mouse is clicked

Hi all,

I have one question. How can I stop the computer switching on when the mouse is clicked? I swear I found and changed this option once but all of a sudden my computer is switching on again whenever I accidentally click the mouse.

Note: When I say "switching on" I mean from Standby, not when it's been shut down.

Thanks in advance.

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30 Jan 2011   #2

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit

Hi SomeoneYes,welcome to the forums , in device manager go to "mice and other pointing devices" >properties>power management and make sure " allow device to wake computer" is unchecked

Devices - Allow or Prevent to Wake Up Computer
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30 Jan 2011   #3


Hi Pebbly

Thanks a lot for that, I appreciate the help.
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