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Windows 7: Shutdowned computer boots up during night

13 Jul 2015   #1
eeliskala

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
Shutdowned computer boots up during night

Hello,
my computer even when shut down boots up during night. Any help to prevent it?


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13 Jul 2015   #2
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Turn the power switch off on the power supply or at the wall.

Are you sure the PC is shutdown and not sleeping or hibernating? Considering the power switch needs to physically make contact to power up that sounds strange.
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13 Jul 2015   #3
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Check BIOS power settings:
HP Support document - HP Support Center

Your BIOS screens might not look like those shown in that article.
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13 Jul 2015   #4
Bernardus

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

What about a wake up call by mousegesture or scanner, whatever?
Look also in the bios.
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13 Jul 2015   #5
eeliskala

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Thank you for pointing to the right direction.
In BIOS, I found the "S5 Maximum Power saving", turned it "Disabled",
and now my computer should always require pushing the power-button to
start it -no wake-ups any more from any source.
Thank you.
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13 Jul 2015   #6
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

A faulty switch or connector on the computer case/tower can cause this problem.
All the switch does is for a split second short the motherboard to ground at that connector/circuit.
It doesn't take much. A little crud or corrosion can cause problems.
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