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Windows 7: Keyboard won't wake

13 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit SP 1
Keyboard won't wake

I have a Gateway gt5676 that I recently migrated from Vista to 7.
With vista (Factory Loaded) the pc would wake from sleep with the key board or the mouse, since re-formatting and installing 7 I now have to push the power button to wake. A minor problem, I agree, but I was used to the way it was!
I have gone through the power settings and read through some of the help on this form but cannot find any wake settings!
Thanks in advance for any help

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13 Dec 2010   #2

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)

hi there and welcome to the forums have you looked in devices and printers and checked the settings as is the pic power management ?


  1. control panel
  2. devices and printers
  3. right click keyboard
  4. properties
  5. hardware
  6. properties
  7. power management

How to Allow or Prevent Devices to Wake Up Computer brinks excellent tutorial Devices - Allow or Prevent to Wake Up Computer[2]=Power%20Management

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