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Windows 7: How can I prevent my keyboard from turning on my computer?

24 Nov 2011   #1
cxskate

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
How can I prevent my keyboard from turning on my computer?

I set the mouse not to wake up my computer, and that's great.. I do like to wake it with the keyboard though so I left that on..

What I would be happy to do now is to keep my keyboard from turning on my computer when I turn it all the way off.. I'd like just the button on the front to do that.

Thank you!




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24 Nov 2011   #2
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

cxskate, welcome to the Seven Forums.

Something like that would be a bios setting and nothing to do with Windows. Going to have to have a look in the bios power options for the option (if present). If in doubt filling in your system specs,

http://www.sevenforums.com/profile.php?do=extra

would help, and we can help you look.
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24 Nov 2011   #3
Sedril

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Look under keyboard options... I found the option in mine, just have to dig for it... Here's a pic of what it should look like:

How can I prevent my keyboard from turning on my computer?-keyboard.jpg


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