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Windows 7: How to wake with mouse click

29 Dec 2012   #1
wewinjiggy

Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8 CP
 
 
How to wake with mouse click

Hey guys,

I was just wondering if there's a way I can wake my computer with a mouse click. Its just that in windows 8 cp I can wake the system with a click from the mouse but not in windows 7.

I'm using a generic mouse attached to the front panel usb.

Thanks for future responses. Have a good day!


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29 Dec 2012   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Simply moving the mouse or hitting the keyboard will wake it up. No need to click.
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30 Dec 2012   #3
wewinjiggy

Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8 CP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Simply moving the mouse or hitting the keyboard will wake it up. No need to click.
No, that's not the case for me.

My current settings:

Turn off monitor: 2 mins.
- keyboard and mouse action (no click) will power up the monitor.

Put to sleep: 5 mins.
- keyboard only to wake the system.

but this morning when i woke up and tried to wake the system with a mouse click, it worked..

now the problem has changed.

if it works like that, then why is it that most of the time it doesn't?
does it have something to do with my mouse being a usb? i guess not because it works fine with win8

anyway i'll observe the system's sleep/wake method running the usual apps that i use.

Happy New Year!
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31 Dec 2012   #4
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Quote:
but this morning when i woke up and tried to wake the system with a mouse click, it worked..
Are you sure the system was sleeping?
Maybe the system was not sleeping, and just the monitor was turned off when you woke up?
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