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Windows 7: My PC goes automatic on

29 May 2010   #1
Jordi

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
My PC goes automatic on

in the morning i wake up and my pc is on and i dont know why


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29 May 2010   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10159
 
 

Hello Jordi,

You can check to see what the lastwake cause was using STEP FOUR in the tutorial below. Usually, the cause is STEP SIX with the network adapter set to "Allow this device to wake the computer".

Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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29 May 2010   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jordi View Post
in the morning i wake up and my pc is on and i dont know why
What is the reason that you do not turn it off during the night?
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11 Jun 2010   #4
GBarker

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Ghost in the machine

Maybe you have a poltergeist!

I know I have a setting in my BIOS to make my PC turn itself on. Maybe someone tinkered with that setting to mess with you.

I use it on my PC to power up just before a scheduled backup.
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18 Jun 2010   #5
Jordi

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

yes it was my BIOS
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18 Jun 2010   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10159
 
 

I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted Jordi. Thank you posting back with your results.
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