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Windows 7: Why my PC turn on by itself during sleep?

15 Sep 2015   #11
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I can't see those screenshots posted to imgur. It is best you attach them here at SevenForums. Use this icon right above -


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15 Sep 2015   #12
pcwin

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GokAy View Post
I can't see those screenshots posted to imgur. It is best you attach them here at SevenForums. Use this icon right above -
In my earlier post #8, anyone else have problem viewing screenshots from imgur?

I attached the same screenshot into this forum:
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15 Sep 2015   #13
sdowney717

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pcwin View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sdowney717 View Post
Maybe it is your mouse.

In device manager, right click the mouse under power properties, and tell it not to wake up the pc.
"In device manager, right click the mouse under power properties" Where is this? I cannot see power properties in device manager.
Right click the mouse


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15 Sep 2015   #14
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

It is either your keyboard, mouse or network card from the looks of it. Or some other USB device if not these. Best is to disable waking with these first and see if it work alright.

You should be able to disable waking from them - check the tutorial on how to. See Step 6.
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15 Sep 2015   #15
pcwin

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

1. I thought even if keyboard and mouse are enabled to wake the computer, if I do not touch it, it will not wake the computer correct? I am away from the computer and I am sure nobody touched the keyboard and mouse.

2. If I disabled keyboard and mouse "allow this device to wake the computer", I assume I cannot wake by pressing mouse or keyboard buttons, how can I wake the computer?
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15 Sep 2015   #16
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I would think power button, but, hmm, try disabling mouse and network card. Leave keyboard.
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15 Sep 2015   #17
sdowney717

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Mouse spuriously does things which can wake PC.
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15 Sep 2015   #18
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot
 
 

It's more likely the network card than anything else. It defaults as waking the computer on install.

And this is a fresh install...
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15 Sep 2015   #19
pcwin

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mellon Head View Post
It's more likely the network card than anything else. It defaults as waking the computer on install.

And this is a fresh install...
What if the function of network card? What default schedule does it do during night time that needs to wake up the pc? (I put my PC to sleep from 11pm to 7am, during my sleeping hours)
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16 Sep 2015   #20
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot
 
 

If the network card is set to wake the PC from sleep, then a signal from the network can wake the PC. It can happen at any time. It may take five minutes, it may take and hour, but eventually there might be activity on the network which will wake the PC.

Check the following setting on your network card:

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Make sure the box next to the highlighted sentence isn't ticked.


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