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Windows 7: computer waking/screen showing

31 Dec 2013   #1
jimlau

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
computer waking/screen showing

when my display is off (screensaver on) or if my computer is in sleep mode, I hit a key on my keyboard and it comes to life. but when I use my mouse, it does not. I've tried several mice, but nothing.

any setting for that?


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31 Dec 2013   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Jim,

You might double check using OPTION ONE in the tutorial below to see if the mouse has the Allow this device to wake the computer box checked in it's "Power Management" tab.

Devices - Allow or Prevent to Wake Up Computer

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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