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Windows 7: Disable Mouse and Keyboard from Turning On Monitors?

06 Jun 2010   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64 w/ Dual Multi-Touch Monitors

No luck with BIOS settings ...

I'm starting to agree with zzz2496. However, if there is a way to disable the mouse when the screen turns off and enable it when the screen is back on, wouldn't that solve this issue?

Perhaps a script of some sort? ... In the link I provided in my original post, it mentions the use of a free command line based software called NirCMD to control certain things in windows through shortcuts ... Maybe an approach like that would solve this problem, nevertheless, I haven't figured it out yet.

Thanks for your help guys. If any software could be utilized to do this please let me know.

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25 Jul 2012   #12

W7 SP1, W8 RC

if you are still there, did you succeeded with your problem? Im having the same trouble now. Thanks for your answer.
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18 Sep 2012   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I was looking for an answer to this too and the only thing I came across is this post here Prevent mouse to turn on monitor - Windows - Super User

They suggested to just turn your mouse upside down. It does work though it looks pretty inelegant. Someone else suggested writing a screensaver to disable the mouse and gave some tips on what to do but I have no clue on stuff like that. Maybe someone else does?

This seems like a common enough complaint that MS would have included an option for it but I guess not.
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09 Feb 2017   #14

Windows 10

Use displayswitch.exe
To disable monitor
Press Win+R
displayswitch.exe 4
and Press Tab and enter

To enable monitor
Press Win+R
displayswitch.exe 1
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