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Windows 7: Scedule Task is Waking my PC every 5 minutes.

12 Jul 2010   #1
BomberAF

Windows 7
 
 
Scedule Task is Waking my PC every 5 minutes.

There is a schedule task that has been waking my PC since about 4 am this morning, it wakes my PC every 5 minutes so I am having to power off my PC to stop this from happening.

What it the cmd toold that will tell me the last schedule task that woke my PC, and how do I then go about stopping that task? The reason I am asking is because I have looked in the schedule task manager and can't it.

I know it's not the LAN or any USB devices as I have disabled them in the BIOS.


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12 Jul 2010   #2
BomberAF

Windows 7
 
 

Problem has been solved:

powercfg -lastwake.
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 Scedule Task is Waking my PC every 5 minutes.




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