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Windows 7: Assign 'Wake Up' Key

08 Oct 2010   #1
xXSevenXx

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64- bit
 
 
Assign 'Wake Up' Key

Hi How would I assign a key to wake my computer from stand by, instead of 'any key' which it is at the moment?


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09 Oct 2010   #2
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

You can't assign a specific key. The setting is Wake on Keyboard which means that pressing any key (with a few exceptions, namely the lock toggle keys) will wake your system up if you have this function enabled.
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10 Oct 2010   #3
LiquidSnak

W7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
You can't assign a specific key. The setting is Wake on Keyboard which means that pressing any key (with a few exceptions, namely the lock toggle keys) will wake your system up if you have this function enabled.
Here is your answer, plain and simple.
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