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Windows 7: PC Won't Sleep

09 Jul 2011   #1

PC Won't Sleep

Whenever I try to put my PC into sleep, it will turn right back on again. I was paranoid that the mouse was causing this and disabled it's ability to wake the computer up whenever it's sleeping, but it still just wakes up right after going to sleep.
How do I solve this?

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09 Jul 2011   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Craig,

You might see if running the lastwake command right after it wakes up like that to see if it may be able help ID what may be waking the computer.

Hope this helps,
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09 Jul 2011   #3


It seems my keyboard is causing an instant wake-up.
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What do I do next?

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09 Jul 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

Check your keyboard settings in Device Manager.

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09 Jul 2011   #5

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

I'd check to see if there might be a key stuck pressed down that may be causing it.

If not, then you could use the tutorial below to disable allowing the keyboard to wake the computer, and just use your mouse to wake it instead.

Devices - Allow or Prevent to Wake Up Computer
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