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Windows 7: PC Comes Back From Sleep Mode Only With Power Button

06 Mar 2017   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
PC Comes Back From Sleep Mode Only With Power Button

This is the default option, I don't know why. How do I get it to turn on with the press of a key or mouse click? The keyboard and mouse turn on when I click them but the PC remains shut off unless I press the power button, then it comes back from sleep mode like normal.

Any help is appreciated greatly!!

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06 Mar 2017   #2

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM

Make sure the mouse and keyboard can wake the PC.
Here's a tutorial, see steps 5 and 6:
Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems
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07 Mar 2017   #3

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

I only have that issue on my laptop if a wired mouse is not connected
Otherwise I believe it is going into hybrid sleep not normal sleep where pressing the power button is necessary for either hibernation or hybrid sleep.

If on a desktop it might be caused by in power options disable usb suspend
It's either that or you're using a wireless mouse and keyboard that the driver is not installed correctly ?
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