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Prevent Device From Waking Computer in Windows 10

Prevent Device From Waking Computer in Windows 10

It is a well known fact that various hardware can wake your Windows 10 PC from sleep. Especially common are your Network (LAN) and Wireless LAN adapters. Human interface devices like mouse, keyboard, fingerprint and some Bluetooth devices can also wake your PC. In this article, we will see how to prevent a device from waking your computer in Windows 10.

How to Disable Wake Timers in Windows 10

How to Disable Wake Timers in Windows 10

It is a well known fact that various software can wake your Windows 10 PC from sleep. For example, if an update is scheduled to be installed, or a special task in the Task Scheduler app is defined with the option "Wake the computer to run this task", then the computer will be turned on automatically. This is possible thanks to wake timers.

Find Wake Timers in Windows 10

Find Wake Timers in Windows 10

It is a well known fact that various software can wake your Windows 10 PC from sleep. For example, if an update is scheduled to be installed, or a special task in the Task Scheduler app is defined with the option "Wake the computer to run this task", then the computer will be turned on automatically. This is possible thanks to wake up timers.

Find which hardware can wake up Windows 10

Find which hardware can wake up Windows 10

It is a well known fact that various hardware can wake your Windows 10 PC from sleep. Especially common are your Network (LAN) and Wireless LAN adapters. Human interface devices like mouse, keyboard, fingerprint and some Bluetooth devices can also wake your PC. In this article, we will see how to find which hardware exactly supports waking your PC.

Find scheduled tasks which wake up your Windows 10 PC

Find scheduled tasks which wake up your Windows 10 PC

If you put your Windows 10 PC to sleep, you might be surprised to find it in a running state later. There are many reasons behind this. One such reason can be scheduled tasks. Often, users forget to make sure that there aren't any scheduled tasks set to wake up the PC. There's see how to easily fix this.