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Is there a log of what wakes my computer?

  1. #1

    Posts : 22
    Windows 7 home x64

    Is there a log of what wakes my computer?

    Hello everyone,

    I am trying to trace down my computer waking up unexpectedly at random intervals. I am hoping that there is log that I can look into or turn on that will tell me what is waking or how often my computer is waking up.



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  2. #2

    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64

    Hit Winkey-q click Settings and type Event in the input line. It should give you View Event Logs. Also you can get event log viewer freeware that may make it easier to view or search the logs. One example is MyEventViewer
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  3. #3

    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Steve,

    In addition to what Miles posted above, the tutorial below can help show you how to read the wake source log in your Event Viewer.

    Wake Source - Read Event Viewer Log - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps,
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