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Desktop Will Not Stay Asleep(!)

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    win 8.1 Pro (64-bit)

    Desktop Will Not Stay Asleep(!)


    I am running Windows 8 (64-bit) on a desktop. My PC will not stay asleep when put to sleep. I went through every device in Device Manager, every task in Task Scheduler. The only external device or task allowed to wake-up my PC is my USB keyboard; I have also ensured that Windows Update, Disk Defrag and Windows Maintenance are not set to wake up the PC to run. I have run a DOs utility (powercfg -lastwake) to check what caused the PC to wake up and it states that it is my keyboard(?!) even though I did not touch it. Any ideas?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 835
    Win 8.1 Pro


    Is it a wireless keyboard?
    Can you try a USB keyboard?

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  3. #3


    Posts : 23
    win 8.1 Pro (64-bit)


    It is a USB keyboard...
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Desktop Will Not Stay Asleep(!)
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