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Computer waking up

  1. #1


    Athens - GREECE
    Posts : 8
    windows 8 release preview

    Computer waking up


    Hi there, I am not sure if I am posting in the right section. I have the sleep enabled. The problem is that after a few hours the pc I found it open again although it was in sleep mode. Something awakes it. I think it has to do with twitter, or new emails, when something arrives it awakes.
    How can I disable it?
    Also how can I do the hybrid sleep that everyone says is the best?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Tugito, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You could use the tutorial below to read your wake source log in Event Viewer to help see what may have woken your computer at that time. Post back with a screenshot of the source in Event Viewer, and we'll be happy to help with it.

    Wake Source - Read Event Viewer Log - Windows 7 Forums

    Hope this helps for now,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Athens - GREECE
    Posts : 8
    windows 8 release preview


    Thanks!!!

    I found from this that it was the media center schedule update. So I went to taskschd.msc and disable it, I think it will be fine now, I also unchecked waking up the sleep for this update.
    Thanks.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're welcome. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.

    For others with the same issue:
    Windows Media Center Updates - Enable or Disable Waking Computer - Windows 7 Forums
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