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Windows keep waking up by itself

Posted on 2004-03-21
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Hello guys, I setup my windows to got to standby mode in about 30 minutes if you're not using it, the thing is that it goes to stand by and then in about 5 minutes it comes back without me touching it.

There is not virus, spyware, pop-ups.

Please help.
jdff
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by:jcoppin
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Do you have an infrared mouse?
My system wakes up every five minutes due to my infrared mouse.
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is that your computer connect to LAN??
i. please get from your "device manager" from "control panel"-> "system".
ii. Check the which of the device had check the field "Allow this device to bring back the computer out of standby"( if your computer is connecting to the network, check your network adapter)
iii. uncheck the field, in case the filed was checked.

hope this helps.

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Try disabling the internet connection or LAN if you have and check if the same behavior happens.

If you have terminal services running , reinstall it
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by:JamesDS
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Do you have anything like an iPaq or other device synching every few minutes?

Do you have a train that comes past and shakes your desk about - thus moving your mouse :)

Is your machine sensitive to sunspots :)

Sorry, too much caffiene...
Cheers

JamesDS
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