1.    3 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 60
    Win 10 Pro 64 & 7 Pro 64 on 2 HDD's

    Repeated wake ups after sleep commands, okay before last update

    A few days ago there seemed to be a large update to Win10, after this update I noticed that I was asked to speak into my mic certain phrases in order that Cortana could understand me. I have never used it nor do I think I need to. That aside I also found that when I clicked 'Sleep' from either the login screen or the sleep button on my (Wired) keyboard my PC immediately re-started and went back to the login screen.
    I have tried some suggestions to stop the restarts but so far without success. I do not want or need the PC to wake up at night to update itself, I would prefer to do all updating manually after its downloaded the updates, or at shutdown.
    Please see below: I tried the 'Only allow Magic Packet to wake up computer', and unticked 'allow this device to wake the computer', neither made any difference.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Device Manager snippet.JPG 
Views:	5 
Size:	85.6 KB 
ID:	104022

    I also tried command prompt which gave the following information:

    Wake History Count - 1
    Wake History [0]
    Wake Source Count - 1
    Wake Source [0]
    Type: Device
    Instance Path: USB\ROOT_HUB20\4&36206eee&0
    Friendly Name:
    Description: USB Root Hub
    Manufacturer: (Standard USB Host Controller)
    C:\WINDOWS\system32>powercfg/devicequery wake_armed
    HID-compliant mouse
    HID Keyboard Device
    There are no active wake timers in the system.

    On a previous powercfg/lastwake the result was Intel (R) 82579v Gigabit network connection.
    I was also advised to select the dial up option for updates but for some reason this seems to have disappeared from the WiFi menu.

    Any light you can throw on this would be appreciated,I do not have any tasks requiring auto restart from sleep so I think I would like to turn these options off, as long as I can then restart from the mouse or keyboard! (Both Wired)

    Restarts can be immediate or may take a minute or so.
    Many thanks
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    2 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 73
    Windows 10

    Almost exactly the same situation. Sorry, I too need help.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    2 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 73
    Windows 10

    OK, "Instance Path: USB\ROOT_HUB20" was a clue. I removed my USB drive (using safe eject) and put the computer to sleep. Slept like a baby until I woke it with the mouse. Now, I really don't want to keep plugging and unplugging the drive -- and never had to until the latest update. So I believe there is a bug somewhere. Ora pro nobis.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4.    2 Weeks Ago #4
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Manchester, U.K.
    Posts : 229
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit

    For computer alwaysturning on:
    Power Options>Edit plan settings>change advanced powersettings>Sleep> Change settings to disable.

    Network &sharing centre>change adapter settings>R click forProperties>configure>Power management, remove tick from allow device towake computer.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5.    2 Weeks Ago #5
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 73
    Windows 10

    Thanks, Bastet. I already had the adapter set not to wake computer. Disabling magic packet.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6.    5 Days Ago #6
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 73
    Windows 10

    If you are still following, here's my solution: Purchased a usb switch from Amazon (HmbG - 1401) which cuts power as well as signal. Intended to manually switch it on and off. But I discovered that the problem went away, just leaving it on and in place. I think the switch is acting as a filter.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Computer won't wake up from sleep
I hear the computer turn back on and the light is on, but the screen is still black. My mouse and keyboard are unresponsive (can't turn backlight on). I have to do a hard shut down. When it's back on, it's like it woke up from sleep mode, not a...
Performance & Maintenance
will not wake from sleep
I have a 4 yr old custom built desktop upgraded from Win 7 pro to Win 10 pro about 8 months ago. Up until two weeks ago the sleep/wake up has worked perfect. Now the unit will not wake from sleep. I have tried everything I have seen and...
General Support
How do I wake up Windows 10 from Sleep?
I choose SLEEP and my PC goes to sleep, and there is a light on front of my PC Unit that flashes. But I can't wake Windows 10 up. I tried pressing all buttons on mouse and keyboard, nothing happens :( What can I do please?
General Support
PC won't wake from S3 Sleep after Win 10 upgrade
This was working fine on Win 8.1, but since my upgrade my PC now won't wake up from any keyboard, mouse or PC power button press once in S3 sleep or hibernation. The only way to wake the PC is to reach back to the PSU and turn the power off, wait...
Drivers and Hardware
No Sound on Wake from Sleep
I'm using an ASUS Xonar DSX sound card running the latest UNi Xonar driver. Whenever I wake my computer up from sleep, I don't get any sound from my speakers until I change the Analog Out destination in the Xonar DSX Audio Center application. My...
Drivers and Hardware
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:39.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 10 Forums