Windows 10: Wake from Sleep with Touch Pad and Keyboard

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  1. Posts : 18
    Windows 10 Single Language
       11 Apr 2016 #1

    Wake from Sleep with Touch Pad and Keyboard


    Hi, I'm new to the forums and I need help waking my laptop with my in-built touch pad and keyboard. To do so I need to enable a setting on my Touch Pad and Keyboard driver/device properties, which should be located underneath the 'Power Management' tab. However, there is no such tab. I have also tried to use the 'powercfg -deviceenablewake' command, with Admin rights, to no avail. Please help me! This is causing major headaches when I my laptop goes to sleep!
    Note: I have recently installed Windows 10, as my old HDD 'failed', installed/updated all my drivers, disabled hibernation mode and am using all in-built components (ie: no USB keyboard/mouse).
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  2. Posts : 474
    Windows 10 Pro (Mix of Builds) / Linux Mint
       11 Apr 2016 #2

    You won't find driver properties there.

    Right click start and select device manager, then go to your KB and Mouse items, right click and select properties, but I've looked at mine for my laptop, and there is no power management tab there.

    Are you sure it may not be asking you to check a BIOS setting for power management to allow KB/mse to wake it?

    By default KB /mse should wake it with no further action.

    List your laptop make, model, screenshot of device manager with what's listed for KB and mse.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 2,554
    Windows 10 x64 Home Build (Redstone(1)) 15063.608
       11 Apr 2016 #3

    How I wake mine from sleep is
    When I open the lid
    Which you can set up under Power Options
    Go to Settings
    System
    Power and Sleep
    Then Additional Settings
    Click
    Then set it up there
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 18
    Windows 10 Single Language
    Thread Starter
       11 Apr 2016 #4

    RWOne said: View Post
    You won't find driver properties there.

    Right click start and select device manager, then go to your KB and Mouse items, right click and select properties, but I've looked at mine for my laptop, and there is no power management tab there.

    Are you sure it may not be asking you to check a BIOS setting for power management to allow KB/mse to wake it?

    By default KB /mse should wake it with no further action.

    List your laptop make, model, screenshot of device manager with what's listed for KB and mse.
    My laptop is an ASUS X55LA. I have attached both photos and yes, I was referring to the device manager. BTW there is no 'Power Management' settings in my BIOS.
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  5. Posts : 18
    Windows 10 Single Language
    Thread Starter
       11 Apr 2016 #5

    hTconeM9user said: View Post
    How I wake mine from sleep is
    When I open the lid
    Which you can set up under Power Options
    Go to Settings
    System
    Power and Sleep
    Then Additional Settings
    Click
    Then set it up there
    There is no setting for 'Close Lid Action' which is probably what you are referring to.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  6. Posts : 2,554
    Windows 10 x64 Home Build (Redstone(1)) 15063.608
       11 Apr 2016 #6

    SamTheGr8est said: View Post
    There is no setting for 'Close Lid Action' which is probably what you are referring to.
    In Power Options
    You need
    Choose what closing the lid does
    If it is already open
    Then just touching the space bar wakes mine up
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  7. Posts : 18
    Windows 10 Single Language
    Thread Starter
       11 Apr 2016 #7

    hTconeM9user said: View Post
    In Power Options
    You need
    Choose what closing the lid does
    If it is already open
    Then just touching the space bar wakes mine up
    The lid closing setting and the Mouse/Keyboard wake up capability are completely unrelated.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  8. Posts : 474
    Windows 10 Pro (Mix of Builds) / Linux Mint
       11 Apr 2016 #8

    Perhaps is is not sleeping but hibernating.

    Launch and elevated Command Prompt and enter the following command (there is no output)

    powercfg /h off

    Then restart it
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  9. Posts : 18
    Windows 10 Single Language
    Thread Starter
       11 Apr 2016 #9

    RWOne said: View Post
    Perhaps is is not sleeping but hibernating.

    Launch and elevated Command Prompt and enter the following command (there is no output)

    powercfg /h off

    Then restart it
    I have already disabled hibernation, but alas I will try again.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  10. Posts : 18
    Windows 10 Single Language
    Thread Starter
       12 Apr 2016 #10

    bump
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