Using Mouse to Wake up Laptop

  1.    21 Feb 2016 #1

    Using Mouse to Wake up Laptop


    I am using Windows 10 and would like to use my mouse to wake it up when in sleep mode


    It would be appreciated if someone can kindly assist me
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       21 Feb 2016 #2

    Hello,

    This is the method I use to achieve what you want.
    1. Open Device Manager from a right click on the start button.
    2. Find the mouse driver and double click it to open properties
    3. Go to the Power management tab and tick allow this device to wake the computer

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  3.    21 Feb 2016 #3

    Thanks for the reply. On Windows 10 , there is no tab for Power management-see attached screen shot
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  4. philc43's Avatar
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       21 Feb 2016 #4

    But your Device manager shows 2 drivers are installed, which one is being used? Does the other one have a Power management tab?
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  5.    21 Feb 2016 #5

    Agree with philc43 as BOTH of my mouse drivers have the Power Management Tab.....:)
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  6.    21 Feb 2016 #6

    OldMike65 said: View Post
    Agree with philc43 as BOTH of my mouse drivers have the Power Management Tab.....:)
    For some unknown reason both my mouse drivers do not have the power management drive. Surely this should be standard with Windows 10
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  7.    21 Feb 2016 #7

    Howardc said: View Post
    For some unknown reason both my mouse drivers do not have the power management drive. Surely this should be standard with Windows 10
    Yes your correct, you could try uninstalling both mouse drivers, then re-install drivers to see if that changes your options.
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  8.    21 Feb 2016 #8

    Just had to do exactly that with my Logitech mouse. Power Management is back...
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