Windows 10: w10 wakes from sleep after update install Solved

  1.    05 Mar 2016 #1

    w10 wakes from sleep after update install


    I did the w10 update fairly quickly when it was available. upgraded from windows 7 using their program. not fresh install. perhaps this is reason for weirdness.

    My computer seems to be waking very often at odd times. using powercfg /lastwake i see one reason is:
    "owner supplied reason: .../blahblah/Media Center/mcupdate_scheduled"

    My question: If media center was removed in w10 why does it still have a folder, and why are its pointless scheduled tasks still running? How do I remove these and other waking scheduled tasks?

    Please and thank you,
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  2.    05 Mar 2016 #2

    bananapeal said: View Post
    How do I remove these and other waking scheduled tasks?
    please see
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  3.    06 Mar 2016 #3

    Omg who is haking me??


    I recently saw my computer wake from sleep again. Please. I try investigate on my own but i literally dont know what to do anymore.

    Log Name: System
    Source: Microsoft-Windows-Power-Troubleshooter
    Date: 3/5/2016 11:29:08 PM
    Event ID: 1
    Task Category: None
    Level: Information
    Computer: alexBig-PC
    The system has returned from a low power state.

    Sleep Time: ‎2016‎-‎03‎-‎05T23:34:40.230135500Z
    Wake Time: ‎2016‎-‎03‎-‎06T06:29:06.923665900Z

    Wake Source: Unknown


    Please let me know, am I being hacked? What is happening?

    Please and thank you.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    06 Mar 2016 #4

    Thank you everyone for your replies,

    Turns out windows does know EXACTLY what it's doing. Indeed, the mcupdate scheduled task, (which i disabled above) is still trying to run. Now windows knows it tried to run this however, it marks the log as "unknown event" i imagine because hiring practices at microsoft probably aren't what they used to be.

    You must run scheduled task msc thingy (just start typing scheduled task) and find the media center settings. you will find some attempted runs of services and these should all be turned off.

    Cross your fingers and hope this works. Who knows, maybe there are 5 other redundant settings to turn off also.

    Seriously, M$ said they'd remove media center, but they leave all the settings behind?? WTF is wrong with them?
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