1. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 120
    Windows 10 x64
       18 Aug 2016 #1

    Prevent Win10 from waking device?


    Hello, all device i updated to 10 (anniversary edition) wake from sleep by themselves & i'm not sure why. I checked events history but couldn't identify. Certainly related to (windows) update. How do i stop this? Thank you!
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,366
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       20 Aug 2016 #2

    Hello unko,

    You can uncheck Allow scheduled maintenance to wake up my computer at the scheduled time in Automatic Maintenance settings to stop Windows Update from waking the computer.

    Automatic Maintenance - Change Settings in Windows 10

    In addition, you can use the methods in the tutorials below to see what woke your computer.

    Lastwake Command - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Wake Source - Read Event Viewer Log - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Devices - See Devices that are able to Wake Up the Computer - Windows 7 Help Forums
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  3. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 120
    Windows 10 x64
       20 Aug 2016 #3

    Seems to be hibernation.. But why does the unit fail to complete the process? hiberfil.sys is here and looks fine..!
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,366
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       20 Aug 2016 #4

    Go ahead and post your event logs for this to see if anything may stand out, or what may be happening with hibernate.
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  5. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 120
    Windows 10 x64
       21 Aug 2016 #5

    ??? All you'll see is that system came out of sleep and source of wake is "S4 hibernation"
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,366
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       21 Aug 2016 #6

    Like you, I don't understand how "S4 hibernation" is the wake source. I was hoping to see something else that may be listed in your event logs.
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