1.    14 Apr 2016 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 97
    Windows 10

    Why is Windows 10 waking up at times?


    Every night I put my PC / Windows 10 to sleep.

    But every 3 to 4 weeks, I awake at around 4am to hear my PC running.

    Anyone have any ideas what could be causing my PC / Windows 10 to wake up from sleep by itself every few weeks?

    And is there a solution to stop it waking up from sleep by itself?

    Thank you
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  2.    14 Apr 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Hello Yeremyah,

    You might see if your wake source logs for that time period may show what woke the PC.

    Wake Source - Read Event Viewer Log - Windows 7 Help Forums
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  3.    14 Apr 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2015
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    Nothing in events that I can see.

    Anyone else have any recommendations?
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  4.    15 Apr 2016 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    The timing seems to suggest that it may be from Windows Updates.

    For now, you could uncheck Allow scheduled maintenance to wake up my computer at the scheduled time to see if that may be the cause.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html

    The next time it happens, check your wake source logs again to see if anything may be logged for it.
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  5.    15 Apr 2016 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2015
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    Thread Starter

    Thank you Brink, it was set for 2am in Maintenance and also the box that says "allow scheduled maintenance to wake up my computer" was also selected, which is now deselected.

    From now on I will do a manual maintenance check.

    Hopefully that works
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