Wake Timers - View in Windows 10

    Wake Timers - View in Windows 10

    How to View Active Wake Timers in Windows 10
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    How to View Active Wake Timers in Windows 10

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    A wake timer is a timed event that wakes the PC from sleep and hibernate states at a specific time. For example, a task in Task Scheduler set with the "Wake the computer to run this task" check box checked.

    Important wake timers are a new class of wake timer in Windows 10 that includes things like reboots after a Windows update that requires one. They supersede all other settings.

    This tutorial will show you how to view a list of active wake timers set to wake the computer in Windows 10.

    You must be signed in as an administrator to generate a list of active wake timers.



    Here's How:

    1. Open an elevated command prompt.

    2. Enter the command below into the elevated command prompt, and press Enter. (see screenshots below)

    powercfg -waketimers

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    That's it,
    Shawn



  1. Joined : Jun 2016
    Posts : 1,386
    Win10 1607
       2016-09-09 #1

    Hi Brink , just tried this and am wondering if it should show a list or just one item ?

    The reason I ask is it showed me a task i wanted scheduled but not to wake the computer , so I changed the Task , (I had missed the Wake checkbox) ran the command again to check it was now disabled , but was shown another task , so I disable that one too etc....

    Found this Tutorial looking for info on WOL actually , I guess there is no longer a way in Win10 to make WOL work from Shutdown? only from Sleep Mode.


    KB.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2016-09-09 #2

    Hello KB,

    If your BIOS/UEFI and computer supports it, Wake On LAN can wake a computer from shutdown state. This is a bit old below, but you might see if it may help some.

    Troubleshooting Wake On LAN Issues
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  3. Joined : Jun 2016
    Posts : 1,386
    Win10 1607
       2016-09-09 #3

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello KB,

    If your BIOS/UEFI and computer supports it, Wake On LAN can wake a computer from shutdown state. This is a bit old below, but you might see if it may help some.

    Troubleshooting Wake On LAN Issues

    thanks Brink I will have a look at that but have been told Win10 does not Support WOL from S5/Off

    Feel free to move thes couple of posts to here if you want...don't want to clogg up this new Tut. for you.

    Wake on lan after power of not working (intel I218-V) - Windows 10 Forums
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  4. Joined : Feb 2015
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       2016-09-09 #4

    Cool!
    Greetings from Macrium
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