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How to See Wake Source in Windows 10

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This tutorial will show you how to see the wake source of what woke up your Windows 10 PC from a sleep or hibernate state.

See also: Modern standby wake sources - Windows 10 hardware dev


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See Wake Source in Windows 10 OPTION ONE See Wake Source in Windows 10
To See Last Wake Source in Command Prompt

1. Open a command prompt.

2. Type the command below into the command prompt, and press Enter. (see screenshot below)

powercfg lastwake

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See Wake Source in Windows 10 OPTION TWO See Wake Source in Windows 10
To See Wake Sources in Event Viewer

1. Open Event Viewer (eventvwr.msc).

2. In the left pane of Event Viewer, open on Windows Logs and System, right click or press and hold on System and click/tap on Filter Current Log. (see screenshot below)

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3. Check Power-Troubleshooter in the Event sources menu, click/tap on an empty area in the "Filter Current Log" dialog, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshots below)

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4. You can now click/tap on an event log in the middle pane of Event Viewer to see its wake source. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn