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Way to stop my mouse from waking my pc from sleep?

post #1 of 10
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Hi,
I have Windows 7 and a Razor DeathAdder 2013 and i keep accidentally waking my pc from sleep by moving it.

I have tried disabling this in the mouse settings, hardware, properties, power management.
The box for "Allow this device to wake the computer" is not checked, yet whenever the mouse moves the pc wakes up.

Any ideas?

Thanks,
Loucas
post #2 of 10
Look in the BIOS, there will be a setting there for the mouse and keyboard smile.gif
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PedroC1999 View Post

Look in the BIOS, there will be a setting there for the mouse and keyboard smile.gif
^^^ What pedro said
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post #4 of 10
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Hi, thanks for the help. I have had a look in the bios and all i can find are options to enable or disable Legacy USB Support. And something called SB USB Configuration. I cant find anything about the mouse or sleep mode specifically.

so this is what i see:

USB Configuration
USB Devices:
4 Keyboards, 2 Mics, 4 Hubs

Legacy USB Support: Enabled/Disabled/Auto
Legacy USB3.0 Support: Enabled/Disabled
ECHI Hand-off: Enabled/Disabled

SB USB Configuration:
All USB Devices: Enabled/Disabled
EHCI Controller 1: Enabled/Disabled
EHCI Controller 2: Enabled/Disabled

Thanks,
Loucas
post #5 of 10
It should be under something liek 'Power Saving' or 'Power Managment'
     
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post #7 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by PedroC1999 View Post

Look in the BIOS, there will be a setting there for the mouse and keyboard smile.gif
    I have yet to see a computer with a BIOS option to enable or disable wake from mouse or keyboard.  The best you can do in some systems is to configure the USB (or PS2) ports to shut off when the computer is sleeping or shutdown; however, many systems don't have an option for that, either.

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    Yeah, but he needs to still be able to use the mouse...wink.gif


    Open Device Manager (press [Win]+[R] and type "devmgmt.msc" and press [Enter).  Expand "Mice and other pointing devices" and double-click on the entry for your mouse.  A properties window will open.  If the power options for your mouse are configurable (they are on many newer computers) there will be a Power Management tab.  Click on it.  You should now see a checkbox named "Allow this device to wake the computer."  De-check it and click [OK].  If you want to, you should be able to do the same thing with the keyboard (you would use the power button on the computer to wake it then).
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Originally Posted by Techie007 View Post

    I have yet to see a computer with a BIOS option to enable or disable wake from mouse or keyboard.  The best you can do in some systems is to configure the USB (or PS2) ports to shut off when the computer is sleeping or shutdown; however, many systems don't have an option for that, either.
    Yeah, but he needs to still be able to use the mouse...wink.gif


    Open Device Manager (press [Win]+[R] and type "devmgmt.msc" and press [Enter).  Expand "Mice and other pointing devices" and double-click on the entry for your mouse.  A properties window will open.  If the power options for your mouse are configurable (they are on many newer computers) there will be a Power Management tab.  Click on it.  You should now see a checkbox named "Allow this device to wake the computer."  De-check it and click [OK].  If you want to, you should be able to do the same thing with the keyboard (you would use the power button on the computer to wake it then).

Both my 7yr old MB and my 2month old MB have that option?
     
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    Oh, and I see he already tried what I posted, and it didn't work for him. redface.gif  I've got many computers configured this way, and the setting (when available) has always worked for me.

    I've been all through the BIOSes of dozens of computers, and am quite versed as to what each option does, and I haven't seen this yet!  Most of these computers are OEM computers, though.  Maybe they're using cheaper motherboards that don't have those features!
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post #10 of 10
Thread Starter 
Nice one. Thanks for the help guys. In the end i found out that i didn't need to go into the bios.
I just went into device manager and unchecked the "Allow this device to wake the computer" box for every device that was in the mouse category and every device in the keyboard category. For some reason both my mouse and keyboard were in the mouse category and in the keyboard category.

Thanks for the advice.
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