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,since installing 8.1 a month or so ago. ive looked online and held out bothering u guys but i just cant take having to reach around to the psu power switch everytime i want to turn my computer off.

so far ive turned off the allow wake under power options and messed with the scheduled tasks but no luck. how can i find out what keeps turning on my computer? i hate to do it but im ready to do a complete re install just to see if it helps
post #2 of 7
It may be hybrid hibernation kicking in.
Disable hibernation and see if same thing happens.

In any case what PSU do you have?
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thanks hybrid sleep was on. i have a coolermaster v700 psu. i turned hybrid sleep off, will see if it can stay off overnight.

also my windows uses 7gigs memory on startup but it doesnt add up in the task manager, do i have a driver problem thats sucking up memory?
post #4 of 7
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thanks hybrid sleep was on. i have a coolermaster v700 psu. i turned hybrid sleep off, will see if it can stay off overnight.

also my windows uses 7gigs memory on startup but it doesnt add up in the task manager, do i have a driver problem thats sucking up memory?

Sounds likes a memory leak or malware present causing the memory leak. Run latest version of memtest+ and if it comes out clean scan entire system for malware.
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post #5 of 7
I guess you fixed your problem, but just in case, I was having this same issue and it had to do with wifi wake. I had to turn that off, and I also had to go into bios and set ErP to Enable (S4+S5). It's in the APM section of bios.
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no its still turning on , i will try your recommendations when i get home from work, along with a malware check for the memory
post #7 of 7
Go to Start, Run, and type CMD.EXE

Then at the prompt type "POWERCFG -LASTWAKE"

It will tell you what last woke the system from sleep.

"POWERCFG -WAKETIMERS"

might also be useful. The same utility can then be used to disable whatever the cause is with the -DEVICEDISABLEWAKE parameter.
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