Way To Prevent Computers From Waking Up


In Windows, sleep mode is one of the good built-in power management feature. While your computer is not being used, this feature offers you a way to save power and reduce the wear and the tear. My may often notice that by slightly removing the mouse computers conveniently wakes up. In same way a little vibration can wake your computer up directly. Here in this article we are going to discuss a way to prevent USB device from waking up computers from sleep mode accidentally. Following are some easy steps to do so.

Way To Prevent USB Devices From Waking Up Computers

You will need to uncheck the allow device to wake computers box in GUI. Following

Step 1:

First of you will need to open Control Panel. Simply click on “Hardware and Sound”, if you are in category view.

Step 2:

Now you can see “Mouse” under “Devices and Printers”, in the “Hardware and Sound” window. All you do now is to click “Mouse”.

Step 3:

Now the “Mouse Properties” window will be appeared in front of you. Here you will find “Hardware” in the top bar, just click on it.

Step 4:

Now in the Devices list you will need to find your current mouse. Generally, there is only one mouse. After that you will need to click the Properties button at the bottom of the window.

Step 5:

Finally, you will need to find “Power Management” for your mouse in the second Properties window. Then in last you can uncheck the “Allow This Device to Wake the Computer” box.
You may also know: Your computer can wake up on some high-end mice even with the tiniest of movements. By doing the process given will prevent that from happening. You can also open this setting by typing Device Manager into the search bar.
After that click to expand the option “Mice and other pointing device”.
Now right-click on the mouse you currently use and click Properties. Then the further operation would be the same as mentioned above earlier.

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