Windows 10 Disable Devices From Waking Up The Computer (battery saving) VIDEO TUTORIAL

Windows 10 Disable Devices From Waking Up The Computer (battery saving) VIDEO TUTORIAL

  Certain devices have a power feature that enables them to wake the computer automatically from a sleep state e.g. a mouse movement or keyboard or the network card. Some may not desire such device behaviour. In some cases they could be a security risk or could drain your battery. The Powershell command: powercfg -devicequery wake_armed  
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1. 00:00:00:00 / 00:00:07:51 - and we have another video today today's
2. 00:00:02:31 / 00:00:12:86 - video looks at how to shall we say
3. 00:00:07:51 / 00:00:15:83 - disable power management waking up off
4. 00:00:12:85 / 00:00:18:48 - the computer certain devices waiting at
5. 00:00:15:83 / 00:00:20:88 - the computer automatically okay the
6. 00:00:18:48 / 00:00:22:85 - first thing is we're showing us on
7. 00:00:20:87 / 00:00:25:58 - server but is the same for Windows 10 so
8. 00:00:22:85 / 00:00:30:32 - you just type in PowerShell okay and
9. 00:00:25:58 / 00:00:36:42 - then run as administrator open it up and
10. 00:00:30:32 / 00:00:41:25 - then type in power config okay dash
11. 00:00:36:42 / 00:00:50:51 - device query space wake on okay if you
12. 00:00:41:25 / 00:00:58:40 - run that it'll tell us which devices can
13. 00:00:50:50 / 00:01:01:70 - automatically wake up our PC okay not me
14. 00:00:58:40 / 00:01:03:50 - may want to stop this for the simple
15. 00:01:01:71 / 00:01:06:78 - fact that for some reason the devices
16. 00:01:03:50 / 00:01:09:34 - are waking up the computer at odd times
17. 00:01:06:78 / 00:01:12:81 - for specific reasons or whatever and
18. 00:01:09:34 / 00:01:15:71 - it's draining your battery or you might
19. 00:01:12:81 / 00:01:18:74 - find that for example a certain keyboard
20. 00:01:15:71 / 00:01:22:34 - you might have a USB keyboard etc is
21. 00:01:18:73 / 00:01:24:61 - when it's in the bag for some reason the
22. 00:01:22:34 / 00:01:26:72 - button gets touched and can light it
23. 00:01:24:61 / 00:01:29:43 - wakes up your computer in your battery
24. 00:01:26:72 / 00:01:32:25 - drain the side etc there's many many
25. 00:01:29:43 / 00:01:34:25 - many reasons so we've run the command
26. 00:01:32:25 / 00:01:36:54 - and it says remote desktop keyboard
27. 00:01:34:25 / 00:01:39:32 - device okay if I use that keyboard
28. 00:01:36:54 / 00:01:44:52 - device I can wake up dinner it's got my
29. 00:01:39:32 / 00:01:49:04 - ethernet card it's got another pc I ok
30. 00:01:44:51 / 00:01:54:10 - controller okay what I need to do to
31. 00:01:49:04 / 00:02:02:21 - stop them is type in device manager okay
32. 00:01:54:10 / 00:02:05:06 - same on Windows 10 and if i go to remote
33. 00:02:02:21 / 00:02:07:76 - desktop keyboard let's try and find them
34. 00:02:05:06 / 00:02:12:68 - it's probably going to be here there we
35. 00:02:07:76 / 00:02:14:43 - go if i go to power management allow
36. 00:02:12:68 / 00:02:19:05 - this device to weigh the computer click
37. 00:02:14:43 / 00:02:23:18 - ok right here run the command again
38. 00:02:19:05 / 00:02:29:09 - you'll see it's now stopped and this way
39. 00:02:23:18 / 00:02:32:06 - you can remove all such devices that are
40. 00:02:29:09 / 00:02:34:43 - armed or wakened as they're called to
41. 00:02:32:06 / 00:02:38:60 - basically wake up the computer whenever
42. 00:02:34:43 / 00:02:40:70 - they want ok one in particular is your
43. 00:02:38:61 / 00:02:43:70 - ethernet card that can be quite
44. 00:02:40:70 / 00:02:46:22 - irritating ok if certain signals are
45. 00:02:43:70 / 00:02:49:86 - given your computer suddenly wakes up ok
46. 00:02:46:22 / 00:02:52:40 - it's also a security issue and we would
47. 00:02:49:86 / 00:02:56:91 - suggest that you do the same thing for
48. 00:02:52:40 / 00:03:01:07 - your network adapters ok let's for
49. 00:02:56:90 / 00:03:06:59 - example this one hour management there
50. 00:03:01:08 / 00:03:07:98 - we go get rid of this one ok you see
51. 00:03:06:59 / 00:03:14:31 - I've gotten rid of one more and I could
52. 00:03:07:97 / 00:03:19:62 - have done another one as well ok get rid
53. 00:03:14:31 / 00:03:22:89 - of that and we're done we have none so
54. 00:03:19:62 / 00:03:24:68 - now this is quite good if you ever need
55. 00:03:22:88 / 00:03:26:51 - to obviously turn the back on you know
56. 00:03:24:68 / 00:03:29:15 - you just go to device manager and then
57. 00:03:26:51 / 00:03:32:70 - just type in and just click the pic a
58. 00:03:29:15 / 00:03:34:56 - little box that says para it ok so
59. 00:03:32:69 / 00:03:36:70 - hopefully those help thank you for
60. 00:03:34:56 / 00:03:36:70 - watching
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