Guide To Allow or Prevent Devices To Wake Computer in Windows 10


In this article, we’ll show you how to allow or prevent devices to sleep/wake in Windows 10.


Sleep/Wake Function

Whenever we are working on computer and suddenly we have to go somewhere, then we put our computer to sleep mode. So later, we can resume our work easily.

It also saves energy.


A good reason to make sure your computer sleeps when you leave your work station is to protect your work and your privacy. It can be a problem if your work is still available when members of the public can walk by and see the screen, especially if you have private or secure information in the program/document. But you don’t necessarily want to shut everything down to protect everything, as it can take a lot of time to everything set up again when you return to your work station.

You can wake up your computer through different devices such as mouse, keyboard etc. You can also customize the settings device for waking up computer which can prevent accidental waking up.

Guide to allow or prevent devices to wake computer


In this tutorial we will show you how to allow or prevent devices to wake up computer. Just follow this guide.

Methods To Allow or Prevent Devices To Wake up Computer:

Step 1: Simply press windows+R buttons and type devmgmt.msc and press enter.

Step 2: Device manager window will open, here you need to expand the Keyboard option and then double click on HID Keyboard Device.

Step 3: The above action will take you to device properties, where you need to check or uncheck “Allow this device to wake the computer”and click OK.

Step 4: At last, close settings and restart your computer.

This should be all you need.

Wrap Up

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