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    See Wake Source in Windows 10

    See Wake Source in Windows 10

    How to See Wake Source in Windows 10
    Published by Category: Performance & Maintenance
    18 Apr 2018
    Designer Media Ltd

    How to See Wake Source in Windows 10

    This tutorial will show you how to see the wake source of what woke up your Windows 10 PC from a sleep or hibernate state.

    See also: Modern standby wake sources - Windows 10 hardware dev


    See Wake Source in Windows 10 OPTION ONE See Wake Source in Windows 10
    To See Last Wake Source in Command Prompt

    1. Open a command prompt.

    2. Type the command below into the command prompt, and press Enter. (see screenshot below)

    powercfg lastwake

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    See Wake Source in Windows 10 OPTION TWO See Wake Source in Windows 10
    To See Wake Sources in Event Viewer

    1. Open Event Viewer (eventvwr.msc).

    2. In the left pane of Event Viewer, open on Windows Logs and System, right click or press and hold on System and click/tap on Filter Current Log. (see screenshot below)

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    3. Check Power-Troubleshooter in the Event sources menu, click/tap on an empty area in the "Filter Current Log" dialog, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshots below)

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    4. You can now click/tap on an event log in the middle pane of Event Viewer to see its wake source. (see screenshot below)

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    That's it,

  1.    18 Apr 2018 #1

    thank you

    Thanks Brink

    I ran the command and gave me this

    Wake History Count - 1Wake History [0] Wake Source Count - 1 Wake Source [0] Type: Wake Timer Owner: [SERVICE] \Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Acronis\Schedule2\schedul2.exe (AcrSch2Svc)C:\Users\Manny

    I'm guessing its the Acronis, nice little command to know

    Thanks again, thank you to the other user asking me to check BIOS, I did that and reset BIOS :)
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18317
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       18 Apr 2018 #2

    Agreed. It looks like a wake up schedule for Acronis.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

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    WIN 10 64bit pro
       1 Week Ago #3

    What, if it shows source "unknown"?

    - <Event xmlns="">
    - <System>
      <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Power-Troubleshooter" Guid="{cdc05e28-c449-49c6-b9d2-88cf761644df}" /> 
      <TimeCreated SystemTime="2019-01-10T23:03:44.068089900Z" /> 
      <Correlation ActivityID="{a7e1e5ec-e36b-4a60-a970-414042184020}" /> 
      <Execution ProcessID="4832" ThreadID="6192" /> 
      <Security UserID="S-1-5-19" /> 
    - <EventData>
      <Data Name="SleepTime">2019-01-10T23:00:54.155244500Z</Data> 
      <Data Name="WakeTime">2019-01-10T23:03:42.450315800Z</Data> 
      <Data Name="SleepDuration">2086</Data> 
      <Data Name="WakeDuration">1950</Data> 
      <Data Name="DriverInitDuration">1450</Data> 
      <Data Name="BiosInitDuration">0</Data> 
      <Data Name="HiberWriteDuration">1013</Data> 
      <Data Name="HiberReadDuration">1364</Data> 
      <Data Name="HiberPagesWritten">241037</Data> 
      <Data Name="Attributes">1912619265</Data> 
      <Data Name="TargetState">4</Data> 
      <Data Name="EffectiveState">5</Data> 
      <Data Name="WakeSourceType">0</Data> 
      <Data Name="WakeSourceTextLength">0</Data> 
      <Data Name="WakeSourceText" /> 
      <Data Name="WakeTimerOwnerLength">0</Data> 
      <Data Name="WakeTimerContextLength">0</Data> 
      <Data Name="NoMultiStageResumeReason">0</Data> 
      <Data Name="WakeTimerOwner" /> 
      <Data Name="WakeTimerContext" /> 
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  4. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 35,296
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18317
    Thread Starter
       1 Week Ago #4

    Hello Lars,

    You could check to see if you have any active wake timers, and if any devices are allowed to wake the computer to see if one may be responsible.

    View Wake Timers in Windows 10 | Tutorials

    See Devices able to Wake Computer in Windows 10 | Tutorials
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