Mouse keeps bringing computer out of standby – when I don’t want it to

The clue: Dos prompt -> powercfg lastwake

The Problem:

Even though I had my nice new Logitech M325 mouse set to not “Allow this device to wake the computer” (unchecked), it still would wake up my laptop. This is dangerous!

The range on these mice are incredible and if you put your laptop into standby in a bag with the micro USB receiver always plugged in, as I do, you can accidentally bring your laptop to life. Possibly not for long with the heat factor of running inside a backpack…

The Solution:

Device Manager->Mice and other pointing devices->HID-compliant mouse->Power Management (tab) uncheck “Allow this device to wake the computer”.

Also the keyboard HID device must be disabled from the wake up call! (not your keyboard, that still wakes up my computer, as it should be)

Device Manager->Keyboards->HID-Keyboard Device->Power Management (tab) uncheck “Allow this device to wake the computer”.

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