Prevent waking up from sleep Windows 10

If you experience your Windows 10 machine wakes up from sleep you can disable this behavior following this manual.

  • Right click to Start > Run
  • Type: powercfg.cpl > OK
  • Choose you active plan (in this case it’s High performance) and click to Change plan settings
  • Click to Change advanced power settings
  • Navigate to Sleep > Allow wake timers > Disable (in case you can’t change settings you need to click in top to “Change settings that are currently unavailable“)


To see what woke up your computer simly run in CMD/PowerShell:

powercfg -lastwake

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