Computer randomly turns on after being turned off

Discussion in 'Desktop Computers' started by Respital, Mar 1, 2016.

  1. Respital

    Respital Active Member

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    Seriously, I was in bed 30 seconds ago after having turned my computer off about 10 minutes before and twice now it's randomly turned on by itself. I have no idea what's causing this, it seems to happen randomly. Sometimes it also refuses to go into sleep mode. The weird thing is that it's turned off for a while before it randomly decides to turn back on. :/ Any help is greatly appreciated.

    Specs:
    Case: Fractal Design Define R5
    Power Supply: EVGA SuperNova 750W G2
    Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170XP-SLI
    Processor: Intel i5-6600k - Stock clock
    Ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws V 2x4GB DDR4 2400Mhz
    Video Card: ASUS Strix Radeon R9 380 4GB GDDR5
    SSD: Samsung EVO 250GB
    HDD1: 1TB WD Black
    HDD2: 2TB WD Red
    HDD3: 5TB WD Black
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master 212EVO.
     
  2. Shlouski

    Shlouski VIP Member

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    Have a look in the bios and see if you have any settings to do with powering on by lan, pci/pcie etc
    If any of these are enabled try disabling them it they are not needed.
     
  3. johnb35

    johnb35 Administrator Staff Member

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    I just had this issue awhile back. Somehow the power management setting for my mouse in device manager got changed to allow device to wake computer. Uncheck it if its checked. May also be a different device setting.
     
  4. Respital

    Respital Active Member

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    Thanks, I found that "Wake by LAN" was enabled and disabled it.

    Also found this to be on for some reason and disabled it, thanks.

    Hopefully that fixes whatever was causing it to turn on.
     

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