powercfg command to show what is waking your computer

If you are curious to see why your computer wakes up, the following command will tell you.

powercfg /waketimers


Watch Channel 9 defrag show to learn more about timers on Windows. Following screenshot shows a timer that will wakeup in the year 2100 1 millisecond after midnight!


Here’s a link to TechNet to learn more.

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