Help! Pc started to waken itself from standby

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  1. JayUK

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    Any ideas anyone?

    Most nights I put the PC onto standby, and have done since i built my pc about a year ago.

    In the last week or so it has now decided to keep bringing itself out of standby, and I have no idea why!

    It coincided with the installation of HArmony Home Automation Server...would this be a coincidence?

    Any ideas how to sto this id be grateful

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    Does it do a software update / check at this time ?
     
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    Sorry I am not the most computer litertate person out there! How would I be able to determine if it was doing this?
     
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    In the options of the Harmony Home Automation Server it might have auto check for updates. If this is ticked it might at a set time go and check for an update. If its like zone alarms it is the same time that the install was done.

    So if you installed the software at 11:00pm then it would always check every day at that time.

    Also what about your windows update options what have you set them as ?
     
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    Windows update is scheduled at 3am to auto download...have never changed this since building pc.....so unsure if this could be the reason behind the problem?

    Today for instance I went out around lunch time and put pc on standby...just got back in and its awake!

    Cant see any Harmony settings for installing updates, so again usnure where that leaves me!!!
     
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    Bit left field this, but do you have an optical mouse ? Every now and again I notice the cursor moving across the screen of its own free will . Little bit of fluff stuck in the IR hole . In fact its doing it now as I type . ;)
     
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    No Optical mouse so cant be that!! But thanks for suggestion!

    Just frustrating as its only recently started and no logical (well logical to me!) answer
     
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    Would windws generate a log or something like that that may shed light on why the pc was brought out of standby?
     

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