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    Computer Turns Itself On?

    Hello, my Maximus XI Extreme has been turning itself on lately. I will normally select shut down in Windows 10 and the computer will successfully shut down. I then turn off my monitor and walk away.

    Lately when I come back to my computer, it's turned on and at the WIndows 10 login screen. Any idea why this might be going on?

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    ROG 師傅 Array Arne Saknussemm PC Specs
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    Check it's actually shutting down and not hibernating...windows fast startup

    Check Wake on LAN settings or whatever it's called

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arne Saknussemm View Post
    Check it's actually shutting down and not hibernating...windows fast startup

    Check Wake on LAN settings or whatever it's called
    follow this!
    maybe u turn on something like this


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VG6sCC4afRI

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    ROG Guru: Yellow Belt Array btrach144 PC Specs
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    Thank you both for the responses. I verified that Power On by PCI was already disabled in the BIOS. Fast boot was enabled in the BIOS so I disabled it.

    In Windows 10, I right clicked my 5g, intel lan, and WiFi adapters. Only 1 had wake on LAN enabled so I turned that off. I also turned hibernation off by running the cmd prompt that Microsoft document claimed would work.

    Problem seems to occur at least once a day so give me 24-48 hours to report back if these changes worked.*

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    ROG 師傅 Array Arne Saknussemm PC Specs
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    Fast boot in BIOS is not fast startup in windows by the way

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    Good point. I just turned off fast startup in Windows as well.

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    Turning off Windows fast start up will fix this issue. Fast start up is really another type of sleep mode, not a true shut down with this enabled, something was telling it to wake up after the last Windows update. Many people with this same issue although it may be fixed with a more recent Windows update.

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    ROG Guru: Yellow Belt Array btrach144 PC Specs
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    Looks like it was one of the above suggestions. Computer remained off when told to do so all weekend. Time to narrow down what setting it exactly was.

    Thank you to everyone for the help!*
    Last edited by btrach144; 04-15-2019 at 08:41 AM.

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