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Why does my computer come out of standby on its own?

Why does my computer come out of standby on its own?

When I put my desktop computer into Standby, it comes out of standby all by itself just minutes later. I've also seen it come out of hibernation all by itself, but I've only tried that a couple times. Any idea why it's doing this? There isn't much going on in the background that I know of.

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Guest [Entry]

Some computers have the ability to let devices to wake them. These include network, usb devices, keyboard/mouse and bluetooth. Check in your BIOS or system settings that these settings are disabled
Guest [Entry]

Check to make sure "Wake on LAN" isn't enabled in the BIOS, data sent over the network can cause the PC to wake up. The windows event viewer will also have details of when PCs are waked.
Guest [Entry]

Under Windows 7, check your power plan options and disable "Allow wake timers". That should do it.
Guest [Entry]

After I tried all the methods knows related to wake-on-lan and network adapter, the unchecking of the "allow this device to bring out..." box from the mouse properties solved it for me.