Laptop being weird

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  1. Marty

    Marty Well-Known Member

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    I always shut down my laptop after using it, but lately it keeps waking itself up and going into sleep mode. So when I wake up in the morning, the lights on the front are blinking away. I'm the only one with access to it.
     
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    Haunted, I reckon!
     
  4. Marty

    Marty Well-Known Member

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    Yeah. Windows 10 home edition
     
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    Mining bitcoins for somebody else without knowing it?
     
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    There are updates at the moment did u postpone them for a different time
     
  7. Marty

    Marty Well-Known Member

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    No, I've done the updates and still happens.
     
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    Have you tried the usual Malware Bytes scans?

    Although if its fully powered off, for something to power it on again it would be pretty extreme.
     
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    I've seen it happen in desktops where you shut down and it decides to come back on of its own accord, tends to be the power supply on the way out and replacing it sorts it right out. Not sure if the theory applies on laptops as obviously components aren't as easily swapped out.
     
  10. Rich

    Rich Will the real Dale Evans please stand up

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    This happens with my xbox. 6am this morning it switched itself on.
     
  11. Marty

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    I've ran a virus check and came back clear.
     

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