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How do I Wake the System from Standby using the Keyboard/Mouse?

Published: October 2, 2008
Updated: August 4, 2011

1. In Windows XP, Vista, and/or 7, the system can resume from standby through keyboard/mouse input after installing the Wake from S3 USB patch. This can be found in the Chipset folder of the Driver CD.

2. Once installed, go to Device Manager and right click each keyboard/mouse and choose Properties.

3. Locate the power management tab and check the option to enable the device to bring the computer out of standby.

4. Please see the attached pictures for an illustration of these steps.