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How to fix Windows 10 power on by itself

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Some Windows 10 users have encountered a strange problem; When the computer is turned off, it will automatically reboot in a few minutes or hours. This is not something that happens for a specific period, and laptop users mostly face this problem. That’s because laptops are always connected to the battery. In this guide, we are talking about how to fix Windows 10 power on by itself issue.

There are several possible ways to solve this problem. Let’s start.

How to fix Windows 10 power on by itself

Method 1: Disable the fast startup option.

Many computers that had this automatic power-on problem could solve the problem by doing this method.

  • Press the Windows key + R and type powercfg.cpl and press the enter key to open the power options.

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  • Click the Choose what the power buttons do link on the left pane.

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  • Click on ‘Change settings that are currently unavailable‘ link.

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  • Scroll down the window and uncheck the ‘Turn on fast startup‘ option and click on Save changes button.

If the problem still does not resolve, follow the other methods.

Method 2: Disable Wake Timers

  • Follow the first method and go to the Power Options window.
  • Click the Change plan settings link next to the currently activated power plan option.

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  • Click on the Change advanced power settings link.
  • Scroll down the list and find Sleep > Allow wake timers option and expand it.
  • Change the settings as follows.
    1. On Battery: Disable
    2. Plugged in: Disable

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  • Click the Apply button and reboot your computer.

If the problem still does not resolve, follow the other methods.

Method 3: Config Startup and Recovery settings

  • Press the Windows key + R and type sysdm.cpl and press the enter key to open the System Properties.

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  • Go to the Advanced tab and click on the Settings button under Startup and Recovery.

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  • Uncheck the ‘Automatically restart‘ option under the System failure option.

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  • Click the OK button and then click the apply button on the System properties window.
  • Restart your computer to apply the settings.

Read also: How to set an automatic shutdown time in Windows 10 – iHackPc.com.

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