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Mouse and keyboard, help!

I have a problem, I have a logitech mouse and keyboard (Logitech cordless desktop optical), when the computer is off and I press the spacebar or move the mouse, the computer goes on. I don't want this to happen, how can i switch it off? I tried the mouse software (drivers) which came with the keyboard and mouse, but I have no solution. I would apreciate some help thenk you.
Marc
Computer specification:Nombre del sistema operativo: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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Re: Mouse and keyboard, help!

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hope your BIOS isn't in spanish unless you know it. If you don't know how to safely mess with BIOS [at boot, before windows], a tech can change the settings quickly [cheaply?]. The settings for automatic poweron are in BIOS.

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About the BIOS can u help me??

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You mention the wireless keyboard and mouse drivers. Are you using a keyboard function key (like a cresent moon) to 'shutdown' the computer? If so, I think you are only putting the computer in SLEEP mode. So then every time you hit the keyboard or mouse, the computer 'wakes up' from sleep. It isn't like using the Start/Shutdown method to shutdown your machine.

To actually shut it down, use the Start/shutdown method. That way, hitting the keyboard or mouse shouldn't start the computer. That is as long as the BIOS isn't set to make the machine come on with a keyboard or mouse event. If that is the case, you better learn spanish or know someone who speaks it so you can change that Wink

Larry

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i know perfectly spanish as i am from spain, and my BIOS is in English, can u still help me out??

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Wake on Mouse and keyboard, help!

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There is NO STANDARD for what words they use to present the BIOS SETTINGS. But when I don't want a machine to boot on mouse or keyboard, I look to the power settings in the BIOS SCREEN.

To be clear, such are not set in Windows.

Bob

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well i know hw to speak spanish and my bios is in english could u tell me where in the power menu??

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Letago:

If you don't know how to change your computer's BIOS settings (or if you don't know what they are), you should find someone who DOES know.

You have to get into the computer setup, usually by pressing the DEL key as the computer first starts. In the menu that you should be seeing, you might see a item that says something like "POWER SETTINGS". Highlight that (and press ENTER), and then look for something that might say something like "Wake on Keyboard" or "Wake on mouse". Make sure they say "no" or "off" or "disable".

Then hit the "F10" key to save the settings and reboot the computer.

That hopefully will solve your problems.

Larry
larrybell_2000@yahoo.com

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Larry,

Other Set-up combinations
{F1}, {F10 - compaq/H/P}, Older systems {F2}, {Esc} {Ctrl-Esc}, {Alt-Esc}, {Ctrl-Alt-Esc}, {Ctrl-Alt-Enter}, {Ins - newer system to recover OC settings} also One really old system that had to be booted to DOS using Ctrl-Alt-Esc to access BIOS.

http://www.pcguide.com/ref/mbsys/bios/setup.htm

Letago:

http://www.pcguide.com/ref/mbsys/bios/set/index.htm
Explains BIOS set-up screens
And I remember another post with a different web page.
Hopefully you can find it or someone will supply link.

Bill
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Getting to the BIOS Settings

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Bill

Yes. I remember that there have been several ways to get to BIOS, but I couldn't BEGIN! to remember them all, or know where to start suggesting! I remember one of my first Windows clones had like a CTL-S to get to BIOS. And until just seconds ago, I couldn't remember any BIOS makers but AWARD (AMIBIOS was the one I just remembered).

I was kind of guessing that maybe his machine was reasonably new. And of course I couldn't check my own machine while using it to see what the screens said Happy
(I tried to check on my other machine, but I set the BIOS Admin password and CAN'T REMEMBER IT!! LOL )

I have to remember to print out these links you guys provide for reference. Handy to have for the future.

Looks like the original poster used Belarc advisor to get all the listed information on his machine.

Have fun.

Larry

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