Fix PC Won’t Wake Up When Moving Mouse

The PC doesn’t wake up when you move the mouse, when it goes to sleep or hibernation. This is a common problem and a easy to fix.

This fix applies for  Windows 8.1, Windows 7 computer to enable wake up from sleep mode or hibernation by moving the mouse:

On your keyboard press the Windows Key + R -> enter “devmgmt.msc“. in the box and hit enter or click OK.

The Device Manager will open, navigate to expand Mice and  and other pointing devices.

Right click Mouse and select Properties then click Power Management tab.

Check-mark “Allow this device to wake the computer“. and click ok that’s it!!


I started this tech blog back in 2011 as a place to write down processes I took to fix my client systems and network. Now I write some tips and tricks to help others with the tech issues that one might encounter.

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